During this workshop, participants will explore a wide range of impacts that smart manufacturing could have on industry, the U.S. economy, and the environment. Topics will include optimization, efficiency, decarbonization, improved U.S. competitiveness, and supply chain resilience.
Workshop on the Broader Impacts of Smart Manufacturing
Workshop participants will explore a wide range of impacts, including optimization, efficiency, decarbonization, improved U.S. competitiveness and supply chain resilience, opportunities to integrate product and process lifecycle, resource (energy, material, and water) productivity, and quicker development, deployment, and adoption of smart manufacturing technologies and processes. The workshop will explore and prioritize the industry sectors that could be most impacted and under what conditions smart manufacturing could improve efficiency and scale of impact.