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Manufacturing the Future: Driving Growth through Advanced Manufacturing

October 15, 2013

In collaboration with the Aspen Institute’s Manufacturing and Society in the 21st Century Program, the Emirates-Aspen Partnership hosted a policy discussion in Saratoga Springs, NY dedicated to advancing the discussion on advanced manufacturing in the United States and how innovative, international partnership, as exemplified between the US and the UAE, can contribute to sustained economic growth here at home.  The event was held in partnership with the semiconductor company, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, and the Abu-Dhabi based Advanced Technology Investment Company.  The policy discussion, moderated by James Hagerty of the Wall Street Journal, featured the following thought leaders in this field:
·         Mr. David Chavern, Executive Vice President and COO, US Chamber of Commerce
·         Ms. Johanna  Duncan-Poitier, Senior Vice President for Community Colleges and the Education Pipeline, SUNY
·         Mr. G Dan Hutcheson, CEO and Chairman, VLSI Research
·         Mr. Aric Newhouse, Senior Vice President for Policy and Government Relations, National Association of Manufacturers”