Manufacturing in the Golden State: Making California Thrive

Presented by the Office of Senator Mark Wyland and the CPA California Chapter
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What:  "Manufacturing in the Golden State" will include a dynamic list of national and regional speakers to address topics such as manufacturing growth strategy, currency manipulation, trade policy, intellectual property theft, tax policies and regulation

Keynote Speaker

* Dan DiMicco, Chairman Emeritus, Nucor Steel Corporation


AMN Healthcare (Platinum sponsor)
SDG & E  (Platinum sponsor)
Metal Service Center Institute, So Cal Chapter (Host sponsor)
Time Warner Cable (Venue sponsor)
Centers for Applied Competitive Technologies at San Diego Community College-CACT (Luncheon sponsor)
California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (Luncheon sponsor)
The Lawton Group (Luncheon sponsor)
Advanced Test Equipment Rentals (Luncheon sponsor)
Lean Six Sigma Institute (Luncheon sponsor)
Bank of the West (Luncheon sponsor)


* Dr. Greg Autry - Assistant Professor of Clinical Entrepreneurship with the Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California (Trade and Geopolitics)  
* Mike Dolan - Legislative Representative, International Brotherhood of Teamsters (Trade Policy and Negotiations)
* Pat Choate - Economist and Author, "Saving Capitalism: Keeping America Strong" (Tax Reform for Trade Competitiveness)
* Michael Stumo - CEO, Coalition for a Prosperous America (Competitiveness Strategy for America)

Local Business Leader Panel

* Michele Nash-Hoff - Chair, Coalition for a Prosperous America CA Chapter; President, ElectroFab Sales (Overview of California Manufacturing)
* Scott Martin - President, Lyon Technologies

* James Hedgecock - Founder & General Manager, Bounce Composites
* Robert Reyes - Head of Strategic Sourcing, Stone Brewing Co.

Presented by:  Senator Mark Wyland, in partnership with the Coalition for a Prosperous America and other regional businesses and associations.


California Metals Coalition
East County EDC
North County EDC
South County EDC
San Diego Regional EDC
San Diego Regional Chamber
Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce
Corona Chamber of Commerce
Encinitas Chamber of Commerce
Escondido Chamber of Commerce
Hispanic Chamber of E-Commerce
North County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce/InBiz Latino
Oceanside Chamber of Commerce
San Diego Coastal Chamber of Commerce
San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
San Diego Sports Innovators
San Diego Workforce Partnership
Small Manufacturing Association of California (SMAC)
Society of Manufacturing Engineers
The Small Business Development Center
Vista Chamber of Commerce
Communications Workers of America - District 9
NECA San Diego Chapter
Certified Color

Poway Chamber of Commerce
APICS San Diego Chapter
San Diego Inventors Forum
Del Mar Trade Shows, Inc.

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For more information, or if you are unable to pay online, contact Sara Haimowitz (202-688-5145,

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October 16, 2014 at 8:30am - 2:30pm
AMN Healthcare Building
12400 High Bluff Dr
San Diego, CA 92130
United States
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Sara Haimowitz · · 202-688-5145
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