Industry 4.0 and Sustainable Supply Chains

Building resilient and sustainable systems


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As globalisation makes our supply chains increasingly international and intertwined, we assess how technology can enable more resilient systems. From next generation manufacturing to connected industry, this track will focus on the digitalisation of global production and consumption.



Anthony Graves

Director SW Product Management HP Panel

Louise Samet

Partner Blossom Capital Keynote

Alison Miller

Chief Commercial Officer KoolZone Panel

Neill Ryan

CEO Panel

Katz Kiely

Founder & CEO beep

Jacqueline de Rojas CBE

President techUK Fireside

Alessandra Sollberger

Founder Top Tier Impact Keynote

Becki Clark

Senior Digital Sustainability Consultant Perform Green Keynote

Marco DaSilva

Co-Founder G-Lok Systems Limited Panel

Luc Gerardin

Client Solution Executive Cognizant Panel

Julie Pierce

Director Openness, Data, Digital and Science Food Standards Agency Panel

Daniel Kirchleitner

Partner Next47 Panel

Theo Saville

CEO Panel

Gabrielle Doucas

Director of Marketing & Business Development Elutions Fireside

Jason Mitchell

Co-Head of Responsible Investment Man Group Panel

Wolfgang Lehmacher

Board Member, Advisor, Business Angel Panel

Daniel Watson

Head of Sustainability Amber Infrastructure Panel

Martina Macpherson

SVP ESG Engagement Moody's Corporation Panel

Walter Kerr

Global Director of Emergency Response Zenysis Panel

Jamie Devlin

Managing Director, EMEA Elutions Fireside

Kadine James

Creative Technology Lead Hobs 3D Keynote

Michael Cantrell

Data Science Manager Parsyl Panel

Sebastian Meany

UK Strategy Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance Panel

Greg Lawton

CO-FOUNDER & CEO Nodes and Links Panel

Dr. David Pugh

Manufacturing Partnerships Lead Digital Catapult Panel

Fiona Place

Director Anthesis Group Panel

Mark Buckle

Head of Logtech Innovation Kuehne + Nagel Panel

JJ (Juan José) Freijo

Vice President, Global Head of Sustainability Brambles Panel

James Tallentire

Communications and Marketing Manager The University of Manchester Keynote

Jessi Baker

CEO & Founder Provenance Panel

Joe Handsaker

CEO and Founder Elements Technology Panel

Dr. Jeremy Silver

CEO Digital Catapult Keynote

Lisa Dale-Clough

Head of Industrial Strategy Greater Manchester Combined Authority Panel

Malin Carlstrom

Senior Vice President Europe ABB Technology Ventures Panel

Christian Piechnick

CEO Wandelbots Panel

Frederic Lardieg

Partner Mubadala Ventures Europe Keynote

Scott Nelson

CEO & Chairman Sweetbridge Panel

Simon Pearson

Founding Director, The Lincoln Institute of Agri-Food Technology The University of Lincoln Panel

Simon Evans

Digital Energy Leader & Associate Director Arup Keynote

Hélène Stanway

Co-Founder, Cube: The World's First Risk Innovation Incubator AXA XL Keynote

Ángela Angulo

Innovation Centre Director, Innovation Consultancy Manager University of Bedfordshire Panel

Rukmini Prasad

IoT Product & Partnerships Manager Digital Catapult Keynote

Hayaatun Sillem

Chief Executive Royal Academy of Engineering Panel

Melissa Gordon

SVP & GM Marketplace & Platform Tradeshift Panel

Louis Dorard

Founder & General Chair Keynote

Vivek Koncherry

Managing Director Space Blue Limited Panel

Vishal Chatrath

CEO & Co-Founder Panel

Katy Milne

Chief Engineer, DRAMA Manufacturing Technology Centre Panel

Prof. Juergen Maier CBE

Chair of the Board Digital Catapult Panel

James Baker

CEO, Graphene@Manchester The University of Manchester Panel

Josh Mook

Innovation Leader, GE Additive General Electric Panel

Simone Babb

AI/ML Commercial Product Lead Digital Catapult Fireside

Ben Ramsden

Partnership Manager for Food & Drink Digital Catapult Keynote

Smart Concrete

Stage: 10:20 - 11:20


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