Digital Manufacturing Week

Including the Smart Factory Expo, Manufacturing Leaders' Summit and Emerging Technologies Show

We're proud to Knowledge Partner at this year's Digital Manufacturing Week, brought to you by The Manufacturer.


The national festival of advanced manufacturing returns this year in a new online format to welcome industry leaders and digitally-minded manufacturers. We’re proud to support an event addressing some of the biggest digital challenges facing the manufacturing community.


IfM Strategic Masterclasses

We will be running a number of interactive masterclasses where you can experience a number of approaches, deevloped through research at the IfM. Each session is designed to give you an understanding of how these approaches can help overcome the digital challenges your organisation faces. 




Monday Circular thinking in your product lifecycle
Tuesday Lost-cost implementation in digital manufacturing
Wednesday Strategic approaches to digitalisation
Thursday Maximising value from technology and innovation
Friday IoT for Senior Leaders*


Sign up for an Access All Areas pass to gain access to the IfM masterclasses taking place


Claim 20% discount on an Access All Areas pass using IfM's partner discount code IFM20


*This session is free to attend using a Manufacturer pass. 



Talks and presentations by IfM researchers




Monday Digital Manufacturing on a Shoestring - Dr Greg Hawkridge Smart Factory Expo Presentation
Tuesday Augmented reality / VR - Dr Thomas Bohne Leaders' Summit Discussion room
Wednesday Supply chain digitalisation: Driving the transition - Dr Jag Srai Leaders' Summit Keynote

Advanced Analytics - Dr Ajith Parlikad



The Future of Manufacturing - Prof Tim Minshall

Leaders' Summit Discussion room


Leaders' Summit Keynote

Friday Promoting the adoption of IoT in manufacturing via the Pitch-In project - Dr Alexandra Brintrup Emerging Technologies Show Presentation



Meet the Team

We'll also have an exhibition stand where the IfM team, accompanied by our experienced Industrial Associates, will be on hand to discuss your digital challenges.





Find out more about the full programme of events taking place in Digital Manufacturing Week.



For further information please contact:

Kimberley Page