Steve Forbes to deliver keynote at ProMat conference on Jan. 22

Steve Forbes will discuss the impact of the recent Presidential election on the economy and business growth.

11/20/2012


Forbes Media chairman Steve Forbes will headline the 2013 ProMat Conference with a keynote address on Jan. 22. With the 2012 presidential election over, Forbes will discuss on the impact of the President and his administration on the future of the economy and business growth. A former presidential candidate himself, Forbes will provide insight and strategic advice for business success during uncertain times.

ProMat 2013 opens on January 21 and will include more than 800 exhibits and a comprehensive educational conference that will focus on solutions that increase the efficiency and profitability of manufacturing and supply chain operations.

The ProMat Conference will include two additional keynotes as well as educational tracks on automatic identification and mobile solutions during its four-day event on Jan. 21-24 at Chicago’s McCormick Place. The conference also will features more than 90 show floor educational seminars covering leading trends, best practices and state-of-the-art equipment and technology solutions that can make manufacturing and the entire supply chain work more efficiently and profitably.

Among the other keynotes:

January 21: During the last few years, a new wave of robotics that is revolutionizing modern manufacturing and distribution operations. Dr. Henrik Christensen, KUKA Chair of Robotics & Director of Robotics at Georgia Tech will detail how these advances combined with core business drivers will impact future economic growth.

January 23: Futurist Edie Weiner will moderate a panel of industry leaders to examine their views on how material handling and logistics will impact future supply chains. Innovations, key trends and shifts in best practices will be sized up in this fast-paced panel discussion.

In addition, the Association for Automatic Identification and Mobility, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health will hold educational tracks during the expo. ProMat also featuresThe Hub, an interactive social networking center on the ProMat 2013 show floor.

The Automate Show and Conference, sponsored by the Association for Advancing Automation, is once again co-located with ProMat in 2013.

For information on the ProMat Educational Conference including session details and speaker information, visit http://www.promatshow.com/education/overview.aspx

ProMat 2013

January 21-24, 2013 

McCormick Place South - Chicago, IL USA



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