Programme

Future Manufacturing Conference 2017

Tuesday 24 October 2017

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07.30 Registration & Technology Zone Open

Time: 08.30

Welcome from Nick Shields, Director, Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service

Time: 08.45

Economic Update/Getting Investment Ready from Richard Hill, Head of Manufacturing & Automotive, Natwest

Time: 09.00

Keynote: Alan Norbury, Industrial CTO, Siemens

Time: 09.30

Keynote: Dr David Stewart, Manager of Circular Economy and Digital Manufacturing, High Speed Sustainable Manufacturing Institute

Time: 10.00

Panel Discussion/Q&A
10.15 Networking Break/Technology Zone/Meet the Expert
11.15 Focus Sessions x 4
12.00 Networking Lunch/Technology Zone/Meet the Expert
13.30 Focus Sessions x 4
14.15 Networking Break/Technology Zone/Meet the Expert

15.00 Keynote: Dr Ali Bigdeli , Senior Research Fellow, Aston Business School

15.30 Keynote: Charles Joel, IoT Director, Gardner Denver

16.00 Panel Discussion/Q&A

16.15 Closing Remarks/Summary of Day