TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4th
7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Continental Tire Plant Tour
(NOTE: Steel-tipped boots or closed-toed flat shoes are required during plant tour)
8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.
John Lewis, Mayor of Mt. Vernon
9:00 a.m. to 9:50 a.m.
Patti Kelly, National Recruiter — Employer Solutions
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Manufacturing & Healthcare Panels
Pam Henderson, Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH)
Shawnee Health, Dental and Medical Apprenticeships
Kristine Sherrill, SSM Health
Alta Welker, Crossroads Community Hospital
William Cox, Aisin
Christy Carroll, Continental Tire
Americana Outdoors (Building Products)
Aaron Christ, Intertape Polymer Group (IPG)
Erik Perks, Prysmian Group
11:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Paola Velasquez, IMEC — Diversity & Inclusion
Glenn Edwards, IPG — Cost Analysis for Retention
Rend Lake College — Update on New Manufacturing Training Center
John A. Logan College — Update on New Career & Technical Center
Man-Tra-Con Corporation & Rend Lake College — Apprenticeships
12:00 noon to 12:30 p.m.
12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Sara Hartwick, IMA — Education & Workforce Policy; Building a Talent Pipeline
HireLevel, Human Capital Management
MTC Oculus Headsets
Priority Staffing Group
Aisin • Americana Outdoors • City of Carbondale • City of Marion • Continental Tire • Egyptian Electric Cooperative Association • FREDCO • Greater Egypt Regional Planning & Development Commission • HireLevel • Illinois Department of Commerce • Illinois Department of Employment Security • Illinois Manufacturers’ Association • IMEC • Jackson Growth Alliance • Jefferson County Development Corporation • John A. Logan College • Man-Tra-Con Corporation • Priority Staffing • Prysmian Group • Geff Purcell • Rend Lake College • Shawnee Health • SI NOW! • SIU: Office of Innovation and Economic Development • Southern Illinois Healthcare • Southern Illinois Workforce Development Board • SSM Health • More...