Upcoming Events

DCMA Summer Conference

July 14

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This event is by invitation only. Open to manufacturers or a member who is not in manufacturing but at the Premium, Investor, and Economic Development Partner level,  please contact Chase Tyler (tickets are limited).

Dallas College | Garland Center
675 W. Walnut Street, Garland TX 75040

The  DCMA Summer Conference is brought to you by Title Sponsor:  Comerica Bank and Supporting Sponsors: Resource One Credit Union; Frost Bank and Property Tax Partners.  Designed to update manufacturers on the latest trends and issues that could impact their business and provide maximum opportunities for networking.

The conference includes three breakout sessions. The 40-minute concurrent sessions will run twice – giving guests the opportunity to attend two – and will include time for Q&A with the speakers.

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Supporting Sponsors:      

Breakout Sessions

Preparing the workforce for IIoT and Smart Manufacturing
Presented by Kent Powell, Amatrol’s Vice President of Global Sales

  • The state of manufacturing today is facing the same issues they have dealt with for decades.
  • What is Smart Manufacturing and how are manufacturers embracing it?
  • How to prepare the workforce for Smart Manufacturing.


Talent and Acquisition Development: Direct strategies for engaging with employees 
Presented by Dr. Tim Samuels, Dallas College’s Corporate Partnerships Regional Director & Martha Fernandez, Dallas College’s Sr. Director of Employer Resource Center

  • Employment data
  • Dallas College resources to fulfill your staffing needs
  • Access to training for upskilling employees


Become A Part of The Texas Manufacturing Network: Learn how this Sustainment platform is changing the supply chain
Presented by Mike Boyte, TMAC Manufacturing Lean Advisor

  • AI-powered search by process, location, certification, and industry
  • Secure file sharing up to 150GB
  • Secure in-app messaging and communications
  • The ability to request quotes from your short list of multiple vendors at one time
  • TMAC verified suppliers and vendors

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