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Join us on 12th February 2020 to discover current and future innovative artificial intelligence technologies.

The Manufacturing Technology Centre is hosting Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Manufacturing 2020, where they will disseminate project work and present their roadmap for future artificial intelligence development. The event will feature live, cutting-edge technology demonstrators, and delegates will be given the opportunity to provide input as to what research lines should be prioritised.

This is an ideal networking opportunity to meet researchers at the Manufacturing Technology Centre, share knowledge and discuss future collaborative opportunities and funding sources. Delegates will also hear from keynote speakers and have the opportunity to participate in workshops.

This event invites members from industry who are interested in MTC’s research regarding artificial intelligence and analytics applied to manufacturing alongside other sectors like construction, food & drink and many more.

Why Attend?

  • Discover and learn about innovative artificial intelligence technology.
  • Understand the MTC roadmap for future artificial intelligence development.
  • Get the opportunity to see live technology demonstrations.
  • Hear from keynote speakers and participate in workshops.
  • Review the vision for artificial intelligence in industry.

Event Agenda

Event Registration and Networking

Welcome to AI for Manufacturing 2020 – Presented by Ken Young, MTC

AI in Manufacturing and an Introduction to the Day – Presented by Paul Gadd and Sarah El-Hanfy, Innovate UK

Keynote Presentation: Data Driven Factory of the Future – Presented by Austin Cook, BAE Systems

Coffee Break and Networking

Keynote Presentation: Machine Learning to Advance Material Science – Presented by Claire Donoghue and Paul Larking, 3M

Keynote Presentation: Artificial Intelligence and the Connected Shop Floor – Presented by Steven Mayer, GKN

MTC’s Journey in Artificial Intelligence and Use Cases

Lunch and Demonstrations

Panel Q&A with Keynote Speakers and MTC

Open Discussion: Artificial Intelligence Challenges and Applications

Closing Remarks and Conference Close

Networking with Delegates


The Manufacturing Technology Centre, Pilot way, Ansty Business Park, Coventry, CV7 9JU. Get directions.

Delegates will be provided with lunch and refreshments throughout the day.

Free parking is available at the venue.


This event will start at 9:30am and finish at 4:15pm. Registration will be open from 9:00am on the day.


This event is free to attend, but registration is essential. We only have limited places available, so book early to avoid disappointment.

If you would like to attend a tour of the MTC workshop, it is essential that you bring photographic ID on the day. This is a security measure and is required in order for you to gain access to the MTC building. This should be in the form of a valid UK passport or driving licence.

Due to MTC security requirements, we require a minimum of 20 working days to allow entry for Russian and Chinese nationals.

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