The Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office Announces Blueprint for Action I: Workshop on the Design of the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI)
January 16, 2013
Huntsville, AL – Workshop
Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Location: Davidson Center for Space Exploration, U.S. Space and Rocket Center, in Huntsville, Alabama
Time: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
The inter-agency Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office (AMNPO), in cooperation with stakeholders and local organizations, announces the first in a new series of public meetings entitled "Blueprint for Action I: Workshop on the Design of the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation." This workshop series provides a forum for the advanced manufacturing community to review and refine the suggested design for a new National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI). The Department of Defense will host the event and additional support is being provided by NASA and the University of Alabama in Huntsville.
The workshop will feature interactive discussion on the proposed NNMI design; a discussion of the public comments, and anticipated next steps. Invited speakers include senior administration officials and industry executives as plenary and panelist speakers. See the event website for a list of speakers and the agenda.
The NNMI is a collaborative effort to improve the U.S. manufacturing sector's competitiveness and innovation performance, focusing on the scale-up of new product and process technologies. It will engage small, medium-sized, and large manufacturers, universities and community colleges, state and local governments, economic development organizations, and other stakeholders. Broad participation by these various sectors is essential in shaping the future Institutes and Network.
Registration and further information on this workshop and the NNMI can be found at: http://manufacturing.gov/event_011613.html
Registration is limited and there is a limit of no more than 4 individuals per organization.
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