For manufacturers, the past 18 months have been a blur of recessionary challenges, political shifts and technological advancements. You are left to wonder, "Can we pause for a moment and determine what steps to take next?"
Join our experts as they make key predictions about legislative, regulatory and technological changes that will have major implications about the decisions you make to prepare your manufacturing business for the future.
US congressional elections
How will the 2010 elections – and the legislative outcome around key issues like energy taxes – affect the manufacturing industry?
The Obama administration
How will potential changes to key regulatory issues influence the decisions you make?
How can you prepare for – and profit from – emerging technologies?
Global manufacturing trends
Which forces will affect technology spending and the use of IT for key planning and execution initiatives?
Data integration and analytics
Why will these technologies grow more important, and what kind of advantage will they give you?
President and CEO
National Association of Manufacturers
Vice President of Research
IDC Manufacturing Insights
Global Marketing Manager for Manufacturing