The Next Industrial Revolution

12 June 2015
9:30am- 1:30pm
Exeter College Technology Centre, Cumberland Way, Exeter

Tea and Coffee will be available from 09.30 and a buffet lunch will be available from 12.45 

10.00 hrs DCBC Chairman's welcome and general update 

Tim Jones (Chairman, DCBC) 

Exeter College Technology Centre, welcome/college update 

John Laramy, (Vice Principal) 

10.20 hrs Welcome our new sponsors, an introduction to the topic and speakers 

Ben Rhodes (Chief Executive, DCBC) 

10.30 hrs Ian Collier (Director of Operations, HVM Catapult Centres) 

Ian will give an overview of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult Centres: what they do, where they are, what they offer, what priorities they have and how they can support manufacturing 

11.10 hrs Nick Golding, (Sector Lead, Business Growth Service (SWMAS)) and Clive Scott, (Chief Executive, Aero Stanrew Limited) 

An overview of current manufacturing themes and trends in D&C and a local case study on capacity building. 

Break 11.30 hrs

11.45 hrs University of Exeter College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences: 

This section will look at new materials and processes for manufacturing 

CALMARE - Review of industry projects and research into remanufacturing, sustainable materials and the circular economy - Paul McCutchion, Commercial Manager, Exeter Technologies Group 

CALM - Advances in Additive Layer Manufacturing / 3D Printing - James Bradbury, CALM Co-ordinator 

Graphene - An insight into current research and developments - Dr. Monica Craciun - Associate Professor in Nanoscience 

12.15 hrs Tom McMurtrie OBE, Managing Director, Hymid Multi-Shot Ltd 

Tom will deliver a thought leadership piece on 'added value' manufacturing; the move from capacity to capability and the increasing importance of collaboration/supply chain partnering, using their experience as a case study. 

12.45 - 13.15 hrs Networking & Buffet Lunch and Optional Site Tour 

Lunch will be served from 12.45 in the café area near reception. 

Anyone wishing to tour the facilities may do so, leaving from the café area at 1pm. 

Date of Next meeting Friday 11th September 2015 

Delivery Organisation: 
Devon and Cornwall Business Council
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