EEF at the Industry 4.0 Summit and Factories of the Future Expo 2018

The Industry 4.0 Summit is a 2-day conference discussing the latest developments in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This is the second year of the event and the organisers have focused the content on examples of how companies have implemented Industry 4.0. With various companies at various stages of their development, the Summit includes both large scale organisations and SMEs.

Running parallel to the Summit is the Factories of the Future Expo which will showcase the latest products and solutions for Industry 4.0, IIoT, Smart Factories and Digital Manufacturing. The Expo provides an opportunity to see the latest advances & new technologies in automation, robotics, software, cybersecurity, sensors, virtual reality, augmented reality and other related areas.


EEF's Membership Director North, Richard Halstead, will be chairing Day One of the Summit and Jim Davison, EEF Network Director, who will be talking about how 4IR is shaping skills & leadership.


The Summit also includes presentations from the likes of GE Digital Europe, Bosch Rexroth, Panalpina, INTEL, Accenture, Ford, Meggitt, Babcock & Innovate UK. For more information, please visit the event website


Who should attend?

  • MD, Manufacturing, Operations, Engineering, HR/Change and Continuous Improvement Managers/Directors
  • Those with responsibility for business growth and development
  • EEF members and non-members

Why attend?

  • Update yourself on new technologies and applications within your industry
  • Gain an overview of current trends in Industry 4.0
  • Join in panel discussions on augmented and virtual reality, human-machine interfaces and digital prototyping
  • Hear case study presentations from companies who have actually implemented Industry 4.0 and are harnessing the benefits

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