More Speakers Announced for the Precision Metalforming Association's 2nd Annual Women in Manufacturing Summit

More speakers have been announced for the Women in Manufacturing Summit 2012, hosted by the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) at the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee, Wis., on October 29-30. The Summit is the largest gathering of women manufacturing leaders in the United States, according to PMA.

The additional speakers who will address more than 200 leading women manufacturing executives, managers and supervisors from across the U.S. include:

Jonathan Barry, Deputy Secretary, Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development

Jane Warner, Executive Vice President, Illinois Tool Works Inc, Glenview, IL

Mary Schiebel, principal and founder of Trefoil Group, Milwaukee, WI

These speakers join The Hon. Rebecca Kleefisch, Lt. Governor of Wisconsin; Gail Lione, former chief compliance officer, executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of Harley-Davidson; Gayle Tauber, entrepreneur and founder of Kashi Company; and other speakers previously announced.

The summit will be held on Monday, October 29, 2012, from 12:30 PM – 5:30 PM, followed by a welcome reception and networking dinner. The summit continues on Tuesday, October 30, 2012, from 8:00 AM – 3:45 PM. All sessions will be held at the Pfister Hotel, 424 East Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, Wis. 

The 2012 summit includes roundtables led by top female leaders on professional development, leadership and mentoring, and marketing and creativity, and four new educational tracks on negotiation, talent attraction, project and risk management, and maintaining business in a tough economy.

For complete program details visit Accredited media can register for the conference by contacting Caitlin Andrews at 202-828-7637 or via e-mail: