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Key issues to be discussed at the upcoming Manufacturing Indaba 2018 conference


The 5th annual Manufacturing Indaba, taking place on 19-20 June 2018, will comprise a two-day conference and exhibition and is hosted in partnership with the Department of Trade & Industry
(the dti) and the Manufacturing Circle. The event is designed specifically for private and public company representatives to hear from industry experts as they unpack challenges and find solutions for growth across the manufacturing sectors, as well as find out about the latest global manufacturing trends and what impacts manufacturers. Register today to participate in the discussion, covering a range of relevant manufacturing topics.

Conference Topics:

INTERNATIONAL SPEAKER TOPICS

  • Disrupting existing business models
  • IoT Brings Potential Opportunity to Africa – Leading Africa into the 4th Industrial Revolution
  • The way forward for Africa’s Industrialisation

PANEL DISCUSSION TOPICS

FOCUS ON AFRICA:

  • Investment led trade and regional economic industrial integration. Value added exports as a key driver of growth.
  • Understanding what Africa needs? Lessons from African manufacturers
  • Building an industrial financing and incentives ecosystem
  • How beneficial is the Chinese-Africa partnership and how can African manufacturers benefit from this relationship? (China is the world’s largest consumer market)

FOCUS ON INDUSTRY 4.0:

  • Skills for the future
  • Future of production and Cyber Physical systems
  • Smart Future Business Strategies and Engineering innovation
  • Global value chains and future maintenance Services

FOCUS ON SECTORS:

  • The growth and transformation of the Mining Sector and the value addition for manufacturers
  • Building the value chain for the Agro-Processing Sector and the how this impacts manufacturers
  • The impact of the 4th industrial revolution in the Automotive Sector and the downstream application for suppliers to the OEMs
  • Industrial development in the energy sector

Register to attend the conference

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