The goal of this event is to provide businesses and organizations in SW Pennsylvania and all of WV who are -or would like to be- part of the defense manufacturing community with real world, supply chain gaps and challenges faced by multiple agencies in the DOD (US Army, Defense Logistics Agency, US Marine Corp, US Navy, AMNOW). Addressed by these presentations will be:
It is our hope that this event will provide manufacturers with opportunities to address supply chain gaps and challenges; to make connections with DOD entities; and to help bring more defense manufacturing business to our region.
Open to businesses, organizations, and academic institutions in the following counties:
Pitt Center for Advanced Manufacturing (UPCAM) as part of the Aim Higher Consortium
AIM Higher Consortium
The AIM Higher Consortium is a wide-ranging program funded by the Department of Defense (DOD) with the goal of strengthening the defense supply chain in the Greater Pittsburgh region of Southwest Pennsylvania and West Virginia. AIM Higher focuses on the exploration and adoption of advanced manufacturing technology such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, additive manufacturing, cybersecurity, and more.