Pierce County Aerospace Summit set for July 23

Jim Billings, The Boeing Co.’s director of market analysis, will discuss the worldwide aerospace marketplace as keynote speaker at thePierce County Aerospace Summit.

The summit, July 23 at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center, will help local vendors and manufacturers learn about lean manufacturing practices, procurement opportunities and emerging foreign markets.

In addition to Billings, the summit will feature state Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn. Dorn will lead a discussion about training the next generation workforce.

More information and registration for the event is available at