Workshop Dates
June 4 -5 , 2018

Advanced Technology Lab Focus Areas



High-Tech Welding/Fabrication

Industry Tours

Remo Drums


ADI Manufacturing

Keynote Speakers

Josh Papenbrook

Director of Global Supply Chain for Boston Scientific Neuromodulation

Josh Papenbrook is currently Director of Global Supply Chain for Boston Scientific Neuromodulation. He is responsible for the end-to-end planning and orchestration of the Division’s global supply chain network. Boston Scientific Neuromodulation develops electronic implantable technologies that help patients manage debilitating chronic pain and neurological conditions. 

Previously, Josh held roles across Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain within Boston Scientific, including in Materials, Logistics and Procurement. He also has extensive experience with hearing systems, including cochlear implants. Josh has been in the medical device field for over 12 years and has been directly involved with over $1B in revenue growth in this space. 

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from California Lutheran University and is currently working towards his MBA at California State University at Dominguez Hills. Josh lives locally in the Santa Clarita Valley with his wife and three children.

Chris Gandee, MBA, CWI

Manager of Educational Services at Lincoln Electric

Lincoln Electric is the world’s leading manufacturer of welding equipment and consumables. Our focus is on helping companies make their welding operations more effective, more efficient and more profitable.”