Day One – Wednesday 28th February 2018

Summit Chair: 
Richard Halstead, Membership Engagement Director North
EEF – the manufacturers’ organisation

09:30

Welcome Address –  Britain’s Fourth Industrial Revolution – explaining what Industry 4.0 means for Britain
Juergen Maier, Chief Executive
SIEMENS UK

INDUSTRY 4.0 LEADERS SYMPOSIUM

Insight into strategic thinking around opportunities to develop and threats to manage when moving towards Industry 4.0. Our panel of industry leaders will share their thoughts on proactively managing the change while keeping ahead of the curve. Speakers and participants include C-level executives from key Industry 4.0 technology companies:

09:45

Deborah Sherry, Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer
GE Digital, Europe

10:05

Ben Salama, Managing Director Industry X.0
Accenture

10:25
Industry 4.0 – From Exploration to Adoption
Paul Homan, Chief Technology Officer – Industrial, UK & Ireland
IBM

10:45

John Kitchingman, Managing Director Northern Europe
Dassault Systèmes

11:05

Panel Discussion

11:20

Break

SUPPLY CHAINS FOR THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

11:45

Transforming IBM’s Supply Chain with the Power of AI
Joanne E Wright, Chief Supply Chain Officer
IBM, USA

12:05

Tom Dawes, Chief Executive Officer
Valuechain

12:20

Panel Discussion

12:30

Exhibition, Open Technology Forum, Round Tables and Lunch (Women in Industry 4.0 Luncheon).

NEW BUSINESS MODELS FOR A NEW INDUSTRIAL WORLD

14:00

How technology can enable the fourth industrial revolution: exploring VR, the Augmented Worker, Digital Twin simulation and 3D design and printing
Lynne McGregor, Innovation Lead, UK High Value Manufacturing
Innovate UK

14:20

Adapting to the transition from globalised to personalised supply chains: understanding the challenges and the opportunities
Andy Lahy, Global Head of Strategy and Innovation in Logistics
Panalpina
University of Buckingham
PARC @ Cardiff University

14:40

Searching for the Industry 4.0 Cooking Recipe: practical experiences from operators’ and providers’ perspectives
Janette Kothe, IIoT Solution Architect,
Bosch Rexroth

15:00

Leading factories of the future: how the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) is shaping a new leadership and skills dimension
Jim Davison, Network Director
EEF – the manufacturers’ organisation

15:20

Enabling smart factories in the process sector: delivering Industry 4.0 for efficient manufacturing of formulated products
Professor Philip Martin, Professor of Chemical Engineering & Analytical Science
University of Manchester & CAFE4DM

15:40

Panel Discussion

16:00

Exhibition, Open Technology Forum (Presentation of the Digital Innovation Challenge on Exhibition Floor)

17:00

Networking Reception

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 Day Two – Thursday 1st March 2018

Summit Chair:
Steve Brambley, Chief Executive
GAMBICA

FACTORIES OF THE FUTURE: START SMALL, SCALE UP – STEPS ON THE ROAD TO FULL AUTOMATION

09:30

Use of autonomous systems for SMEs including benefits, pitfalls to avoid, cost scenarios and potential charging models
Martin Walder, VP – Industry UK & Ireland
Schneider Electric

09:50

Case Study 1: Gaining incremental improvements: Digital for less than £1K
Sameer Savani, Technology Advisor
ADS Group

10:10

Case Study 2: Connecting the legacy factory to get the best out of what you already have
Ben Morgan, Head of the Integrated Manufacturing Group
AMRC

10:30

Case Study 3: Smart Factory Management
Kari Terho, Director – Head of Smart Factory Management
Elisa Corporation, Finland

10:50

Case Study 4: 3D printing services supporting the manufacture of highly intricate 3D cranial implants
Stephen Dyson, Special Operations Manager – Europe
Protolabs

11:10

Break

FACTORIES OF THE FUTURE: TECHNOLOGIES IN REALITY

11:40

What will my future plant look like if we apply all elements of Industry 4.0?
Andrew Brown, Manufacturing IT Application Owner
Intel, Ireland

12:10

Case Study 5: TRUMPF smart factory Chicago – a reality
Annette Doyle, Managing Director
TRUMPF UK

12:30

Case Study 6: The Connected Facility: trialling Industry 4.0 tools in a Victorian dockyard
Jim Sibson, Head of Technology Development, Defence Systems Technology, Marine & Technology
Babcock International Group

12:50

Case Study 7: Experiences from a recent pilot demonstrating real time status across all factories and the potential Industry 4.0 benefits
Gabriel Klement, Head of Group IT
GKN PLC 

13:05

Case Study 8: M4: turning traditional factory layout and flow in its head with current and future technology
Kostas Efthymiou, Technical Architect
MEGGITT

13:20 Exhibition, Open Technology Forum, Round Tables & Lunch

INNOVATION FOR GROWTH

Over the last year Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) has been helping over 150 manufacturers across the country to engage in Industry 4.0. Many of these companies have an exciting story to tell, illustrating in particular how small focused steps can generate significant impacts. In this session Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) will introduce its 4Manufacturing initiative, and three exciting case study companies covering a range of sectors.
innovate_UK_KTN_logo_surround_v1_400Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) and Industry 4.0: three great examples of deployment by manufacturing SMEs

14:15

Introduction from the Chair
Ben Peace, Head of Manufacturing
Knowledge Transfer Network

14:20

Example 1: Industry 4.0 – It is easier than you may think
Mike Hague-Morgan, Co-owner and Commercial Director
Autocraft Drivetrain Solutions

14:35

Example 2: 
Charles Salter, Managing Director
ACE Lifts

14:50

Example 3: 
John Hannah, Robotics and Autonomous Systems Lead
Tharsus

15:05

Panel Discussion and Q&A

INDUSTRY 4.0 OPEN DEBATE
– WHAT DOES THE FUTURE LOOK LIKE FROM HERE?

15:20 – 16:30

This session will form a wide-ranging debate over the broader impact of Industry 4.0 on the manufacturing sector and the wider economy. From Brexit to Northern Powerhouse, skills shortages to cyber-security, blue skies technology and beyond.

Debate Chair:
Steve Brambley, Chief Executive
GAMBICA

Panellists:
Dr. Inken Braunschmidt, Chief Innovation and Digital Officer
Halma plc

Anne Campion, Manufacturing Services Manager
Business Growth Hub

Nigel Rix, Head of Enabling Technologies
Knowledge Transfer Network

Gabriel Klement, Head of Group IT
GKN PLC 

Sameer Savani, Technology Advisor
ADS Group

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