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Building a Skilled Workforce for the Industry of the Future

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  • access_time 9:00 - 10:00 AM PT
  • location_onAeroDef Theater
  • blur_circularPanel Discussion
  • monetization_onIncluded with Exhibits Registration
This discussion will cover challenges and opportunities in building a skilled workforce for the advanced manufacturing industry of the future, from the perspective of the community, including large and small companies, universities and colleges, training organizations and regulatory bodies. We will examine the current state of the industry and identify areas where further research and investment are needed to build a skilled and diverse advanced manufacturing workforce. Hear from representatives from various backgrounds and interests, in collaboration with the audience. This panel aims to identify strategies that can be implemented at all levels to ensure the continued growth and success of the advanced manufacturing industry.
  • Anoush Poursartip, PhD
    Professor of Materials Engineering, The University of British Columbia
    Co-Director, Composites Knowledge Network
  • Waruna Seneviratne
    NIAR Director Research/Senior Research Scientist
    Wichita State University
  • Dr. Satyandra K. Gupta
    Co-Founder and Chief Scientist
    GrayMatter Robotics