Agenda

Choose a 30-minute discussion from across all three streams and learn from the experience of the discussion leader, your fellow delegates, and share your own perspective. Each discussion group is limited to seven participants.Take a look at the sample agenda below from our most recent Industry 4.0 Exchange event (21 June 2018, Liverpool).

8.30 am

Registration


9.30 am

Chair’s Welcome

Speakers:
Nick Peters photo
Nick PetersEditor, The Manufacturer

9.40 am

Morning Keynote: Best practice technology selection for UK manufacturers

  • Investing time and effort in the early stages pays dividends with the subsequent ROI
  • Business-led, not technology led
  • Building solid foundations to then move into the implementation phase

Speakers:
Lee Ann Healy photo
Lee Ann HealyManaging Partner & Head of Operations, Optimum

9.55 am

Panel 1: Challenges when dealing with your systems?

Speakers:
Derick McIntyre photo
Derick McIntyreSenior Enterprise Architect, Muller
Rainer Kuehlwein photo
Rainer KuehlweinDirector of Manufacturing, BAC Mono
Nitin Chandnani photo
Nitin ChandnaniGroup Engineering Systems Manager, Lucy Electric
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10.15 am

Discussion Table Discussion Session 1

Choose a discussion group to join from across all three conference streams – click the tabs to see the available discussion groups in each stream. Each discussion group lasts 30 minutes and is limited to 7 delegates. All discussion groups are concurrent, allowing you to work your way through the discussion groups that matter most to you over the course of the day.

Rene Voogt photoRene VoogtSolution Consulting Manager, Sage Enterprise Management
James Bliss photoJames BlissBusiness Development Manager, CodestoneColin Scott photoColin ScottSenior Consultant, Codestone
David James photoDavid JamesManaging Director, Advanced
Steve Tattum photoSteve TattumR&D Leader, Sage
John Parker photoJohn ParkerCorporate Sales Representative, Oracle-Netsuite
Willie Carr photoWillie CarrAccount Director, UK & Ireland, Rimini Street

10.50 am

Coffee break and networking


11.20 am

Discussion Table Discussion Session 2

Rene Voogt photoRene VoogtSolution Consulting Manager, Sage Enterprise Management
James Bliss photoJames BlissBusiness Development Manager, CodestoneColin Scott photoColin ScottSenior Consultant, Codestone
David James photoDavid JamesManaging Director, Advanced
Steve Tattum photoSteve TattumR&D Leader, Sage
John Parker photoJohn ParkerCorporate Sales Representative, Oracle-Netsuite
Willie Carr photoWillie CarrAccount Director, UK & Ireland, Rimini Street

11.50 am

Discussion Table Discussion Session 3

Rene Voogt photoRene VoogtSolution Consulting Manager, Sage Enterprise Management
James Bliss photoJames BlissBusiness Development Manager, CodestoneColin Scott photoColin ScottSenior Consultant, Codestone
David James photoDavid JamesManaging Director, Advanced
Steve Tattum photoSteve TattumR&D Leader, Sage
Willie Carr photoWillie CarrAccount Director, UK & Ireland, Rimini Street
Gareth Potter photoGareth PotterCorporate Sales Representative, Oracle-Netsuite

12.20 pm

Lunch


13.20 pm

“This new system is rubbish!”

What is the purpose of an IT implementation; is it to bring in a new IT solution or is it to bring about tangible business change?  In this session we’ll look at how to turn the projected benefits into a reality by engaging with your people based on the lessons learnt from the change programme of major systems implementations (and how to avoid your people saying, “This new system is rubbish!”)

Speakers:
Ben Salder photo
Ben SalderAdvisor, Hennik Edge

13.35 pm

Panel 2: How to evaluate the claims of enterprise software vendors?

IT teams will play a critical role in enabling British industry to successfully transition to what is being called the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’. Effective vendor selection will be key to this.

Speakers:
Dr Sammar Javed photo
Dr Sammar JavedBusiness Development Manager, Deluxe Beds
M.S. Chethan photo
M.S. ChethanSCM, Castle Precision
Ben Salder photo
Ben SalderAdvisor, Hennik Edge
Joanna Poplawska photo
Joanna PoplawskaExecutive Director, CITF

13.55 pm

Discussion Table Discussion Session 4

Rene Voogt photoRene VoogtSolution Consulting Manager, Sage Enterprise Management
James Bliss photoJames BlissBusiness Development Manager, CodestoneColin Scott photoColin ScottSenior Consultant, Codestone
David James photoDavid JamesManaging Director, Advanced
Steve Tattum photoSteve TattumR&D Leader, Sage
Willie Carr photoWillie CarrAccount Director, UK & Ireland, Rimini Street
Gareth Potter photoGareth PotterCorporate Sales Representative, Oracle-Netsuite

14.25 pm

Conference Recap

Speakers:
Nick Peters photo
Nick PetersEditor, The Manufacturer

14.35 pm

Networking


15.00 pm

Close of Conference