Purdue University President Mitch Daniels and College of Engineering Dean Leah Jamieson will help examine the relationship among economic development, technology and manufacturing. The two will speak next week during a regional meeting of the National Academy of Engineering on the West Lafayette campus. April 18, 2014

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The Purdue College of Engineering will be host on April 24 to Economic Development Through Technology: Manufacturing in the Midwest, a regional meeting of the National Academy of Engineering. A 1-6 p.m. symposium at Kurz Technology Center in Purdue Research Park is free and open to the public. The center is at 1281 Win Jentschel Blvd., West Lafayette.

The agenda is as follows:

Economic Development Through Technology: Manufacturing in the Midwest

(Large A & B Conference Rooms)

1 p.m. Welcome, Dan Mote, President, National Academy of Engineering and Byron Pipes, the John L. Bray Distinguished Professor of Engineering, Purdue.

1:15 p.m. IN-MaC and Purdue Engineering: A Model for University – Industry – State Collaboration,

Leah H. Jamieson, the John A. Edwardson Dean of Engineering, Purdue

1:25 p.m. Advanced Product Technologies in Indiana, John Wall, Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Cummins Inc.

1:55 p.m. Boeing Global Manufacturing, Scott Fancher, Vice President and General of Airplane Development, Boeing

2:25 p.m. Indiana and the Manufacturing Economy, Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr., President, Purdue University

3:05 p.m. National Manufacturing Institutes: National Network of Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NNMI)/DMDI,

Dr. Dean Bartles, Executive Director, Digital Manufacturing & Design Innovation Institute, University of Illinois LABS

3:35 p.m. Innovation in Battery Technology, Dr. Ann Marie Sastry, President and Chief Executive Officer, Sakti3

4:05 p.m. GE Aviation and Manufacturing, Sanjay Correa, Vice President, CMC Operations, GE Aviation

4:35 p.m. Developing New API Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Processes: Continuous Processing Technologies,

Bret Huff, Vice President, Small Molecule Design & Development, Eli Lilly

5:05 p.m. Panel: The Future of Manufacturing in the Midwest

5:35 p.m. Reception & Poster Session

Kurz Technology Center Atrium

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