The early bird registration deadline for the 2015 Manufacturing Matters! conference has been extended to Saturday. The conference will be held on Thursday, Feb. 26 at the Hyatt Regency hotel in downtown Milwaukee beginning at 7 a.m.
The early bird rate is $345 for manufacturers and $419 for non-manufacturers. Click here to register. Registrations are accepted until the day of the conference, including walk-ins. The regular rate is $395 for manufacturers and $469 for non-manufacturers.
Themed “The Changing Landscape of Manufacturing,” the conference will feature more than 20 speakers who are national, regional and local experts, including Mike Laszkiewicz, vice president and general manager of Rockwell Automation Inc.’s power control business, and U.S. Department of Commerce chief economist Susan Helper. They will speak on topics ranging from connected enterprise and manufacturing technology innovations to workforce development and market expansion.
On Wednesday, Feb. 25, pre-conference workshops, an open house on tech scouting and a MSOE rapid prototyping tour will be offered, as well as a complimentary invitation to the chairman’s reception from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Visit www.manufacturingmatters.org for more information.
Following the conference, the Manufacturer of the Year Awards is scheduled to take place at the Pfister Hotel on Thursday, Feb. 26 at 5:30 p.m.