Smart Machines & Factories
Knowledge Hub seminar line-up sets out complete ‘smart roadmap’ at forthcoming manufacturing events
Published:  23 March, 2018

The Knowledge Hub seminar line-up at the forthcoming co-located events; Smart Industry Expo, Drives & Controls, Air-Tech, Fluid Power & Systems, and Plant & Asset Management Exhibitions, has secured some the UK’s leading voices on the Fourth Industrial Revolution, offering expert insight, practical advice, and high profile panel discussions.

Located at the heart of the 2018 co-location of manufacturing events taking place at the NEC, Birmingham between the 10-12th April in Halls 8, 9, and 10, The Knowledge Hub’s theme for 2018 is Smart Factory - Concept to Reality, the journey to a smart future.

Over the course of the three-day seminar programme, visitors will have the opportunity to experience a complete smart roadmap, with each day of the Knowledge Hub representing a different stage of the smart journey covering all aspect of the digital transformation:

• Day 1: Concept

• Day 2: Transition

• Day 3: Implementation

Leading figures speaking at The Knowledge Hub, currently include:

• Lynne McGregor - Innovate UK

• Chris Richards - EEF

• Steve Brambley - GAMBICA

• Susan Scurlock - Primary Engineer

• Dave Atkinson - Lloyds Bank

• Chris Buxton - BFPA

• Lina Huertas – HVM Catapult

• Sam Turner – HVM Catapult

• Jeremy Hadall - MTC

• Paul Brooks – Santander

• Charles Joel, BCAS

• Tim Page, TUC

For a full list of speakers please visit the show website:

The Knowledge Hub, according to the organiser, will fully reflect how smart technologies in the industrial sector will be central to our future, by improving our national productivity, creating higher value jobs, and arming our workforce with the digital skills required in the decades ahead.

For regular show updates, full seminar programme and to register to visit, please go to: