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The Executives' Club Of Chicago Innovation Council Program To Discuss Chicago's Role In Digital Manufacturing

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CHICAGO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago was recently awarded the first of two national institutes that will combine public and private resources to foster manufacturing innovation.

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On June 2, hear The Executives' Club of Chicago panel of expert innovators discuss how the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute will revitalize high-tech manufacturing. The panelists will share how the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute will establish a research and development facility in Chicago aimed at revitalizing the nation's manufacturing base. Designed to significantly reduce development and deployment costs, it will generate billions of dollars in value for the industrial marketplace as well as contribute to Chicago's economic vision and help drive the city's growth agenda.

Panelists from Rolls-Royce Corporation, the City of Chicago, UI LABS, KPMG LLP and the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute will be discussing this groundbreaking topic.

Program Details

    --  Innovation Council Program, Monday, June 2In conjunction with The
        Executives' Club of Chicago Innovation CouncilHosted by: KPMG
        LLP"Digital Manufacturing: Chicago's Role in Revitalizing U.S.
        Manufacturing"University of Chicago Gleacher Center - 450 N. Cityfront
        Plaza Drive; Chicago, IL 60611Registration and Networking: 5:00 p.m.;
        Panel Discussion: 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Panelists:

-- Dr. Dean Bartles, Executive Director, Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute -- Daniel Hartman, Manufacturing Methods and Digital Manufacturing Design Innovation Lead, Rolls-Royce Corporation -- Steve Koch, Deputy Mayor, City of Chicago -- Caralynn Nowinski, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director, UI LAB

Moderator:

-- Steven Hill, Vice Chairman, Strategic Investments, KPMG LLPWith Special Remarks from: John Veihmeyer, Global Chairman, KPMG International and Chairman & CEO, KPMG U.S.

For more information regarding this program or about The Executives' Club of Chicago please visit www.executivesclub.org.

About The Executives' Club of Chicago:
The Executives' Club is Chicago's premier membership and business forum. For more than one hundred years, The Club has been a valued resource for Chicago's business leaders - connecting members, and providing opportunities for strategic relationship development, access to intellectual exchange and world class speakers, and enhanced exposure to the global business community. Through its Global Leaders, Women's Leadership, Chicago CEO Series and other programming, The Club brings together business, civic and academic leaders from all industries to discuss strategies that address challenges and opportunities affecting Chicago and the world. For more information on The Club, visit ExecutivesClub.org.

About The Executives' Club of Chicago's Innovation Council: Composed of senior executives from leading Chicagoland enterprises, the Innovation Council establishes criteria for industry innovation recognition and awards including business concepts, products, and services in Chicago. Founding Innovation Council members include Baxter, a leader in healthcare for more than 80 years; Catamaran, Fortune's fastest growing company in 2011; KPMG, recognized for its technology advisory practice and Motorola Solutions, whose innovations help government and enterprise customers be more effective and more efficient. For more information, visit Convene.Executivesclub.org.

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