Industry Consultation on the Future of Manufacturing
Published by Glenda Beaulieu
May 10, 2017
Preparing For What's Next, the 4th Industrial Revolution, and Beyond
- Reflect on the potential impacts of pervasive technology advancements and the challenges and opportunities that these present for Canadian industry.
- Identify what NRC can do now to assist in the development of novel technologies for Canada’s leading edge future factories and their supply chains.
|8:30-8:45||Arrival and sign-in|
|8:45-9:00||Welcome and introductions, review of the agenda|
|9:00-9:15||NRC’s current role in manufacturing technologies – Mike Kilfoil|
|9:15-9:30||The UBC Learning Factory - Phil Barker|
|9:30-10:30||The future of manufacturing|
|1. Where do you see the industrial future going?|
|10:45-12:00||Current situation in Canada|
|1. What is already under way in Canada to work toward the future?|
|2. What are the gaps? What else does Canada need to think about or do to get ready for the future of manufacturing?|
|12:00-12:45||Lunch Break – provided on-site|
|12:45-2:00||Working together towards the future|
|1. What role or contribution do you see for the NRC in creating the future we’ve been discussing? What should the NRC work on?|
|2. What are the top priorities?|
|- Discussion - plenary|
|1. What are some opportunities for partnerships to move forward together?|
|2. Who else needs to be involved? And how?|
|3. What questions do we need to answer to move forward?|
|3:15-3:30||Wrap-up, next steps, closing remarks, session evaluation|
|3:30-4:00||Optional - Networking|
Please RSVP by contacting Tracy.Rancourt@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca or 613-949-5955 and also indicate if you have any dietary restrictions as lunch will be provided during the event or if any accommodations are required.
*Please note that there are a limited number of spaces available for this workshop, registration confirmation emails will be sent out as soon as possible.
Location: UBC Okanagan campus, University Ballroom (UNC 200)
Time: 8:30am- 4pm
Found in:People and Skills