GMIS Invitation: Global Manufacturing and Industralisation Summit

The UNIDO Regional Office in Egypt, is delighted to invite you to attendThe Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) Connect Cairo: Industry 4.0: Boosting Employment, Innovation and Competitiveness in Egyptian Manufacturing, to be held on 21stof March 2019 from 8:30 to 16:00 at the American University in Cairo, New Cairo Campus.

GMIS Connect Cairo aims at gathering policymakers, representatives of the private sector, academia, research, development and technology centers, and civil society to discuss and explore the potential of Industry 4.0 for Egypt. This one-day conference is organized in the frame of Egypt's Programme for Country Partnership (PCP), meant to support Egypt's efforts to promote Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development. Egypt's PCP will operate within the framework of Egypt's Vision 2030, the Industrial Development and Foreign Trade 2016-2020 Strategy. The design of Egypt's PCP is based on a robust national consultation process. In this context, GMIS Connect Cairo is the 1stconsultation round, that presents a unique opportunity to hear from a cross-section of key industry stakeholders as they share their thoughts and experiences on one of the key priority issues of Egypt's PCP: Mainstreaming Industry 4.0 in the Egyptian Industries.

Confirmed speakers include:

Prof. Amr A. Adly, Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research forUniversities Affairs, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Egypt

Eng. Emad Ghaly, Chief Executive Officer, Siemens Egypt

Dr. Khaled Hashem, President, Honeywell Egypt and Libya

Giovanna Ceglie, Director and Country Representative, UNIDO

Dr. Sherif El Diwany, Founder amp; CEO, Solution by Design

Dr. Frank Hartwich, Senior Research and Industrial Policy Officer, UNIDO

Dr. Hoda Mostafa, Associate Professor of Practice and Director, Center for Learning and Teaching, The American University in Cairo

Ahmed Abbas, Founder and CEO, Sun City

Eman ElKoshairy, Co-Founder and Educational Experience Lead, AlMakinah

Ehab Usama, Co-Founder and CEO, Chitosan Egypt

Please confirm your attendance by e-mail no later than 20 March to

Please note that the AUC will only allow the entrance of journalists who confirmed their attendance.

Source: United Nations Information Centre - Cairo.