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Future insights into Manufacturing 2030 – 14/7/15


14 July 2015




Pinsent Masons, 3 Colmore Circus, B4 6BH Birmingham.


Business in the Community (BITC)

The event

SWM members BITC and Pinsent Mason invite you to the launch of a comprehensive report on the key trends that will impact businesses in the manufacturing sector up to 2030. There will be a presentation and panel discussion. Topics for discussion will include:

  • The impact the pace of technological change will have on the manufacturing sector, such as Industrie 4.0, smart factories and the internet-of-things.
  • The move to more collaborative and flexible supply chains to meet global demand.
  • International governments’ investment in manufacturing innovation in the face of such fast-paced change.
  • The impact of these developments on the global workforce.
  • What companies need to do now to adapt to this change and to ensure they have suitable manufacturing capabilities in future to retain commercial advantage.

The event will include leading figures from across the manufacturing sector, including; Janet Godsell: Professor in Supply Chain at Warwick Manufacturing Group Steve Matthews: Consulting Systems Engineer, Industrial & Transportation at Cisco Simone Bares: Director of Policy Development at Alstom Jon Dennison: Director of Government and External Affairs at GKN Stephan Appt: Partner at Pinsent Masons

Booking and further information

For more information and booking details, please visit the event website.

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