Kamen to headline inaugural NH Manufacturing Month summit

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Dean Kamen Speaks at BioFabUSA launch. Photo/Eli Maroney

CONCORD, NH – New Hampshire inventor and innovator Dean Kamen headlines the 15th annual Governor’s Advanced Manufacturing and High Technology Summit on Oct. 27, capping the state’s first-ever Manufacturing Month celebrating one of the state’s key economic drivers.

The event will be held at the Grappone Center in Concord; cost is $95.

Kamen launched BioFabUSA earlier this summer, which operates under the umbrella of the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute. ARMI’s mission is to develop large-scale manufacturing of engineered tissues and organs to help injured soldiers with extensive injuries. Kamen will speak on Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute – Manufacturing the Future of Biofabrication.

Dr. Phillip Singerman

Dr. Phillip Singerman, associate director for Innovation and Industry Services, National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Department of Commerce, will speak on the topic Manufacturing Technologies for the Future: Industry 4.0, Manufacturing USA.

Panel discussions, led by manufacturing leaders in the state, will address challenges and opportunities in the industry, such as workforce development and the state of manufacturing.

The conference is presented by the New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Partnership; the Department of Business and Economic Affairs; the New Hampshire High Tech Council and the New Hampshire Business and Industry Association.

For more information and to register, visit http://web.biaofnh.com/events.