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Manufacturing Forum

Clean Energy & Sustainability:

Opportunities & Resources for Manufacturers

April 20th, 2022, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM | Hilton Garden Inn, Troy, NY

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Steve Melito is the Senior Solutions Specialist for FuzeHub and the host of its NYS Manufacturing Now podcast. He also moderates events for FuzeHub and is a regular contributor to its print and digital publications.
Steve Melito
Senior Solutions Specialist, FuzeHub

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AGENDA

  • 7:30 AM
    Doors Open/Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30AM – 8:45AM
    Formal Program Begins

    Master of Ceremonies – Everton H. Henriques

    Co-Host Addresses – Michael Lobsinger (CEG), Brian Apkarian (CFES)

  • 8:45AM – 9:00AM
    Sponsor Presentations

    Alanna Russo, Head of Strategic Engagement – Community Offshore Wind

    Cullen Brown, Key Account Manager – NY Power Authority

    Jeff Arsenault, Product Sales Manager – NEFF Automation

     

  • 9:00AM – 9:30AM
    Keynote Speakers

    Dr. Jian Sun, Director (CFES)

    Christopher D. Johnson, Product Manager, Plug Power

    Georges Sassine, VP of Large Scale Renewables (NYSERDA)

  • 9:30AM – 10:30AM
    Panel Discussion

    Moderator: Peter Lion

    Georges Sassine, Jian Sun, Chulsung Bae, David Whipple, Christopher Johnson, Jude Auman

  • 10:30AM – 12:30PM
    Exhibitor/Attendee Interactions & Networking
  • 12:30PM
    Event Ends

Co-HOSTS

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Speakers

KeyNote Speaker

With over 10 years in the automotive industry and almost 8 years with BorgWarner, Andrew has a deep understanding on how automation and lean implementation can drive business results.
Andrew Lawlor
Continuous Improvement Manager BorgWarner

Moderators

After nearly a decade in business operations, Silas entered the automation space within the machine vision world. In 2019 he joined Universal Robots with a strong background in robotics and machine vision.
Silas Neale
Channel Development Manager Universal Robots
Dr. Brian A. Weiss is a mechanical engineer and the leader of the MDP4MO project within the Engineering Laboratory at NIST.
Dr. Brian Weiss
Mechanical Engineer, NIST
Stefan has been instrumental in developing and executing sales and marketing strategies, including partnerships with Universal Robots and gauge manufacturers.
Stefan Friedrich
Product Manager, New Scale Robotics

Speakers and Panelists

Mr. Rand has 25 years of experience in general management, marketing and operations for a variety of public and private manufacturers.
Benjamin Rand
President Insyte Consulting
Matt has more than 15 years of experience in research, development, and manufacturing in the semiconductor, nanotech, and consumer electronics industries.
Matt Malloy
Automation Team Leader EWI
Everton is a manufacturing virtuoso focused on helping the manufacturing community, industry, start-ups, local colleges and universities, and business leaders to advance innovation and technology.
Everton H. Henriques
NY MEP Solutions Manager | FuzeHub
Brian is an automation expert who specializes in providing automation products and solutions to enhance productivity for manufacturing and assembly processes in Upstate New York.
Brian Moll
Technical Sales Representative NEFF Automation
Kim is the Director of Special Projects for FuzeHub. She's responsible for guiding the efforts of multiple programs, including FuzeHub Marketing Services, that are aimed at helping small-to-medium sized manufacturers grow.
Kim Lloyd
Director of Special Projects Fuzehub
Steve Melito is the Senior Solutions Specialist for FuzeHub and the host of its NYS Manufacturing Now podcast. He also moderates events for FuzeHub and is a regular contributor to its print and digital publications.
Steve Melito
Senior Solutions Specialist, FuzeHub
Carol has extensive knowledge of the Southern Tier’s manufacturing sector and has a proven track record of success. Carol works closely with AMT’s clients, stakeholders, and partners.
Carol Miller
Executive Director, AMT
Andrea has been with the firm since 2010 and is responsible for managing R&D Tax Credit studies and client relationships for a variety of industries.
Andrea Albanese
Manager, R&D Tax Savers

Sponsors

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