Agenda

MAKE: An American Manufacturing Movement

Thursday, December 8, 2011 / Ronald Reagan Center

8:00 a.m.

Good Morning: Registration and Networking Breakfast

8:30 a.m

Call to Order

8:40 a.m.

Welcome

8:50 a.m.

Recognition of U.S. Manufacturing Competitiveness Initiative Steering Committee

9:00 a.m.

MAKE: An American Manufacturing Movement – The Council’s Strategy for U.S. Manufacturing Competitiveness

9:30 a.m.

Listening to the Voices of American Leaders on Manufacturing Competitiveness – The Ignite Reports

10:00 a.m.

Taking Action Now to Preserve and Grow U.S. Manufacturing – The National Digital Engineering and Manufacturing Consortium

10:45 a.m.

Networking Break

11:00 a.m.

Fueling the Innovation and Production Economy from Start-up to Scale-up

11:45 a.m.

Harnessing the Power and Potential of American Talent

12:30 p.m.

Lunch: The Role of Government to Ensure Long-Term Productivity

1:30 p.m.

Mapping Paths to Prosperity: The Atlas of Economic Complexity

2:00 p.m.

Unleashing Creativity and Risk Taking with Breakthrough Innovators and Entrepreneurs

3:00 p.m.

Accelerating the Transformation to Smart Manufacturing and Materials: the Nexus of Science, Technology and Production

3:45 p.m.

Connecting Resilient Information, Energy and Physical Networks to Create Competitive Advantage

4:30 p.m.

Launching the Next Generation of Initiatives to Ignite an American Manufacturing Movement

5:00 p.m.

Summit Concludes


About the Summit

The Manufacturing Competitiveness Summit will unveil the Council’s comprehensive national manufacturing vision, and will identify new opportunities to create a more robust industrial base. America’s prosperity and national security are intrinsically tied to its capacity to translate new ideas into new products, services, and jobs in the United States.

For more information about the Council on Competitiveness' US Manufacturing Competitiveness Initiative, click here

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