Agenda

Build Your Own Conference: Choose a 30-minute discussion from either stream and learn from the experience of the discussion leader, your fellow delegates, and share your own perspective. Each discussion group is limited to seven participants. Below is our 2019 agenda:

8.30

Coffee & Registration


9.30

Chair’s Welcome

Speakers:
Duncan McFarlane photo
Duncan McFarlaneHead of Distributed Information & Automation Laboratory, University of Cambridge (IfM)

9.45

Panel Discussion – The role of automation in a smart factory

Speakers:
Steven Carter photo
Steven CarterDigital Manufacturing Integration Lead, Rolls Royce
Ed Preston photo
Ed PrestonGlobal Automation Leader, GKN Aerospace
Alan Newman photo
Alan NewmanAdvanced Manufacturing Engineering & Technical Director, De La Rue

10.05

Discussion Host Introductions


10.15

Discussion Table Discussion Session 1

Choose a discussion group to join from across all two conference streams – click the tabs to see the available discussion groups in each stream. Each discussion group lasts 30 minutes and is limited to 7 delegates. All discussion groups are concurrent, allowing you to work your way through the discussion groups that matter most to you over the course of the day.

Kevin White photoKevin WhiteProcess Control & Automation Manager, Tata Steel
Joan Stewart photoJoan StewartOperations Director, Hotter Shoes
Alan Newman photoAlan NewmanAdvanced Manufacturing Engineering & Technical Director, De La Rue
Ed Preston photoEd PrestonGlobal Automation Leader, GKN Aerospace
Steven Barr photoSteven BarrManaging Director, Edge Digital
Barry Graham photoBarry GrahamField Application Manager - Robotic Technologies, Omron Steven Carter photoSteven CarterDigital Manufacturing Integration Lead, Rolls Royce
David Barker photoDavid BarkerManufacturing Director - Europe, EssentraMartin Walder photoMartin WalderVice President Industry, Schneider Electric
Jeremy Hadall photoJeremy HadallChief Engineer - Intelligent Automation, Manufacturing Technology Centre

10.45

Discussion Table Discussion Session 2

Kevin White photoKevin WhiteProcess Control & Automation Manager, Tata Steel
Joan Stewart photoJoan StewartOperations Director, Hotter Shoes
Alan Newman photoAlan NewmanAdvanced Manufacturing Engineering & Technical Director, De La Rue
Ed Preston photoEd PrestonGlobal Automation Leader, GKN Aerospace
Steven Barr photoSteven BarrManaging Director, Edge Digital
Barry Graham photoBarry GrahamField Application Manager - Robotic Technologies, Omron Steven Carter photoSteven CarterDigital Manufacturing Integration Lead, Rolls Royce
David Barker photoDavid BarkerManufacturing Director - Europe, EssentraMartin Walder photoMartin WalderVice President Industry, Schneider Electric
Jeremy Hadall photoJeremy HadallChief Engineer - Intelligent Automation, Manufacturing Technology Centre

11.15

Coffee and Networking Break


11.45

Keynote

Speakers:
Steven Carter photo
Steven CarterDigital Manufacturing Integration Lead, Rolls Royce

12.00

Discussion Table Discussion Session 3

Kevin White photoKevin WhiteProcess Control & Automation Manager, Tata Steel
Joan Stewart photoJoan StewartOperations Director, Hotter Shoes
Alan Newman photoAlan NewmanAdvanced Manufacturing Engineering & Technical Director, De La Rue
Ed Preston photoEd PrestonGlobal Automation Leader, GKN Aerospace
Steven Barr photoSteven BarrManaging Director, Edge Digital
Barry Graham photoBarry GrahamField Application Manager - Robotic Technologies, Omron Steven Carter photoSteven CarterDigital Manufacturing Integration Lead, Rolls Royce
David Barker photoDavid BarkerManufacturing Director - Europe, EssentraMartin Walder photoMartin WalderVice President Industry, Schneider Electric
Jeremy Hadall photoJeremy HadallChief Engineer - Intelligent Automation, Manufacturing Technology Centre

12.30

Lunch


13.30

Discussion Table Discussion Session 4

Kevin White photoKevin WhiteProcess Control & Automation Manager, Tata Steel
Alan Newman photoAlan NewmanAdvanced Manufacturing Engineering & Technical Director, De La Rue
Joan Stewart photoJoan StewartOperations Director, Hotter Shoes
Ed Preston photoEd PrestonGlobal Automation Leader, GKN Aerospace
Steven Barr photoSteven BarrManaging Director, Edge Digital
Barry Graham photoBarry GrahamField Application Manager - Robotic Technologies, Omron Steven Carter photoSteven CarterDigital Manufacturing Integration Lead, Rolls Royce
David Barker photoDavid BarkerManufacturing Director - Europe, EssentraMartin Walder photoMartin WalderVice President Industry, Schneider Electric
Jeremy Hadall photoJeremy HadallChief Engineer - Intelligent Automation, Manufacturing Technology Centre

14.00

Panel Discussion – Overcoming common challenges when implementing automation and robotics

Speakers:
Kevin White photo
Kevin WhiteProcess Control & Automation Manager, Tata Steel
Steve Brambley photo
Steve BrambleyChief Executive, GAMBICA
Joan Stewart photo
Joan StewartOperations Director, Hotter Shoes
Jeremy Hadall photo
Jeremy HadallChief Engineer - Intelligent Automation, Manufacturing Technology Centre

14.30

Coffee and Networking Break


15.00

Discussion Table Discussion Session 5

Kevin White photoKevin WhiteProcess Control & Automation Manager, Tata Steel
Joan Stewart photoJoan StewartOperations Director, Hotter Shoes
Alan Newman photoAlan NewmanAdvanced Manufacturing Engineering & Technical Director, De La Rue
Ed Preston photoEd PrestonGlobal Automation Leader, GKN Aerospace
Steven Barr photoSteven BarrManaging Director, Edge Digital
Barry Graham photoBarry GrahamField Application Manager - Robotic Technologies, Omron Steven Carter photoSteven CarterDigital Manufacturing Integration Lead, Rolls Royce
David Barker photoDavid BarkerManufacturing Director - Europe, EssentraMartin Walder photoMartin WalderVice President Industry, Schneider Electric
Jeremy Hadall photoJeremy HadallChief Engineer - Intelligent Automation, Manufacturing Technology Centre

15.30

Discussion Host Conclusions


15.45

Chairman’s Conclusion


16.00

Close of Summit