Connected Manufacturing Forum

Advanced Engineering 2018


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Connected Manufacturing


Now more than ever, industrial production is a key driver for innovation, productivity, growth and job creation. As we embark on this new revolution where disruptive technologies connect information technology and operational technology, Connected Manufacturing will catalyse the business and technology opportunities that exist between innovators, customers and suppliers - including those within IIoT, big data, automation and more...

Please note, as with all live events, the conference programme is subject to change.

We’re continuously confirming new speakers, so you can plan your day more effectively, check back next week for the most up-to-date programme

Session TBC

12:30 - 13:00


Title TBC



Instrumentation and Control

10:00 - 10:15



10:15 - 10:30



10:30 - 10:45



10:45 - 11:00



An introduction to Highly Accelerated Life Testing (HALT) & Highly Accelerated Stress Screening (HASS)

Ken Ryan, Director for Sales Global Channels, Qualmark Corporation


Create an enterprise test architecture for your test challenges

Daniel Clapham, NER Field Marketing Engineer at National Instruments, National Instruments


IO Link – Simple Steps into I4.0, Unlocking the Potential of your Sensors

Paul Stansfield & Tim Dodd, IFM


Joint Q&A


11:00 - 11:30


5 Ways to make better products, sell more and generate greater profits

Asif Moghal, Senior Industry Manager, Design and Manufacturing, AutoDesk


11:30 - 11:45



11:45 - 12:00



12:00 - 12:15


How ABB is making robot implementation simpler and more cost effective

Mike Wilson, ABB


The Five Stages of Man-Robot Collaboration

Paul Wood, General Manger, Staubli UK


Automated 3D fiber layup concepts based on Fiber Patch Placement technology

Neven Majic, Cevotec

12:30 - 13:00


IIOT and Security… A Thirst for Data

Paul Hingley, Data Services Business Manager, Siemens

13:20 - 13:40


Digital Manufacturing: Bringing the connected Enterprise to Life

Rockwell Automation

Session TBC

14:00 - 14:30


Title TBC

The IET: The Institution of Engineering and Technology

Big Data

14:00 - 14:15



14:15 - 14:30



14:30 - 14:45


Leveraging Big Data to Develop New Revenue Streams

Stuart Coulton LIS,  Area Sales Manager, Omron


Metrology a pathway to Industry 4.0

Speaker TBC



Data & measurement confidence for manufacturing productivity

Dan Brooks, Strategic Development Manager, Advanced Manufacturing, National Physical Laboratory (NPL)


15:00 - 15:30


Product Configuration in an era of Internet of Things and enabling Digital Transformation

Henrik Hulgaard, CTO, Configit


Factory of the Future

10:00 - 10:15



10:15 - 10:30



Factory of the Future, A Vision for Industry 4.0



Navigating the future of work in light of industry 4.0 enabling technologies

Zaid Gulraiz, Odgers Berndtson

Industry 4.0

10:30 - 11:00


Creating the factory of the future with Industry 4.0 and IoT

Ian Gardner, Industry 4.0 Solutions Architect, IBM

Industrial Automation, hosted by Victoria Montag, Gambica



11:15 - 11:30



11:45 - 12:00





Title TBC

Mike Loughran, Field Business Leader for Architecture & Software, Rockwell Automation


Joint Q&A



Panel Session

12:00 - 13:00


Unlocking Industrial Value from Future Connectivity

Digital Catapult

Future of making things

13:30 - 14:00


Title TBC

Asif Moghal, Senior Industry Manager, Design and Manufacturing, AutoDesk


14:00 - 14:30


Why UK Manufacturing should embrace robotics technology

Mike Wilson, BARA



15:00 - 15:15



15:15 - 15:30

High Power Diode Lasers for Industrial Use

Mario Leichnitz, Technical Sales Europe, Laserline GmbH


Joint Q&A



Session TBC

15:00 - 15:30


Digital Manufacturing: Bringing the connected Enterprise to Life

Rockwell Automation

16:00 - 16:30


5G enable the industrial IoT: market evaluation and implementation

Dr Luyun Jiang, IDTechEx


Jeremy Whittingham

Jeremy Whittingham

Head of Marketing

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Hetal Patel

Marketing Project Manager

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Hannah Morgan

Marketing Executive

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