SPE DEI Events 2021-2022

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Manufacturing

SPE presents a series of four roundtables based around diversity, equity, and inclusion in manufacturing.

Co-located at Informa’s Advanced Manufacturing Events regional trade shows (except for the virtual January event) with pavilions for plastics, packaging, automation technology, medical design and manufacturing, and design engineering and manufacturing.

The purpose of this event is to begin an industry-wide dialogue around DEI issues. Attendees will hear how top private and public companies are fostering DEI throughout their organizations. Learn to raise awareness, recognize personal bias, change your company’s culture, increase supplier diversity, explore the benefits of creating a more inclusive manufacturing environment, and more!

Dates & Locations

January 27-28, 2022
Virtual Event
April 11-12, 2022
Anaheim, CA
Anaheim Convention Center
June 13-14, 2022
Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Convention Center
November 2022
Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis Convention Center

This educational program is provided as a service of SPE. The views and opinions expressed on this or any SPE educational program are those of the Speaker(s) and/or the persons appearing with the Speaker(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Society of Plastics Engineers, Inc. (SPE) or its officials, employees or designees. To comment or to present an opposing or supporting opinion, please contact us at info@4SPE.org.

Refund Policy for Events

Refunds will be granted up to 30 days before the event. Registration may not be transferred.

Copyright & Permission to Use

SPE may take photographs and audio/video recordings during the conference, pre-conference meetings and receptions that may include attendees within sessions, networking areas, exhibition areas, and other areas associated with the conference both inside and outside of the venue. By registering for this event, all attendees are providing permission for SPE to use this material at its discretion on SPE's websites, marketing materials, and publications. SPE retains ownership of copyright to all photographs and audio/video recording obtained at this event and attendees may request copies of any material in which they are included.

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In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.

Martin Luther King Jr.