MAKE MORE Manufacturing Summit

The MAKE MORE Manufacturing Summit is a leadership-focused meeting designed around connecting ecosystem stakeholders with the needs and realities of industry leaders from the manufacturing sector.

It intends to serves as an annual platform to exchange ideas around how our state resources are addressing the impact of market dynamics, economic trends and policies, and new technologies in this sector. Join in-depth discussions as we build a road-map to strengthen and advance Florida’s economy through innovation, talent development, and leveraging our resources to accelerate the productivity and technological performance of its manufacturing sector.

KEY THEMES

  • Technology acceleration
  • Talent development
  • Business growth
  • Business environment

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Watch Dr. Edward “Ned” Hill, keynote speaker for the MAKE MORE Manufacturing Summit, address how can U.S. manufacturing improve.

View Dr. Hill’s biography here.


2018 TENTATIVE PROGRAM
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

MORNING

  • Networking Breakfast
  • Opening remarks
  • Keynote Address: State of Florida’s Manufacturing
  • Talent Development Session

LUNCH

  • Keynote Address: Industry 5.0

AFTERNOON

  • Business Growth Session
  • Business Environment Session
  • Closing remarks

Summit Speakers

Denise Ball
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Denise Ball
ToolingU-SME
Tina Berger
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Tina Berger
CareerSource Brevard
Nancy Bryan
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Nancy Bryan
BioFlorida
Kevin Carr
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Kevin Carr
FloridaMakes
Tony Carvajal
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Tony Carvajal
Florida Chamber Foundation
Phil Centonze
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Phil Centonze
Florida Advanced Technical Education Center (FLATE) / FloridaMakes
Andra Cornelius
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Andra Cornelius
CareerSource Florida
Frank DiBello
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Frank DiBello
Space Florida
Tom Feeney
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Tom Feeney
Associated Industries of Florida
Mike Grissom
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Mike Grissom
Enterprise Florida, Inc.
Joel Gunther
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Joel Gunther
Enterprise Florida, Inc.
Marc Hoenstine
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Marc Hoenstine
Duke Energy
Adrienne Johnston
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Adrienne Johnston
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
Chester Kennedy
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Chester Kennedy
BRIDG
Dale Ketcham
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Dale Ketcham
Space Florida
Mary Ann Pacelli
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Mary Ann Pacelli
National Institute of Standard and Technology - Manufacturing Extension Partnership
Jerry Parrish
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Jerry Parrish, PhD
Florida Chamber Foundation
Cissy Proctor
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Cissy Proctor
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
Bob Provitola
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Bob Provitola
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems America
Ray Lake
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Lake Ray
First Coast Manufacturers Association
Joe Regan
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Joe Regan
CORTIS
Roy Sweatman
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Roy Sweatman
Southern Manufacturing Technologies
Tim Vanderhoof
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Tim Vanderhoof
Enterprise Florida, Inc.
Robert Weissert
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Robert Weissert
Florida TaxWatch

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July 26, 2018

8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport
9300 Jeff Fuqua Blvd
Orlando, FL 32827

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