MTC’s Digitalising Manufacturing 2017 – register now

Posted on 19 Jun 2017 by The Manufacturer

Registration for this year’s Digitalising Manufacturing conference, organised by the Manufacturing Technology Centre, has opened – with early-bird passes now on general sale and a special offer for SMEs.

Digitalising Manufacturing -The opportunities from digital technologies are sheer limitless - image courtesy of The Manufacturing Technology Centre.
The opportunities from digital technologies are sheer limitless – image courtesy of the Manufacturing Technology Centre.

Organised by the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) in Coventry, a dedicated Digitalising Manufacturing microsite has been launched showcasing the two-day conference, on Monday 30 and Tuesday 31 October, at the MTC’s cutting-edge facilities.

A key focus of the conference is to engage SMEs in the digital revolution and to provide practical knowledge and support to get businesses primed for their digital journey.

The Digitalising Manufacturing conference, which has a diverse agenda, also features world-leading speakers, panel discussions, workshops and demonstrators.

Keynote speakers include Siemens UK&I CEO Juergen Maier; Innovate UK’s Lynne McGregor and High Value Manufacturing (HVM) Catapult’s chief technology officer Sam Turner.

The event also offers a high-profile international dimension with representatives from the G20 Presidency, the World Economic Forum and the European Commission.

Early bird tickets are priced at £50 (+VAT) for one day, or £75 (+VAT) for both days.

SMEs are being encouraged to attend and are being offered 50% off all delegate passes. To take advantage of this offer, please email [email protected] to be sent the discount code.

The conference, now in its third year, is sponsored by ATS, Bosch and Bosch Rexroth, with The Manufacturer as official media partner.

You can follow conference updates on Twitter and LinkedIn via #MTCDigital2017.

The new chief technology officer at the High Value Manufacturing Catapult, Professor Sam Turner recently discussed the impact he hopes to make on UK manufacturing with The Manufacturer’s Nick Peters. Click here to read more. 

The CEO of Siemens UK&I, Juergen Maier, has been tasked by the government to head a review into how government industrial strategy should evolve, to ensure that advanced digital technologies will give manufacturing in the UK the brightest possible future.

Maier has enlisted The Manufacturer’s help in ensuring as many manufacturers as possible get involved in the review. Click here to make your voice heard.