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ASCM Nov 2023 Virtual, Denver CO

By Arnold Miller posted 10/30/23 08:05 AM


ASCM Colorado Chapter

Topic: The Future of Enterprise Software
Date: 115 Nov 2023, 5:30 - 8:30 pm MST

Virtual Registrants will receive a link the day before the Meeting
5:30pm Registration / Networking
6:00pm Business Meeting & Dinner
7:00pm Presentation

  • Topic: The State of Manufacturing in Colorado
  • Speaker: Jennifer Hagan-Dier
  • Information:
    • Over two years after the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on the Colorado economy,

    • it is clear that "Colorado’s economy has rebounded from the job recovery and growth. In May 2022, Colorado was one of 14 states whose economic recovery had surged above pre-recession levels."[1]

    • However, manufacturers in Colorado and across the United States continue to face three significant challenges:

      • Workforce - a significant workforce gap and not enough able-bodied humans to fill the gap.

      • Supply Chain - vulnerabilities that require resources to identify, analyze, and mitigate; and

      • Technology - identifying, adopting, and deploying technologies that mitigate workforce and supply chain challenges and improve operations..

  • Speaker Bio:
    • Jennifer Hagan-Dier is the Vice President and COO for Manufacturer’s Edge, the NIST MEP Center for the state of Colorado.  
    • In this role, Hagan-Dier leads strategic initiatives for Manufacturer’s Edge and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the MEP Center.  
    • Hagan-Dier leads Partnerships and Programs including the Supply Chain Operations and Optimization Program (SCOOP) and The Colorado Manufacturing Network.  
    • Hagan-Dier works with the leadership team to support the organization at the local, state, and federal levels including managing partnerships, NIST MEP reporting and relations with Manufacturing USA Institutes.
    • Hagan-Dier is a key advisor on business and financial decisions.

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    • Students: Free
    • Virtual: Free; Register before 14 Nov to receive a link the day before Meeting