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Program Description: We invite students, educators, parents, community members and industry partners to join this virtual event in which participants will have the opportunity to meet industry leaders, employers and employees who are currently working in the field of advanced manufacturing. Participants will learn about the exciting careers that exist and how advanced  manufacturing is Safe, Smart, Sustainable, and Stable.

Audience: Middle & high school students, educators, families, business/community members

Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM                       Log In: 11:55AM Program will begin at 12PM

Contact: Katherine Honey at khoney@comcast.net for additional information.

REGISTER AT: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eiiw87i7ba607b26


Topics: Information on the following will be provided by speakers, panelists, and in the list of Advanced Manufacturing Resources that will be available to attendees.

National, MA, and local advanced manufacturing initiatives, recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce, career pathway opportunities – apprenticeships, internships and co-ops, education and certification training resources for students and adults, employable, technical and transferable skills, pivoting in response to COVID 19 and changes in marketplace, COVID protections for employees working in essential businesses.

Panel Moderator: Michael Tamasi, AccuRounds – President & CEO, Executive Committee Business Leaders United – Chair, Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative Co-Chair, Southeastern Advanced Manufacturing Consortium (SAMC) Partner.

Panelists: John Graves, President Symmons Industries, Braintree, Charlie Merrow, President Merrow Manufacturing, Fall River, Shannon Kuskoski, SE Regional VTHS graduate, Associate Degree in Engineering – Bristol Community College, AccuRounds, Avon, Diane Ferrera, Director of Human Resources AccuRounds, Avon.

 Program Development: Diane Ferrera–AccuRounds, Katherine Honey-SE MA STEM Network, Stacey Kaminski–CONNECT Partnership, Paula Martel-North Easton Machine, Michael Tamasi, AccuRounds.