Leading in the Digital World: The Supply Chain Innovation Summit 2018

Join us at this business-led event, as we discuss practical solutions of incorporating big data, analytics, AI, cloud, mobile, machine learning, robotics and digital technologies into your business.

We’re currently undergoing and anticipating massive changes in the European and Global trading environments and in the way we do business.

Artificial intelligence, analytics and automation are revolutionising the modern workplace and challenging current business models. The digital phenomenon is multifaceted and changes the way companies maintain and create their competitive advantage.

EEF's Regional Director for the Midlands & East- Charlotte Horobin will be sitting on a business panel discussing strategic examples from Industry.

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Location

Park Rd, Wivenhoe, Colchester CO4 3SQ

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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?

Artificial intelligence, analytics and automation are revolutionising the modern workplace and challenging current business models. Hear from business leaders about how they are adapting to the digital phenomenon and changing the way companies maintain and create their competitive advantage.

Programme

9:30  Registration & Networking-With pastries and refreshments 
10:00 

Welcome & introduction from the Chair

Alex Mortimer, Commercial Director, The Supply Chain Academy & East of England Board member, The Institute of Directors

10:05 

Moving forward to the next 10 years: What could business look like?

Christine Bhatt, CEO, Systematics International & Chair, Institute of Directors Essex

10:15 

The Changing digital landscape – an overview of big & emerging trends in the field of AI, analytics & automated intelligence

Professor Maria Fasli, Director, Institute for Analytics and Data Science, University of Essex

10:35 

How technology is transforming manufacturing companies

Professor Carl Perrin, Director, Institute of Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering, Coventry University

11:00 

Coffee Break

11:15 

Business Panel: Strategic examples from Industry

Charlotte Horobin, Regional Director – Midlands & East, EEF, The manufacturers’ organisation
Hannah Liddell, Manager, Uniserve Group
Christine Bhatt, CEO, Systematics International
Ashley Macleod, Supply Chain Manager at the Ardagh Group

12:00 

The Impact of changing industry dynamics on the development of your strategy

Professor Tazeeb Rajwani, Head of Executive Education, Essex Business School, University of Essex

12:25 

Closing remarks

Alex Mortimer & Christine Bhatt

12:30 

Lunch and networking

14:00 

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Fees

  • £45.00 (+ VAT) - Members
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