Programme

08:00 - 08:30

Arrival & Coffee

08:30 - 09:30

Keynote presentation

Speaker TBC
The impact of digitalisation on industrial productivity

In the wake of the recent Made Smarter review, UK industry is more prepared than ever for the digital revolution. However, what will the impact be on a workforce trying to adapt? This keynote will look at how manufacturers stand to see significant productivity gains from adopting future technologies.

09:30 - 10:15

Stream a: The fundamentals of Industry 4.0, Festo Ltd

Neil Lewin, Learning & Development Consultant

Many companies are looking to see how this revolution can improve their productivity, quality and processes. Before embarking on an Industry 4.0 journey it is essential those involved have a common understanding of the core elements and technologies and how their interaction leads to Industry 4.0.

After this interactive workshop, participants will be familiar with the core elements and basic technologies of Industry 4.0. They will understand how these are connected and can take a holistic approach to improve processes and products.

Stream b:

Kronos

10:15 - 11:00

Stream a: The fundamentals of Industry 4.0, Festo Ltd

Neil Lewin, Learning & Development Consultant

Many companies are looking to see how this revolution can improve their productivity, quality and processes. Before embarking on an Industry 4.0 journey it is essential those involved have a common understanding of the core elements and technologies and how their interaction leads to Industry 4.0.

After this interactive workshop, participants will be familiar with the core elements and basic technologies of Industry 4.0. They will understand how these are connected and can take a holistic approach to improve processes and products.

Stream b:

Kronos

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee Break

11:30 - 12:15

Stream c:

Siemens

Stream d:

tbc

12:15 - 13:00

Stream c:

Siemens

Stream d:

tbc

13:00 - 13:45

Lunch

13:45 - 15:45

JLR Factory Tour

Delegates will be given an exclusive chance to go behind the scenes of Jaguar Land Rover’s iconic Castle Bromwich site, and see sheet metal transformed into high-end vehicles. A highly automated manufacturing process has enabled the factory to upskill many of its workers – many of whom you will see on your tour.

15:45 - 16:00

Factory tour ends

16:00

Closing summary