Denny Lewis

Director, DEFTECH

BUILDING A MORE COLLABORATIVE ADVANCED TEXTILES ECOSYSTEM IN SUPPORT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

AGENDA

Welcome
Dr. Garrett D. Hinshaw, President of Catawba Valley Community College

“Recognition of Special Guests and Opening Remarks”
Tammy Everett, Executive Director, Defense Alliance of North Carolina (DANC)

“Department of Defense (DoD) Defense Manufacturing Community Support Program (DMCSP)”
Michael Mullins, Director, North Carolina Defense Industry Initiatives at NC State University Industry Expansion Solutions (IES)

“Overview of Frontline of the Future”
Denny Lewis, Business Development Manager, Defense Industry, Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC)

“‘Reshoring’ A Talent Ecosystem in North Carolina’s Textile Industry: Establishing a Model for Workforce Development” (Pre Recorded presentation)
Leressa Suber, Evaluation and Talent Development Specialist and Doctoral Student, NC State Industry Expansion Solutions (IES)

“Utilizing Immigrants in Support of North Carolina’s Textile Industry”
John Oswald, Chief Executive Officer, Mills Manufacturing Corporation

“Veterans Transition Programs”
Nathan Huret, Co-Founder and Chief of Veteran Engagement, Hickory for Vets

“Manufacturing Solutions Center Resources and Innovation Facilities”
Jeff Neuville, Director of Manufacturing Solutions Center

Tour of Catawba Valley Community College Workforce Solutions Complex

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