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Cambridge International Manufacturing Symposium

26 and 27 September 2019: Cambridge, UK

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Why attend?

The annual Cambridge International Manufacturing Symposium is the chance to hear from world-leading business figures and thinkers on the challenges facing modern manufacturing. It is a unique event that brings together senior industrialists and leading academics to share approaches and experiences in this strategic domain, covering the following key themes:

  • Supply chain transformation enabled by advanced technologies
  • Digital supply chain design, analysis and operation
  • Sustainability, circular economy and industrial ecosystems
  • Collaborative supply chain models, crowdsourcing and the sharing economy
  • Risk and resilience of global supply networks
  • Digitally-enabled consumer-centric supply chains
  • Global manufacturing and emerging countries: repositioning of MNCs 
  • Reshoring and Distributed Manufacturing: new paradigms
  • Smart cities, urbanisation and eCommerce

Find out more about these themes.

Who Should Attend

Senior executives responsible for:

  • Manufacturing networks
  • Global supply chains
  • Operations strategy
  • Network reconfiguration procurement & sourcing logistics and customer service

Researchers working in the fields of:

  • Strategic & operations management
  • Design of manufacturing or service based networks
  • International business
  • Network capabilities
  • Sustainable & resilient network design

 

The Symposium is organised and hosted by the Centre for International Manufacturing (CIM).

The 23rd Cambridge International Manufacturing Symposium

Shaping the future of global manufacturing supply networks:

Delivering sustainable value for producers and consumers through digital platforms