Exponential Manufacturing

May 17-19, 2017 | Boston, MA


May 17-19, 2017 | Boston, MA

Manufacturing is evolving. That's why Singularity University's Exponential Manufacturing Summit will lead 600+ of the world's brightest executives, entrepreneurs and investors through an intensive three-day program to prepare them for the changes brought forth by unstoppable technological progress.

This Summit is the place each year to gain the information, skills and network to position yourself, your team and your organization for success in an era of exponential change. Remove uncertainty, instill confidence, and take action in the year to come.

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"Exponential Manufacturing was an avalanche of great speakers and avant-garde content."

Louis J. Duhamel, Strategic Advisor, Deloitte


2017 Featured Presenters & Topics


Exponential Tech & Our Abundant Future

Peter Diamandis

Co-Founder & Chairman, Singularity University

Ray Kurzweil

Co-founder & Chancellor, Singularity University

Raymond McCauley

Biotech Track Chair, Singularity University

Leanne Gluck

Deputy Director, Workforce and Educational Outreach, America Makes

Ramez Naam

Energy & Environmental Systems Faculty, Singularity University

Trisa Thompson

SVP & Chief Responsibility Officer, Dell

Will Weisman

Executive Director, Singularity University

John Werner

VP Strategic Partnerships, Meta

Neil Jacobstein

Artificial Intelligence & Robotics Chair, Singularity University

Geoff Tuff

Doblin Practice Leader, Monitor Deloitte

Sarah Bergbreiter

Robotics Faculty, Singularity University

Rodney Brooks

Founder, Chairman & CTO, Rethink Robotics

Public Policy, Trade & Jobs

Deborah Wince-Smith

President & CEO, Council On Competitiveness

Jay Timmons

President & CEO, National Association of Manufacturers

Megan Brewster

Fellow & Senior Policy Advisor for Advanced Manufacturing, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

Diane Francis

Member of Advisory Council, Hudson Institute Kleptocracy Initiative

Jennifer McNelly

President, 180 Skills, LLC

Stephen Gold

President & CEO, MAPI

Harnessing Disruption & Fostering Innovation

John Hagel

Co-Chairman, Deloitte's Center for the Edge

Vladimir Bulović

Associate Dean for Innovation & Professor, MIT

Karen Kerr

Senior Managing Director, Advanced Manufacturing, GE Ventures

Pablos Holman

Futurist, Inventor & Notorious Hacker

David Roberts

Business and Technology Disruption Expert

Jay Rogers

Co-Founder & CEO, Local Motors

Paul Boris

Vice President, Manufacturing Industries, GE Digital

Rob Nail

CEO and Associate Founder, Singularity University

Future of Production

Valerie Buckingham

VP of Marketing, Carbon, Inc.

Andre Wegner

Founder & CEO, Authentise

Bill McInnis

Vice President, Reebok Future

Clara Vu

VP Engineering, Veo Robotics, Inc.

Future of Design

Dyan Finkhousen

Director of Open Innovation & Advanced Manufacturing, GE GENIUSLINK

Scott Miller

CEO, Dragon Innovation; Partner, Bolt

Erin Bradner

Sr. Principal Research Scientist, Autodesk

Brian Meeker

Principal, Deloitte

Rina Leonard

Senior Manager of Engineering Applications, UTC Aerospace Systems

Future of Decisions

Steven Shepley

Principal, Deloitte Consulting, LLP

Jane Zavalishina

CEO, Yandex Data Factory

Paul Casto

Vice President Asset Performance Management Industry Principal, Meridium from GE Digital

Future of Retail Supply Chain

Adam Mussomeli

Principal, Deloitte

Bruce Welty

Founder/Chairman, Locus Robotics

Jenny Xu

Growth Strategist, Bridgestone

Kyle Nel

Executive Director, Lowe's Innovation Labs

The 2017 program has been released

Click here to view the PDF

"The content presented makes you question your business and our future...mind-blowing!”

Giancarlo Di Mella, CEO, Zaimella USA

2016 Event Highlights


Explore the Content

Check out a recap of topics, presenters and takeaways from Exponential Manufacturing 2016.


Experience the Innovation Lab

See photos from the Innovation Lab, where manufacturing startups are using new tech to disrupt entire industries.


Watch Last Year's Sessions

Discover the major insights from our 2016 program and get yourself up to speed before this year's event.

To view last year's full program, click here.

"Great presenters and outstanding content. It opened my eyes to the great possibilities coming and the challenges that we may face.”

Alex Alvarez, SVP & Chief Production Officer, Brown-Forman Corporation

Join us in Boston May 17-19, 2017. Discover new tech and connect with fellow innovators to help redefine the future of manufacturing.

General Participant

General Participant registration offers access to Exponential Manufacturing's immersive, three-day program. Learn from our incredible collection of presenters, network with fellow participants and leave with an actionable knowledge set that can fundamentally impact your organization. Includes:

  • General Seating
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Access to the Innovation Lab
  • Interactive Evening Sessions

Enhanced Participant

Enhanced Participant registration is for those looking to realize the most impactful experience possible. In addition to the General Participant experience, Enhanced Participants enjoy unprecedented access to presenters and exclusive learning opportunities, including:

  • Reserved Premium Seating
  • Access to Faculty and Special Guests
  • Additional Lunch & Evening Programming
  • Small Group Gatherings
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Have you attended an SU Summit or program in the past?

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“Felt more like a community than a conference!”

-Jeff Kavanaugh, Managing Partner Mfg & High-Tech, Infosys


Innovation Lab

We are now accepting applications for the 2017 Exponential Manufacturing Innovation Lab

The Innovation Lab is a space for executives, investors, startups and large organizations to network, experience live demos and discover the latest product innovations that will shape the future of advanced manufacturing.

We’re looking for startups and established companies that are taking on the world’s biggest challenges using exponential technologies.

There is no cost to become a featured company at the 2017 Innovation Lab. If selected, applicants will receive a lodging discount at The Westin Waterfront, Boston (limited quantities).

Apply now.


"There is no other conference that exposes you to so much brain power in such a short time frame.”

Gregory Bruns, Director of Advanced Mfg/Eng, Crown Equipment Corporation




At each Summit we bring on a select handful of partners and work with them to drive their strategic goals. We incorporate these partners deeply into our events in order to provide enhanced value to them while also leveraging these relationships to enhance the overall Summit experience for participants.

Platinum Partner of Singularity University Summits


Partner of Exponential Manufacturing


Singularity University Founding Corporate Partners


Interested in Becoming an Exponential Manufacturing Partner?

How can we help you create an experience that drives your strategic goals, generates impactful visibility and builds new relationships for your company and clients? Please fill out the form below and our team will reach out to you shortly.

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This year we'll be gathering at the Westin Waterfront in Boston, a AAA Four Diamond award-winning hotel located in the Seaport District. The program fee does not include accommodations. To book a room in our designated room block, click here.


The Westin Waterfront is located near Logan International Airport, and is 100 yards from the MBTA Silver Line's World Trade Center station.

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