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Manufacturing Excellence Conference 2017

Start date/time :  8:30 14th September 2017
End date/time :  17:00 14th September 2017
Venue :  International Digital Laboratory University of Warwick Coventry, CV4 7AL
Organiser name :  Chris Bennett
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This years Manufacturing Excellence Conference will be on the theme of Continuous Improvement.

This years Manufacturing Excellence Conference will be on the theme of Continuous Improvement.

On the day we will have several guest speakers & the opportunity to hear from teams who will present on the excellent project work that has been carried out to drive Continuous Improvement. We will have several of our supplier companies attending who will be exhibiting in the break-out areas. There will be a free buffet dinner in the evening in an informal atmosphere to relax and meet colleagues & friends, old & new.


08:30 Registration

09:00 Welcome and Introduction – Chris Bennett, NMI “The (mostly) Long and (often) Winding Road” – Dr David Bott, WMG “Yield Management Systems to Accelerate Continuous Yield Improvement” – Kevin Robinson, MFG Vision & Neill Mitchell, Plessey Semiconductor Suppliers Elevator Pitches

10:30 Break & Meet the Suppliers “Transformation to Operational Excellence Training Systems” – Diodes “Measuring for Success – Creating the Dashboard and Visibility to Sustain Continuous Improvement” – XAAR “Optimizing Tool Start Run Proceedure” – Seagate

12:30 LUNCH “The Disentropic Organisation – Innovation & Perpetual Improvement” – Paul Fletcher, Enabling Innovations “Printed Circuit Board Assembly – Value Stream Mapping Improvement Activity” – Ultra-CEMS “Managing CI in a New Work Environment – Profiler Automation Case Study & Learnings” – Analog Devices

15:00 Break & Meet the Suppliers “What is TPS, Lean, Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma or Operational Excellence?” – IR Newport “Reticle Pod Quality Inspection and Repair System” – Seagate “When Continuous Improvement Is Not Enough” – Teledyne e2v

17:00 Conference Close

19:00 Buffet Dinner & Prize Draw—Radcliffe Hotel Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities For more information on Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities, please contact Rachel Palmer.

Buffet Dinner - We will be hosting a Free Networking Buffet Dinner after the Conference in the Radcliffe Hotel on the evening of 14th September.

Tickets Free to NMI Members £125+VAT for Non-Members

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Organisation:  TechWorks