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December 17, 2018

Why Are Students Choosing The Metals Industry? Join MSCI’s Tubular Conference To Gain Insight

Registration for MSCI’s Tubular Conference is still open. As a reminder, the conference will feature Alan Beaulieu, president, ITR Economics; James Gagliano, Thayer Leader Development Group faculty; Donald McNeeley, president and CEO, Chicago Tube and Iron Company; and Barry Zekelman, executive chairman and chief executive officer, Zekelman Industries.

Zekelman will share his outlook on the tubing industry while Dr. McNeeley will share his perspective on challenges in recruiting, training and retaining top talent in the metals industry and will interview a panel of students from the Texas A&M Industrial Distribution program to hear their insights on career decisions.

Additionally, Roger Welling, vice president of Ryder Integrated Logistics, will discuss the future of the trucking industry. Trucking and transportation is a serious concern for the metals sector. Welling will share his expertise on the reality of driverless trucks, new regulations, and increased costs that will affect the metals industry. He also will report on the continued hiring shortages faced by the trucking and transportation sectors. Join MSCI Jan. 15-16, 2019, in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Click here to learn more and to register.