Agenda

The timings for the day are shown in the Agenda below.

For each discussion session, you get to choose one of the themed roundtables to sit at – see the table map below. Jump into conversation on the topics that matter most to you for five 30-minute sessions throughout the day!

Between sessions, hear from our keynote speakers from industry-leading manufacturers & technology companies, as they share insights, case studies and lessons learned from cutting-edge industrial data projects.

Enjoy refreshments & a full served lunch during the breaks – and use the time to network and follow up on interesting conversations you’ve had throughout the day!

Timetable

9:30 Chair’s Welcome

9:45 Opening Keynote from GE & Novotek

10:00 Keynote: AI in Manufacturing

10:15 Discussion Leader Introductions

10:30 Discussion Session 1

11:00 Keynote: Value-Driven AI

11:15 Coffee Break

11:45 Discussion Session 2

12:15 Talk: AI in Rolls-Royce

12:20 Talk: Data Governance is about People, not IT!

12:25 Talk: Making Data Visible for Better Decision Making

12:30 Discussion Session 3

13:10 Lunch Break

14:00 Panel: Culture, Buy-In and Change Management

14:20 Discussion Session 4

14:50 Keynote: AI Opportunities in Smart Factory

15:05 Discussion Session 5

15:35 Summit Recap

15:50 Close of Summit

Agenda features

10:00 - Keynote: AI in Manufacturing

A true expert in AI & Data Science, Bala is currently in charge of architecting and strategising AI solutions across Stanley, Black & Decker's businesses. Here, he will discuss the impact that AI can have in manufacturing, across various applications.

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Bala Amavasai
Head of AI & Lead AI Architect, Stanley Black & Decker

11:00 - Keynote: Value-Driven AI

An overview of how Hexcel has started a measured journey towards AI entitlement and cultural change; utilising the company's existing internal resources without large capital projects.

Graham Townsend

Graham Townsend
Manager, Manufacturing Analytics, Hexcel

12:15 - Talk: AI in Rolls-Royce

Muhannad leads the implementation of AI in across Rolls-Royce. In this talk, he’ll outline the various AI applications and algorithms across the organisation.

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Muhannad Alomari
AI Hub Lead, Rolls-Royce

12:20 - Talk: Data Governance is About People, Not IT!

Good data depends on people knowing what they are supposed to do and then doing it – this is data governance. Here, Gerard will discuss how you can lay the groundwork for successful data strategy using clarity & communication.

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Gerard Bartley
Global Master Data Manager, Jacobs Douwe Egberts

12:25 - Talk: Making Data Visible for Better Decision Making

David will discuss strategies for extracting data from ERP systems & other sources into intuitive dashboards that allow for faster, better decision making.

David Todd

David Todd
Global Head of Data, Meggitt

14:00 - Panel Discussion: Culture, Buy-In and Change Management

An interactive panel discussion: hear straight from the experts, and ask your own questions.
What is your Culture?
Getting Employee Buy-In
Aligning People & Processes to Strategy

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Gerard Bartley
Global Master Data Manager, Jacobs Douwe Egberts

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Suresh Daniel
Data & Architecture Integration Director, Coats

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Keith Roberts
Global Parts Operations Data and Reporting Manager, Jaguar Land Rover

14:50 - Keynote: AI Opportunities in Smart Factory

In this high-level talk, Alison will discuss some of the plans and opportunities to apply AI technology being explored by AstraZeneca as part of their smart factory strategy.

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Alison McGurk
Head of Architecture, Data and Intelligence, AstraZeneca

Roundtable topics

Data Management

Table 1 - Data Collection Strategy

Data Collection Strategy

What data should you collect, and how?

Graham Townsend
Manager, Manufacturing Analytics, Hexcel

Table 2 - Sensors & IoT

Sensors & IoT

Cheap, simple sensor technology can be used to monitor a variety of processes and equipment

Alisdair Walton
Data, Cloud & Innovation Lead , Tata Steel Europe

Table 3 - Storage Structures

Storage Structures

Different types of structures and best practice for storing data

Suresh Daniel
Data & Architecture Integration Director, Coats

Table 4 - Data Integration

Data Integration

Bringing it all together in one single source of truth

Keith Roberts
Global Parts Operations Data and Reporting Manager, Jaguar Land Rover

Table 5 - Data Quality & Integrity

Data Quality & Integrity

Good decisions can only be made on good data – How can you get it right?

David Todd

David Todd
Global Head of Data, Meggitt

Table 6 - Data Talent

Data Talent

How to grow the powerful data-minded teams required for success

Juan Villa
Systems Integration Manager, SEM Ltd

Data Insights

Table 7 - Business Intelligence

Customer Insights

Using data to understand your customers and serve them more effectively

Tour Ala
Former Director of Enterprise Architecture, GSK

Table 8 - Data Visualisation

Predictive Maintenance

Analytics platforms allow you to predict breakdowns and fix them before they happen

Alison McGurk
Head of Architecture, Data and Intelligence, AstraZeneca

Table 9 - AI & Machine Learning

Demand Forecasting

Predict demand for better decision making throughout the value chain

Muhannad Alomari
AI Hub Lead, Rolls-Royce

Table 10 - Predictive Maintenance

Predictive Maintenance

Analytics platforms allow you to predict breakdowns and fix them before they happen

Hassan Khalid
Data Scientist, GlaxoSmithKline

Table 11 - Monetising Your Data

Monetising Your Data

Practical strategies for turning data into tangible value, both internally and externally

Sam Saunders
Data Strategy Manager, Dyson