SMAS - Future Manufacturing Conference 2017

Industry Event

SMAS - Future Manufacturing Conference 2017

  • DATE:
    Tue 24 Oct 2017 07:30
  • TIME:
    07:30 - 16:30
  • VENUE:
    RBS Conference Centre, Gogarburn, Edinburgh

Tue 24 Oct 2017 07:30 - 16:30


The world of manufacturing is experiencing a paradigm shift as rapid advances in artificial intelligence, data analytics, sensors & robotics and additive manufacturing transform the way we design, build and sell our products and services, while new business models open up opportunities to grow additional revenue streams and profits.


With manufacturing at a crossroads of challenges and opportunities, how will these smart technologies give your business competitive advantage, improve productivity, shorten product development cycles and produce products as efficiently and cost effectively as possible?  What will it mean for your workforce as the number of routine jobs decrease, while the number of higher value jobs grows?  And how do you create and evaluate the business case for investment?


We at SMAS are part of a cohesive network of support to help businesses understand, implement and benefit from all that Industry 4.0 has to offer to produce better, smarter products and get you to market quicker and more efficiently.


The Future Manufacturing Conference has drawn together a wealth of expertise and support under one roof to help you cut through the hype and navigate solutions to future-proof your business.  The diverse agenda features:

  • world-leading speakers
  • industry case studies
  • panel discussions
  • meet the expert sessions
  • solution providers and demonstrations in the technology zone
  • generous networking breaks


The day is structured to provide a plethora of practical support and advice on how you get your business and your people primed to successfully compete in this new world order.


Who should attend?

The Future Manufacturing Conference 2017 is primarily for leaders from manufacturing businesses in Scotland.


Click here to read the Manufacturing Action Plan for Scotland.

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