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    29 September 2017

    Reissued as received

    Media Advisory

    GMIS Connect Roadshow - Vienna

    VIENNA, 29 September - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (WKO) and the Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are pleased to invite media representatives to attend "The future of Global Manufacturing" event on Monday, 9 October 2017, from 13:45 to 17:00 at the Factory of the Future, Seestadt. The event is being organized within the framework of the Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit (GMIS).

    The following topics will be discussed:

    1. What is the impact of Industry 4.0 on small and medium-sized enterprise (SMEs) and how can they take advantage of new technology?

    2. What financial and non-financial implications does this technological revolution have?

    3. Which skills will companies need to stay connected with future technological trends?

    The Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit was established in 2015 to build bridges between manufacturers, governments, non-governmental organizations, technology experts and investors to participate in the fourth industrial revolution. GMIS is a joint initiative of the UAE Ministry of Economic Affairs and UNIDO; it is a platform to promote inclusive and sustainable industrial development.

    We look forward to receiving your registration to participate in the Vienna GMIS Roadshow via this link:

    (Only those who have registered in advance and have received a reservation confirmation will be admitted).

    Please find the agenda here:

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    For media queries, please contact:

    Jason Slater
    Chief, UNIDO Corporate Communications and Media Relations Division
    Tel: +43 1 26026 3063
    Mobile: + 43 699 1459 3063
    Email: j.slater [at]