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Smart Factory Expo
WHY VISIT

SMART FACTORY EXPO | 16-17 NOVEMBER, LIVERPOOL

Why attend Smart Factory Expo

Smart Factory Expo is the industry’s largest digital manufacturing exhibition – and a showcase for the latest innovations in technology, processes and thinking.

Whatever the stage of your digital journey... see all the technologies enabling the industrial revolution under one roof, hear the latest best practices and strategies in our Solution Theatres, and reconnect with your peers!

See 170+ exhibitors across 5 Technology Zones and 2 Innovation Zones + 138 free-to-attend presentations from expert speakers.

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THREE REASONS TO ATTEND

1
Find the information, solutions and guidance to transform your business
2
Grow your network and connect with your peers
3
Keep pace with technological developments

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SMART FACTORY EXPO IS MORE THAN JUST AN EXHIBITION

IT WILL ALSO FEATURE:

  • 170+ exhibitors across 5 Technology Zones and 2 Innovation Zones
  • 138 Theatre presentations, free-to-attend, delivered by experts.
  • Exclusive University of Cambridge Institute for Manufacturing Masterclasses.
  • Regional Site Visits (part of Digital Manufacturing Week).
  • Innovation Alley - a dedicated start-up corridor brimming with entrepreneurial energy.
  • Innovation Village – take a journey from fossil fuels to renewables, seeing the technological advances for transforming industry for a sustainable world.
  • Best of British Showcase - a celebration of domestic manufacturing.
  • Make new connections over drinks in our vertically focused networking hours.
  • Dedicated STEAM afternoon – supporting the manufacturers of the future.
  • Women in manufacturing programme – addressing diversity in the sector

Zones & Solutions Theatres

Smart Factory Expo is spread across five distinct Visitor Zones each anchored with a content theatre, focused on different stages of the smart factory value chain.

Our comprehensive schedule of free-to-attend presentations in the Solutions Theatres are delivered by manufacturing and technology experts, and each Visitor Zone features world class exhibitors showcasing solutions that will give you the competitive edge. See list of zones below.

At the centre of the show floor runs Innovation Alley - a dedicated start-up corridor brimming with entrepreneurial energy.

Taking place within Smart Factory Expo, the Innovation Village is an immersive and interactive demonstration area that takes visitors on a journey from fossil fuels to renewables, showcasing the technological advances and capabilities for transforming industry for a sustainable world. Run by the seven High Value Manufacturing Catapult research and technology centres, including the MTC, this is not to be missed.

SMART FACTORY EXPO ZONES

Automation & Robotics
Cobots, Industrial Robots, Robotic Process Automation, Picking & Packing, Packaging, Warehousing, Autonomous Guided Vehicles, Drones
Industrial Data & AI
Big Data, Cybersecurity, Cloud, Data Collection, Predictive Decision-Making, Data Analytics, AI, ML, Deep Learning, EDGE Computing, Predictive Maintenance, Visualisation, ERP, MES, S&OP, FSM, Elastic Infrastructure, Application Performance Management, Sensors, Data Science
Digital Transformation
Digital transformation & supply chain software
IIoT & Connectivity
Internet of Things, Connectivity, Sensors, 5G, Edge Computing, Predictive Maintenance, Track & Trace, RFID, Visual Management, IT/OT Convergence, Interoperability, Digital Twins
Smart Infrastructure
Enabling technologies are integrated with physical infrastructure in order to achieve real-time monitoring, efficient decision-making and enhanced service delivery. Everything that underpins the technology in your operations
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DIGITAL MANUFACTURING WEEK 2022

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