Resilient Business,

Resilient World

November 3-5, 2015 • San Francisco

November 3-5, 2015
San Francisco


The Future of Manufacturing

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Session Description

With the development of advanced manufacturing technologies like 3-D printing and robotics, the vast global operations and supply chains of multinational companies are evolving and raising questions about the future of employment and work. What are the opportunities and risks to companies and their workforces, and how can we ensure that they thrive in this changing environment? This session will explore how these emerging technologies and the changing global workforce interact and shape each other across the spectrum of manufacturing and work, from apparel and footwear to automotive and heavy equipment.

Scheduled Speakers

Balan Shanmuganathan

Balan Shanmuganathan

EHS Senior Director
Seagate Technology

Steven Berkenfeld

Steven Berkenfeld

Managing Director, Investment Banking Division

Marshall Chase

Marshall Chase

Associate Director, Advisory Services

Featured Sponsor

Greenbiz Group

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