The Make in UAE Summit- Leadership and Excellence in the Connected World
The UAE government is determined to pursue its economic diversification program by promoting the manufacturing sector to reduce its reliance on income earned from the export of hydrocarbons.
It is aiming to increase the contribution of the manufacturing sector to overall GDP from 11 per cent to 25 per cent by 2025. Thus this sector is strategic and very important from the business point of view.
Why Make in UAE Summit?
The manufacturing industry is evolving rapidly and entering an era, which is propelled by disruptive forces of change. The emergence and convergence of complex new materials, processes and technologies – like big data analytics, advanced robotics, the internet of things and additive manufacturing – are shaping the economics of production and redefining business models. Manufacturing companies that are undergoing this profound transformation and are now visualizing a future state for the manufacturing industry. The future that will change the rules of competition, redefine how work will be performed, how companies will be organized, and how leadership must lead. We call this future state as MFG 4.0
To succeed in the MFG 4.0 era, manufacturing executives will have to be tech savvy; comfortable with decentralized, collaborative organizational structures; and able to deal with rising complexity as pervasive connectivity drives the creation of more and more information about every aspect of the business. This powerful and unique summit will explore what leadership skills and competencies will be necessary in the years ahead.
The MFG summit will reflect and address key challenges and opportunities.
Ø What strategies should forward-thinking manufacturers adopt to create and capture value?
Ø How can MFG executives shape and harness the technological revolution?
Ø How can they benefit from the new forms of optimization and revenue sources that digital capabilities deliver?
Ø What are the key priorities for government and business? How can government, industry and academia work in tandem to create ecosystems conducive to MFG innovation?
By attending this high profile conference you will be able to
· Develop Insights into how advanced technologies may help create new business models and opportunities
· To learn the best practices to lead increasingly empowered employees
· A build an agile organizational structure that takes advantage of M4.0 possibilities
· To become a transformational leader
Key focus areas of the summit are
Ø The lean revolution
Ø Additive manufacturing
Ø Sustainable manufacturing
Ø IOT- Driving the mfg evolution
Ø The leadership challenge
The MFG Summit will bring together senior business leaders, policy makers and the who’s who of the business world for a unique, high-level discussion on the latest developments that are shaping manufacturing into the future.
Join us in Atlantis to gain valuable insights on the key areas impacting the sector, including drivers and megatrends, technological advancements, new forms of collaboration and the renewed role of the workforce