Wednesday, May 10, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
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1525 Russell Street
Baltimore, MD 21230

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Mike Galiazzo, RMI President 
Baltimore MBDA Mayor's Office 

Join Us! Mid-Atlantic Minority Business Development Agency Advanced Manufacturing Summit - Baltimore 

"Connecting With Our Future" - Assisting the growth of minority manufacturers and the manufacturing supply chain by connecting them to new opportunities and ideas. Keynote Speaker: Andra Rush, CEO & President, Detroit Manufacturing Systems, LLC & CEO, Rush Trucking Corporation. Free Parking Reception 2:30 - 4:00 PM



10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.                Check-in and Reception                                            

                                                                           Speakers, attendees and exhibitors connect over light refreshments.


               10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.                Opening & Welcome

MBDA Advanced Manufacturing Center and city, state, and federal officials extend greetings. Maryland Lt. Governor Rutherford and Baltimore Mayor Pugh invited.


               11:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon              Connecting to the Future – Next Generation Manufacturing 

Panelists discuss Manufacturing 4.0 and other advanced manufacturing technologies shaping the future of the industry.


               12:15 p.m. – 12:40 p.m.                Lunch


12:40 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.   Keynote Speaker - Andra Rush

CEO and president of Detroit Manufacturing Systems, chair and CEO of Rush Trucking Corporation, CEO and president of DakkotaG Integrated Systems.


               1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.                    Connecting to Industry & Policy Leaders to Grow Minority                                                                                         Manufacturing

OEM and resource organizational “thought leaders” engage attendees in discussion on how to grow and sustain minority-owned manufacturing companies in the Mid-Atlantic Region.


               2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.                    Network reception and OEM Procurement Connections