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Women in Advanced Manufacturing Forum

Forum Topic Title: Advanced Manufacturing — The Diverse Next Generation

Hosted by ASME Manufacturing Engineering Division and ASME Technical Events and Content (TEC) Sector
Date June 11, 2019 — Afternoon
Location Erie's Bayfront Convention Center, Erie, Pennsylvania
Sponsored by ASME Manufacturing Engineering Division (MED) and ASME Technical Events and Content (TEC) Sector Council

Gloria Wiens
University of Florida

Maureen Fang
Lockheed Martin

Barbara Linke
University of California — Davis

msec 2019 women in advanced engineering

For its inaugural event, the forum on Women in Advanced Manufacturing (WIAM) aims at showcasing successful career paths, discussing next generation technologies and gender gap in the field of manufacturing engineering (MfgE). The forum is organized by the Manufacturing Engineering Division (MED) and is being held during ASME’s 2019 Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC) on June 11, 2019, in Erie, PA. The event will feature (i) panelist presentations from industry, government and academia, (ii) break-out sessions to discuss new opportunities for the diverse next generation in MfgE, and (iii) a networking reception. The expected outcome will be actionable recommendations to the MED leadership team.

The objective is to effectively and collaboratively increase gender inclusion and diversity engagement in MSEC as well as in MED members. The long-term goal is to achieve broader impacts from ASME to societal issues, e.g., a diverse MfgE workforce in U.S.

Pre-Forum: NAMRC/MSEC 2019, Tuesday Luncheon Keynote speaker – 12:30-2:00pm Susan M. Smyth, Chief Scientist for GM Manufacturing and Director, Manufacturing Systems Research – General Motors (retired)" Refer to the attached PDF for location
Session I, 2:00 – 3:30pm Panel of Advanced Manufacturing Leaders
Technology Focus Industrial Internet of Things (iIoT), digital manufacturing, additive manufacturing, automation, robotics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), smart manufacturing
Opening Remarks Gloria Wiens – University of Florida
Panel Moderator Maureen Fang, Technical Product Manager – Lockheed Martin
Dianne Chong Retired, recent Vice President for Research and Technology — Boeing Engineering, Operations & Technology
Tahany El-Wardany Fellow, Advanced Manufacturing — United Technologies Research Center
Victoria Fry Technical Solutions Executive — Autodesk
Teresa Malueg Antisubmarine Warfare Sensors (ASW) and Mission Systems Programs Director — Lockheed Martin Corporation
Brigid Mullany ENG/CMMI: AM & LEAP HI Program Director — National Science Foundation / Professor — University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Elisabeth Smith President/CEO — Acutec Precision Aerospace, Inc.
Danielle Zeng Technical expert in materials and manufacturing at Ford Research & Innovation Center
Continuous break ‘In-room’ forum break
Session II, 3:45 – 5:15pm Creating Change and Shaping the Landscape of the Future in MfgE
Working session: Audience participation in ideation of new pathways and opportunities for the diverse next generation in MfgE. To arrive at actionable recommendations for ASME MED leadership to act upon.
Moderator: Crystal Morrison, Founder & CEO – EverRise
Closing Remarks: Barbara Linke – University of California Davis
Reception, 5:15 – 5:45pm Forum Networking and Reception
Busses Depart, 5:45p Acutec – Precision Aerospace Inc. Conference Dinner & Tour
(buses will be waiting to transport the Forum’s participants to join the rest of the conference attendees.)
NOTE: For those planning to attend the Acutec Conference Dinner & Tour, there is a separate-additional $15 bus transportation fee and advanced registration required due to Acutec security requirements.
Attendees $5 Fee, plus conference registration required. Limited to 90 attendees.
For any questions, please contact the organizers.