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Manufacturing Innovation Summit logo Manufacturing Innovation Summit

Presented By The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)

April 5, 2018
Five Points Theatre, Presented by Pratt Homes & Development
Register Now ($25)

Small and medium sized manufacturers have the opportunity to increase profits and market share through the strategic use of information.   Improving plant performance, enhancing sales and operations, forecasting product demand and optimizing supply chain relationships are all avenues to explore in the drive for competitive advantage through data.

The Manufacturing Innovation Summit will convene industry experts, executives, investors, and entrepreneurs from the Ontario manufacturing sector to learn firsthand how small and medium size manufacturers are leveraging data in practical ways that are improving their company’s bottom line.

Don't miss your opportunity to arm yourself with the information, skills and connections needed to harness your company data and apply it for competitive advantage.  Get expert advice, speak with funding organizations and connect with other small and medium sized manufacturers to get practical insights on developing your own action plan to harness data.

AGENDA Times
Registration & Networking Breakfast 8am–8:30am
Opening Remarks-Mayor Lehman 8:30am–8:50am
Summit Keynote : Peter Lawler, Executive Vice President | BDC Advisory Services

Industry 4.0: The New Industrial Revolution
Are Canadian Manufacturers Ready?
8:50am–9:30am
Panel Discussion
Collecting/Applying and Improving Data to Increase Profits and Drive Efficiencies
 9:30am–10am
Break 10am–10:15am
Expert Speaker 10:15am–10:45am
Panel Discussion
Innovation: What Companies have done to innovate and how they leveraged partnerships to maximize success
 10:45am–11:15am
Lightening Rounds
BDC
OCE
Georgian College
SOSCIP
11:15am–11:45am
Closing Remarks 11:45am–12pm
Lunch & Networking 12pm–1:30pm

Community Partners

  

                                                

                         

 

 

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