DUBAI, The 4th edition of the annual Future Manufacturing and Trade Summit, hosted by Dubai Exports, the export promotion agency of the Dubai Department of Economic Development, DED, in collaboration with Expotrade Middle East, will be held under the patronage of Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Industry,on the 10th and 11th of September 2019 at the Intercontinental Hotel, Festival City, Dubai.

Future Manufacturing and Trade Summit 2019 will cover 20 sessions on topics pertaining to Dubai Industrial Strategy 2030 Initiatives, the 50-Year Charter for Dubai, Industry 4.0, the future of advanced manufacturing and production, Industrial IoT,IIoT, supply chain optimization, and lean strategies, amongst others. Across two days, more than 40 senior experts based in the region and from other parts of the world will deliver keynote presentations, case study sessions and participate in panel discussions. The event will also showcase, in a side exhibition, innovation & technology related services providers that support future trade and manufacturing practices The programme also includes The Green Industrial Awards wherein UAE manufacturers that practice the highest standards of sustainable manufacturing are awarded.

Engineer Saed Al Awadi, CEO, Dubai Exports, said: "As the world sees exponential growth in technology and innovation in most sectors of business, the fourth edition of the Future Manufacturing and Trade Summit has on board globally renowned companies to share the latest innovations and technologically advanced practices with businesses in the UAE. Companies with access to such new information and innovative manufacturing models and tools can flexibly operate on a scale suitable to their size."

More than 1000 senior professionals from the manufacturing sector, representing supply chain and logistics, operations, IT and production divisions will attend the Summit.

Brad Hariharan, Regional Director, Expotrade Middle East, said, "The Future Manufacturing and Trade Summit provides a unique platform for manufacturers and traders from across the Middle East region to congregate, discuss and explore technological developments. We are yet again honoured and grateful to have the support of Dubai Exports for the Summit."

Source: Emirates News Agency