Connecticut Sustainability Conference

Sustainability Conference

Date(s) - 11/01/2018
Time(s): 8:30 am - 12:15 pm
Location: Pratt & Whitney Hangar/Museum
Address: 482 Airport Ave East Hartford CT 06108

Connecticut Sustainability Conference
11.1.18 | 482 Airport Ave, East Hartford
7:30 am: Networking breakfast | 8:30-12:15 pm: Program
Cost: $75 CBIA members, Pratt & Whitney suppliers | $100 regular price | $50 students

Register Now

Companies are becoming more successful and profitable by investing in sustainable technologies in many areas, including energy use, building science, water use, waste, and recycling.

Join your fellow business leaders from manufacturing and other industries as we explore innovations and practical applications in sustainability.

Among the topics we cover are Sustainable Technology: Trends & Opportunities and Incentives for Investing in Sustainable Technologies.

Our keynote speakers are:

Anastasia O’Rourke of Industrial Economics Inc., a Massachusetts-based consulting group
Andrea Pampanelli, group environmental manager, GKN, a global engineering firm

Our experts include:

S. Pamir Alpay, executive director, Innovation Partnership Building, UConn Tech Center
Ron Angelo, executive vice president, Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology
Bill Luchon, senior manufacturing engineer/environmental leader, Legrand
David Reitz, CEO, Inventec Performance Chemicals
John Strahley, managing director, Ironwood Capital Connecticut LLC.

Manufacturers of all sizes and sectors are strongly encouraged to attend.

This program is hosted by CBIA and Pratt & Whitney.

Details & Registration

Questions? Contact Lise Cliche (860.244.1977).


CONNSTEP solved a huge problem for us and helped us bring our delivery rate to 100%. As a direct result of that, we have been awarded with an increase in business which, ultimately, will also benefit (our supplier) Har-Conn.”

CT manufacturer Pegaasus

Chris DePentima

CEO, Pegasus Manufacturing Inc.

“I see great value in the new experiences and perspectives CONNSTEP brings to our business, at reasonable prices. They’re not like consultants, they’re like partners in the business – willing to roll up their sleeves and help.”

AGRussell logo

Mark Burzynski

President, Arthur G Russell Co

“CONNSTEP has proved to be a tremendous resource for ESI. CONNSTEP has helped us to adapt to today’s marketplace and remain a quality minded, competitive global player. Our ISO/TS16949 implementation process was efficient and rewarding. I look forward to our future projects with CONNSTEP.”

esi CT manufacturer

Ron Delfini

President, Engineering Specialties Inc.

“CONNSTEP worked with FuelCell Energy to educate and facilitate Lean initiatives and to help meet our needs to establish an overall production improvement plan. This plan has been utilized over a period of time as a ‘guiding light’ to spur numerous improvements that dramatically reduced our product cost.”

Tom Lucas

Manager, Fuel Cell Energy

“CONNSTEP is a valuable partner to Hologic, providing the expertise and ‘outside eyes’ everyone needs to keep their continuous improvement on track. We are now well-positioned on a dynamic growth path and look forward to a long-term relationship with CONNSTEP.”

Greg Safarik

VP Manufacturing Operations, Hologic

“Our experience working with CONNSTEP has brought us benefits we never expected. It’s a great team to work with!”

Bruce Wheeler

VP of Operations, Metal Finishing Technologies Inc.

“The goals of the team were to reduce manufacturing lead-time, reduce floor space utilized, and increase worker productivity. All the goals were met. CONNSTEP helped us to better compete.”

Tornik CT manufacturer

Dan Rubbo

General Manager, Tornik LLC

“The Business Growth Program is working well for us. We enhanced our website following the meetings to improve our SEO and become more visible to search engines. The segment on negotiating …  promoted changes in our thinking and improved how we interact with customers. The mentoring between sessions was helpful in boosting our progress.”

CT manufacturer Colonial Spring

Bill Lathrop

President, Colonial Spring Co.

Prev Next