Manufacturing the Future of Aerospace & Defense

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 8:30am to 5:00pm

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Ronald Tutor Campus Center (TCC), Ballroom
Los Angeles, CA 90089

AMP SoCal Bi-Annual Meeting

Join AMP SoCal at the USC Tutor Campus Center Ballroom for its industry-focused Bi-Annual Meeting on November 14.

The keynote presentation will be delivered by Lt Colonel Robert M. Atkins (Deputy, Generation and Ops Division, Launch Enterprise Directorate, USAF Space Command), who has nearly 20 years of space system experience within all Air Force Space Command mission areas.

The meeting will also highlight an innovative approach to manufacturing workforce development through the Uniquely Abled CNC Training Program.

Panelists from leading local A&D companies including: DAQRI, Rocket Lab, NovaWurks, Morf3D, Aerojet Rocketdyne, and Verisurf will highlight the meeting's theme: Manufacturing the Future of Aerospace & Defense.

The late afternoon Economic Development Workshop will explore how local economic development agencies can support manufacturing in their community and discuss opportunities within public-private partnerships. Economic Development Representative, Wilfred Marshall from the US Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration, will speak during the Bi-Annual Meeting and afternoon workshop. The day will conclude with a reception and light hors d'oeuvres.

Register by November 3 to take advantage of the Early Bird registration prices which includes continental breakfast and a networking lunch. Registration deadline is November 13.  

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

AMP SoCal Bi-Annual Meeting
8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Economic Development Workshop/Reception
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

USC Ronald Tutor Campus Center Ballroom
3607 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Registration Fee
Early Bird Registration

  • $75 Bi-Annual ONLY
  • $90 Bi-Annual & Economic Development Workshop
  • $25 Economic Development Workshop ONLY

Register after November 3

  • $100 Bi-Annual ONLY
  • $120 Bi-Annual & Economic Development Workshop
  • $25 Economic Development Workshop ONLY

Price includes continental breakfast and networking lunch.

Note: $12 Parking is not included

About AMP SoCal - The Advanced Manufacturing Partnership of Southern California (AMP SoCal) is a collaboration of government, academia and industry united in the common goal of strengthening the industrial ecosystem for aerospace and defense (A&D) manufacturers throughout the 10-county Southern California region. The Price School-USC Center for Economic Development leads the AMP SoCal effort, in partnership with the City of Los Angeles, and more than 135 companies and organizations. Together the AMP SoCal network leverages the combined knowledge, innovation and support of its members to grow and sustain the A&D industry and its supply chain. To learn more about how AMP SoCal is building a better future for the A&D industry, visit

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University Park Campus



Price School of Public Policy
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