08:30-09:00 Registration, networking
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:
11:30-12:15 Delegates split into two groups:
12:15-13:00 Delegates split into two groups:
14:00-15:00 Delegates split into two groups:
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