Manufacturing Connect at EEF Technology Hub - Be Business Ready: the 4th Industrial Revolution

Our Manufacturing Connect events are hosted at manufacturers' facilities and include a factory tour, enabling best practice and information sharing with your peers. Our upcoming event will help get you future fit for the next industrial revolution. Discover what 4IR is and the benefits it will bring, plus improvement solutions you can adopt now for greater productivity and sustainable growth.

What you will take away from this event:

  • Latest insights into the challenges and benefits of 4IR
  • Discover business transformation programmes to get you future fit
  • Opportunities to network and solve problems together
  • A Lean Benchmark report to help focus your improvements for maximum value

Who should attend?

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

Attend if...

  • You are responsible for creating and deploying a strategy which focuses on profitable business growth
  • You are struggling to sustain the initial gains of your continuous improvement programme
  • You are unsure where to start to get your business ready for the next industrial revolution

Vikram Singla, Supply Chain and Product Innovation Cloud Apps Leader for Oracle




Martin Strutt, Consultancy Director, EEF




Registration, tea & coffeeandnetworking


Welcome and introduction, Charlotte Horobin, EEF Region Director, Midlands and East


Manufacturing's future and how to prepare for it - tips and tactics, Martin Strutt, EEF's Consultancy Director


Oracle, Vikram Singla: Why businesses should be interested in 4IR

•Practical steps that companies can take to start their 4IR journey

•Real-life case studies of companies who have adopted 4IR technologies to achieve desired business outcomes


Panel discussion and audiencedebate on key issues


Comments from Apprentice centre


Tour of Technology Hub


Lunch and networking



EEF will not normally refuse entry to events, however it is our policy not to admit competitors of EEF or our host facility into Manufacturing Connect events.

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