CSU to co-host Oct. 18 manufacturing innovation workshop in Boulder

By: Steve Monday October 15, 2012 0 comments Tags: Bill Farland, Boulder, CSU, Fort Collins

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FORT COLLINS - Colorado State University has teamed with the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Advanced Manufacturing National Program office and other local hosts to offer a public workshop in Boulder on Oct. 18, CSU announced.

The National Network for Manufacturing Innovation workshop is designed to enhance competitiveness and innovation in the U.S. manufacturing sector, focusing on advancing R&D efforts in the deployment of technological innovations in the production of U.S. goods.

Industry executives, state and local leaders and administration officials are scheduled to speak on such issues as the advancement in technologies and their impact on modern manufacturing, structures and governance of institutions, strategies for sustainable institutional operations and education and workforce development.

"Colorado State University plays a key role to increase Colorado's high-tech and manufacturing sector competitiveness," said Bill Farland, CSU's vice president for research. "This benefits every Coloradan through maintaining a strong economy and employment across the state."

The event will be held at Millenium Harvest House in Boulder. Space is limited and attendance is limited to four per organization. To register, visit http://manufacturing.gov/event_101812.html.

 

 

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