SME Annual Conference covers manufacturing velocity
Annual SME Conference provides connections, trends, and developments for nearly every area of manufacturing, organizers say, featuring innovations that can change how things are manufactured.
Are you where you want to be in manufacturing? Do you know which direction to go? How soon will you get there? To succeed in manufacturing, you need to: be aware of the most recent trends and developments, use innovation, and have the leadership to execute.
Manufacturing Velocity: SME Annual Conference provides insights and connections to accelerate you and your company, according to SME. Discover the year's biggest trends and developments from nearly every technology area of manufacturing. Dive into the innovations that are changing the way — and the products — people manufacture. Find and discover solutions for today's critical manufacturing challenges. The conference runs June 5-7, 2011, at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue in Bellevue, WA.
SME provides resources to manufacturers including technical solutions, business growth, and career enhancement. SME describes the event as "an intensive, fast-paced, high-value couple of days." Paid conference registration includes a one-year membership to SME. If you're already a member, your paid registration includes a one-year renewal at your next renewal date.
Conference features include:
- Keynote: take the limits off your own velocity.
- 2011 Innovations That Could Change the Way You Manufacture
- Your choice of two interactive tours at Nintendo North America OR Boeing-Everett
- Edited by Gust Gianos, CFE Media, Control Engineering, www.controleng.com
- Events & Awards
- Magazine Archives
- Oil & Gas Engineering
- Salary Survey
- Digital Reports
- Survey Prize Winners
- CFE Edu
Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey