9:00 AM – 9:15 AM
Welcome & Introductions – Everton H. Henriques
Adapting to Post-COVID-19 Manufacturing – Dr. Dan Walczyk
9:15 AM – 9:30 AM
Keynote Speaker – David Dussault
9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Resource / Manufacturer Matching
David is the founder and CEO of DHA Holdings, Inc. (DHA), a high tech investment company that builds global businesses in the manufacturing and technology sectors with a focus on industrial markets. DHA is hands-on; building new businesses and expanding market share with an active role in daily operations.
His responsibilities span all aspects of strategic planning, operations and brand; including organizational design and implementation, business development, value management, financial planning and investment strategies, team formation in addition to operational oversight and quality systems.
Dr. Dan Walczyk
Manufacturing Innovation Center (MIC) at Rensselaer
Daniel F. Walczyk, Ph.D., PE is Director of the Manufacturing Innovation Center (MIC) and a Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). He has also worked in industry for seven years, primarily with GE.
Dr. Walczyk is the recipient of an NSF Faculty Early CAREER Development Award, Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, SAE Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award in the Aerospace Category, and an ASME Fellow. He is also a holder of 11 U.S. patents and has one patent pending.