Manufacturing Excellence Conference 2016

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This year’s theme is Engagement, Cultural & Behavioural Change.

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 in their workplace. There will also be interactive breakout sessions during the day to keep you busy.

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.


09:00 Registration
09:30 Welcome and Introduction

“WMG Working with Industry: Engaging with Business to Enhance Productivity and Growth”
– Andrew Toner – University of Warwick

“Theory v Practice… Is It All Mind Games?”
– David Law – Ichor Systems

Suppliers Elevator Pitches

11:00  Break & Meet the Suppliers

“Productivity Improvement through Shop Floor Engagement”
– Diodes Team Presentation

“The New Streamlined Shop Packet”
– ULTRA-CEMS Team Presentation

Breakout Session 1

13:00  LUNCH

Employee Engagement – A Contact Sport”
– Noel Hennessy , Lake Region Medical

“An Overview of Analog Devices and its OPEX Program to Date”
– Analog Devices Team Presentation

“Shin-Etsu’s Healthy Working Lives Journey”
– Shin-Etsu Team Presentation

15:00  Break & Meet the Suppliers

Breakout Session 2

“Breaking Through the Ideas Barrier – Putting Improvements into Action BIT by BIT”
– XAAR Team Presentation

17:00 Conference Close
19:00 Buffet Dinner & Prize Draw