About the Forum
The World Manufacturing Forum (WMF) was created by the Intelligent Manufacturing Systems Program (IMS) to be an international forum where high-level policy makers and industry leaders could meet to discuss global manufacturing issues that should be solved cooperatively. Each year the Forum strives to bring globally recognized experts to present their views on current topics. The WMF is an invitation-only event but open to influential leaders in manufacturing from anywhere in the world.
I. World Manufacturing Forum 2011 – “Innovation in Global Manufacturing”
II. World Manufacturing Forum 2012 – “Smart Policies for Global Manufacturing Innovation”
III. World Manufacturing Forum 2014 – “The Way Forward to Prosperity through Global Manufacturing Collaboration”
IV. World Manufacturing Forum 2016 – “From Global Challenges to Grand Manufacturing Opportunities: Leading towards Growth and Sustainability”
The fourth World Manufacturing Forum, under the title: “From Global Challenges to Grand Manufacturing Opportunities: Leading towards Growth and Sustainability”, will be held 3-4 May 2016 at Barcelona, Spain.