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 Session 1

Choose a discussion group to join from across all three 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.

10.50 am

Coffee Break and Networking

12.10 pm


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? 

14.45 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