Workforce Partnership Seminar

Upcoming Seminar – April 20, 2023

Diversity in Manufacturing, Statewide Tour of
Manufacturing, & 2MTEC

The Minnesota State Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence and the Engineering Center of Excellence are working together with the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) to bring information about the Diversity in Manufacturing Initiative (DiMi): Increasing BIPOC Representation in Manufacturing.

Join us as Adesewa Adesiji, Workforce Strategy Consultant with the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development presents on DiMi. In the next few years, Manufacturing will need to welcome a more diverse workforce to meet future demand. Join this free seminar to learn more about this, the upcoming 2MTEC conference, and the Statewide Tour of Manufacturing.


11:30a – 12:30p            Networking Lunch

12:30p – 1:15p              Diversity in Manufacturing Initiative

1:15p – 1:30p                Q&A

1:30p – 1:40p                Minnesota Manufactured Technical Education Conference (2MTEC)

1:40p – 2:00p                Statewide Tour of Manufacturing

2:00p – 2:15p                Sponsorship of Center Initiatives

2:15p – 2:30p                Q&A

The seminar will be held in person at Central Lakes College, 1830 Airport Rd., Staples, MN 56479 – Room B205 from 11:30 am – 2:30 pm. Lunch and networking opportunities will start at 11:30 am. Please fill out the registration form below. Registration is limited to 40 for the in-person meeting.

Or attend via Zoom from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm. Zoom Registration:

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