Featuring Dr. Irene Petrick, Penn State University Professor; Carl Pope, Former Executive Director, Sierra Club; Sridhar Kota, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan. Moderated by Scott Paul, President, Alliance for American Manufacturing. An in-depth discussion on the current state and future of American manufacturing. Our panelists touch on the shift from low-cost/low-wage manufacturing, to a high-tech focus in the US. They also talk about the need for collaboration both among companies, as well as between state and federal government in order to ensure the best outcomes for American manufacturers.