17th October 201805:00 PM
Making Industry 4.0 come alive…

An NPL Manufacturing Measurement Network & LCR 4.0 Event

Wednesday 17th October 2018, 5:00pm-7:45pm

Sensor City, 31 Russell Street, Liverpool, L3 5LJ

 

 

In conjunction with the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), the LCR 4.0 team in the Faculty of Engineering & Technology (FET) at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) are hosting an event to demonstrate Industry 4.0 in practice, and showcase the benefits of adopting digital technology can bring to industry.

 

This event is free to attend but numbers are strictly limited. Please book in advance to avoid disappointment, and we look forward to seeing you at the event.

 

 

The event aims to:

-Demonstrate Industry 4.0 in a practical manner

-Show Industry 4.0 can have cost effective benefits for SMEs

 

 

Technologies demonstrated include:

-Additive manufacturing

-Drones & Sensors

-Augmented Reality

-Internet of Things (IoT)

-Connected robotics

-Digital metrology

 

 

Programme:

5:00pm – Registration and Refreshments

5:30pm – Welcome and Introductions – Sensor City

5:35pm – Capability LJMU FET & NPL – Prof. Ahmed Al-Shamma’a (LJMU) & Rob Woollin (NPL)

5:45pm – Industry 4.0 – Fact or Fiction? – Anthony Walker (LCR 4.0, LJMU)

5:55pm – Future of Manufacturing in the Digital Age – Richard Hill (University of Huddersfield)

6:15pm What does Industry 4.0 mean to an SME? – Luke Walsh, Brainboxes

6:30pm – Live link to NPL – Innovation Avenue Demonstrators

6:50pm – Practical Industry 4.0 demonstrators – Cost effective solutions to increase productivity

7:20pm – Summary, Next Steps & Networking – Rob Woollin (NPL)

7:45pm – Close

 

 

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