Supply Chain Theatre

Join us this June to enjoy over 30 hours of free conference

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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Panel: Assessing Your Bouncebackability
Ian Gardner, Industry 4.0 Solutions Architect, IBM
Ryan Freeman, Director, Digital Samurai Ltd
Mark Wood, Managing Director, Alliance Procurement Solutions Ltd
William Taaffe, Chief Operating Officer, Lockdown Cyber Security


As the sector moves forward, there is the opportunity to not only deal with immediate issues, but to reshape chains for the future. This session will identify key geopolitical stress points and the trends beginning to emerge.
11:20 AM - 11:55 AM
Finally: Trying to grow in a crowded market? How to get your target audience to choose you
Charlotte Collier, Head of Operations, Finally


Charlotte Collier of Finally talks us through the marketing tools and strategies you can implement to get your chosen audience to chose you.
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Impact I.T: Can we ever truly be disruptor prepared?
Joseph Evans, Software Solutions Consultant, Impact IT


Joseph Evans of Impact I.T. provides an overall look at the chain supply sector and the role digital transformation has to play in keeping manufacturers and contractors active.
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Lockdown Cyber Security: Cyber Fraud within Manufacturing - Mitigating Cyber Risk in the most attacked industry in 2021
William Taaffe, Chief Operating Officer, Lockdown Cyber Security


Using recent examples, William Taaffe takes us through a tour of why manufacturers are an attractive target to cyber criminals, and how we can better identify and manage our exposure
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Sempai: Will we still need lean skills in our increasingly automated factories
Russell Watkins, Co-Founder, Sempai


As we continue to embrace Industry 4.0, hear from Russell Watkins of Sempai as he looks at the effect automation is having on lean principles and its impact on developing your workforce.
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Novastone Capital: Selling your supply chain business to secure your future
Will Hunnam, Entrepreneur Through Acquisition, Novastone Capital


Selling your supply chain company to secure your future: Hear from Will Hunnam, of Novastone Capital, as he discusses succession planning for your business and why now might be the right time to think about selling.
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Sara Penrose Limited: Mitigating labour shortages and rising labour costs with your digital transformation
Sara Penrose, Co-Founder, Sara Penrose Limited


Mitigating labour shortages and the skills gap. Sara Penrose talks us through the creative process of maximising the value of your workforce and the fundamental skills you can employ to bring out the best in your team.
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Alliance Procurement Solutions: Sustainability – the support for green initiatives
Mark Wood, Managing Director, Alliance Procurement Solutions Ltd


There is hardly a sector or business in 2022 that has not been touched by the Net Zero promise. In this session, Mark Wood, of Alliance Procurement Solutions will look at the key touchpoints such as shareholder engagement and procurement - which can get you there.
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Secondmind: How AML can tackle the complexity problem in automotive design and development
Vinod Warrier,  Senior Manager, Customer Success Programmes, Secondmind


1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Danfoss and Luminovo: Keeping up with consumer demand?
Stephen Moore, Solutions Sales Manager, Danfoss Drives
Sebastian Schaal, Founder and Managing Director, Luminovo GmbH


Stephen Moore of Danfoss Drives, and Sebastian Schaal of Luminovo GmbH discuss the future of the electronics value chain management. How energy storage is being introduced into industrial applications and how exactly we are dealing with those connectivity issues.
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Is your business future ready?
Steve Lewis-Brammer, Northern European Sales Director, Protolabs
Rob Dando, Co-Founder and Director, Finally


Is you business future ready? Are you fully utilizing your sales and marketing teams capabilities? Join Steve Lewis-Brammer of Protolabs and Rob Dando of Finally as they discuss the benefits of digitizing your manufacturing and marketing processes for the benefit of your clients.
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Vendigital: Making the most of the ramp-up opportunity
Paul Adams, Director, Vendigital


Making the most of the ramp-up opportunity. Join Paul Adams of Vendigital as he talks us through nuances of increased productivity and the impact on your bottom line.
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Finally - Essential Content Types for Engineers in 2022
Chris Haydon, Head of Content, Finally


In an increasingly chaotic digital world - one where people have less time than ever - it has never been more pressing to maximise the visibility of your business online. One of the best ways for manufacturers and engineers to get themselves in front of their targets is with attention-grabbing content.

Join FINALLY Agency's Head of Content, Chris Haydon, as he lifts the hood on the essential content types you should create to attract, delight and inform your customers.
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Birmingham Chamber of Commerce: The supply chain in 2030 and what we can expect
Andrew Hipgrave, International Logistics Manager, Birmingham Chamber of Commerce


As we move from one global disruptor to another, we need to be aware of changing legal frameworks and strategies we can employ to make our businesses more resilient.

Join us as we close The Supply Chain Summit @ SubCon as Andy gives his thoughts on where we are and where we’re going.