Back to the Future – Manufacturing Beyond Covid-19
Back to the Future: Manufacturing Beyond Covid-19
13 Focus Groups, each tasked to deep-dive on a specific topic, will explore what the ongoing pandemic means for the manufacturing sector and how manufacturing can be a positive driver for post-pandemic recovery.
The 13 topics revolve around four key macro-themes:
- PEOPLE: Manufacturing workers: re-imagining the workplace in a post-Covid world
- POLICY: Government policies to support manufacturers during and after the pandemic
- PRODUCTIVITY: Leveraging on Industry 4.0 technologies to support production during and after
- PREPAREDNESS: Building pandemic-proof supply chains of the future
Call to Action
Group leaders will call for participants from all over the world.
July and August:
Participants will meet virtually to discuss the given topic and develop their group whitepapers.
September and October:
To anticipate the results of individual focus groups and to the 2020 World Manufacturing Forum.
Presentation at the WMF 2020
Presentation of the comprehensive whitepaper Back to the Future: Manufacturing Beyond Covid-19 and discussion of group results in the 2020 World Manufacturing Forum.