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SMAS Future Manufacturing Conference 2017

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24th October 2017

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RBS Conference Centre, Gogarburn, Edinburgh

Get ready for Industry4.0

The world of manufacturing is experiencing a paradigm shift. Rapid advances inartificial intelligence, data analytics, sensorsand robotics, additive manufacturing and digital connectivity are transforming the way we design, build and sell our products and services, while new business models are opening up opportunities for additional revenue streams and profits.

With manufacturing at a crossroads, 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?  And how to you create and evaluate the business case for investment?

Find out more at the Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service (SMAS) Conference 2017.


CENSIS will be there as one of the exhibitors, sharing our knowledge about the Industrial Internet of Things and how these new digital technologies will produce major benefits for manufacturers. Visit our stand to find out more about how we can support manufacturing and automation across a range of sectors.

Who Should Attend?

Aimed at business leaders across all manufacturing sectors – from small SMEs through to large corporations – the conference has been designed to cater to companies at all stages of the 4IR journey – from absolute beginner to advanced adopter.

What to Expect 

The programme will focus on four key themes:

  • Technology in manufacturing
  • Data analytics
  • New business models
  • Preparing your workforce for Industry4.0

Confirmed speakers include include Alan Norbury, CTO, Siemens, Dr Ali Bigdeli, Senior Research Fellow, Ashton Busines School and Charles Joel, IoT Diector at Gardner Denver.

Further Info and Registration

Tickets are priced at £75 per person with reduced rates for additional delegates from the same company. To register or for more information visit the SMAS conference website.