Nokia and AMRC North West Event

    Venue: AMRC North West, Roy Chadwick Way, Samlesbury Enterprise Zone, Mellor Brook, Blackburn BB2 7HP
    Cost: This is a free event.

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Starts 5 Jul 09:00

Ends 5 Jul 16:00

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Hosted by Nokia and the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC)


Nokia and the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) North West are delighted to invite you to a workshop on Tuesday, July 5 at the newly-opened AMRC North West applied research facility in Blackburn. The session will focus on the factory of the future and demonstrate how it will drive forward holistic connectivity and unlock the potential of industrial digitalization. Defining new paradigms for how future factories will operate and how they will enable connectivity and business agility across manufacturing.

Topics Covered

  1. Industry 4.0 - The art of the possible by Steve Foxley CEO, AMRC and Lee Hargadon Head of Enterprise, UK& Ireland, Nokia
  2. Live demonstration of the 5G factory of the future and how manufacturing process can benefit from 5G, AMRC Demos include:
  • How is a data driven manufacturing cell connected?
  • Mixed reality and AI working together to support assembly, maintenance, and repair. Real-time closed loop AI for high-speed CNC machining and robotics.
  • 5G’s latency, bandwidth and jitter characteristics form application perspective
  • AMRC’s Fully private Nokia 5G New Radio / Standalone network infrastructure and on-premises edge data centre

Panel discussion ‘your digital journey’ moderated by Simon Parry, CTO Enterprise UK & Ireland Nokia, panellists Include:

  • Professor Rab Scott - Director of Industrial Digitalisation, AMRC
  • Gerard Donohue, CTO Telent
  • Steph Leaver, Manufacturing Technology Development Engineer, BAE
  • Paul Brooks, Digital Transformation Consultant, PTC

Please feel free to extend this invitation to other colleagues who would find this session interesting and relevant. All attendees must register.