27 - 30 March, 2017Delegate Registration

Welcome to GMIS 2017

Become a part of the Global Manufacturing initiative.

The world’s first Global Manufacturing & Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) will be hosted by the UAE Ministry of Economy and the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO). The inaugural Summit will offer a voice and a venue for leaders with vision to shape the future of manufacturing with a hand-selected audience of 1,200 delegates will be in attendance, including Heads of State, Government Leaders, Ministers, Policy Makers and C-Level Executives from Global 2000 Companies.

Summit Programme

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Summit Speakers

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The Programme

Opening Ceremony
27th March

  • DAY ONE 28th March

    Global manufacturing is on a transformational path - and policy-makers are catalysts for change. Day One challenges nations, both in the developed and developing worlds, to use manufacturing, powered by technological disruption, to unlock opportunities.....

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  • DAY TWO 29th March

    The interplay between technology and human capital will be a defining characteristic of the new manufacturing era. Day Two forecasts how technological convergence will revolutionise manufacturing processes, economic trends and global trade patterns.....

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  • DAY THREE 30th March

    New trends are emerging in global manufacturing. These trends will require new global supply chains, as well as information technology and energy infrastructure that keeps pace with demand. Day Three examines systems, structures and environment....

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