Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, Madison, Wisconsin. The North American Manufacturing Research Conference is sponsored by the North American Manufacturing Institution of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (NAMRI/SME). It is co-located with the 8th Annual ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference. The conference schedule will include keynote presentations, technical presentations, expert panels, student poster presentations, an early career forum, university lab tours and more. The purpose is to disseminate the most recent manufacturing research and development through both technical presentations and panel sessions.