A Digital Supply Chain Future for the Manufacturing Professional in 2030

Workshop Theme: Technology and Innovation

Workshop Coordinator: Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC)

Speakers: Michael Ward, AFRC & Alan Norbury, Siemens

Time: 11.15am – 12.15pm

Digital manufacturing and “Industry 4.0” are important trends in manufacturing technology and the future of the supply chain – the adoption of leading edge technologies are drivers of competitive advantage.

These two developments create the potential for a new type of manufacturing professional with the ability to radically accelerate the pace of change in product and supply chain development.

In this informative and highly interactive session, Michael Ward, Technical Director of Advanced Forming Research Centre and Alan Norbury from Siemens will set out what these developments mean for Scotland’s manufacturing industry and more importantly, what they mean for the future of your business.