Making Industry 4.0 come alive….

Start Date17/10/2018
Start Time5.00pm
End Time7.45pm
Venue Sensor City
31 Russell Street
L3 5LJ (Click here to view a map of the venue)

An NPL Manufacturing Measurement Network event

Making Industry 4.0 come alive….

Demonstrating digital technology and showcasing the benefits for small and medium enterprises (SME’s)

Industry 4.0 … is it all hype? What is it? What will it do for my company?

In conjunction with the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), the LCR4.0 team in the Faculty of Engineering & Technology (FET) at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) are hosting an event to demonstrate Industry 4.0 in practice and showcase the benefits of adopting digital technology can bring to industry.

The event aims to:

Demonstrate Industry 4.0 in a practical manner

  • Demonstrate Industry 4.0 in a practical manner
  • Show Industry 4.0 can have cost effective benefits for SMEs

Technologies demonstrated will include:

  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Drones and Sensors
  • Augmented / Virtual Reality
  • Internet of Things
  • Connected robotics
  • Digital metrology


  • 5:00 Registration and Refreshments
  • 5:30 Welcome and Introductions Sensor City
  • 5:35 Capability LJMU FET & NPL Prof. Ahmed Al-Shamma’a (LJMU) Rob Woolin (NPL)
  • 5:45 Industry 4.0 – Fact or Fiction? Anthony Walker (LCR4.0 LJMU)
  • 5:55 Future of Manufacturing in the Digital Age Richard Hill (University of Huddersfield)
  • 6:15 What does Industry 4.0 mean to an SME? Luke Walsh, Brainboxes
  • 6:30 Live link to NLP Innovation Avenue Demonstrators
  • 6:50 Practical Industry 4.0 Demonstrators Cost effective solutions to increase productivity
  • 7:20 Summary, Next Steps & Networking Rob Woollin (NPL)
  • 7:45 Close

This event is free to attend but numbers are strictly limited. Please book in advance to avoid disappointment, and we look forward to seeing you at the event.

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