Massachusetts Advanced Manufacturing Summit: Driving Innovation and Success

September 27, 2016

7:30 AM
Registration/Networking/Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM
OPENING REMARKS
Michael Tamasi, President and CEO, AccuRounds
Jay Ash, Secretary of Housing and Economic Development, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
9:00 AM
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Ira Moskowitz, Former Vice President and General Manager, US Operations, Analog Devices, Inc.
Mickey McManus, Chairman and Principal, MAYA Design
10:00 AM
BREAK
10:15 AM
Workshop Session One
  • Leveraging Energy Efficiency Incentives for Productivity Improvements
  • Workforce Development & Innovation
  • Working with University Research Laboratories and Technology Transfer Offices to Access IP, Equipment, Facilities and Skilled Labor to Drive Your Innovation
  • From Idea to Action: the Start-up Journey from Prototype to Product
11:15 AM
Workshop Transition
11:30 AM
Workshop Session Two
  • Fostering Department of Defense and Massachusetts Industry Collaboration
  • Go Back to School: Learn How to Work with Educators to Get the Workforce You Need
  • Workforce Development & Advanced Manufacturing Companies: Partnering for Solutions
  • Exploring Export Opportunities: Practical Strategies for Success & Compliance
12:20 PM
Lunch Transition
12:30 PM
Lunch & Roundtable discussions for networking
Marty Jones, President and CEO, MassDevelopment
Featured Speakers:
Governor Charlie Baker, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Speaker Robert DeLeo, Massachusetts House of Representatives
1:45 PM
Workshop Transition
2:00 PM
Workshop Session Three
  • Implementation of a Continuous Improvement Culture
  • National Network of Manufacturing Innovation: Future Opportunities in Massachusetts
  • Collaborative Robotics and Automation
  • Supplying to OEMs across Multiple Industries
  • Roundtable with the Manufacturing Caucus
3:00 PM
Closing Reception with the Manufacturing Caucus
4:00 PM
CLOSING REMARKS
Michael Tamasi, President and CEO, AccuRounds