Connected Manufacturing Forum | Advanced Manufacturing 2021

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

3 & 4 November 2021 | NEC, Birmingham

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

3 & 4 November 2021 | NEC, Birmingham

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

3 & 4 November 2021 | 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. 

More sessions are being added daily. Check back for regular updates to the agenda. 

Sponsored by…

Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin is Ireland’s leading university.

Day 1

Keynote - IOT

Connected Manufacturing Forum

10:30-11:00

The Integration of Things 

Ian Gardner, Industry 4.0 and Oracle Specialist, IBM

Internet of Things

Connected Manufacturing Forum

11:00 - 12:00

TBC in September

Paul Wealls, IOT North
Jordan Appleson, CEO, Hark
Daria Kolarcyzk, Marketing Director, AVSystem

Keynote - Made In Britain

Connected Manufacturing Forum

12:00 - 12:30

TBC

John Pearc, CEO, Made In Britain

Smart Factories

Connected Manufacturing Forum

12:30 - 13:30

Factory + Building The Foundations of a Modern Connected Factory – Alex Godbehere, Technical Fellow For Smart Factories, AMRC

Smart Factory To The Field (Smart Bolting) – Joseph Handsaker, CEO and Founder, Elements Technology

TBC – Nigel Clifford, Managing Director, iSpecc

Keynote: Digital Strategy

Connected Manufacturing Forum

13:30 - 14:00

TBC

Kate Robertson, Digital Adviser, Microsoft

Artificial Intelligence

Connected Manufacturing Forum

14:00 - 15:00

Zero-Downtime, Zero-Defect Manufacturing, with Industrial AI – Mo Abuali, PhD, Managing Partner, IoTco

TBC 

Big Data

Connected Manufacturing Forum

15:00 - 16:00

TBC – Roberto Migliorini, Associate Partner, McKinsey

TBC – Nishant Raj, Atlas Copco

The Sparse, Noisy Data Problem In Product Development, Manufacturing, and Beyond – Dr Gareth Conduit, CTO, Intellegens

Edge Computing

Connected Manufacturing Forum

11:40-12:00

Al at the Edge.

Nigel Rix, Head of Enabling Technologies KTN.

Edge Computing

Connected Manufacturing Forum

12:15-12:35

Computing at the Edge: Aerospace Case Study

Dr Rikki J Coles MIET, Technical Lead - Edge Computing, AMRC with Boeing/Factory 2050

Factory of the Future

Connected Manufacturing Forum

13:15-13:35

The Circular Factory

Andy Bell, Design Strategy Manager, AMRC

Factory of the Future

Connected Manufacturing Forum

13:45-15:05

The Integration of Things

Ian Gardner, Industry 4.0 and Oracle Specialist, IBM

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 2021 programs. 

Keynote - Make UK

Connected Manufacturing Forum

10:30 - 11:00

TBC 

Stephen Phipson, CEO, Make UK

Connected Cities

Connected Manufacturing Forum

11:00 - 12:00

TBC – Connected Places Catapult

TBC

Keynote Industrial Automation & Robotics

Connected Manufacturing Forum

12:00 - 12:30

TBC 

George Thompson, Robotic Systems Sales Manager, Gudel

Industrial Automation & Robotics

Connected Manufacturing Forum

12:30 - 13:00

TBC

George Thompson, Robotic Systems Sales Manager
Leidas
Adbro

Cyber Security

Connected Manufacturing Forum

13:00 - 14:00

Secure Connectivity Within The Manufacturing Process – Jonah Sanderse, Sales Executive, Manufacturing, Infradata

TBC – Adrian Taylor, CTO, ITC Secure

How Protected Do You Think You Are? – Charlie Weeks, Viewdeck

Precision Manufacturing

Connected Manufacturing Forum

14:00 - 15:00

Industrial Smart Ultraprecision Manufacturing: Machines, Systems and Future Perspectives – Kai Cheng, Chair of Manufacturing Systems, Brunel University London

TBC – Mo Abuali, IoT

TBC – Dura Automotive

Al for Healthcare

Connected Manufacturing Forum

13:25-13:50

Is Real-time Monitoring Effective as a Control Measure to Prevent a Common Workplace Disease.

Jacqui McLaughlin, CEO, Reactec.

Design and Test

Connected Manufacturing Forum

14:00-14:20

Additive Manufacturing

Hosted by the MTC and National Centre for Additive Manufacturing

Design and Test

Connected Manufacturing Forum

14:20-14:40

Virtual Prototyping.

Mark-Paul Buckingham, Managing Director, Xi Engineering

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