Exponential Manufacturing Alumni

May 17-19, 2017 | Boston, MA


May 17-19, 2017 | Boston, MA

You're already part of the Singularity University community. You know what it's all about, and now it's time to reconnect with your peers and update your knowledge of the latest advancements in manufacturing technology. Join us for the alumni experience at Exponential Manufacturing 2017.

This year's program will feature refreshed content for a new year as well as a specific alumni track that will skip the intros and dive deeper into how these technologies are disrupting and redefining the specific functions of data-driven decision making, design, production, and supply chain. This is the definitive event at which to educate and empower yourself with the newest manufacturing knowledge, each and every year.

"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


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

Rob Nail

CEO and Associate Founder, Singularity University

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

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

Howard Heppelmann

Divisional Vice President and General Manager, PTC

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

Valerie Coffman

Chief Science Officer, Xometry

The 2017 program has been released

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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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“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




Summit partners have the opportunity to get involved in a way that drives their strategic goals while positively impacting the overall Summit experience.

Platinum Partner of Singularity University Summits


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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