GLOBAL ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING CONFERENCE 2018

October 15th-17th, Dallas, Texas

ENGINEER THE FUTURE: Supply Chains for a New Industrial Era was the theme for the 5th Global E&M Conference. As cutting edge technologies open up windows of opportunity for Industry 4.0 to offer a glimpse of how future products and solutions will soon be engineered, produced, offered, distributed and consumed. Delegates at the conference explored what manufacturing industries needed to do to stay relevant, and understand the implications on the supply chain from these upcoming transformations.


Key Topics & Presentations

In 2018, the theme of the 5th Global E&M Conference is about the new industrial age and changing manufacturing strategies; with particular focus on the respective supply chain implications. The conference program is designed specifically for logistics, supply chain, and transportation professionals to learn from expert insights and best-practice examples in manufacturing supply chains, through engaging speeches and interactive workshop sessions.

Democratizing Smart Manufacturing

Jim Davis, P.I. & Principal CIO Advisor of the Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute, shares insights about democratizing smart manufacturing.

The Connected Planet

Eric Seidel, Vice President & CMO of HoneyWell, shares insights about the connected planet.

Millenian Consulting

Ian Abston, shares insights about leadership and millenian consulting.


Globalization in Latin America

John Price, Managing Director of Americas Market Intelligence, shares insights about globalization in Latin America.

Redefining Supply Chains

Mark Chadwick, Executive Sourcing Leader of GE, shares insights about GE and redefining supply chains.

Redefining Manufacturing Supply Chains

Greg Fromknecht, Vice President of Emerson Supply Chain Solutions, shares insights about redefining manufacturing supply chains.

Panama: The Gateway into Latin America

Abad Goon, shares insights about Panama: The Gateway into Latin America.


Jim Davis, P.I. & Principal CIO Advisor of the Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute, shares insights about democratizing smart manufacturing.


Eric Seidel, Vice President & CMO of HoneyWell, shares insights about the connected planet.


Ian Abston, shares insights about leadership and millenian consulting.


John Price, Managing Director of Americas Market Intelligence, shares insights about globalization in Latin America.


Mark Chadwick, Executive Sourcing Leader of GE, shares insights about GE and redefining supply chains.



Abad Goon, shares insights about Panama: The Gateway into Latin America.