Join your colleagues from other MEP Centers, NIST MEP staff, partners, stakeholders, and industry thought leaders to learn, share, and connect as we collectively improve our ability to serve manufacturers and improve the competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing.
The 2019 MEP National Network Summit will include extensive opportunities for learning and growth for MEP Center leadership and practitioners, as well as NIST MEP staff, stakeholders, and ultimately U.S. manufacturing.
UNITED (Track U) – Uniting with our partners and ecosystems
This track will highlight the MEP National Network’s unique ways of leveraging partnerships and relationships to connect manufacturers to what they need.
STATE (Track S) – The current state of services and knowledge sharing
This track will encompass the distinctive and replicable practices Centers employ to serve manufacturers and increase operational excellence across the Network.
MANUFACTURING (Track M) – Manufacturing technology and trends
This track will offer insight into the technologies currently impacting today’s manufacturing operations, as well as the cutting-edge technologies of tomorrow.
Sunday – Pre-Summit Sessions:
These pre-Summit sessions on Sunday, September 15th are complimentary, including working group sessions, the MEP Advisory Board meeting, and deep dives on specific subject matter. Note: While these sessions are complimentary, registration is still required
The Summit will host nearly 50 breakout sessions that will focus on best practices, insights into technologies currently impacting manufacturing, and much more - delivered by peers and professionals from around the industry
Plenary (Full Group) Sessions:
Expert panelists plus five dynamic keynote speakers will provide Summit attendees with useful knowledge and practical insights that can be applied to daily work with manufacturing clients.
Structured Networking Breaks:
The Summit will provide numerous networking opportunities to strengthen and build relationships between Centers and NIST MEP. On Monday and Tuesday there will be extended Structured Networking Breaks with various roundtable topics hosted by industry experts and Working Group champions on various topics. Drop in to one or more during these 45 minute extra sessions.
Sessions and rooms are subject to change.
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Sunday, September 15, 2019
Monday, September 16, 2019
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Wednesday, September 18, 2019