Agenda Discovery Week Month

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Saildrone, Snagajob and TechEquity Collaborative
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Oct 12 4:00PM - 6:00PM

In honor of National Manufacturing Month,Saildrone,Snagajob, andTechEquityCollaborativeinvite you to a joint panel exploringthe economic impact of manufacturing in the East Bay, and the key challenges and opportunities facing the sector.

From autonomous trucks and ocean vehicles to 3D printing and breweries, the East Bay is home to a vibrant and rapidly evolving manufacturing infrastructure.Join journalists, thought leaders and executives fromthe Bay Area's leading tech companies, as they discuss solutions for navigating a rapidly shifting manufacturing industry landscape.

4:00pm: Opening Remarks, Alameda Mayor Trish Herrera Spencer

4:10pm: Welcome,Sebastien de Halleux, COO, Saildrone

4:15pm: Panel

    • Danielle Applestone, CEO, Bantam Tools

    • Jarrell Cook, Associate Policy Director, California Manufacturers & Technology Association

    • Dave Evans, CEO, Fictiv

    • Kelly Kurtz,Sr. Director, Business Operations Management, Lam Research

    • Kate Sofis, CEO, SFMade

Networking, drinks, and appetizers to follow.


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Saildrone is located on Alameda Point, which is part of the former Naval Air Station Alameda. It is most easily reached by car or ride share, and there is ample parking available.Saildrone is a 20-minute walk from the San Francisco Bay Ferrys Alameda Main Street terminal, or canbe reached via BART route 96 bus from Oakland, which stops on W. Ranger Ave, a 7-minute walk from Saildrone.

Will food be served?

Yes. Drinks and appetizers will be served.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email with any inquiries.

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