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Explore the future of digitalisation with real industry insight

One of the world’s leading automation companies Mitsubishi Electric is hosting the Smart Industry Experience at the British Motor Museum.

Mitsubishi Electric invite you to come along and spend the day networking and gaining valuable insight into how leading companies from a variety of different industry sectors are navigating their path towards digitalisation, as well as exploring the advancements in technology that are enabling this to happen within the industrial /manufacturing sector.

The SMART INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE is being held on 18th September 2019 at The British Motor Museum, Gaydon where keynote speakers representing the Dept. for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy and the Utilities, Automotive, Logistics, Process and Infrastructure industry sectors will be presenting subjects including the latest on government policy and how it will affect industry and how the most recent real-world innovations are being put into practice.

Entry into the event is complimentary but places are limited and so it is important to register soon.

All journeys start with the first step, come along and find out how your business can start the road to digitalisation.

Ideal for business leaders, senior managers, production directors and manufacturers.

If you’re trying to navigate the implications of digitalisation for your business this is an event you can’t afford to miss.

Guest Speakers:

Clare Porter, Head of Manufacturing for the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

Clare leads cross cutting manufacturing policy and delivery for the Department of Business Energy and Industrial Strategy. Priorities include developing the UK’s position as a leader of the 4th Industrial Revolution through the Made Smarter programme; Strengthening UK Supply Chain and Value Chain Capability and progressing international engagement on advanced manufacturing policy to identify opportunities for collaboration.

Vikram Singla, Digital Transformation Director, Oracle UK

Vikram is the Digital Transformation Director from a supply chain and finance perspective in the UK. He helps business leaders leverage technology to deliver meaningful business outcomes for their organisations. He has over 25 years’ experience in the technology sector, including deploying supply chain digital transformation programmes for Fortune 500 firms.

David Forrest, Senior Engineer and Leader of Digital Innovation at Nissan

Starting at Nissan in 1992 David has over 25 years engineering and IT experience. Working as a planning engineer and then subject matter expert for CAD/CAE, managing the in-house design team.

Over the last few years David has led strategy planning around Industry 4, working in the IS and IT departments. More recently he has moved into the European Engineering function, responsible for Digital Innovation.

Siobhan Millen, Electrical Instrumentation, Control and Automation (EICA) Standards and Assurance Specialist within Severn Trent Water’s Chief Engineers Directorate

Siobhan Millen is an Electrical Instrumentation, Control and Automation (EICA) Standards and Assurance Specialist within Severn Trent Water’s Chief Engineers Directorate.

Siobhan’s focus areas are Instrumentation, Automation Software, SCADA System and ICA Comms Network Standards and she is leading the creation of Severn Trent’s new IoT / Industry 4.0 and Operational Technology Security standards.

Mike Booth, Electrical Instrumentation, Control and Automation (EICA) Standards and Assurance Specialist within Severn Trent Water’s Chief Engineers Directorate

Mike Booth is an Electrical, Instrumentation, Control and Automation (EICA) Standards and Assurance Specialist within Severn Trent Water’s Chief Engineers Directorate.

Mike’s focus areas is the continuous improvement of Electrical and Control System Standards and he also has an active role in cost and quality assurance for large ElCA projects within Severn Trent’s capital programme.

Richard Jones, Senior Technical & Innovation Manager, Railway Industry Association

Richard is an Engineer who has worked on new technology implementation his whole career, and for the last 20 years in Rail. He has built Rail teams in multiple consultancy businesses and on two occasions led them to win national innovation awards.

He is keen to explore the potential for closer links between the Rail Industry and other Industries to share knowledge and experience in Digitalisation of infrastructure.

Frits Kok, Chief Technology Officer and Solutions Architect for Adroit Technologies

Frits leads the software development and architecture team for automation software and has spent the last two decades as part of several multi-disciplined teams realising projects across the globe, spanning industries from Pharmaceutical, Water, Manufacturing, Food and Beverage, Mining and Energy amongst several others.

Over the last number of years, Frits has also become increasingly involved in Industrial Control Cyber Security technologies and solutions in order to assist in securing the automation of the future.

Chris Williams, Head of Operational Technology at Orbital

Chris is a part of Orbitals Operational Technology business unit. They are responsible for the application of Industrial technology for our customers with a focus on new cyber security regulations, digitisation of process information and the utilisation of new and emerging technology to support the implementation of the industrial internet of things (IIoT).

Martin Gadsby, Director, Optimal Industrial Technologies Ltd

Optimal Industrial Automation was formed over 32 years ago, with Martin still being one of the two Directors and owners to this day. Optimal Industrial Technologies was formed more recently as the products division and is a market leader in the field of Process Analytical Technology (PAT) with its PAT Knowledge Management product – synTQ.

Martin is intimately involved with progressing the evolution of synTQ and advising the Optimal development team on what he believes to be the optimum development direction.

Ideal For:

Ideal for business leaders, senior managers, production directors and end users. If you are trying to navigate the implications of digitalisation for your business this is an event you can't afford to miss.

Agenda

  • 08:30-09:30 - Registration
  • 09:30-09:35 - Welcome Introduction
  • 09:35-10:00 - Clare Porter, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • 10:00-10:25 - Vikram Singla, Oracle
  • 10:25-10:45 - Refreshment Break
  • 10:45-11:10 - Richard Jones, Railway Industry Association
  • 11:10-11:35 - Martin Gadsby, Optimal
  • 11:35-11:50 - Q&A Panel
  • 11:50-12:40 - Lunch
  • 12:40-13:05 - David Forrest, Nissan
  • 13:05-13:30 - Mike Booth and Siobhan Millen, Severn Trent Water
  • 13:30-13:55 - Frits Kok, Adroit Technologies
  • 13:55-14:20 - Chris Williams, Orbital
  • 14:20-14:45 - Chris Evans and Jeremy Shinton, Mitsubishi Electric
  • 14:45-15:00 - Q&A Panel
  • 15:00-15:05 - Wrap Up and Finish
  • 15:05-17:00 - Tour of the Museum

Location

British Motor Museum
Banbury Road
Gaydon
Warwickshire
CV35 0BJ

Start Time

Registration is from 8:30 - 9:30

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