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Cambridge International Manufacturing Symposium

26 and 27 September 2019: Cambridge, UK

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Programme and Speakers

INDUSTRIAL DAY | THURSDAY 26 SEPTEMBER 2019

The first day consists of presentations by leading industrialists on the
overall theme of the Symposium.

ACADEMIC RESEARCH DAY | FRIDAY 27 SEPTEMBER 2019

The second day comprises a mixture of keynote academic presentations and research papers in several parallel interest streams.

 

AGENDA |  THURSDAY 26 SEPTEMBER  

09.00     Registration and refreshments
09.30

Welcome and introduction

Dr Jagjit Singh Srai, Head, Centre for International Manufacturing, IfM, University of Cambridge

09.45

Digital Order-to-delivery: Transformation of an entire multi-tier supply network

Haydn Powell, Global Supply Chain Strategy Manager, Caterpillar

10.30 

Refreshments

11.00

IKEA Industry 4.0: From development to pilot   

Per Berggren, Industrial Strategies, IKEA Industry AB

11.45

Developing advanced e-commerce fulfilment systems for best-in-class customer experience

Maarten Tibosch, COO, wehkamp.nl

12.30

Lunch and networking

13.45

Factory of the future with ai

Sophia Velastegui, General Manager in AI Products + Search, Microsoft

14.30

Global operations optimization: Footprint, automation, and digitization

Frank Wagner, Formerly SVP Global Manufacturing Operations, Electrolux

15.15

Refreshments

15.45

Supply chain transformation in Unilever   

Biswaranjan Sen, Executive Vice President Supply Chain, Head of Beauty and Personal Care Supply Chain, Supply Chain Digital Transformation and Engineering and Planning, Unilever

17.15

Wrap up and close of session

19.00

Symposium Dinner at Corpus Christi College

The main conference social event gives delegates the chance to enjoy reception drinks in the College gardens (weather permitting) from 19.00, before being seated for dinner at 19.30 in the College dining hall.

 

AGENDA |  FRIDAY 27 SEPTEMBER 

08.30  

Registration and refreshments

09.00

Reshaping the supply chain through digital platforms – Implications for firms, consumers and society

Professor Geoffrey G Parker, Dartmouth College

Designing and manufacturing for sustainability: SCEnAT Life Cycle Platform

Professor Lenny Koh, Founder and Director, Advanced Resource Efficiency Centre (AREC) 

10.30

Refreshments

Research Themes - click here for a list of the papers presented in the parallel tracks

11.00

RESEARCH THEMES |  SESSION ONE

  • Digital Manufacturing Networks
  • Sustainability
  • Value Chains & Business Models
12.30

Lunch

13.15

RESEARCH THEMES |  SESSION TWO

  • Supply Network Design
  • Agri-food Track I
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
14.45

Refreshments

15.00

RESEARCH THEMES |  SESSION THREE

  • Technology and Innovation
  • Agri-food Track II
  • Risk and Complexity
16.30 Close