EXCLUSIVE MEMBER EVENT: Masterclass in Automation
November 17 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Wednesday 17th November 2021 @ 08:30am – 09:30am (UK Time)
In this exclusive member event led by Mike Wilson, you will learn about the current benefits of robot automation.
This masterclass is not technology heavy and therefore should have quite wide interest from shop floor through to senior management personnel
About this Event
Robot automation has the potential to address some of the key challenges currently faced by the food sector in the UK. Mike will review the benefits and current uptake of robot automation, provide some examples of proven applications and also outline how the implementation challenges can be addressed including the need for new skills to implement and operate the equipment.
- Introduction to Mike Wilson
- Current challenges in food manufacturing
- Benefits of robot automation & current update
- Examples of robot automation opportunities in the meat sector
- Support to assist adoption including skills development
Mike Wilson has over 35 years of experience in the application of automation to manufacturing across a broad range of industry sectors and is widely recognised as one of the leading authorities on the application of industrial robot systems in the UK.
Mike is Chief Automation Officer at the Manufacturing Technology Centre, leading the drive to increase the adoption of automation in UK manufacturing. He is also Chairman of the British Automation and Robot Association, a Director of the Manufacturing Technologies Association and has previously been Chairman of the International Federation of Robotics. His book “Implementation of Robot Systems” was published in 2014.