You Are Invited:Emerging Global Trends in Advanced Manufacturing

The Program on America and the Global Economy (PAGE) Presents an Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA) Report Launch:

 Emerging Global Trends in Advanced Manufacturing

Monday March 26, 2012

4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Joseph and Claire Flom Auditorium, 6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center


Sallie Keller, Director, IDA Science & Technology Policy Institute


                 Stephanie Shipp, Bhavya Lal, Nayanee Gupta, Justin Scott,  Chris Weber, and Michael Finnin,                    Emerging Global Trends in Advanced Manufacturing, IDA Science & Technology Policy Institute


Carl Dahlman, Henry R. Luce Associate Professor School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University

Jim Turner, Senior Counsel, Innovation and Technology and Director, Energy Programs, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities


Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy


The Office of Director of National Intelligence, National Intelligence Manager for Science and Technology asked the Institute for Defense Analyses to identify emerging global trends in advanced manufacturing.  This study identifies key worldwide, emerging trends in advanced manufacturing. Over the next 10 years, networking will drive advances in manufacturing.  In 20 years, manufacturing is expected to advance to new frontiers, resulting in an increasingly automated and data-intensive manufacturing sector that will likely replace traditional manufacturing as we know it today. Potential developments in advanced manufacturing could help sharply strengthen the American presence in manufacturing.  To make the most of expected advances in manufacturing, the United States will need to make a major commitment to develop, maintain, and upgrade workforce skills.

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 A copy of the report can be found here.

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