When

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
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Where

CONFERENCE CENTER – HORSESHOE BALTIMORE CASINO 
1525 Russell Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
 

 
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Contact

Mike Galiazzo, RMI President 
Baltimore MBDA Mayor's Office 
410-771-8111 
drmikeg@comcast.net 
 

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

 

AGENDA

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