AIM Higher Defense Manufacturing Summit

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The AIM Higher Consortium, in conjunction with the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University, would like to invite you to attend a Defense R&D Event on June 21 & 22. This event will focus on Defense technological and R&D needs and how our regional manufacturers and University researchers can help meet these needs. For more details, contact:

June 21, 2022 4:00 – 7:00pm

  • Location: Neighborhood 91 – 1300 Clinton Road, Clinton, PA 15026
  • Opening Reception:
    • Cocktail Reception
    • Welcome Remarks – Pitt Chancellor Patrick Gallagher 
    • Background Introductions:
      • AIM Higher
      • Neighborhood 91
      • Allegheny County Airport Authority
      • Buncher Property Mgmt
    • Facility Tours & Company Intros:
      • Wabtec, Cumberland, Arencibia + 2 new Tenants

June 22, 2022 8:30am – 5:00pm

  • Location: Mill 19, Hazelwood Green
    Mill 19 Building A – 4501 Lytle Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15207
  • Technical Presentations from DOD Agencies
    • Army DEVCOM
    • Air Force
    • IBAS (Industrial Base Analysis & Sustainment Program)
    • Marines
    • NASA
    • NAVSEA (Navy)
  • Informational Sessions
    • America Makes
    • ARM
    • CMU Manufacturing Futures Institute
    • Univ. of Pittsburgh Center for Advanced Manufacturing

The registration fee is $25 per day ($50 to attend the full event).

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If you’re a small or medium-sized manufacturer in the defense industry seeking to expand business and operational capabilities to strengthen the supply chain and create and maintain jobs, we’d love to hear from you. Please fill out the form and we’ll be in touch soon.