Virtual Info Session: PPE Resilience Grant Program for Macomb Manufacturers

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Name: Virtual Info Session: PPE Resilience Grant Program for Macomb Manufacturers
Date: August 26, 2020
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:


Macomb County manufacturers are invited to attend a virtual info session Aug. 26 at 11 a.m. to learn about Automation Alley's Personal Protective Equipment Resilience Grant Program to see if your company qualifies for a financial investment to purchase Industry 4.0 and state-of-the art digital technologies. Funded by Oakland and Macomb Counties, the grant program was created to address the urgent need to move companies into digital manufacturing as fast as possible to help position our region as an agile, digital-ready essential source of manufactured goods like PPE in times of national crisis while improving our response to future disruptions.


Tom Kelly, CEOAutomation Alley

Tom Kelly is a globally recognized expert on Industry 4.0 and its impact on business. As executive director and CEO of Automation Alley, Michigan’s Industry 4.0 knowledge center, Kelly oversees strategic planning and all ongoing activities for the organization, including programs and services designed to help businesses increase revenue, reduce costs and make strategic decisions during a time of rapid technological change.


Vicky RadDirector, Department of Planning and Economic Development, Macomb County

Rad has a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems from Baker College, a Master of Science in administration with a concentration in leadership from Central Michigan University and a master’s certificate in government contracting administration from George Washington University. She currently serves as vice president of the Michigan Chapter of Women in Defense and chair for the Michigan Automotive and Defense Cyber Awareness Team (MADCAT). Rad is also involved in the program council for Leadership Macomb, the membership committee for Michigan Economic Developers Association and is a board member for Advance Michigan.



Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
11-11:45 a.m
Contact Information:
Contact Automation Alley at 800-427-5100 or
This is a free livestream-only event. 
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