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Innovation & Knowledge Exchange
Investing in future manufacturing technologies

Future Manufacturing Technologies i.e. disruptive technologies have been identified globally as a priority area for nations that wish their manufacturing sector to remain relevant with major economic wealth-creating activities.

Hear first-hand from the experts about the support on offer to help your business to exploit opportunities and gain competitive advantages.

ASTUTE 2020
Prof Johann Sienz, Operations Director

Benefits of future manufacturing technologies and how ASTUTE 2020 is supporting the manufacturing industry adapt to change.

The ASTUTE 2020 (Advanced Sustainable Manufacturing Technologies) operation, supporting manufacturing companies across Wales, has been part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government and the participating Higher Education Institutions.’

NatWest Business
Richard Hill, Head of Automotive & Manufacturing

Richard is a prominent figurehead in the Automotive industry, having worked in the sector for over 25 years.

Richard’s previous roles include Marketing Manager at Rover Group; Brand and Marketing Manager at BMW Financial Services and Group Sales Director at Manheim Europe. Richard continues to work closely with industry, representing the banking industry on the main UK Automotive Council.

Industry Wales
James Davies, Executive Chair

In April 2017, James became Executive Chair of Industry Wales, to bring voice of Manufacturing industry to Welsh Government including responsibility for three Industry sector forum (ESTnet, WAF and AFW).

A Member of the HEFCW Council, he also sits on the Ministerial Advisory Board (MAB) for Economy & Transport in Wales.

Industry Wales, together with its specialist aerospace, automotive and electronics, software and technology Forums, is helping to grow Welsh technology and manufacturing businesses, globally.
Led by the private sector and working closely with the Welsh Government, Academia and other bodies, Industry Wales is focussed on addressing key areas of improvement to achieve sustained, profitable growth in the economy: Innovation, Investment, Skills, Supply Chain capability and reach, Integration with UK and EU wide programmes. TheForums, with a combined membership of 500 leading Welsh companies, provide a range of services to support companies already established within Wales and to attract and support companies that are seeking a world-class location for their business.

Continental Teves

Continental Teves is part of the global Automotive supplier continental Ag. The manufacturing plant based in Ebbw Vales specialises in niche, low volume OES and aftermarket production of hydraulic brake callipers and other components for the automotive industry.

This event is aimed at Welsh Manufacturing companies with an interest to grow their research, exploit opportunities and gain competitive advantages.

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7:30 am - Registration & Breakfast Opens

8:15 am - Welcome

Prof Hans Sienz, Operation Director, ASTUTE 2020

8:20 am - NatWest, Richard Hill, Head of Manufacturing & Automotive Sector

08:50 am - R&D Tax Credits

Paul Arnold, Director of Tax, Bevan Buckland LLP

09:15 am - ASTUTE 2020 - Working with the Welsh Manufacturing Industry across Wales
Gaining a competitive advantage through Future Manufacturing Technologies

Prof Hans Sienz, Operation Director, ASTUTE 2020

09:40 am - Continental Teves – Benefits and impact of industry-academia collaboration

Mark Langshaw or Matthew Price, Continental Teves

10:00 am - Industry Wales - Impact of Disruptive Technologies in Wales’ Manufacturing sector

James Davies, Executive Chair, Industry Wales

10:20 am - Event Close & Networking

Prof Hans Sienz, Operation Director, ASTUTE 2020

10:30 am - College of Engineering Tour

Tour of the facilities and equipment available at the College of Engineering is available, please indicate on registration.

11:30 am - Close


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