The C-Level @ 5000': Summit on Advancing NM's Manufacturing Community is the first of what is expected to be New Mexico Manufacturing Extension Partnership's annual summit. This is a networking and think-tank opportunity for C-Level executives from New Mexico's extensive manufacturing community -- and their guests and partners in economic development -- to converge.
* Break-out sessions
- Technology Advancement
- Trends in Workforce Development
- Manufacturing & Robotics
- Economic Development
- Business Resources
- Apprenticeship Programs
* Case studies
* Motivational speakers
* 7:30 am - Registration opens
* 8:30 am - Summit begins
* 5:30 pm - Hosted reception begins
* Meals & break refreshments are included
* Special room rate of $189/night available on a limited basis. To reserve, call the hotel by October 16 at 505-798-3930 and request the “New Mexico Manufacturing Extension Partnership group rate."
About the keynote speaker:
David Woessner is the General Manager of Local Motors, an American vehicle manufacturing company focused on low-volume manufacturing of open-source vehicle designs, using multiple microfactories and a co-creation SaaS platform.
Having finalized the launch of an award-winning facility in 2016, where the world's first self-driving, cognitive, low-speed electric shuttle, Olli, was debuted, David is now responsible for operations of the sales and demonstration facility in National Harbor, MD. His primary focus is working with local stakeholders and partners to demonstrate, pilot, and sell self-driving Ollis in the Washington, DC region and beyond. He also leads External Affairs in order to appropriately influence public policy of self-driving vehicles.
David earned his MBA and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology while serving multiple terms on the National Society of Black Engineers’ National Board of Directors. He received his BA in Physics and German from Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana, where he recently completed his 3-year term on the Board of the National Association of Wabash Men.
David enjoys playing soccer and basketball while also coaching youth sports, he fully embraces his German & Moroccan culture and the live-work-and-play model that National Harbor, MD, and Detroit have to offer.
Friday, 27 October, 2017
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