Industry 4.0 for the SME Factory
The 'Industry 4.0 for the SME Factory' event took place as part of the Industry 4.0 Summit and Factories of the Future exhibition which was held on 4-5 April at the Manchester Central Convention Centre.
Exclusively for manufacturing and engineering leaders from Greater Manchester, this session looked at the practical implications for Industry 4.0 and the SME factory.
15.00 Registration, refreshments and networking
15.30 Welcome and introductions
Sam Nicholson, Head of Manufacturing, Business Growth Hub
15.35 4th Industrial Revolution - the evolution to a smart business
Vikram Singla, Product Innovation and Supply Chain Applications Leader, Oracle
16.05 Champions panel - perspectives on implementing Industry 4.0
- Matthew Smallman, Divisional Managing Director (Joint), Hyde Aero Products Ltd
- Alan Purvis, Managing Director, Mettler-Toledo Safeline Ltd
16.35 Workshop - Demystifying Industry 4.0
17.00 Industry 4.0 Summit delegates drinks reception The session was followed by a drinks reception with the opportunity to network with the Champions, delegates and speakers.