RSM Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry

2020 Nebraska Chamber virtual manufacturing summit series

Registration is now open for the Nebraska Chamber virtual manufacturing summit series.

RSM US LLP and the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce + Industry are pleased to host our annual educational industry summit for the 12th year in a row. This year we are presenting the summit in the form of a virtual series!

Join us the week of Oct. 12 to hear more about the topics below. Each event is from 9–10:30 a.m. CDT.

We hope to see you the week of Oct. 12!


Agenda


Monday, Oct. 12

9 a.m. Welcome
- Michelle Luett, Partner, RSM US LLP
9–9:40 a.m. COVID-19 manufacturing outlook: Nebraska and the nation
- Bryan Slone, President, Nebraska Chamber of Commerce + Industry
- Keith Smith, Sr. Vice President of Public Affairs, National Association of Manufacturers
9:40–10 a.m. Video presentation for small and large Manufacturer of the Year awards
10–10:30 a.m. Get Nebraska growing
- The Honorable Pete Ricketts, Governor of Nebraska

Tuesday, Oct. 13

9 a.m. Welcome
- Michelle Luett, Partner, RSM US LLP
9–9:45 a.m. U.S. economic outlook: Slow and steady wins the race
- Joe Brusuelas, Chief Economist, RSM US LLP
9:45–10:30 a.m. Education partnerships that succeed
- Phil Raimondo, President and CEO, Behlen Manufacturing
- Ted Carter, President, University of Nebraska
- Marguerite Himmelberg, Senior Director, Southeast Community College
- Scott Volk, Vice President and COO, MetalQuest Unlimited

Wednesday, Oct. 14

9 a.m. Welcome
- Michelle Luett, Partner, RSM US LLP
9–9:45 a.m. The R&D accelerator
- Michael Dixon, Ph.D., President and CEO, University of Nebraska Medical Center
9:45–10:30 a.m. Closing the gap in technology and automation
- Mike Cassling, Chairman and CEO, CQuence Health Group
- Jim Smith, President, Blueprint Nebraska

Thursday, Oct. 15 – co-sponsored by WiM

WiM Nebraska chapter
9 a.m. Welcome
- Michelle Luett, Partner, RSM US LLP
9–9:45 a.m. International trade
- Sergio de la Fe, Partner, National Industrials Leader, RSM US LLP
9:45–10:30 a.m. Inclusion and innovation: The secret sauce to unlocking the benefits of D&I
- Tracey Walker, Sr. Director of Culture, Diversity and Inclusion, RSM US LLP
10:30–10:45 a.m. Made in Nebraska: Building supply chain
- Phil Raimondo, President and CEO, Behlen Manufacturing
- Scott Volk, Vice President and COO, MetalQuest Unlimited
- Bryan Slone, President, Nebraska Chamber of Commerce + Industry

Questions?


Contact Emily Carver.