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Manufacturing leaders across key business verticals will convene next month for the “Leap HR: Manufacturing” forum, where guest speakers will discuss how to find the next generation of manufacturing talent and challenge traditional thinking about the role of Human Resources in doing so. Gale Tenen Spak, associate vice president of Continuing Professional Education at NJIT, will be among the presenters at the event, to be held Nov. 15-16 in Pittsburgh, P.A. >>
Gale Spak, associate vice president of Continuing and Distance Education at NJIT, will serve on a panel of industry and university representatives at the 19th Annual Colloquium on International Engineering Education: “Preparing the Global Workforce,” to be held Nov. 3 in Newport, R.I. >>
Raymond Vaccari, director of the Advanced Manufacturing Talent Network (ManufactureNJ), a program hosted at NJIT and funded by the NJ State Department of Labor and Workforce Development, will speak at the Design for Manufacturing Summit #17 on Oct. 6 in Brooklyn, N.Y. As part of a distinguished panel, Vaccari will discuss how automation can help bring back manufacturing jobs. >>
Two of New Jersey Institute of Technology's strongest supporters for manufacturing will be featured speakers at the NERETA Talent Pipeline Strategic Alignment Summit in Clinton, N.J. on April 27-29. The summit aims to help local professionals in higher education and both economic and workforce development to enhance workforce capabilities, increase manufacturing employment opportunities and create a collaborative environment for manufacturing employers. >>
NJIT recently received two grants totaling $450,000 from The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (LWD) to continue as the lead agency for two of seven New Jersey Talent Networks. >>
The opening ceremony for New Jersey Manufacturing Week, hosted at NJIT, kicked off an exciting week of workshops, talks and festivities to draw awareness to the shortage of qualified manufacturing professionals. >>
John Ratzenberger, the Emmy-nominated actor, director, author, and skilled carpenter, as he is proud to reveal, extolled the virtues of a childhood of unfettered tinkering in his keynote speech at the opening ceremonies for ManufactureNJ Week, held Monday on the NJIT campus. >>
Emmy-nominated actor and entrepreneur John Ratzenberger of Cheers and John Ratzenberger's Made in America television series fame will be the keynote speaker at the free opening ceremony for ManufactureNJ Week on Sept. 29, 2014, starting at 8:30 a.m. in the Campus Center Atrium at NJIT. >>
What are the emerging trends in business and industry? What are the best ways to connect population centers and centers of employment? NJIT and the Advanced Manufacturing Talent Network are co-sponsoring a regional workforce symposium to explore these and other questions. >>
Dozens of manufacturers from the region attended a small business forum at NJIT on May 16 to discuss strategies to strengthen and expand their companies by locating public and private sources of capital and by developing new markets at home and abroad. >>
U.S. Sen. Cory Booker will host a forum for small manufacturers on the NJIT campus on Friday, May 16 that will address common challenges to expansion and stability such as access to capital and growth through exporting and new market development, while also apprising business owners of available federal resources. >>
An NJIT-hosted forum on the future of advanced manufacturing in the state found wide consensus among New Jersey manufacturers, state workforce training officials, and representatives from the university's Division of Continuing Professional Education on the need to improve workers' skills with closer cooperation among employers, vocational training programs, and 2- and 4-year colleges. >>
Commissioner Wirths kicked off ManufactureNJ Week at NJIT stating that the 243,000 jobs created through manufacturing confirms the value of this industry to the Garden State.  He added that “we collectively” need to continue to raise the awareness of the numerous opportunities in this industry and change the public's perception of manufacturing.  Today's 17,000 New Jersey manufacturers are technology driven and meet the needs of niche markets ranging from hat makers to medical devices. >>
The Honorable Harold J. Wirths, commissioner of the NJ Department of Labor & Workforce Development (NJLWD), will recognize the important contributions of advanced manufacturing to the Garden State economy as he kicks off ManufactureNJ Week beginning tomorrow, October 4 at NJIT's Campus Center in Newark from 9:30 a.m. to noon.  Governor Chris Christie issued a proclamation declaring October 7-11, 2013 as ManufactureNJ Week and stating that advanced manufacturing is one of the seven priority industry clusters in the state. >>
The first-ever New Jersey Manufacturing Week to be held Oct. 22-26, 2012, includes a variety of scheduled activities throughout the state for manufacturers, students, educators, policy makers and the media.  >>