Making Smarter In Scotland

Posted on: 27/03/2018

The SMAS National Manufacturing Conference : 400 manufacturing leaders will gather to be inspired, learn, network and debate.

Sponsored by the Bank of Scotland, the 2018 conference features a stellar line-up of keynote speakers including Professor Juergen Maier, CEO of Siemens UK and author of the UK Government’s recently published industrial strategy Made Smarter Review.

Other manufacturing heavyweights joining him on the main stage will be Sarah Jardine, Director of Manufacturing at Optos plc; Sanjeev Gupta, Executive Chairman of Liberty Steel; and Tom Williams, Chief Operating Officer of Airbus.

If that’s not enough, the jam-packed programme also includes practical case study led workshops; an exhibition showcasing solution providers and support organisations; a speakers’ corner; improvement rooms and a fabulous networking dinner on the evening of 29 May. Key topics for 2018 include Industry 4.0, Leadership, Investment, Skills, Business Excellence and the Circular Economy.

Who Attends?

400 senior manufacturing executives from across all manufacturing sectors in Scotland – from small SMEs through to large corporations – are expected to attend.

Register Now

Register now at the Early Bird Rate of £150 plus VAT per delegate.  But hurry, this rate is only available until Friday 20 April 2018.  Full ticket price is £200 plus VAT with reduced rates for additional delegates from the same company.

For further information, contact Georgia Goodall at Speakeasy on 0131 557 1288 or

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