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MEP National Network Update Meeting

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Register Now for MEP National Network Virtual Events!

  • Sept. 22, 1-4:30 p.m. EDT – MEP Advisory Board Meeting
  • Sept. 23, 1-3 p.m. EDT – MEP National Network™ Update Meeting
  • Sept. 23, 3:30-4:30 p.m. EDT – Virtual Retirement Recognition Event: Carroll Thomas

MEP Advisory Board Meeting

On Sept. 22 from 1-4:30 p.m. EDT, the MEP Advisory Board will meet virtually to hear updates from NIST MEP senior management as well as a report out on national and state economic challenges and opportunities, data trends and to discuss future themes for NIST MEP’s Competitive Awards Program. The Board’s Supply Chain Development, MEP National Network Strategic Plan 2023-2028 and Executive Committee Working Groups will also present and get full Board feedback.  Please note, the Advisory Board meeting on 9/22/2020 is being hosted on a separate event platform and therefore requires a separate registration.  The MEP Advisory Board Meeting agenda is now available.

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED: The registration deadline was 9/16/2020; to inquire about continued availability please contact Cheryl Gendron

MEP National Network Update Meeting

The following afternoon, Sept. 23 from 1-3 p.m. EDT (note new time), the MEP National NetworkTM will come together virtually for updates on activities from across the Network. A major theme will be how best to continue to position the Network to provide key services to strengthen and empower U.S. manufacturers during this unprecedented time. Planned speakers include:

  • Dr. Walter Copan, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and NIST Director
  • Mojdeh Bahar, NIST Associate Director for Innovation and Industry Services
  • Carroll Thomas, MEP Director
  • Rob Ivester, MEP Deputy Director
  • Carrie Hines, American Small Manufacturers Coalition President and CEO, and Foundation for Manufacturing Excellence Executive Director

The MEP National Network Update Meeting agenda is now available.

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED: The registration deadline was 9/16/2020; to inquire about continued availability please contact Cheryl Gendron

Virtual Retirement Recognition Event for Carroll Thomas

The afternoon will finish with a very special send-off for MEP Director Carroll Thomas as she retires. The virtual retirement event begins at 3:30 p.m. EDT and will feature various speakers. Attendees can leave personal notes for Carroll through the Q&A feature on the virtual event platform. These notes, along with longer messages and photos submitted to Monica.Claussen@nist.gov by Sept. 30, will be collected in a memory book presented to Carroll after the event.

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED: The registration deadline was 9/16/2020; to inquire about continued availability please contact Cheryl Gendron

Plan to join us for any or all of these virtual events.
They are free and open to the public, but registration is required.

Created August 11, 2020, Updated September 17, 2020