Alfred S. Warren Jr., vice president in charge of industrial relations for the General Motors Corp., will give the keynote speech when the Western New York State Conference and Trades Exhibit opens at 9 a.m. Wednesday in the Buffalo Hilton.
The address will touch on the conference theme, "Educate, Communicate, Motivate and Participate."
Forty exhibitors are expected to display material about their products and services during the exhibit, which will be held through Thursday.
Former football coach Tony Mason, who coaches teams at Arizona State, the University of Michigan, Purdue and Cincinnati, will be the speaker at a lunch to be held in the hotel at noon.
On Thursday, the luncheon speaker will be Daniel Ward Anger, in charge of stress management and wellness at the State University at Buffalo.