Talent Development Segment

Talent Development Segment
Securing the right talent is key for manufacturing. Properly trained employees ensure that Florida’s manufacturing workforce is equipped with the skills to succeed today, to increase manufacturing productivity and ultimately to generate manufacturing sector growth. This Segment will bring together experts for discussions around what the manufacturing ecosystem is doing to build the right talent pipeline for Florida and to celebrate the winners of the Florida Advanced Technological Education Center’s Manufacturing Awards. 

  • Education pathways
  • The skilled-worker shortage and employability skills
  • Apprenticeships and alternate sources for employee recruitment
  • How COVID-19 permanently changed the workplace
  • Public policy addressing talent development

Special Event
The Talent Development Segment will be hosting the Awards Ceremony for the 2021 FLATE Manufacturing Awards. For Award information and ways to support the program click here.

Who should attend?

  • Manufacturing CEOs
  • Human Capital Professionals    
  • Educators
  • Workforce Development Professionals

July 27-28, 2021
8:30 am - 10:30 am (both days)

Other MakeMore Manufacturing Summit Segments

  • Tuesday

    Technology Segment

    Technology touches every aspect of manufacturing regardless of company size. Manufacturing both adapts to technology and in many cases, creates technology. Ensuring that a company’s workforce is adept with the changing nature of advancements whether it’s integrating Smart Factories technologies or guarding against cyber-attacks, the discussion, preparation, and execution of technology is imperative for every company. The Technology Segment will host discussions around how companies can leverage the benefits of accelerating technology to foster innovation and what the ecosystem needs to focus on to ensure every manufacturer in Florida is on a pathway to implement the Smart Factory floor.

  • Monday

    Outlook 2022 Segment

    As 2021 comes to an end, the sector leaves behind an unprecedented time of change, adaptation and resilience. Change, however, is always on the horizon. The emergence of the Smart Factory and its transformation of the sector continues. Keeping our workforce skilled while growing the next generation is ongoing. This session will take a bold leap into 2022 with a “future focused” agenda that brings together industry experts and trailblazers ready to tackle the big issues.