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Advantage Through Excellence 2019 event – call for presentations

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Canada’s largest manufacturing consortium—Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC)—together with event partners and stakeholders, is hosting its next national manufacturing conference October 8-10, 2019.
EMC’s Advantage through Excellence: Future of Manufacturing Conference is a two-and-a-half-day event exploring the competitive advantages, opportunities and successes that can be achieved by manufacturers through a variety of learning forums.
The forums include: up-to 40 workshops, panel sessions, keynote presentations and best practice plant tours—providing delegates with outstanding opportunities for benchmarking, peer networking, learning and sharing of hundreds of best practices.
An estimated 500 to 900 manufacturing leaders and stakeholders from across Canada are anticipated to attend.
Growing the Future of Manufacturing in Canada
EMC is seeking experienced manufacturing leaders, industry professionals, stakeholders and subject-matter-experts, to share their knowledge, experience and successes, as we work together to explore these five conference streams:
  1. Advanced Manufacturing & Innovation;
  2. Export Development & Growth;
  3. Operational Excellence;
  4. Future State of Manufacturing;
  5. Plant & Best Practice Tours.
EMC is seeking presentations (related to the five streams) in the following topic areas, but not limited to:
  • Advanced Manufacturing;
  • Finance in Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing Trends;
  • Automation / Robotics / AI;
  • Future Skills / Capabilities;
  • Next Generation Technologies;
  • Business Growth / Free trade;
  • Health, Wellness and Safety;
  • Practices and Processes;
  • Cost Control;
  • IIoT / Blockchain / Cybersecurity;
  • Productivity and Lean;
  • Energy Efficiency & Sustainability;
  • Labour Market Intelligence;
  • Sector Specific Challenges;
  • Export Development / Expansion;
  • Leadership / Culture;
  • Workplace Engagement / Retention;

To Submit Your Presentation / Proposal:
All qualified subject-matter-experts and industry professionals interested in presenting at the upcoming EMC conference are invited to complete the online proposal/application form CLICK HERE for APPLICATION FORM
Please submit the presentation proposal (maximum 250 words) on/before January 31, 2019. EMC will be review all proposals as it is received. Only successful presenters will be contacted for completion of a presenter agreement and addition to the conference program.
Preference will be given to manufacturing-led presentations, subject-matter-expert presentations in partnership with a manufacturer, and related case examples of best practice cases and solutions-based issues affecting manufacturing.
To learn more about EMC’s Advantage through Excellence: Future of Manufacturing Conference or to discover partner and sponsor opportunities, contact Scott McNeil-Smith or Amy Edwards at

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