Factory 2050: The Smart Factory

10 July 2016

F2050 event

The AMRC and partners present a UK vision for the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0).

The conference will break through the hype to demonstrate the technologies which are driving Industry 4.0. Affecting all manufacturing sectors, you'll learn how Industry 4.0 technologies will impact and transform your business in the short and medium term.

Presenters and demonstrators from: Airbus, Atos, ATS, AMRC, BAE Systems, Cisco, Delta Sigma, Festo, Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, IBM Watson, Laing O'Rourke, Lanner, Microsoft, PTC, Rolls-Royce, Siemens, XpertRule, with many more to be confirmed.

Email Gualberto Cigala at g.cigala@amrc.co.uk to book your place

Digitally assisted assembly

Over the course of two days there will be cutting edge presentations, AMRC guided demonstrators and AMRC partner demonstrators. There will also be a dinner and drinks reception on the evening of Wednesday 7th September.

Presentations will include:

  • Automotive factory of the future
  • Digital aircraft factory
  • Cloud based manufacturing
  • Data security for the 4th Industrial Revolution
  • Construction and the 4th Industrial Revolution
  • AI for Factory 2050 - Watson Standards for the Smart Factory
  • Manufacturing data analytics and the cloud
  • The connected factory


Demonstrators will include:

  • Process and machine monitoring
  • Countersinking verification using analytics
  • Digital work instructions
  • Assisted work instructions
  • Digitally assisted assembly cell
  • Part tracking
  • Data analytics
  • Cobots
  • Inline inspection and on the fly programming for robotics
  • Drone monitoring
  • Dashboarding for the factory
  • Legacy connectivity solution

Hotels and promotions

Enter the dates you wish to stay and in the promo code box enter JIDUST070916 (valid until 24th August)

  • Hilton Hotel Sheffield
    For best rate go to http://eventsathilton.com/showV2/57aae64c4be1b2b94e9acbc3
  • Holiday Inn Royal Victoria
    For best rate call 0114 252 6511
  • Holiday Inn Express Sheffield
    For best rate call 0114 252 6500
  • Sheffield Metropolitan Hotel
    For best rate call 0114 220 4000
  • Mercure St Paul's
    For best rate call 0114 278 2068

Email Gualberto Cigala at g.cigala@amrc.co.uk to book your place

Related News

How to optimise machining performance
11/05/2016
Tuesday 28th June 2016 at the AMRC KTCLearn how the latest developments in machin …
Access to world-class facilities at AMRC Factory 2050 made easier for SMEs with opening of new ‘reconfigurable factory’ research cell
30/08/2017
Ease of access to the world-class research and development facilities on offer at the …
Major changes as fast growing research centre plans for further expansion at home and abroad
30/11/2015
The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Centre is gearing up for further g …
AMRC launches cutting edge Factory 2050 advanced manufacturing research facility in Sheffield
04/12/2015
 One of the most advanced factories in the world has opened its doors in Sheff …