European Manufacturing Strategies Summit, Germany, October 9th & 10th 2006
Dr Don Fleet
Dr Bill O'Neill
The European Manufacturing Strategies Summit (EMS Summit) will take place in Düsseldorf, Germany, on October 9th and 10th. This event provides world class speakers who deliver cutting-edge case studies to demonstrate the latest manufacturing technologies and innovations.
Dr Don Fleet, Centre for International Manufacturing, has been invited to chair the EMS Summit. Don Fleet will open the event with a welcome speech addressing some of the issues facing manufacturing companies in today's global economy.
Dr Bill O'Neill, Head of Centre for Industrial Photonics, will give a presentation entitled 'Nanofabrication: The next industrial revolution?' This talk will focus on the new manufacturing technologies and processes that rely on nanoscale dimensions to provide enhanced functionality for a range of new products being developed across the globe. The work will review current nanoscale manufacturing processes being developed in the commercial arena as well as a consideration of the impact that nanoscale technologies will have on future manufacturing operations.