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IGNITE YOUR FUTURE: Automation and Workforce Solutions for Manufacturers

October 28, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm


You are not alone if you are struggling to address the skills gap through workforce initiatives and innovative automation technologies. Across the manufacturing industry, the workforce skills gap is a significant challenge for most companies – but there are strategies and opportunities to face it head-on. Join us at Richard J. Daley College to learn from other manufacturing leaders who have identified ways to address the skills gap and hiring challenges.


Panel 1: Incorporating Automation to Increase Production

  • Manufacturers will discuss how automation is one component for resolving the workforce gap for manufacturers of all sizes – without replacing existing team members.

Panel 2: Find – or Create – Your Workforce

  • Learn how a sample of Chicago manufacturers are using nontraditional avenues to recruit, onboard, and retain employees.

Lunch, provided by Huntington Bank


  • Explore the new state-of-the-art Advanced Manufacturing Lab at the Manufacturing Technology and Engineering Center of Richard J. Daley College.


  • Connect with panelists and attendees.

Presented in partnership by:

Cost: FREE! Registration is required for this event.

Contact Name: Emily Lee

Contact Phone: 608-445-4905

Contact Emailelee@imec.org


October 28, 2021
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Richard J. Daley College
7500 S Pulaski Rd.
Chicago, IL 60652
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