Wednesday July 17, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 5:30 PM PDT
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McGavick Center at Clover Park Technical College 
4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW
Lakewood, WA 98499

Driving Directions

Traveling Northbound OR Southbound on I-5

  • Take Exit 127 for SR 512 West (South Tacoma Way)
  • Turn right on to South Tacoma Way
  • Turn Left on to Steilacoom Blvd
  • Turn Left on to Lakeview Ave SW
  • Turn Right in to the college at the first gated driveway (about 1/10 mile)
  • Follow event parking signs straight back, past construction
  • Building 23 (McGavick Conference Center) is on the Right


The most abundant parking is located at the rear (south side) of the building.


Chris Green 
Economic Development Board for Tacoma-Pierce County 

2013 Pierce County Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing Summit 

Special THANK YOU to our Lead Sponsors


Reception sponsored by

REGISTER NOW for the 2013 Pierce County Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing Summit on July 17!  Early bird registration ends on Friday July 12!

On the Agenda:

Alex Pietsch - Director, Governor's Office of Aerospace.  Update on the State Aerospace Strategy and the Paris Air Show

Dr. Amit Bandyopadhyay - Prof., Washington State University School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering.  Presentation on Additive Manufacturing (3D printing) of Hard Materials Research at WSU.

Michelle Burreson - Manager of Workforce Development, Boeing.  Presentation on aerospace training program development trends.  

Attendees will also hear about the latest in composites technology from representatives from Toray Composites (America), Inc. and Pacific Coast Composites.

Additionally, a panel of workforce training institutions will discuss new training opportunities for employers, including: Workforce Central, Clover Park Technical College, the Pierce County Skills Center, and the Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee (AJAC).    

 A networking reception will be held following the program from 4:30pm - 5:30pm at the same location.  

 Aerospace suppliers, advanced manufacturers, industry service providers and policy makers should plan to attend!

A special thanks goes out to our Summit sponsors US Bank and Workforce Central and our reception sponsor, Moss Adams.