Agenda

  • 23rd Sep 2015

    09:00 - 09:30
    Coffee and registration
    09:30 - 10:00
    What is servitization-How does it add value to an SME?
    Speakers:
    • Professor Tim Baines, Aston Business School
    10:00 - 10:30
    Beyond the cultural challenges and change management: The route to growth
    Speakers:
    • Des Evans, Former Managing Director , MAN Truck & Bus UK
    10.30 - 11:10
    Solving your customers problems through technology
    Speakers:
    • Venkata Kancharla, Engineering Manager , Xeros Cleaning
    11.10 - 11:40
    Coffee break
    11:40 - 12:40
    Stream A - Chaired by Tim Baines
    11:40 – 12:10
    IoT-The enabler of service provision
    Speakers:
    • Alistair Williamson, Managing Director , Lucid Innovation
    12:10 – 12:40
    Beyond the hype: Servitization in practice
    Speakers:
    • Professor Janet Godsell, Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Strategy, WMG
    Stream B - Chaired by Iain McKechnie
    11:40 – 12:10
    Growth through Service Thinking & Imagination
    Speakers:
    • Nick Frank, Director, Frank-Partners
    12:10 – 12:40
    Is Servitization just for the big boys?
    Speakers:
    • Alec Anderson, Managing Director, Koolmill Systems Ltd
    12:40 - 13:40
    Lunch
    13:40 - 14:10
    Growing your business through remanufacturing
    Speakers:
    • Ann Beavis, Head of sustainability, Premier Sustain
    14:10 - 14:40
    Circular economy & remanufacturing: Realising the opportunities
    Speakers:
    • Ben Peace, Sustainability Lead, The Knowledge Transfer Network
    14:40 - 15:10
    Coffee break
    15:10 - 15:40
    Never too old to innovate
    Speakers:
    • Danny Harrison, Business Development Manager , Nicklin
    15:40 - 16:10
    Overcoming the challenges on the route to service efficency
    Speakers:
      16:10 - 16:25
      Chairman's closing remarks
      Speakers:
      • Professor Tim Baines, Aston Business School
      16:25 - 16:30
      Q&A session