Key themes: Smart Manufacturing trends 2019

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DIGITIZATION AND NEW TECHNOLOGY

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INNOVATION

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LEADERSHIP

DiMS has been created to solve some of the key challenges facing our members today. How do you design, plan and execute a Digital Manufacturing strategy to implement the latest technology and automation? The day is designed for members at all levels of the adoption roadmap with a tailored approach for each and every attendee.

Unique collaborative format

By joining our fully immersive Digital Manufacturing Strategy Day, you will learn from influential practitioners in our network who have led major Digital Transformation and Automation programmes, and collaborate with peers to create a personal action plan to move your project forward.

Who will attend?

The event is designed for UK Senior Manufacturing and Digital Transformation leaders, and will have a maximum of 60 attendees. Typical attendees will be Manufacturing Directors and Chief Digital Officers.


Agenda

08:00 - 08:30
Welcome, Registration and Morning Coffee

08:30 - 08:40
Chair’s Welcome Address & Setting the Scene

08:40 - 09:10 // Keynote
Utilizing predictive analytics to drive Manufacturing servitization

09:10 - 09:40 // Keynote
Technology - The technologies that will transform Manufacturing operations. Hands on advice and experience.

09:40 - 10:40 
Innovation Toolkit 1: Getting real ROI from your digital factory

10:40 - 11:10  
Refreshments
: Networking session

11:15 - 12:15
Innovation Toolkit 2:
Using IOT Digital Solutions to drive performance improvements

12:20 - 13:35
Themed Lunch Round Tables
- Vision/ strategy
- Value
- Technology
- Change & Delivery

13:40 - 14:10 // Keynote
Brexit:
Deal or No Deal, Leave or Remain- An assessment of Brexit and the impact it will have on UK Manufacturers.

14:10 - 15:10
Innovation Toolkit 3:
Using automation as the backbone for Digital Manufacturing

15:15 - 15:45  
Refreshments:
Networking session

15:50 - 16:50
Innovation Toolkit 4: Business Transformation and Disruptive Innovation: How do you manage the need for change?

16:50 - 17:20 // Keynote
Maturity Evaluation:
Is a pathway to progress emerging?

17:20 - 17:50  
Speaker Panel Q&A: Addressing your specific challenges and exploring the day’s key themes
- This is your chance to quiz our expert panel on the key challenges you may be facing in Digital Transformation, they will share their collective expertise with the audience.

17:50 - 18:00
Chair’s Closing Remarks

18:00 - 19:00
Drinks Reception:
Enjoy a relaxing networking session with fellow practitioners


Key Speakers for 2018 included:

 
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JONATHAN WATSON


Chief Manufacturing Engineer, Future Projects

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LUIS MIGUEL DEL SAZ RODRIGUEZ

Head of Digital Transformation, Ordering and Logistics
 

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GRAHAM MCCAULEY


VP Global Pharma Supply Chain Operations

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