ALL FAST Talks have been POSTPONED until further notice.


11:30am – 1:30pm

Attract & Retain For The Future!

Working together to manufacture the workforce of tomorrow

Join us as we share best practices in manufacturing to attract and retain employees. Hear how companies across the country and in Ohio are creating a reliable and sustainable workforce.

Event Includes:

  • Recent retention report findings
  • Strategies to attract the younger generations
  • Strategies to retain all generations
  • Overall workforce development conversation to help manufacturers stay competitive
  • Opportunity to network with peers

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Presented by:

Denise Ball

Denise Ball is a Workforce Development Specialist for ToolingU-SME, an industry leader in manufacturing workforce education and development. She has served as a practitioner of best-in-class learning and development techniques for the manufacturing industry for over 25 years.  Her extensive background includes workforce development for customized training at Lakeland Community College in Ohio.  She also brings hands-on experience in manufacturing as she assisted her family in running a small machine shop for several years.  For the past 8 years, she has guided the implementation of workforce education and skills training into corporations across the globe to help develop their workforce with success, as well as facilitated workshops on best practices and various webinars.  She resides in Ohio with her husband and has 5 children.

Space is limited! Reserve your spot today.

Manufacturers $15
Non-manufacturers $20
lunch is included

11:30am – 1:30pm

Daniel J. Curran Place

University of Dayton Research Institute

1700 S. Patterson Blvd.

Dayton, Ohio 45409