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10:00AM - ASIF MOGHAL - AUTODESK
Autodesk makes software for people who make things. If you’ve ever driven a high-performance car, admired a towering skyscraper, used a smartphone, or watched a great film, chances are you’ve experienced what millions of Autodesk customers are doing with our software.
11:30AM - STEWART TOWE - HADLEY GROUP
The UK’s largest cold rolled steel manufacturer. Based in and around Smethwick in the West Midlands, we operate from four UK sites as well as overseas facilities in Netherlands, Turkey, U.A.E and Thailand.
12:30PM - ADI GROUP - JAMES SOPWITH
Founded in 1990, the adi Group specialises in supporting the manufacturing sector in the UK & Ireland, through our 25 specialist engineering service divisions. Currently employing over 530 people with a 2016 turnover of £80 million, the Group’s organic growth has been achieved by the acquisition of talented individuals combined with a unique understanding of our customers’ businesses and challenges.
13:30PM - DEPARTMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE - CHRISTINE HANCOCK
Department for International Trade are responsible for promoting British trade across the world and ensuring the UK takes advantage of the huge opportunities open to us.
14:00PM - WAVE CONGRESS - JOHN WEIR, MARK BERNSTEIN, JAMES WOODALL
The WAVE Congress is the only dedicated event of its kind in the UK, and will feature leading companies in the space, including Jaguar Land Rover, Airbus, Boeing, Accenture, and Fhoss Technologies. They will discuss and debate cutting edge technology and the latest innovations specifically for the enterprise, and cover real world case studies from businesses deploying connected technology in the UK and overseas.
15:00PM - JAGUAR LAND ROVER - MICHAEL MYCHAJLUK
Jaguar Land Rover Limited, a British multinational automotive company with its headquarters in Whitley, Coventry, United Kingdom, and a subsidiary of Indian automaker Tata Motors. The principal activity of Jaguar Land Rover Limited is the design, development, manufacture and sale of vehicles bearing the Jaguar and Land Rover (including Range Rover) marques.
15:30PM - THE MANUFACTURING SHOWCASE
The manufacturing showcase will feature 20 Made in the Midlands members, who will showcase the very best of their business in a 3 minute time slot.