Trends, Leaders & the New Collar Economy

The Summit is a full day event which will offer perspectives, trends and data on key topics for all industries featuring keynote speakers and expert panelists. Participants can choose a specific industry track in which to participate. Options will include Advanced Manufacturing & Distribution, Financial Services and Transportation & Infrastructure. Leaders from each industry will share their perspectives on challenges and opportunities in each field during interactive and engaging sessions. The event will conclude with a reception where valuable connections can be made across industries 

2018 EVENT EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

HONORARY CHAIR U.S. SENATOR THOM TILLIS

Agenda
7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. at The Westin Charlotte

Registration Opens/Breakfast/ Exhibitor Experience Opening Remarks

Keynote Speaker: Tammy Erickson – Main Room
Multi-generational work force and creating resilient workforce

Breakout Session, attendees have choice of 1 of 3 tracks:

Track 1 – Advanced Manufacturing & Distribution
Topics include:
Innovation/Role of disruptive technologies
Economic Impact/Multiplier Effect on:
•Our region
•Trends
Re-Branding’ New Collar Jobs in Advanced Manufacturing

Track 2 – Transportation & Infrastructure
Topics include:
Public Policy Update
•Local, State and Federal
Regional Competiveness
Beyond the Drawing Board – what’s new and next
SMART Cities – Supporting the transformation

Track 3 – Financial Services Industry
Topics include:
Blockchain
Pressure to Innovate/Positive Disruption

Break/Lunch Service/Exhibitor Experience

Culture // Leadership // Innovation – Main Room
Topics include:
Beyond ‘Doing the Right Thing’ Impact on the Bottom Line
Attract, Keep and Grow Talent
Relevant Organizations in a Disrupted World
Pivoting your existing workforce

Keynote Speaker: Nate Boaz, Group Operating Officer – Accenture Strategy, Accenture

Cocktail Networking / Exhibitor Experience
Panelist and speakers networking with attendees

2018 EVENT EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

HONORARY CHAIR | U.S. SENATOR THOM TILLIS
Summit Co-Chairs | Carlos Sanchez, AT&T and Angie Vincent-Hamacher, Robinson Bradshaw
Advanced Manufacturing & Distribution Industry | Carlon Lewis, Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated
Financial Services Industry | Wyatt Smith, Bank of America
Transportation & Infrastructure Industry | Jean Leier, I-77 Mobility Partners
Technology & Innovation | Stephanie Sadowski, Accenture
Culture & Leadership | Claudette Parham, Lending Tree
Public Policy | Tony Lathrop, Moore & Van Allen PLLC
Workforce Development & Education | Karen Ward, UNC Charlotte Executive Education

Past Summits

2017 Technology Summit  |  2017 Transportation Summit  |  2017 Financial Services Summit