Stop in our next Shift 2.0 Peer Group meeting on July 16, 2024 at Buffalo Manufacturing Works. This special meeting will be open to members of Shift 2.0 companies for a joint presentation and discussion. We have invited three esteemed speakers, Rob Leteste (Invest Buffalo Niagara), Dr. Kemper Lewis (University at Buffalo) and Randi Murphy (Goodwill), to participate in a panel discussion focused on workforce and economic development issues in Western New York. Ben Rand will moderate the discussion, which will be followed by a Q&A session.


10:00-10:15AM: Breakfast and Networking

10:15-11:00AM: Workforce and Manufacturing Panel Discussion

11:00-11:30AM: Q&A and Discussion Session

11:30-12:00PM: Lunch Break

12:00-2:00PM: Meeting with Peer Group Members and Discussion about next steps.

For any questions regarding the upcoming meeting, feel free to email Carol at We look forward to a productive and engaging meeting. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with peers and discuss important topics affecting our industry.