The conference is a regional event and is open to any stakeholder who wants to improve our workforce, increase manufacturing capacity within the region and who wants to ignite the maker movement. There will be several workforce development workshops, technology demonstrations, maker conversations along with plenty of networking opportunities to connect with peers from education and manufacturing. Our keynote speaker is Davon Huston Associate Professor for Purdue Polytechnic’s School of Engineering Technology. His talk will focus on “Capitalizing on creativity and imagination to improve performance.”
Positioned in the heart of Midwest U.S.A., Anderson is located on the I-69 corridor, in Central Indiana, just north of the Indianapolis metropolitan area. Anderson benefits from a strategic interstate and highway access system. Twenty miles south is the I-465 freeway hub, connecting interstates in seven directions, including I-65, I-70, and I-74. I-70 is also only 15 to 20 minutes away on State Road 109. State Roads 32, 67, and 9 connect to Anderson. Click Here to learn more about Anderson's logistical advantages.