WIT Researcher delivering keynote at the 3rd World Conference on Mechanical Engineering and Intelligent Manufacturing (WCMEIM 2020)

To upgrade China’s manufacturing industry and realize transformation from a manufacturing giant to a global high-tech manufacturing power, China must to speed up development of intelligent manufacturing, advance further integration of information technology with industrialization, and strive for revolutionary improvement in quality, efficiency and the driving force of the manufacturing sector. The 2020 3rd World Conference on Mechanical Engineering and Intelligent Manufacturing (WCMEIM 2020)[2020年第三届机械工程与智能制造国际会议] is organized by Shanghai University of Engineering Science, and will be held in Shanghai, China during December 4-6, 2020.

Focused on hot research topics and difficulties in intelligent manufacturing, this conference will explore cutting-edge intelligent manufacturing technologies, share typical study cases and encourage scientific innovation in this field. Renowned experts and academics in relevant fields will be invited to this conference to deliver keynote speeches, present reports and exchange ideas with attendees on research advancements and challenges.


Waterford Institute of Technology is delighted to be a sponsor of this conference. Dr. Patrick Lynch the Director of the RIKON Research Centre is delivering a keynote speech on the December 5th titled Achieving a Competitive Advantage with Industry 4.0 through the Integration of People, Process and Technology. Dr. Lynch’s keynote discusses how organisations can realise the benefits of Industry 4.0 and overcome challenges to implementation by strategically integrating technology, people and process to enable horizontal and vertical digitisation of operations so as to drive efficiency and productivity. For full details of the conference, please visit the official website »


Date: December 4-6, 2020

Time: All day

Location: Shanghai University of Engineering Science(Songjiang Campus), Shanghai, China