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Lanier Tech Workforce Development Showcase - Gainesville

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019
7:30 AM - 10:45 AM (EST)
Lanier Technical College
2535 Lanier Tech Drive Governor Deal Hall
Gainesville, GA 30507
United States

Event Details

Workforce Development Showcase 

Learn About the Small Business Apprenticeship Programs for Manufacturers
That Help Attract and Retain Talent

PLUS -- Tour the New Kubota Advanced Manufacturing

Building at Lanier Tech

Learn what is working for Workforce Development in the Hall County area for manufacturers.  This expert panel will highlight the resources that are being used to develop skilled talent during this period of low unemployment. Case Studies from large and small businesses will address the issues and solutions and will highlight the small business apprenticeship program that has been developed by Lanier Tech.

                       Tour A 21st-Century Campus for a 21st-Century Workforce

1st New Technical College Campus in Georgia

Lanier Tech’s 335,000-square-foot campus is the first newly constructed technical college campus in the history of technical education in Georgia.  Join us as we tour the Kubota Advanced Manufacturing Campus which features 8 labs where students can study a variety of fields including:

     Air Conditioning (HVAC)                                                Automotive Collision Repair
     CNC Machine Tooling                                                      Diesel Technology
     Industrial Systems                                                            Marine Technology                   
     Motor Sports Vehicle Technology                              Welding and Joining


Meet in Governor Deal Hall which is the 1st Building on the left when you enter the new campus - Dress for a short walk between buildings

7:30 am                  Breakfast Served

8:00- 8:30 am        Registration & Networking 

8:30 - 9:30 am       Workforce Development Panel Addressing Apprenticeship Programs that are Working!

9:30 - 9:45 am       Summary and Q & A

9:45 - 10:45 am      Tour of the NEW Kubota Advanced Manufacturing Building on the Lanier Tech Campus

Abby Frank
Abby Frank Director of Scrap Management Metro Alloys Inc.
Carl  Rogers
Carl Rogers VP Economic Development Lanier Technical College
Christa Andrews
Christa Andrews Sales Manager Corporate Storage
Christian Brewer
Christian Brewer Buyer Metro Alloys Inc.
Danny Gonzales
Danny Gonzales President Optimum Productions
Donald Hoeppner
Donald Hoeppner Executive Partner and CEO Paladin Associates, Inc.
Eve London
Eve London Marketing Director KaMin LLC
J. Slick
J. Slick Sales Manager Capital City Electrical Services
Jamey Jackson
Jamey Jackson Malone Workforce Solutions
Jason Moss
Jason Moss CEO Georgia Manufacturing Alliance
Jonnell Minefee
Jonnell Minefee Managing Partner Solar Tyme USA, LLC
Josh Brubaker
Josh Brubaker Regional Sales Manager Olympic Steel
Kate Badey
Kate Badey Vice President Bermac, Inc.
Marjorie Dykes
Marjorie Dykes Marketing & Events Director Georgia Manufacturing Alliance
Mike McGraw
Mike McGraw Partner Ranger Manufacturing
Tim McDonald
Tim McDonald Lanier Technical College
Tony Lankford
Tony Lankford Outside Sales A.S.A.P. Technologies, Inc.
Tony Paramore
Tony Paramore Director of Business and Industry Training Lanier Technical College
45 Other Registered Attendees

For More Information:

Marjorie Dykes (deleted)
Marjorie Dykes (deleted)
Marketing & Events Director Georgia Manufacturing Alliance (770)338-0051