WHO: Dr. Byron Clayton, CEO
Bob Grabowski, Deputy CTO,
The Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Institute
Terri Willingham, Executive Director
Foundation for Community Driven Innovation (FCDI)
WHEN: March 26, 2018
See full schedule and Register to attend this free workshop at https://tampabayarminstituteregionalworkshop.eventbrite.com
WHERE: Hillsborough County Entrepreneur Collaborative Center
2101 E. Palm Ave
Tampa, FL 33605
WHAT: The U.S. is in the midst of a manufacturing renaissance, one that will see humans work collaboratively with robotic technologies in high-satisfaction, in-demand manufacturing careers. With more than 140 members across the country, the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Institute, based in Pittsburgh, PA, works towards this manufacturing future by catalyzing robotics and workforce innovation through collaborative project calls.
As a valued ARM member, FCDI will host a manufacturing workshop with ARM leadership on March 26 , at the Hillsborough County Entrepreneur Collaborative Center 2101 E. Palm Ave Tampa, FL 33605, from 6pm to 9pm. The goal of the workshop is to begin establishing a regional collaborative network across the Tampa Bay area and to explore the future of manufacturing regionally and nationally. This free workshop and networking opportunity is being held as part of ARM’s Regional Collaborative program, a critical component of its national strategy that connects leaders who help to guide the direction of ARM by providing region-specific insight and expertise. ARM is proud to partner with FCDI, a leading resource for innovation in the Tampa area, on the first ARM regional workshop in Florida.
The workshop will be led by Dr. Byron Clayton, CEO, and Bob Grabowski, Deputy CTO, The Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Institute, with welcome and introductions by Terri Willingham, Executive Director Foundation for Community Driven Innovation (FCDI).
Small to medium sized manufacturers from around Tampa Bay are invited to attend. If you would like to represent your company at this event, please RSVP at tampabayarminstituteregionalworkshop.eventbrite.com
About the ARM Institute:
ARM is a national, membership-based consortium based in Pittsburg, PA, dedicated to asserting U.S. leadership in manufacturing through robotics and workforce innovation. As a proud part of Manufacturing USA, ARM brings together an alliance of leaders in industry, academia, and government to solve complex problems in industrial robotics. Visit arminstitute.org to learn more.
The Foundation for Community Driven Innovation (FCDI) is a 501c3 not for profit organization dedicated to supporting academic achievement, economic development and the spirit of innovation through inspiring programs, active learning and engaging projects. FCDI is the founder and developer of the Tampa Bay Advanced Manufacturing & Robotics Center (AMRoC) intended to serve the K-20+ community as an academic and workforce talent pipeline. FCDI is a member of the ARM Institute. Visit FFCDI.org to learn more.