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Video Event | Strengthening U.S. Manufacturing: Restoring the Industrial Commons

Video Event | Strengthening U.S. Manufacturing: Restoring the Industrial Commons

Please be advised: This event will premiere on this page at 12:00 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, September 29.

Join Hudson Institute and the Manufacturing Policy Initiative (MPI) at Indiana University for a discussion series entitled “Strengthening U.S. Manufacturing.” The discussions will conclude with Manufacturing Day on October 2, 2020, with an event hosted by MPI featuring representatives of the presidential campaigns.

The event will address the loss of substantial manufacturing capabilities in the U.S. through outsourcing and the weakening of the industrial commons in recent decades. It will also address options that policymakers can employ to reverse the trend.

Panel experts will summarize the impact of increased reliance on outsourcing on the strength and competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing while also suggesting policy changes U.S. leaders can take to curtail and reverse the trends.

Hudson Institute Senior Fellow Tom Duesterberg will moderate the event.


Tom Duesterberg

Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute

Sridhar Kota

Herrick Professor of Engineering at the University of Michigan and the Founding Executive Director at MForesight: Alliance for Manufacturing Foresight

Sue G. Smith

Vice President for the Technology & Applied Sciences Division and Corporate Executive for Advanced Manufacturing, Ivy Tech Community College

Bill Osborne

Senior Vice President of Enterprise Operations, The Boeing Company

Zoul Ballman

Senior Supply Chain Manager, Tsuchyia Group North American

Hudson Experts