Register now for the Industry 4.0 Summit (MachineBuilding.net readers are entitled to a 20 per cent discount) and Factories of the Future Expo, both of which take place in Manchester on 28 February and 1 March 2018 to help small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) learn about, adopt and benefit from Industry 4.0. Watch the introductory video on YouTube.
Industry 4.0 Summit
The Industry 4.0 Summit brings together leading manufacturers, academia and solution providers to examine the latest developments in advanced manufacturing. Speakers include Siemens, GE Digital, Bosch Rexroth, Intel, Babcock, Meggitt, KTN, GKN and IBM, to name just a few.
Factories of the Future Expo
Running parallel to the Industry 4.0 Summit, the second Factories of the Future Expo will showcase the latest products, solutions and service providers for Industry 4.0, IIoT and smart manufacturing. Covering automation, robotics, software, sensors, connectors and cybersecurity, over 70 companies will be exhibiting, including Bosch Rexroth, ABB, Beckhoff, Dassault, Tharsus, IBM, Intel, HMK and IFM.
Industry 4.0 Academia Summit
New for 2018 is the Industry 4.0 Academia Summit. Manufacturing experts Professor Paulo Bartolo and Dr Carl Diver, from The University of Manchester, will host a series of discussions with leading academics at the forefront of research that links to industry.
Open Technology Forum
Visitors to the free-to-attend Factories of the Future Expo will be able to hear from companies at the forefront of Industry 4.0 developments and see case studies at the Open Technology Forum, which is sponsored by Intel and features experts from Bosch Rexroth, ABB, Zuhlke, HKM, Omron, Invisible Systems, HortonWorks and others.
Digital Innovation Challenge
The Digital Innovation Challenge, in association with the University of Manchester, aims to showcase and recognise the capabilities of students in digital innovation. A prize of £2500 will be awarded to the individual or team that presents the best innovation to meet any challenge relating to Industry 4.0 (Smart Manufacturing).
The KTN Innovation Showcase will bring 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.
More reasons to attend...
Admission to Factories of the Future Expo is FREE but pre-registration is strongly urged. Manchester Central Convention Complex is easily accessible by road and rail (see travel information).
Although there is a charge to attend the two-day Industry 4.0 Summit, MachineBuilding.net readers are entitled to 20 per cent discount by quoting discount code MACHDISC20 during the registration process.
Register now at www.industry40summit.com.