Connected Manufacturing Forum | Advanced Manufacturing

1 & 2 November 2023 | NEC, Birmingham

The UK's leading gathering of OEMs and engineering supply chain professionals

2 & 3 November 2022 | NEC, Birmingham

The UK's leading gathering of OEMs and engineering supply chain professionals

2 & 3 November 2022
NEC, Birmingham

Connected Manufacturing Forum

Connected Manufacturing is the UK’s leading trade show and forum bringing together manufacturers and suppliers of all sizes to further automate their planning, design, test, manufacturing and logistics processes – reducing costs and gaining more competitive advantage worldwide. It’s about what Industry 4.0 really means for you. 

Sessions for 2022 will be added over the coming months. Register your interest to be the first to hear about newly confirmed speakers!

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CONNECTED MANUFACTURING FORUM

Connected Manufacturing is the UK’s leading trade show and forum bringing together manufacturers and suppliers of all sizes to further automate their planning, design, test, manufacturing and logistics processes – reducing costs and gaining more competitive advantage worldwide. It’s about what Industry 4.0 really means for you. 

View the confirmed speakers and CPD accredited agenda from 2022 below…

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Day 1

Make UK Opening Speech

Connected Manufacturing Forum

10:00 - 10:45

Stephen Phipson, CEO, Make UK

Sustainability & Net-Zero

Connected Manufacturing Forum

11:00 - 12:00

How you can approach the complexities of working towards Net Zero – Scott Hardie, Business Development Manager, Inspired PLC

A Novel Silicon Manufacturing Method – a step towards NetZero – Shashi Paul, Professor of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology and Head of Emerging Technologies Research Centre, De Montfort University

Keynote - Digitalisation

Connected Manufacturing Forum

12:00 - 12:30

Bridging from the Physical to the Digital world – Paul Homan, Distinguished Engineer, CTO Industrial, IBM

Product Testing & Quality Control

Connected Manufacturing Forum

15:30 - 16:30

Mixed Reality Remote Support for Industrial Environments – TBC

Visualising Vibration – Using a camera to measure and see vibration amplified – Keith Gallant, Consultant, Reliability Mainentance Solutions

Day 2

Connected Manufacturing Forum

The full agenda for day 2 in the Connected Manufacturing Forum is still under construction. Below are the speakers and topics who were confirmed for 2020 to give a flavour of the day. Check back regularly for updates and to discover the full 2022 programs. 

Keynote - Minister for Industry

Connected Manufacturing Forum

10:30 - 11:00

TBC

Made in Britain panel

Connected Manufacturing Forum

11:00 - 11:30

Made in Britain panel

Ilika Copelandm, COO, Made in Britain

Supply Chain

Connected Manufacturing Forum

11:30 - 12:30

Design for Product, for Manufacturing or for Supply Chain? – Aristeidis Matopoulos, Associate Professor, Head of Engineering Systems & Supply Chain Management, Aston University, College of Engineering & Physical Sciences

Your Roadmap to Advancing Engineering – Rob Munro, Industrial Associate, IfM Engage, Institute for Manufacturing

Keynote - Levelling Up

Connected Manufacturing Forum

12:30 - 13:00

The role of UK manufacturing in levelling up – Working title

Bhavina Bharkhada, Head of Policy and Campaigns, Make UK

Additive Manufacturing

Connected Manufacturing Forum

14:00 - 15:00

Transforming Additive Manufacturing Utilising Robots and LCD 3D Printing

Paul Holt, MD, Photocentric

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The UK’s leading annual gathering of OEM’s and engineering supply chain professionals.

4 & 5 November 2020 at NEC Birmingham.

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