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Oct 2 – 9 am PST Register here Creators Wanted: A Program for America’s Students

Oct. 5 – 9 am PST Creators Wanted: National Teachers’ Day – A Program for America’s Teachers

Creators Wanted: A Program for America’s Students

The official anchor event for MFG Day 2020 events across the country, The Manufacturing Institute’s program–presented by Salesforce, PTC and Rockwell Automation–celebrates modern manufacturing in America and aims to excite students about opportunities in the industry. The Space Gal, Emily Dawn Calandrelli, Host and Co-Executive Producer of Emily’s Wonder Lab on Netflix headlines the program with a Flash Talk.

Join us for a compelling student program, including:

  • Flash Talk by The Space Gal, Emily Dawn Calandrelli, Host and Co-Executive Producer of Emily’s Wonder Lab on Netflix and Producer and Host of FOX’s Xploration Outer Space
  • Meet Today’s Creators, a conversation with Jennifer Gai, Industry Solutions Manager at Salesforce, and modern manufacturers
  • Virtual Manufacturing Tour by PTC and Rockwell Automation
  • Be Tomorrow’s Creators, a conversation with Chelle Travis, Executive Director of SkillsUSA and Leah Curry, President of Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana moderated by Carolyn Lee, Executive Director of The Manufacturing Institute
  • This program is hosted by Jay Flores, Global STEM Ambassador with remarks from Jay Timmons, President and CEO of the National Association of Manufacturers and Dr. Walt Copan, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and NIST Director

Teacher Program on Oct. 5:

Influencers are so much a part of popular culture. But influencers don’t just come in the form of social media stars, but also through the stars in our classrooms: teachers. That’s why The Manufacturing Institute is hosting a MFG Day event for America’s teachers—presented by PTC —to help teachers learn more of what’s possible for their students in a career in modern manufacturing. Allen Gannett, technology entrepreneur and author of The Creative Curve, headlines the program with a Flash Talk—for insight on how to spur creativity.

Join us for a compelling program, including: 

  • Flash Talk by Allen Gannett, author of The Creative Curve
  • Virtual Manufacturing Tour by PTC and Rockwell Automation
  • Meet Today’s Creators, Carolyn Lee, Executive Director of The Manufacturing Institute moderates a discussion with manufacturing workers 
  • Be Today’s Creators, a conversation with Chelle Travis, Executive Director of SkillsUSA and Leah Curry, President of Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana moderated by Carolyn Lee, Executive Director of The Manufacturing Institute 
  • This program is hosted by Jay Flores, Global STEM Ambassador, with welcome remarks from Jay Timmons, President and CEO of the National Association of Manufacturers