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
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.
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.