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
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