The Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) — the pioneering cross-industry forum that aims to unify the world in shaping the future of manufacturing — announced that Russia has secured the rights to host its second edition in 2019 in the city of Yekaterinburg.
The announcement was made by the President of the Russian Fedration, Vladimir Putin, during his plenary session at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF).
Vladimir Putin said, “I urge everyone to participate in the second edition of the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit which will be held in the Ural region in the city of Yekaterinburg. The focus will be on the use of advanced, promising technologies in the economy, industry and other spheres”. The theme of the 2019 Summit — will be ‘nature-like technologies’, otherwise known as biomimetic design and biomimicry.