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Join us for a forum focused on The Future of Manufacturing: Expanding and Emerging Industries with panel discussions on Green Energy and Clean Tech, and Semiconductors, as well as industry experts presenting How to Sell to CA’s Emerging Industries.




8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Check-In & Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 9:05 a.m. Welcome – DuPont

9:05 – 9:20 a.m. Keynote –  Evan Low, California State Assemblymember and
Co-Chair of the California Legislative Technology & Innovation Caucus

9:20 – 10:20 a.m. Panel Discussion: Green Energy and Clean Tech

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Panel Discussion: Semiconductors

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. How to Sell to CA’s Emerging Industries

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch and Networking

12:45 – 2:00 p.m. Tours of Dupont Lab (every 15 minutes)


MC: Gene Russell, President & CEO of Manex

Green Energy and Clean Tech Panel:
Adam Bowden, Director of Business Development and Engineering for Vacuum Process Engineering (VPE)

Michael Schulman, Senior Corporate Communications Manager for Super Micro
Karash Turpin, Head of Manufacturing for Cuberg
Moderated by Linda Miller, Vice President, Strategic Sourcing & Supply Chain Operations for Sila Nanotechnologies, Inc.

Semiconductors Panel:
Karen Groseclose, Procurement Manager for Maxar Space LLC
Pierre-Yves Lesaicherre, CEO of Finwave Semiconductor
Robert De Neve, CEO of BriteLab
Yao-Hung Yang, Managing Director AGS Engineering for Applied Materials
Tim DeGrasse, VP of Sales for Applied Engineering
Moderated by George Chao, Director of Strategic Partnerships for Manex

How to Sell to CA’s Emerging Industries
Hale Foote, President of Scandic Springs, will share how his family-run company became a supplier to EV manufacturers and answer questions from attendees.


Space is limited. Register early.

Early bird pricing is available through October 20, 5 p.m.
Regular pricing begins October 21.
Tickets include admission, a light breakfast, and boxed lunch.

Sacramento and Southern California Manufacturers: Email info@manexconsulting.com if you need the option to live stream the event.


California Manufacturing Technology Consulting, California Network for Manufacturing Innovation, DuPont, Employment Training Panel, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Manex, UCI Engineering School, USC Price Center

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