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Using digitalisation to reduce costs & manufacturer smarter

The pathway to Net Zero is a tough one to navigate, and digitalisation is key to any manufacturing organisation in achieving resilience, profitability, sustainability and a competitive edge.

The Smart Manufacturing Roadshow – your pathway to net zero

The Smart Manufacturing Alliance roadshow explores the issues and challenges around digitalisation through thought leadership, practical steps and best practice to support your journey.

Industry Experts Share their knowledge

We have partnered with industry experts across our region to bring you a practical, insightful and thought provoking event. With plenty of time for questions and answers along with the opportunity to network, this free event willleave you armed with a tool kit, contacts and practical solutions.

Agenda – subject to change

8.30 am Coffee and registration

9.00 am Welcome and introduction – Bob Hart, Programme Director, Smart Manufacturing Alliance

9.10 am Net Zero Targets for business, training and certification – Anthony Gough PECT

9.25 am The benefits of digitalisation – Alastair Crawford/Ondrej Polack LMAC

9.40 am MRP -ERP – MES – Dolores Sanders Total Control Pro

9.55 am Additive Layer Manufacturing (3D printing) – Paul Holt Photocentric

10.10 am Smart Manufacturing Data Hub – Simon Coward Energy Monitoring Sensors

10.25 am Break

10.45 am Low Cost Robotics – Matthew Aldridge IGUS RBTX

11.05 am Operational Areas Management Software – Pete Williams SMS Tech

11.20 am The importance of Cybersecurity – Andy Irvine, Croft

11.35 am Funding – Eamonn McMahon Equipal

11.45 am Case Study – Jordon King Delta Fire

12.00 am Grant Funding – Chris George CPCA Growth Hub

12.15 am Digitalisation Assessment – Bob Hart, Programme Director, Smart Manufacturing Alliance

12.25 pm Question and Answer Panel

12.40 pm Lunch and networking

13.25 pm Closing comments – Bob Hart, Programme Director, Smart Manufacturing Alliance

13.30 pm Close

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