Bold Bets: Future of Manufacturing


November 23, 2015
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm CST

Agenda


Monday, November 23


1:55 pm CST Welcome - Bold Bets: Future of Manufacturing     Watch On-Demand
  • Margaret Low Smith, President, AtlanticLIVE
  • Eric Spiegel, President and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens USA
2:00 pm CST The Mayor's View     Watch On-Demand
  • Rahm Emanuel, Mayor, City of Chicago
  • With Steve Clemons, Washington Editor at Large, The Atlantic
2:30 pm CST Sponsor Content Presented by Siemens at Bold Bets: Future of Manufacturing     Watch On-Demand
  • David Etzwiler, Chief Executive Officer, Siemens Foundation
2:40 pm CST Building a 21st Century Workforce     Watch On-Demand
  • Linda Holmes, Senator and Chairperson, Committee on Commerce and Economic Development, Illinois State Senate
  • Mario Kratsch, Director, Skills Initiative, German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest
  • Jorge Ramirez, President, Chicago Federation of Labor
  • With Steve Clemons, Washington Editor at Large, The Atlantic
3:10 pm CST Manufacturing's Digitized Future     Watch On-Demand
  • William King, Founding Chief Technology Officer, UI Labs, and Andersen Chair in Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • K.G. Rajan, President, Alsip MiniMill
  • With Steve Clemons, Washington Editor at Large, The Atlantic
3:35 pm CST Closing Remarks
  • Margaret Low Smith, President, AtlanticLIVE

About this conference


As the global marketplace and workforce evolves, the U.S. is adapting to the challenges and opportunities these changes present. What manufacturing innovations are on the rise and worthy of investment? Will digitalization help U.S. companies and governments remain competitive? How might the U.S. prepare the next generation workforce to fill those jobs? On November 23, The Atlantic will host the the mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel, followed by a conversation with industry leaders, labor advocates and government officials to take a holistic look at American manufacturing.

For more information, visit: http://www.theatlantic.com/live/events/bold-bets4/2015/

About The Atlantic


Since 1857, The Atlantic has helped shape the national debate on the most critical and contentious issues of our times, from politics, business, and the economy, to technology, arts, and culture. Through in-depth analysis in the monthly print magazine, complemented by up-to-the-minute insights delivered throughout the day on theatlantic.com, The Atlantic provides the nation’s thought leaders and professional class with forward-looking, fresh perspectives that provoke and challenge, define and affect the lives we’re living today, and give shape to the lives we will live tomorrow.

For more information, visit: http://theatlantic.com