Manufacturing Brown Bag Seminar Series resumes with a winning lineup
Posted Aug 07, 2013 | Atlanta, GA
The popular Manufacturing Brown Bag Seminar Series, hosted by the Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute, will ramp up again on Sept. 9. The weekly program features speakers from industry, academia and government who discuss the latest advancements and challenges in manufacturing.
“This seminar series offers a rare opportunity to meet with and hear from leaders in the manufacturing field in an intimate setting on a university campus,” said Tina Guldberg, GTMI Director, Strategic Partnerships. “It is a great learning experience for students and practitioners alike.”
Opened to the public, the series has a stellar lineup to date. September speakers and topics include:
- Deutz USA CEO Stephen Corley, “Clean Diesels for a Sustainable Future;”
- Enterprise Innovation Institute’s Dr. Jan Youtie, “Innovation in Small and Medium-sized Manufacturing: A U.S. Policy Perspective;”
- Coca-Cola Freestyle’s Ravind Shrotria, “Shortage of Tooling Engineers and Its Impact on U.S. Manufacturing;” and
- Alain Louchez, the Center for the Development and Application of Internet-of-things Technologies, “The Internet of Things and the Future of Manufacturing.”
The meetings are held each Monday, from noon to 1 p.m., in Room 114 of the Manufacturing Research Building. Attendees are welcome to bring lunch to the meetings. More details are available on the GTMI Web site in the News and Events section. Future speakers and topics will be added to the site, so please check back often for the most up-to-date information.