Cobot Safety: Rules, Regulations, and Risk Reviews Webinar

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Cobots are the fastest growing segment of industrial robots. Learn the risks and liabilities that companies who use or want to use cobots need to understand.

Baldrige 2021 Quest for Excellence Virtual Conference

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Quest for Excellence 2021 is the leading conference to learn best performance management practices directly from national Baldrige Award recipients.

2021 Examiner Application Deadline: IMEC Excellence Recognition Program

Professional development for quality-driven professionals who collaborate to assess the organizations that apply for the annual IMEC Awards for Excellence. They’re also tasked with developing the valuable feedback reports that applicant organizations use to advance their processes, empower their workforce, and achieve the results they want.

Collaborative Robotics Automation Conference – Morning Session

John Wood Community College – Workforce Development Center 4220 Kochs Lane, Room W112, Quincy, IL

This hands-on conference introduces how to leverage cobots to maximize ROI, plus increase productivity, solve labor challenges, reduce errors & improve safety.

Collaborative Robotics Automation Conference – Afternoon Session

John Wood Community College – Workforce Development Center 4220 Kochs Lane, Room W112, Quincy, IL

This hands-on conference introduces how to leverage cobots to maximize ROI, plus increase productivity, solve labor challenges, reduce errors & improve safety.

Aurora Area Regional Roundtable – Virtual Event

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Calling manufacturers from the Aurora area to learn about and discuss the state of manufacturing, workforce training and COVID-19 issues.

SAFE AND SOUND: Safety and Health in Southern Illinois

Dunn-Richmond Economic Development Center 1740 Innovation Dr., Carbondale, IL

Learn best practices for creating a safe and healthy workplace for your team, as we celebrate Safe & Sound Week across Southern Illinois.

HR Brainstorming Zoom Session

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Join IMEC and the Greater Northwest Chicago Development Corporation to learn from other HR professionals and share experiences and knowledge while supporting one another’s challenges and successes.

MAC2022: Midwest Aerospace Conference

Embassy Suites by Hilton Rockford Riverfront & Rockford Conference Center, 416 S Main St, Rockford, IL

MAC2022 features workshops, matchmaking, exhibitions, and presentations tackling key topics in the aerospace industry from cybersecurity to supply chain development.

Moving Makers Forward: Manufacturing Workforce Solutions Summit

Illinois State University Bone Student Center 200 N University St, Normal, IL

This one-day summit invites attendees to take a deep dive into creative and effective solutions to help manufacturers access quality talent and build their workforce.

Manufacturing X.0 Midwest

Swissotel Chicago 323 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL

The event for Industry X.0 leaders – hear from Midwestern and national manufacturing leaders teaching peers, in detail, how to take advantage of the competitive edge that technology offers, and advance digital transformation journeys.

Women in IL Manufacturing – Finance Beyond the Bottom Line

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Join IMEC and the IMA for a discussion on financial topics specific to women in manufacturing, including how to gain confidence and harness this economic power for their personal financial journey.

CWFA 10 Years of Impact Celebration

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Celebrating Chicago Workforce Funder Alliance’s 10 Years of Impact, and the partnership with IMEC to help companies meet long-term goals through improving workforce development, processes, and products.

Executive Forum – Building Your Talent Pipeline Webinar

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How can industrial companies educate the next generation on the opportunities in manufacturing and build a robust talent pool to be well-positioned for the future? This forum will discuss creative strategies and provide practical applications to build and engage a sustainable talent pipeline for long-term success.

Employee Handbooks Workshop: Is Yours up to Date?

Illinois Manufacturing Association – Oak Brook 1211 W. 22nd St, Oak Brook, IL

This workshop will discuss new laws Illinois employers need to include in employee handbooks and their obligations based on these new laws.

ERTC CARES Act Employee Retention Tax Credit Information Session

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This session will educate you on how manufacturing organizations may still be eligible for the ERC, a fully refundable payroll tax credit intended to aid employers who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

BUILD YOUR TEAM: Career Pathways in Manufacturing Lunch and Learn

John Wood Community College – Workforce Development Center 4220 Kochs Lane, Room W112, Quincy, IL

Join IMEC and John Wood Community College Workforce Development center for a lunch and learn that explains how to solve training challenges and build a workforce of the future with Career Pathways.