Agenda

Choose a 30-minute discussion from across all three streams and learn from the experience of the discussion leader, your fellow delegates and share your own perspective. Take a look at our 2018 agenda below.

8.30 am

Coffee and Registration


9.30 am

Chair’s Welcome


9.55 am

Panel 1: Rise of the Machines – Successfully Implementing Industrial Robotics

Manufacturers need to avoid the creation of automated silos by ensuring that industrial robots are fully integrated into their manufacturing environment.


10.20 am

Discussion Table Discussion 1

Keith Huxley photoKeith HuxleyIndustrial Assembly Automation Manager, Airbus
Mark Pritchard photoMark PritchardHead of Business, NIS Integrated Engineering
Rob Marchant photoRob MarchantGroup Managing Director, MarchantCain
Stuart Wood photoStuart WoodOperations Director, Applied Photophysics
Colin Bagnall photoColin BagnallControl Systems Lead, Convatec
Dr Robert Pearson photoDr Robert PearsonProduct Line Director, Cobham Antenna Systems
Jeremy L. Wyatt photoJeremy L. WyattProfessor of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, Birmingham University
Dr. Honor Powrie photoDr. Honor PowrieData Science Director, GE Aviation
John Maddison photoJohn MaddisonOperations Director, Wood Plc

10.50 am

Coffee Break and Networking


11.10 am

Discussion Table Discussion Session 2

Keith Huxley photoKeith HuxleyIndustrial Assembly Automation Manager, Airbus
Mark Pritchard photoMark PritchardHead of Business, NIS Integrated Engineering
Rob Marchant photoRob MarchantGroup Managing Director, MarchantCain
Stuart Wood photoStuart WoodOperations Director, Applied Photophysics
Colin Bagnall photoColin BagnallControl Systems Lead, Convatec
Dr Robert Pearson photoDr Robert PearsonProduct Line Director, Cobham Antenna Systems
Jeremy L. Wyatt photoJeremy L. WyattProfessor of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, Birmingham University
Dr. Honor Powrie photoDr. Honor PowrieData Science Director, GE Aviation
John Maddison photoJohn MaddisonOperations Director, Wood Plc

11.40 am

Discussion Table Discussion Session 3

Keith Huxley photoKeith HuxleyIndustrial Assembly Automation Manager, Airbus
Mark Pritchard photoMark PritchardHead of Business, NIS Integrated Engineering
Rob Marchant photoRob MarchantGroup Managing Director, MarchantCain
Stuart Wood photoStuart WoodOperations Director, Applied Photophysics
Colin Bagnall photoColin BagnallControl Systems Lead, Convatec
Dr Robert Pearson photoDr Robert PearsonProduct Line Director, Cobham Antenna Systems
Jeremy L. Wyatt photoJeremy L. WyattProfessor of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, Birmingham University
Dr. Honor Powrie photoDr. Honor PowrieData Science Director, GE Aviation
John Maddison photoJohn MaddisonOperations Director, Wood Plc

12.10 pm

Lunch


13.25 pm

Panel 2: The Evolution of Automation – What Comes Next?

How will real-time data collection, edge computing and cloud analytics lead to a step change in capability for automation technology? 


13.45 pm

Discussion Table Discussion Session 4

Keith Huxley photoKeith HuxleyIndustrial Assembly Automation Manager, Airbus
Mark Pritchard photoMark PritchardHead of Business, NIS Integrated Engineering
Rob Marchant photoRob MarchantGroup Managing Director, MarchantCain
Stuart Wood photoStuart WoodOperations Director, Applied Photophysics
Colin Bagnall photoColin BagnallControl Systems Lead, Convatec
Dr Robert Pearson photoDr Robert PearsonProduct Line Director, Cobham Antenna Systems
Jeremy L. Wyatt photoJeremy L. WyattProfessor of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, Birmingham University
Dr. Honor Powrie photoDr. Honor PowrieData Science Director, GE Aviation
John Maddison photoJohn MaddisonOperations Director, Wood Plc

14.15 pm

Discussion Table Discussion Session 5

Keith Huxley photoKeith HuxleyIndustrial Assembly Automation Manager, Airbus
Mark Pritchard photoMark PritchardHead of Business, NIS Integrated Engineering
Rob Marchant photoRob MarchantGroup Managing Director, MarchantCain
Stuart Wood photoStuart WoodOperations Director, Applied Photophysics
Colin Bagnall photoColin BagnallControl Systems Lead, Convatec
Dr Robert Pearson photoDr Robert PearsonProduct Line Director, Cobham Antenna Systems
Jeremy L. Wyatt photoJeremy L. WyattProfessor of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, Birmingham University
Dr. Honor Powrie photoDr. Honor PowrieData Science Director, GE Aviation
John Maddison photoJohn MaddisonOperations Director, Wood Plc

14.30 pm

Coffee and Networking Break


15.00 pm

Panel 3: Sensors & Sensibility

Industrial sensors create the data that will fuel the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’. How should manufacturers take advantage of this new resource?


15.20 pm

Chair’s Notes


15.35 pm

Close of Summit