MAIN CONFERENCE DAY ONE - 26 FEBRUARY
8:15 am - 8:45 am REGISTRATION & COFFEE
8:45 am - 9:00 am CHAIRMAN’S OPENING REMARKS
9:00 am - 9:30 am OPENING KEYNOTE: INDUSTRIALIZING AEROSPACE AM
· Changes in the manufacturing environment
· Innovations within the wider ecosystem to further the development of advanced manufacturing techniques
· The push towards Smart Manufacturing at Boeing
Dr Melissa OrmeVP, Additive Manufacturing
The Boeing Company
9:30 am - 10:00 am INDUSTRIALISING ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
10:00 am - 10:30 am PANEL DISCUSSION: MIDLANDS AEROSPACE ALLIANCE
The Midlands is home to over 25% of the UK Aerospace industry, with a 3% share of the total global market. Taking place on the morning of the Conference Day One, this important discussion will offer the audience a unique insight into the Midland Aerospace industry by landscaping the drivers of change for current and future applications of AM technology
A key proponent of the Midlands Aerospace Industry is the Midlands Aerospace Alliance (MAA), which supports and represents the regions aerospace industry on a European and global stage. As we approach 4.0 adoption within Aerospace, our panellists will look to key industry trends to consider the direction of how Aerospace can best leverage the role of AM in future semi-autonomous production facilities.
Topics of discussion
· What role does the MAA play in enabling closer collaboration with the Midlands cluster along the supply chain to best leverage innovations?
· How can the promotion of an effective coordinated shared strategy moving forward help make a big impact for future developments?
· In what ways can solution providers enable the Midlands cluster advance in its future development aims? What are the key requirements of the region?
John DunstanHead of Process & Productivity Centre
Andrew MairChief Executive
Midlands Aerospace Alliance
Dr Katy MilneChief Engineer - DRAMA , Digital Engineering Group
Manufacturing Technology Centre
10:30 am - 11:00 am AM AND NEXT GENERATION PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
11:00 am - 11:30 am MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING
11:30 am - 12:00 pm AM INDUSTRIALISATION THROUGH INDUSTRY 4.0
· Understanding how industrialisation will change manufacturing to ensure quality in AM production
· Exploring the unique advantages of the AM process, as applied to mission critical applications
· Evaluating the implementation of an AM process strategy to ensure consistent and defect free production
George "Nick" BullenTechnical Fellow, Advanced Manufacturing
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm INDUSTRIAL SOLUTIONS FOR ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm INCREASING PROCESS PRODUCTIVITY OF METAL MANUFACTURING
· Enhancing the design parameters to account for changes to manufacturing process
· Understanding how to increase process productivity of metal parts
· Considerations of AM materials and process relative to traditional manufacturing
Tim HopeChief Technologist - Metallics
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm SERIAL PRODUCTION OF 3D METAL PARTS
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm NETWORKING LUNCH
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm PANEL DISCUSSION: THE DRIVE TO 4.0 ADOPTION – AM ADVANCED MANUFACTURING
• What collaborative efforts must OEMs, Tier 1s and solution providers undertake to further advance to 4.0 adoption?
• How must the supply chain evolve to support the development of AM industrialisation to ensure smooth interaction between all other parts of the manufacturing process?
• What are the recent technical trends within industrial technologies, and what are their implication on current processes?
3:00 pm - 3:10 pm Industry Innovation Slot - YXLON
3:10 pm - 3:20 pm Industry Innovation Slot - TEC Eurolab
3:20 pm - 3:30 pm Industry Innovation Slot - nToplogy
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm MILITARY AND CIVIL CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS AT LEONARDO HELICOPTERS
· How build-process-scanning can develop accurate production data in real time
· Utilising build scans and closed-loop control to correct areas and minimise errors
· Improving the quality of part replications to ensure sturdiness of parts for service
David WraggMaterials Engineer
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING
4:30 pm - 5:50 pm ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING BREADTH: FROM AUTOMOTIVE MASS PRODUCTION TO SPACE LAUNCHER APPLICATIONS
Attendees will separate into small groups and over the course of the hour have the opportunity to work through two of the below topics with 30 minutes one each table. Each table will have a facilitator who will guide the discussion and feedback key takeaways to the rest of the room.
- Material Selection
- Software Design
- Metal Pritning
- Polymer Printing
- Post Processing - HIRTENBERGER
- Quality Assurance
- Industry 4.0