2015 Manufacturing Summit: Focus on the Future

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Franklin Furniture Institute
Mississippi State University

Specific Topics Covered:

  • Landscape for the Future of U.S. Manufacturing
  • Landscape for the Future of Manufacturing in Mississippi and the Region
  • MSU's Support for the Mississippi Manufacturing Landscape
  • Regulatory Environment Update – Furniture and Home Furnishings
  • The Future of Logistics and Transportation in Manufacturing
  • Case Study - Logistics Optimization

Keynote address to be delivered by Hal Sirkin, Senior Partner and Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group

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Continuing Education

4 CFE hours of Category 1-CF credit available.

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Franklin Furniture Institute
P O Box 9828
Mississippi State, MS 39762

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