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SLCC to hold Manufacturing Leadership Summit

Published: Thursday, Sept. 6 2012 3:13 p.m. MDT

Students come and go at the Student center at Salt Lake Community College in Taylorsville.  (Scott G Winterton, OKespaƱol) Students come and go at the Student center at Salt Lake Community College in Taylorsville. (Scott G Winterton, OKespaƱol)

SANDY — Salt Lake Community College will host the first Manufacturing Leadership Summit about Utah’s manufacturing industry.

The summit will be Sept. 27, 8-11 a.m. in the Miller Free Enterprise Center Auditorium, 9750 S. 300 West. Manufacturing professionals and industry educators are invited to attend.

Jennifer McNelly, president of the Manufacturing Institute, will provide the keynote address. Her presentation will outline opportunities for the next generation of manufacturing — including cultivating a thriving workforce and staying competitive in the 21st century.

The Excellence in Manufacturing Leadership Summit will bring together manufacturing businesses, industry, education and government representatives to share ideas and best practices for: building a continuous talent pipeline, growing and sustaining a strong manufacturing base through innovation, and identifying critical partnerships to support Utah’s manufacturers.

The Governor's Office of Economic Development will join McNelly to highlight the important function of manufacturing to Utah’s economy.Registration and more information can be found at tinyurl.com/manufacturingsummit.

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