Upcoming events for Oregon Manufacturers

Cybersecurity Forum – October 19

The Pacific Northwest has been the site for a pilot program to help manufacturers comply with cybersecurity requirements. Based on feedback from this program, we are launching a monthly check in to provide relevant information… and lots of time for your questions to be answered by our cybersecurity expert panel.
The content will be targeted to both management and technical staff working toward cybersecurity compliance with the Department of Defense’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) and other cybersecurity efforts.

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Hydrogen Power 101: The Next Generation of Energy – October 26

Hydrogen power is a non-carbon emitting technology that is among the best options available for manufacturers and industrial activities that require large quantities of natural gas. There are many questions about hydrogen including:
– What is hydrogen?
– How and when it can be deployed?
– Which utilities will be deploying it– How much will it cost?

Prosper Portland has assembled a group of experts that are going to help answer these questions and more. Presenters include the following experts:

– Michelle Detwiler, Renewable Hydrogen Alliance

– Martina Steinkusz, Renewable Hydrogen Alliance

– David White, Columbia Hyfuel

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How Smaller Manufacturers Can Develop Risk Management Strategies for their Supply Chains – October 20
Learn how to mitigate the business risks of today’s disruptions while building a more resilient supply chain.

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How Oregon Manufacturers Can Take Advantage of the Onboarding Process to Improve  Employee Engagement and Retention – October 29

Onboarding sets the tone and momentum for an employee’s engagement and retention; however, it is often a process that is misunderstood or underutilized.  What is it, and how can Oregon manufacturers utilize onboarding to improve engagement and retention of their workforce?

Join Tami Trout of OMEP to discuss suggestions to improve the onboarding experience, including example tools or templates, for deeper connections between employees and managers. This virtual event is an interactive online experience. As a group, we will have candid conversations around successes and challenges, and a guided discussion.

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METALS & COMPOSITES B2B NETWORKING PROGRAM – November 17

Calling all metals and composites manufacturers! Attend this interactive experience to generate new customers and suppliers. Prosper Portland is partnering with OMEP Impact Washington, OMIC R&D, and Business Oregon to conduct our online B2B Matchmaking event that provides maximum benefits to participants.

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The team will put participants in front of as many viable buyers and suppliers as possible. Among the benefits of using Zoom is that our team can cast a wide net to recruit manufacturing participants from anywhere in the world. For this program, we’re focusing on Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, and Japan.

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