Confirmed Programme: 

10:00-10:25    Registration and Coffee

10:25-10:30    Welcome and introduction to the day - Dr Simon Gibbon (AkzoNobel) and Dr Tom Rodgers (The University of Manchester) - slides

First Session - Chair Simon Gibbon (AkzoNobel)

10:30-11:00    Connected Everything: Industrial Systems in the Digital Age - Professor David Brown, University of Portsmouth - slides

11:00-11:30    Combining mechanistic models and (big) data to arrive at the next level in terms of identifying, quantifying and addressing process robustness and product quality issues: Reviewing the QbD definition in the light of digitalisation opportunities and the needs of continuous manufactureSean Bermingham, PSE Formulated Products, Director of the ADDoPT project - slides

11:30-12:00    CAFE4DM - The Centre in Advanced Fluid Engineering for Digital Manufacturing - Professor Phil Martin, The University of Manchester & Jo Cook, Unilever  - slides

12:00-12:30    Exhibitors' Highlights - JMP - SMS

12:30-14:00    FSTG AGM, Lunch, posters and networking

13:15-14:00    FSTG AGM

Second Session - Chair Tom Rodgers (The University of Manchester)

14:00-14:20   Design of Experiment and Model Development on the PROSPECT CL - Scale Up Facility - Dr Katharina Roettger, CPI @ Birmingham University - slides

14:20-14:40   The Use of 4IR Techniques to Address the Challenges of Agile Formulation Manufacturing - Simon Mazier, Perceptive Engineering - slides

14:40-15:00   Implementing Aspects of the 4IR Toolbox to Improve Powder Formulation Processes - Dr Dave Berry, National Formulation Centre, CPI - slides

15:00-15:40   Discussion - Applying CAFE4DM & CPI's Learning to Your Formulations

15:40-16:10   Statistics for Digital Formulation - Richard Boddy, Statistics for Industry (s4i) - slides

16:10-16:30   Industry 4.0 - Enabling Business Growth - Mo Chowdhury, AkzoNobel - slides

16:30-16:35  Closing address

16:35-17:30  Opportunity for 1-2-1 Networking 



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