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Sarnia-Lambton Manufacturing Summit

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Lambton College Residence and Event Centre

1457 London Road Entrance C

Sarnia, Ontario

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Join Lambton College and the Bluewater Technology Access Centre (BTAC) along with our partner, the Sarnia-Lambton Industrial Alliance (SLIA) for a one-day event to learn more about how your manufacturing business can grow and remain competitive in the global and local marketplace.

Through a series of keynote presentations and exhibits, attendees will hear from industry experts, academic researchers, and policymakers.

TENTATIVE AGENDA:

9:30am-10:00am – Registration

10:00am-10:10am – Opening Remarks

10:10am-11:15am – Southern Ontario Network for Advanced Manufacturing Innovation (SONAMI) Panel Facilitator – Carolyn Mullin, Manager, Business Development and Strategic Partnerships, SONAMI

  • 10:10am-10:15am Carolyn Mullin, Manager, Business Development and Strategic Partnerships, Research & Innovation, Niagara College
  • 10:15am-10:25am Bassim Elhassan, Research Project Manager, Conestoga College
  • 10:25am-10:35am Heera Marway, MASc, Research Coordinator, MMRI, McMaster University
  • 10:45am – 10:55am Michelle Chretien, BSc, Ph.D., Director CAMDT, Sheridan College
  • 10:55am-11:05am Jeff McIsaac, MASc, General Manager, Additive Manufacturing Innovation Centre, Mohawk College
  • 11:05am-11:15am Question & Answer Period

11:15am-12pm – Tour of Lambton College’s Centre of Excellence in Energy and Bioindustrial Technologies Please meet outside in the parking lot in front of the Event Centre to board the bus for a tour

12pm-1pm – Lunch

1pm-2:10pm – Advanced Manufacturing and Industry 4.0
Facilitator – Charlie Johnston, Partnership Development Officer, BTAC

  • 1pm-1:15pm Kevin Ackerman, Research Council Officer, National Research Council (NRC)
  • 1:15pm-1:30pm - TBA
  • 1:30pm-1:45pm Michael Bakaic, Co-Founder & Chief Technical Officer, Fibos Advanced Optical Measurements
  • 1:45pm-2pm David Fransen, Chief Strategy Officer, NGen
  • 2pm-2:10pm Question & Answer Period

2:10pm-3:20pm – Chemical Manufacturing Panel
Facilitator – Sandy Marshall, Executive Director, Bioindustrial Innovation Canada

  • 2:10pm-2:30pm Zoran Grabovac, Senior Account Executive, Ontario Investment Office, Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade
  • 2:30pm-2:50pm Don Fusco, Director, Government & Stakeholder Relations – Ontario, Chemistry Industry Association of Canada
  • 2:50pm-3:10pm Alan Sivell, Manufacturing Lead for the new polyethylene facility project, Nova Chemicals
  • 3:10pm-3:20pm Question & Answer Period

3:20pm-3:30pm – Closing Remarks

3:30pm-4:30pm – Wine and Cheese Reception
Sponsored by Sarnia-Lambton Industrial Alliance

A wine and cheese networking hour sponsor by Sarnia-Lambton Industrial Alliance will be held immediately following speaker presentations.

Attendees who are interested in having a display booth are asked to contact btac@lambtoncollege.ca


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