Hawkeye hosts manufacturing conference

WATERLOO – Hawkeye Community College is hosting the Cedar Valley Manufacturing Conference on Wednesday, Oct. 5 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Van G. Miller Adult Learning Center at 120 Jefferson St. 

 There will be a panel discussion on people, process and performance with local business owners, led by Making Chips, a podcast by manufacturing leaders designed to equip and inspire other leaders in the industry.

The conference will also include a session on workforce retention, an overview of the plans for Hawkeye’s new automation and robotics center at TechWorks and a presentation on the state of manufacturing in Iowa.

For more information or to register, go to hawkeyecollege.edu/manufacturing or call (319) 296-4290.