Building Better Workplaces: Manufacturing

Join Oregon Business for a dynamic half-day forum on building a better manufacturing workplace.

The interactive discussion will focus on sustainable practices, management and communications, and compensation and benefits. Oregon Business editors will also discuss findings from their exploratory survey on best practices in the manufacturing workplace.


WHEN: Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (PST)

WHERE: World Forestry Center - Miller Hall | 4033 Southwest Canyon Road | Portland, OR 97221

9:00am – 9:30am Opening Session

    Welcome
    Share findings from Oregon Business manufacturing survey.
        Speakers
            Linda Baker, Editor, Oregon Business magazine
            Kim Moore, Research Editor, Oregon Business magazine

9:30am -11:45am  Discussion Topics (5 min break in between topics)

    Topic #1 Benefits and Compensation
        Moderator: Linda Baker, Oregon Business magazine
        Panelists:
            Lori Miles-Olund, President, Miles Fiberglass & Composite
            Russ Gaylor, OMEP Senior Consultant

    Topic #2 Management and Communications
        Moderator: Kim Moore, Oregon Business magazine
        Panelists:
            Michael Hanson, Continuous Improvement Manager, Hardwood Industries, Inc.
            Paolo Castaldo, OMEP Managing Consultant

    Topic #3 Sustainability
        Moderator: Linda Baker, Oregon Business magazine
        Panelists:
            Dave Russell, Operations Lead, The Renewal Workshop
            TBD

Noon – 1:00 Keynote Speaker, Lunch

Additional panelists and speakers will continue to be added to this event.  Please check back for updates.


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