Rhode Island Business Strong Summit

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


$15 Thursday

 SATURDAY IS FREE thanks to our Sponsor RI College Bound!


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

Speakers: Sally Kenyon Grant, Vice President of Point3 Security and Tony Adams, Senior Architect at SecureWorks



For additional information, call 401.295.5566


CALL: 401-295-5566

8045 Post Rd, North Kingstown, RI 02852


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