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UKIVA Machine Vision Conference



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PPMA Show 2021

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

28/09/2021 - 30/09/2021

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Southern Manufacturing

Farnborough, Hants(GU14 6TQ)

06/10/2021 - 07/10/2021

Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is the most comprehensive annual industrial exhibition in the (more)

Advanced Engineering 2021

NEC Birmingham(B40 1NT)

03/11/2021 - 04/11/2021

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Southern Manufacturing 2015 seminar programme extended

Southern Manufacturing 2015 seminar programme extended

The new three-day format of the Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Show 2015 has allowed extra sessions to be added to its popular free technical seminar programme.

The free seminar programme will now consist of 28 sessions delivered over the three-day event, which takes place at FIVE, Farnborough from February 10th to 12th. The programme will address its customary broad range of technical and business subjects, with sessions being delivered by leading figures from industry, business associations and academic institutions. Running in two lecture theatres, focused on manufacturing and electronics respectively, the programme aims to deliver something to interest anyone involved in industry.

One of the most popular presenters, Stefan Knox of Bang Creations, returns with his look at Designing for Commercial Success and New Product Development. Wayne Kite of Stanford Marsh delivers An Introduction to 3D Print and the exciting benefits it brings to manufacturers. Alistair Williamson of Lucid Innovation takes the debate one stage further by looking at how additive manufacturing techniques are driving commercial success.

Hugh Dunlop at RGC Jenkins & Co. demystifies patents and trademarks, and takes a look at how "Patent Box" can help you save tax. Rebecca Silva of attorneys Cleveland IP takes a detailed look at protecting your intellectual property through registering your trademarks and designs. In a later session, colleague Stephen Turner looks in detail at the patent process.

Practical applications of manufacturing ideologies such as Lean and Six Sigma are covered in several sessions. Barry Byrne of Process Management International looks at some of the core concepts, and illustrates how these ideas can be applied in manufacturing. In Best Practice and World Class Manufacturing Ailsa Kaye of Manufacturing Insights looks at the story behind the success of some of the UK's top manufacturers. Tim Scurlock of Automotive Lean Consulting draws on examples from industry to illustrate how Lean concepts can be used to target waste.

The legislative environment is covered in sessions such as CE Marking - 2015 and beyond with Peter Evans of the CE Marking Association, a review of export controls for UK's Electronics Manufacturing supply chain by Kings College London and Ken Ball of Tech UK and a look at the latest requirements of the EMC Directive, with Pete Dorey from TÜV SÜD Product Service. Colleague Paul Laidler looks at the legal requirements for machine safety and how they can be implemented.

A full list of sessions can be found at Entry to the show and seminars is free, however pre-registration is highly recommended. FIVE Farnborough has plentiful free on-site car parking and easy access by road or public transport. To register for tickets, simply visit or call 01784 880 890. Visitors can keep up to date with the latest event and exhibitor news by visiting the show's official blog,, by following @industry_co_uk #southmanf on Twitter, or by joining the show's official group on the popular business networking site, LinkedIn.


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