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Manufacturing Analytics: The role of Big Data in the Future of Manufacturing

Cambridge Big Data-EPSRC Collaborative Workshop
When Feb 01, 2016
from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Where IfM Cambridge
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Mohamed Zaki, Philip Woodall and Andy Neely have been awarded a fund from Cambridge Big Data-EPSRC Collaborative Workshops Fund to run workshop about Manufacturing Analytics: The role of Big Data in the Future of Manufacturing.  

We would like to invite organisations from key UK manufacturing sectors such as aerospace, automotive, life sciences, food and drink manufacturing and many niche capabilities in smaller sectors such as electronics and advanced materials. We will also open the invitation for other sectors such as tobacco, furniture, petroleum, paper, plastics and rubber products, chemical, and printing. 

In particular, the workshop aims to:

  1. Promote discussions about the challenges of big data in manufacturing and potential solutions;
  2. Push forward the cutting edge of data science techniques, and demonstrate how manufacturers can benefit (rather than suffering) from big data; and
  3. Identify key areas to encourage collaborations between academia and industry to promote more innovative research. 

Programme - 1 February 2016

08.45   Registration and Refreshments
09.00   Welcome and Introduction - Professor Andy Neely, IfM, University of Cambridge
09.30   Customer Experience Analytics in Manufacturing: Unmask details that matter to enhance customer experience - Dr Mohamad Zaki, Cambridge Service Alliance, IfM, University of Cambridge
10.30   Refreshments
11.00   The Industrial Data Space - Digital Sovereignty for Industry 4.0 and Smart Services - Professor Boris Otto, Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics
12.00   Intelligent Assets: value creation opportunities and challenges - Daniel Keely, Head of Manufacturing & Transport Business Development EMEA, Cisco
13.00   Lunch 
13.45   Parallel sessions
15.00   Discussion and debriefing session
15.30   Refreshments 
16.00   Panel session 
16.45   Wrap up
17.00   Workshop close

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