PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The WMF2017 will assemble global policy experts and industry leaders from large multinationals to small-to-medium sized enterprises, and academic leaders to discuss the policy, economic, social, and technical challenges that influence global manufacturing. The theme for this forum is “Towards a Digital Market and Connected Manufacturing Ecosystems” and will explore:

  • Industrial Policies for Digital and Interconnected Manufacturing Market
  • Connected Factories and Value Chains
  • Digital Workforce & Future Manufacturing Jobs
  • Energy and Resources Efficient Manufacturing
  • New Business Models & Service Engineering
  • Technology Trends for the Factory of the Future

Speakers are expected to present policy views supporting and defining manufacturing megatrends such as the digitalization of industry, challenges for SMEs in the global marketplace, manufacturing intelligence, social innovation as a driver for new products, services, and technologies, financial challenges that affect industrialized and emerging economies, the circular economy and zero waste, and other disruptive technologies.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The WMF2017 will assemble global policy experts and industry leaders from large multinationals to small-to-medium sized enterprises, and academic leaders to discuss the policy, economic, social, and technical challenges that influence global manufacturing. The theme for this forum is “Towards a Digital Market and Connected Manufacturing Ecosystems” and more can be found at the link below.

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25+ Qualified Speakers

25+ Qualified Speakers are expected. More information to come.

6 Challenging Sessions

  • Industrial Policies for Digital Market and Interconnected Manufacturing Market
  • Connected Factories and Value Chains
  • Digital Workforce & Future Manufacturing Jobs
  • Energy and Resources Efficient Manufacturing
  • New Business Models & Service Engineering
  • Technology Trends for the Factory of the Future

Committees

More information will be posted soon.

Exhibitions

More information will be posted soon including opportunities for exhibitors.

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Workshops

IMS supports the Project Clustering program and will conduct workshops for researchers under Industry 4.0 topics. More information to follow.

 

Industrial Tours

Three industrial tours are planned to international companies in the Monterrey area. More information will be posted soon.

 

Expected Attendance

Based on prior events, 500 Attendees from many industries are expected to the WMF 2017. In the recent events, more than 400 selected attendees have listened to the opinions of high-level speakers such as Mauro Fenzi, CEO of Comau, Guillaume Vendroux, CEO of DELMIA, Rainer Kallenbach, Chairman of the Executive Board for Bosch Software Innovations, James Heppelmann, President and CEO of PTC, Ernst Stöckl-Pukall, Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy in Germany, Roberto Maroni, President of the Lombardy Region, just to name a few of over thirty executive suite industrialists and policy-makers from our 2016 event.