Manufacturing Matters! to take place Feb. 26

The theme of the 2015 Manufacturing Matters! Conference scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 26 is “The Changing Landscape of Manufacturing.”

More than 20 national, regional and local experts will speak, including Mike Laszkiewicz, vice president and general manager of Rockwell Automation’s power control business, and U.S. Department of Commerce chief economist Susan Helper, on topics ranging from connected enterprise and manufacturing technology innovations to workforce development and market expansion.

Early bird registration for the conference, to be held at the Hyatt Regency hotel in downtown Milwaukee beginning at 7 a.m., is available through Wednesday, Jan. 14.

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.

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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. Click here to see the complete list of nominees, and visit for more information on the award program.

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