Featuring Elle Shelley on Co-Creation & Rusty McCarty on Workforce

The Co-creation Movement is growing by bringing products to market faster through direct collaboration with customers. Elle Shelley will discuss the importance of working with customers to create streamlined innovation that brings a better customer experience and produces a mutually valued outcome. 

Workforce has been a hot topic in the industry for years. Many companies are realizing that the current educational system is not creating a future workforce with the skills they need to succeed - so what are you doing right now to connect with youth and cultivate interests, skills and experience they will need to work for you? Rusty McCarty from CustomEd will review 5 best practices to get youth excited and engaged in educational experiences to increase the number of qualified future employees.

Vermeer will then follow up this presentation, as they will discuss what they are doing on a local level to help close the workforce gap in agriculture and construction.  These topics, along with a market update from James Diffely, will be a part of this complimentary program. 

Date: Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: 9720 E Central Ave, Wichita, KS 67206


Elle Shelley
Chief Marketing Officer
Local Motors

Rusty McCarty
Chief Experience Officer & President

James Diffely
Senior Director
IHS Economics’ Consulting Services

Whitney Wilkinson
Acquisition Manager
Vermeer Corporation


June 5, 2017
Time: 5 pm - 7 pm
Location: Marriott Wichita, 9100 Corporate Hills Dr., Wichita, KS | Topeka Room

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