Digital Innovation for Manufacturing Success

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Tuesday, 10 April, 2018 - 14:15

Digital Innovation for Manufacturing Success



International Institute of Product & Service Innovation
WMG, University of Warwick, University Road, Coventry CV4 7AL
United Kingdom

An invite to view the facilities, support and practical support available at WMG, to help you understand how you can implement Digital Technology into your business.

Free car parking is available, specific details will be given nearer the time. Please confirm if you have any dietary requirements.

  • 7.30am Arrival, Refreshments and Networking
  • 8.00am Welcome to WMG and Introduction to HVM Catapult Dr Paul Milne, Project Manager, WMG
  • 8.05am Manufacturing Sector Update Mr David Atkinson, UK Head of Manufacturing, Commercial Banking, Lloyds Banking Group
  • 8.20am Digital Manufacturing – What does it mean, what’s it all about? Interactive icebreaker to support scene setting
  • 8.30am Success Story: Autocraft Drivetrain Solutions Ltd, Mr Scott Crowther, Innovation Manager, WMG and Simon Warburton, Engineering and Quality Director, Autocraft DS.
  • 8.50am Digital Manufacturing in Action (Tour, 20mins max at each area) - WMG SME Group Technology Hall (Piero Filippin / Onur Eren), - Additive Manufacturing (ALM), - Automation Simulator (IMC)
  • 9.55am Success Story: Lear Corporation Dr Daniel Vera, Senior Research Fellow Automation Systems, WMG and Andrew Williams, Programme Manager, Lear Corporation.
  • 10.15am Final comments / Coming up at WMG? Mr Phil Larner, Relationship Manager, Manufacturing–Midlands region Mr Julian Moore, Marketing and Business Engagement Manager, WMG
  • 10.30am Networking / Close


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