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September 20, 2022 @ 12:00 am

March 29, 2017   German-American Forum – Industry 4.0: Opportunities and Challenges in CT
German-American Business Forum Networking ReceptionPlease join us for a reception to welcome the delegation visiting from the State of Baden-Württemberg, led by Theresia Bauer, Minister of Science, Research and Arts, and Andreas Deuschle, Chairman of the Science, Research and Arts Committee of the state parliament. Network with executives and investors in the Connecticut business community, other leading manufacturing companies, Connecticut economic development officials, and government and education leaders.

Hors d’oeuvres and cocktails will be served.


DATE: Tuesday, March 28, 2017
TIME: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Welcoming remarks at 7:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Hartford Hilton

Grand Ballroom

315 Trumbull Street
Hartford, CT

QUESTIONS: Lori Guminiak at CohnReznick at lori.guminiak@cohnreznick.com or 959-200-7281

Please register by March 23.
German-American Business Forum: Industry 4.0 – Opportunities and Challenges in CT

Leaders from Connecticut and Baden-Württemberg representing industry, government, and research institutions will showcase CT’s attractiveness for German investment as an epicenter of manufacturing, technology, and innovation. Program highlights will include:

  • A celebration of existing German-American partnerships and investments
  • How Industry 4.0/Internet of Things is revolutionizing manufacturing here and abroad
  • Reflections on best practices, future industry growth opportunities, supportive resources, and prospects for further investment in Connecticut
  • Existing challenges for advanced manufacturing in terms of trade, innovation and workforce
  • The way forward—incubating ideas, expanding global collaborations
DATE: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Registration 9:30 – 10:00 a.m.
LOCATION: Connecticut State Capitol
Old Judiciary Room210 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT
QUESTIONS: Hedy Ayers at CRCOG at hayers@crcog.org or 860-522-2217 ext. 234

Please register by March 23.


Stewart “Chip” Beckett, Policy Board Chairman, Capitol Region Council of Governments

James Kask, Connecticut German American Business Forum

Dannel P. Malloy, Governor, State of Connecticut

Ralf Horlemann, Consul General, German Consulate General Boston

Theresia Bauer, Minister of Science, Research and the Arts, Baden-Württemberg Landtag
Andreas Deuschle, Chairman of the Science, Research, and Arts Committee, Baden-Württemberg Landtag, and Head of Delegation

Andre Sharon, Director, Fraunhofer Center for Manufacturing Innovation (Keynote)

Peter Hoecklin, President and Chief Executive Officer, Trumpf Inc.

David Parekh, Corporate Vice President, Research, and Director, United Technologies Research Center

Kazem Kazerounian, Dean, UCONN School of Engineering

Catherine Smith, Commissioner, Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development

Lyle Wray, Executive Director, Capitol Region Council of Governments




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September 20, 2022
12:00 am