Programme

Please find below details of our event at Norton Motorcycles.

08:30-09:00 Registration, networking

09:00-09:15 Welcome

09:15-10:00 Panel Discussion

This panel discussion will look at the quality challenges facing manufacturers as they move into the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Is there still a place for traditional, hands-on manufacturing, or will automation bring benefits to finished product’s quality that cannot be replicated?

Delegates will learn from industry experts how robotics can ensure your products are made right first time, every time, as well as how to ensure your human staff are engaged and focused on quality control.

10:00-11:00 Delegates split into two groups:

  • Group A Norton factory tour
  • Group B Workshop 1

11:00-11:30 Coffee

11:30-12:15 Delegates split into two groups:

  • Group A Workshop 2
  • Group B Workshop 3

12:15-13:00 Delegates split into two groups:

  • Group A Workshop 3
  • Group B Workshop 2

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 Delegates split into two groups:

  • Group A Workshop 1
  • Group B Norton factory tour

15:00-15:20 Networking and coffee

15:20-16:05 Stuart Garner, owner & CEO, Norton Motorcycles

Stuart will discuss Norton’s traditional manufacturing philosophy, improvements implemented since he bought the business and what his plans are to modernise the business whilst preserving its traditional values. Stuart’s presentation with be followed by an audience Q&A session.

16:05-16:30 Q&A and wrap up

*Agenda subject to change at organisers discretion