Helping to demystify industrial
digitalisation in UK manufacturing

The Tour- Machine Building for a smarter future - Phoenix Contact

12 September, 2019
Location: Williams F1, Abingdon
New for 2019, Phoenix Contact has created a series of educational workshops to demonstrate how we can help machine builders create and maintain their competitive edge. We will showcase four machine building topics:

• Robust communication locally & worldwide (Future IoT) - with Smart Networks
• Consistent rail configuration & marking - with #MarkingTheNation
• Interfacing (Controller to the field) - with Best Switching
• Strategic Outsourcing - with PP Controls & Automation

Industry 4.0 Exchange

18 September, 2019
Location: Derby
What is Industry 4.0 Exchange
Industry 4.0 Exchange gathers together IT executives from across UK manufacturing to examine what impact the next generation of enterprise technology solutions will have on their manufacturing operations.

Industry 4.0 Exchange is a CPD-certified event

Smart Factory Expo

13 - 14 November, 2019
Location: Exhibition Centre Liverpool
LEARN MORE ABOUT SMART FACTORY EXPO
Digital technologies are impacting every aspect of manufacturing operations – linking together people, processes and products and transforming business outcomes. This ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ plays to the UK's strengths – with a strong position in advanced manufacturing, and a world class high technology sector. Smart Factory Expo is where this all comes together in an exciting combination of ‘show and tell’ – with pitch clinics, exhibition floor presentations, networking events, drop-in advisory clinics, the launch of the North West Pilot of the Government’s Made Smarter Review, and the country’s largest gathering of digital manufacturing exhibitors.

Smart Industry Conference: Demystifying the jargon

20 November, 2019
Location: Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre, Coventry
Digitalisation presents huge opportunities for British manufacturing over the next decade. However in the UK there is an enormous information vacuum, and many SMEs need urgent guidance in clear and concise language in order to prepare for this transformation, so as not to be left behind their global competitors.


The Smart Industry series of Conferences will address and unravel the vast array of conflicting information around 4IR, discussing the practicalities, technologies and issues surrounding transition and implementation of digitalisation in manufacturing across key market sectors in clear and concise language.


The conferences’ main aim is to provide a practical, jargon-free opportunity to those starting out on the digital transformation process, to experience a complete smart roadmap, highlighting the incremental stages of the 4IR journey covering all aspect of the digital transformation.

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