October 24-26, 2017 | TD Convention Center | Greenville, SC

SOUTH-TEC Call for Speakers

Speak at SOUTH-TEC — Share Your Knowledge

Do you have expertise in a specific manufacturing technology, manufacturing management (including lean) or other topics? SOUTH-TEC is more than an exposition, it’s also three days of learning opportunities, technology transfer and idea generation for attendees – and a unique platform for you (and your company) to stand out above the crowd!

SOUTH-TEC attendees want to experience the latest manufacturing technologies and management ideas that can help them grow and adapt to changing market conditions and customer demands. Demonstrate your company’s expertise at the SOUTH-TEC Theater, on the show floor, and position yourself as an industry leader.

Submit Your Abstract Today!

Deadline is March 31, 2017

To submit your presentation, simply complete the online form below. Please complete all the fields to help us find the appropriate session for your presentation.

Click here to view SOUTH-TEC 2015 Educational topics.

Here’s How You’ll Benefit:


To be Considered, Your Submission Should Be:


Presentations Should:


To submit your presentation, complete the online form below. Select the appropriate topics to help us find the appropriate program for your presentation. Abstracts will be reviewed by the SOUTH-TEC Advisory Committee.


Please Note: SOUTH-TEC speakers are volunteers. SME does not reimburse for speaking or travel expenses.


We’re looking for 30-45 minute presentations (including Q & A) in suggested topics such as:

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing
Aerospace Advancements
Bio/Life Sciences
Control Systems
Cybersecurity / IoT
Disruptive Manufacturing
Environmental & Safety
Electrical Systems
Fracking Technologies
Research and Development
Workforce Development
Case Studies on Any of the Above

Questions? Email ckowalewicz@sme.org

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