Speakers

COQUITLAM, BRITISH COLUMBIA

KEYNOTE PANEL DISCUSSION | Time: 9-10am

FREE TO ATTEND
Limited Seating Available

RESERVE YOUR SEAT!
Don’t miss a morning panel discussion with three prominent B.C. manufacturers!
The session will discuss challenges in the marketplace, government involvement in industry, and the effect of U.S. market pressures in western Canada.
Come learn how top manufacturers are addressing the pressing issues of the day. Discuss with your peers the way forward to manufacturing success in 2017 and beyond.

 

 Ed Beange

 

Edwin BeangePresident, Hansen Industries Ltd.
Edwin Beange has been the owner and president of Hansen Industries Ltd. since 1991. Prior to Hansen, he worked as a program and project manager at an aerospace company; MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates (MDA), and at a scientific instrument manufacturer; Bruker Spectrospin (Canada) Ltd.
Beange has belonged to two CEO mentorship groups for over ten years, The Executive Group (TEC) and Manufacturers Executive Committee (MEC) that is part of the Manufacturers and Exporters Association of Canada.

 

Vanessa Heim

Vanessa HeimStrategic Development Manager, Brenco Industries Ltd.
Vanessa Heim is the strategic development manager at Brenco Industries Ltd., a Delta, B.C.-based metal cutting, forming, fabrication and processing solutions provider. She is a board member of the Young Professionals Council of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Assocation, Int’l (FMA), and a member of TEC Canada.

 

 Andrew Wynn-Williams

 

Moderator: Andrew Wynn-WilliamsDivisional Vice President, British Columbia, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters
Wynn-Williams is responsible for CME BC’s strategic vision, managing relations with members and advocating on behalf of their interests. He is also responsible for liaison with government and other stakeholders such as the coalition of industry groups and other economic developers. In addition, he leads teams to create new CME programs to bring additional value to members through advocacy, training and business development.