Roundtable @APEX: Skills Gap, diversity and inclusion in technology & manufacturing

There is much focus in our industry on the evolution of our manufacturing processes in the digital age and many forward-looking organizations are increasingly recognizing the need to plan for and adapt to a changing workforce. This panel will debate the need and ways to develop a sustainable talent pipeline and the skills needed for the influx of changing and new jobs. In addition, the discussion will question whether companies are placing enough emphasis on putting quality, talent, equality and diversity at the top of their agenda and what hurdles may still need to be overcome.

PANEL: John Mitchell, CEO & President, IPC; Michelle Ogihara, Snr Sales & Marketing Manager, SEIKA MACHINERY; Chintan Sutaria, President, CALCUQUOTE
MODERATOR: Kim Sauer, miXim