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Keynote speakers confirmed for future of manufacturing conference, EMC

The Advantage Through Excellence conference explores solutions to the real challenges faced today by Canadian manufacturers


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The Advantage Through Excellence national conference will bring together Canadian manufacturers from all sectors across Canada, October 8 -10, in Vaughan, Ont.

The conference, produced by Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC), explores competitive advantages, opportunities and successes that can be achieved by manufacturers through peer-to-peer networking and sharing of best practices.

The event is for a national business audience and offers opportunities to showcase product, services or company visibility to a network of thousands of manufacturer decision makers. Attendees can take advantage of learning workshops, best-practice simulations, keynote speakers, plant tours and peer-to-peer networking.

EMC has confirmed the following keynote speakers:

  • Ron Kelusky, Government of Ontario, Chief Prevention Officer (CPO) (Day one – breakfast keynote
  • Douglas Porter, CFA, BMO Financial Group, Chief Economist (Day One – lunch keynote)
  • Dr. Michelle Chretien, Sheridan College, Director, Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and
  • Design Technologies (Day Two – breakfast keynote)
  • Dr. Jayson Myers, NGen – Next Generation Manufacturing Canada, CEO (Day Two – lunch keynote)

This year’s conference will showcase presentations in five streams:

  • Advanced Manufacturing & Innovation
  • Export Development & Growth
  • Operational Excellence
  • Future State of Manufacturing
  • Plant & Best Practice Tours

Click here for more information about the Advantage through Excellence – Future of Manufacturing conference


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