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Industry Forum

Industry Forum (Scroll down to register)

The overall theme of the Industry Forum will be Smart Manufacturing spanning analytics, assembly, in process quality, assembly, and recycling systems, across diverse domains including automotive and electrification. 7 consecutive presentations in form of pre-recorded videos and later a Moderated Round-Table discussion will be run. The Industry Forum presentations to be as follows:
IF Period


(UK Time)

Person Organisation/Role   Persentation Title
INTRODUCTION 11:30 David Rawlins CTO, HVMC, WMG  

10 minute introduction to the day. Context: current and emerging trends in Smart Manufacturing and digitalisation, e.g., lifecycle, analytics, process optimisation, recycling in the context of the assembly, electrification, and automotive domains.

  11:40 Nishant Raj Global Industry 4.0 Lead – IAS (Industrial Assembly Solutions), Atlas Copco   Smart manufacturing and the digitalisation of industrial assembly systems
  12:10 Mark Restall

Associate Partner,

Cognitive Process Transformation,

Cognitive Business Decision Support,

  Analytics and AI in Manufacturing – Achieving cognitive process transformation
  12:40 Prof Darek Ceglarek Head of Digital Lifecycle Management, WMG, University of Warwick  

Closed-loop manufacturing systems with capabilities to self-recover

  13:10 Dr. Tony Wilson Principal Manufacturing Engineer, Intelligent Energy  

Digital Manufacturing and Proof-of- Process for Automotive Fuel Cells


Dr. Anwar Sattar

Lead Engineer in Battery Recycling, Energy Innovation Centre, WMG


Electric vehicles and lithium-ion battery recycling systems


  14:10 Shibu George Head of Manufacturing, Apollo Tyres   Productivity Improvement through Digital Transformation & Advanced Engineering
ROUNDTABLE 14:40 ALL AVAILABLE SPEAKERS ABOVE --   Discussion of current and emerging trends in Smart Manufacturing and digitalisation, e.g., lifecycle, analytics, process optimisation, recycling, and the circular economy, in the context of the assembly and electrification, and in the automotive, aerospace, and other application domains.

Registration for Participants

All registered authors can attend Industry Forum free of charge. If you are not a registered author, you can attend Industry Forum by registering for the first day of the conference.

To register for the Industry Forum please register here

Conference Fees(One Day)

Regular (IES Member) £68.75

Regular (IEEE Member) £72.50

Regular (Non IEEE Member) £78.75