Industry 4.0 Summit & Factories of the Future Expo 2018
12 February 2018
The UK’s leading conference and exhibition dedicated to Industry 4.0 and the digitalisation of manufacturing takes place in Manchester later this month (28 February - 1 March).
Consisting of a 2 day conference & exhibition it is a one-stop show to demonstrate how you can digitalise your manufacturing operations. It will offer case studies and detailed knowledge to help all those thinking of embarking on, or already onboard, the Industry 4.0 journey.
Industry 4.0 Summit
The 2 day strategic conference will feature senior speakers from Bosch Rexroth, IBM, GE Digital, Accenture Industry X.0 and recently confirmed Juergen Maier from Siemens and new MD at Dassault Systemes John Kitchingham.
This is your chance to learn from leading manufacturers and SMEs about their Industry 4.0 journey and how to digitalise your operations
Factories of the Future Expo
This free to attend 2 day exhibition will showcase the latest products and services for Industry 4.0, IIoT, smart factories and digital manufacturing, including robotics, 3D Printing, Analytics, Automation & IT, Big Data, Sensors, Motion Control & Predictive Maintenance.
Within the Expo there are a number of engaging and informative side events:
• Intel IoT Commercial Workshops - a chance for the IoT developer and IT bods to fully immerse themselves in industry 4.0
• Open Technology Forums - technology solution providers give 20-minute short & snappy presentations on a key piece of equipment or technology that can improve manufacturing operations
• KTN Innovation Showcase - bringing together a selection of innovative UK businesses that are working to produce the key technologies needed to enable delivery of Industry 4.0 solutions, for organisations large and small.
• Digitial Innovation Challenge - sponsored by Protolabs and run in conjunction with University of Manchester, the challenge will showcase and recognise the capabilities of students in digital innovation. A prize of £2,500 will be given to the individual or team that presents the best innovation to meet any challenge relating to Industry 4.0 (Smart Manufacturing). Finalists have just been announced & presentations will take place on the Expo floor during 28 February in front of a panel of judges & Expo visitors
There will be some great exhibitors - including ABB, Festo, Hortonworks, PTC, Protolabs, IFM, HMK, Beckoff, to name a few.
For more information, to register and to see the full exhibitor list, click here.