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12th SME SV Annual Conference – 21st Century Manufacturing Advanced Technology Trends in Silicon Valley

May 25, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 6:00 pm

What’s It All About?

SME Silicon Valley Chapter 98 invites you to attend a one-day conference on 21st Century Manufacturing – Advanced Technology Trends in Silicon Valley. Explore manufacturing trends in the Bay Area throughout a wide range of industries.


  • City Programs promoting manufacturing
  • IoT in the Industrial Environment
  • BioMedical Disruption in the Valley
  • Robotics/Automation in manufacturing

You will hear from government and industry leaders.

  • Enjoy interactions with our sponsors and see some great equipment demos.
  • Explore opportunities for career development, and attend our Career Fair.

This conference is presented by the SME Silicon Valley, in collaboration with the North Bay and Sacramento Chapters and also in collaboration with the student chapters from San Jose State University, Laney College, and De Anza College.

Enjoy and tour the adjoining Design-2-Part (D2P) trade show May 24 to 25 and make connections to meet local suppliers for materials, processes, prototyping, and manufacturing. To register for the D2P trade show at no cost, visit D2P show website

For additional information, contact Conference co-chairs, Cynthia Cook [email protected] and Lisa Gregerson [email protected].

Who Should Attend?

  • Manufacturing Executives, Operations Managers, Manufacturing Engineers & Professionals, Biomedical Engineers, R&D, Quality Assurance, Product Development Engineers, “Makers”, Designers, Technologists, Government Representatives and Managers.
  • Students and professionals seeking employment opportunities and career growth. We have companies attending the conference who are currently hiring.


May 25, 2017
7:30 am - 6:00 pm