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    Women in Manufacturing offers 2 conferences on April 15 & 16 in Dearborn

    The Women in Automotive (WiA) Northern Conference, now in its 8th year, will be held on April 16, 2019 at The Henry in Dearborn, MI. This highly-rated educational program will provide expert content in the automotive space and will be filled with keynote presentations, an engaging panel discussion, and numerous opportunities to network with peers.

    New this year, PEAK North, will take place the day prior, on April 15, 2019 at the same location. PEAK North is a new regional conference intended to supplement WiM’s annual SUMMIT. PEAK North will offer attendees opportunities to gain cutting-edge knowledge from keynote speakers, attend tours of local manufacturing facilities, participate in impactful breakout sessions, and more! 

    You can choose to attend PEAK North, WiA Northern Conference, or select the discounted all-inclusive package that will give you access to both conferences.

    AWAF members receive membership rate to both conferences

    About PEAK North
    Monday, April 15, 2019 | The Henry | Dearborn, MI

    Due to the popularity of the SUMMIT, Women in Manufacturing (WiM) has created PEAKs as regional opportunities for members to be inspired by powerful keynote presentations, attend tours of local manufacturing facilities, network with peers, and more! More information and registration opportunities are available at: https://bit.ly/2T5YOi8

    PEAK North Agenda Highlights:

    • Plant tours of Shinola, Ford Motor Company, and Carhartt Design Center
    • Breakout sessions led by engaging industry experts on key topics of interest
    • Industry luncheon as well as a cocktail party which provides ample time for networking
    • Interactive workshop on silencing your inner critic led by international best-selling author and business coach, Kim Boudreau Smith

     

     

     About Women in Automotive (WiA) Northern Conference         

    Tuesday, April 16, 2019 | The Henry | Dearborn, MI

    Immediately following PEAK North, on April 16, the 8th annual Women in Automotive (WiA) Northern Conference will commence with educational programming and keynote presentations geared towards professionals in the automotive space. Learn more about the WiA Northern Conference and how you can bundle both conferences: https://bit.ly/2T5YOi8

    WiA Northern Conference Agenda Highlights:

    • Keynote presentations by industry leaders including Carla Bailo, President and CEO of Center for Automotive Research (CAR) and Paul Ryznar, President and Founder of OPS Solutions, LLC
    • An engaging panel discussion about advancing women leaders in automotive
    • Various networking opportunities including a networking breakfast and industry luncheon
    • Interactive workshop led by Cheryl Thompson, Director of Prototype Operations of American Axle and Manufacturing and Founder of Center for Automotive Diversity, Inclusion & Advancement