October 3, 2016
Update on our recent work to build U.S. manufacturing
1. Recent national visibility for the Reshoring Initiative:
a. August 27 - PBS NewsHour Weekend included several minutes of presentation and interview b. An interview with MarketPlace for NPR. c. Sept 7 - Panel on POTUS2016. d. Sept 14 - Spoke at the National Press Club in DC on “What the Next President Should Do About U.S. Manufacturing: An Agenda for the First 100 Days." (Also on the agenda: Sen. Sessions, Sen. Coons) e. September 31 - Our article appeared in the Manufacturing and Skills in America insert in USA Today 2. IMTS (116,000 attendee mfg. trade show): a. September 13 and 15 - Center Stage between the North and South Halls at McCormick Place at 9:30 (Commerce Secr. Pritzker had the same slot on the 12th). b. September 12 - Signed copies of a book I co-authored at the AAM booth from 11:00am to 1:00pm on Monday, with AAM’s Scott Paul. c. September 15 - Press briefing, see powerpoint here.