Rhode Island Business Strong Summit

Thursday, March 8th at 5:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 10th from 8 to Noon



TO ATTEND CLICK HERE (tickets not available at the door)

Rocky Hill School
Flynn Academic Center, 530 Ives Road, East Greenwich, RI


Thursday, March 8th Evening Keynote Speaker:

Lt. Governor Dan McKee

Cocktail Reception and Small Business Forum with Q & A

Saturday, March 10th Morning Presentations

7:30 to 8 a.m. Continental Breakfast

8 to Noon Sessions

(50 minutes each, opportunity to attend 3)


Session 1

Growth in Manufacturing at General Dynamics Electric Boat in Quonset

Speaker: Stacy Childers, Director of Human Resources at GDEB


Session 2

The Future of Work in an Artificial Intelligence/ Robotics World

Speaker: Dr. Jim Tracy, Headmaster of Rocky Hill School

Co-chair of Mass Robotics Future of Work Committee and co-author of book with Greg Toppo of USA Today

Session 3

Tactical People Tools – Maximizing Your Company Culture

Speaker: Karl Wadensten, President of VIBCO

Commerce RI Board Member and Vice Chair of the Governor’s Lean RI Operational Excellence

Session 4

Arts in Business in the 21st Century

Speaker: Babette Allina, Director of Government and Corporate Relations, Rhode Island School of Design


Session 5

State of Cybersecurity with Solutions for Small to Mid-Size Businesses

Speaker: Sally Kenyon Grant, Vice President of Point3 Security 


Tickets are $35 for both sessions or $25 Saturday and $15 Thursday

 (tickets must be purchased in advance)

For additional information, call 401.295.5566


CALL: 401-295-5566

8045 Post Rd, North Kingstown, RI 02852


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