OTTAWA—The Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters’ (CME) i2030 National Manufacturing Summit, being held in Ottawa, October 18th-19th, will present the findings of the industry group’s six month coast-to-coast consultations to provide global perspectives on what the Fourth Industrial Revolution means for Canada and detail a Canadian manufacturing growth strategy for the digital age.
The CME has invited Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains to be the keynote speaker. Bains was a distinguished visiting professor at Ryerson University’s Ted Rogers School of Management and holds an MBA with a specialization in Finance. As a Certified Management Accountant, he has worked several years in accounting and financial analysis for the Ford Motor Company of Canada.
The Industrie 2030 initiative aims to to create a roadmap to double value-added manufacturing output and exports in Canada by 2030.
The event will discuss:
• Current trends in global manufacturing;
• Actions governments and companies are undertaking globally to shape manufacturing strategies;
• Support the creation of a Canadian strategy on manufacturing;
• Influence Canadian government strategies and policies; and,
More than 300 industry and export stakeholders are excepted to attend
Opening Reception, Manufacturing Celebration – October 18, 2016 from 5 pm – 7:30 pm
i2030 Summit – October 19, 2016 from 7:30 am – 5 pm
Shaw Centre, Canada Hall 1 (3rd floor), 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON K1N 9J2