ARTS ET MÉTIERS WORLD CONGRESS
2019 IN SHANGHAI
SEIZE THE FUTURE
The world is in constant change and evolution. Industry follows the same path and the next revolution is bringing a tremendous amount of new challenges and possibilities.
To better Seize the Future of Industry, the Arts et Métiers Alumni Association, in partnership with Arts et Métiers Engineers Institute is holding a world Congress on the theme “Industry 4.0, the new paradigm”.
Under the aegis of the French Ambassador in China, representatives of the French Ministry of Economy, Industry and Digital Transition and several key leaders from the industrial world, more than 350 engineers and industry players from all over the world will Seize the Future of Industry during the event.
Arts et Métiers Alumni Association is the largest alumni association of engineers in Europe, with more than 34,000 graduates from Arts et Métiers Engineering Institute. We are the largest engineering institute in France with over 6,000 students per year.
Arts et Métiers is a founding member of the French Industry of the Future Alliance. Created in 1780, Arts et Métiers is the leading technology Institute in France with 8 campuses throughout the country as well as 3 Research Institutes. Arts et Métiers is developing leading-edge research related to the major issues of the industry of the future in four main sectors: transportation, health, energy and construction, through its 14 research laboratories and technology platforms.
Arts et Métiers has strategic partnerships with 9 of the best Chinese universities (Tsinghua, Beihang, Shanghai Jiao Tong, Tongji, Xi’an Jiao Tong, Harbin Institute of Technology, NUAA, Southeast University and Chongqing University). All these partnerships are research and innovation oriented and aim to train talented engineers and researchers as well as managers for the industry under the frame of the France Industry of the Future and made in China 2025 plans.
The 2017 edition of the Arts et Métiers Congress happened in Grenoble. Its central theme was “Dare Innovation, Dare Entrepreneurship”.
The 2015 edition of the Arts et Métiers Congress happened in Angers, western France. Its central theme was “Fulfilling the World’s energy needs in the upcoming economy”.
The 2013 edition of the Arts et Métiers Congress happened in Bordeaux. Its central theme was “Research and Industry: how engineers are shaping the economy”.