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5G Presentation at AMRC North West

5 July | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Nokia and the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) North West are delighted to invite you to a workshop on Tuesday, July 5 at the newly-opened AMRC North West applied research facility in Blackburn. The session will focus on the 5G Factory of the Future and demonstrate how it will drive forward holistic connectivity and unlock the potential of industrial digitalization; defining new paradigms for how future factories will operate and how they will enable connectivity and business agility across manufacturing.

• Industry 4.0 – The art of the possible by Steve Foxley CEO, AMRC and Lee Hargadon Head of Enterprise, UK& Ireland, Nokia
• Live demonstration of the 5G factory of the future and how manufacturing process can benefit from 5G, AMRC Demos include:
o How is a data driven manufacturing cell connected?
o Mixed reality and AI working together to support assembly, maintenance, and repair. Real-time closed loop AI for high-speed CNC machining and robotics.
o 5G’s latency, bandwidth and jitter characteristics form application perspective
o AMRC’s Fully private Nokia 5G New Radio / Standalone network infrastructure and on-premises edge data centre
• Panel discussion ‘your digital journey’ moderated by Simon Parry, CTO Enterprise UK & Ireland Nokia, panellists Include:
o Professor Rab Scott – Director of Industrial Digitalisation, AMRC
o Gerard Donohue, CTO Telent
o Steph Leaver, Manufacturing Technology Development Engineer, BAE
o Paul Brooks, Digital Transformation Consultant, PTC

We look forward to hosting you, registration is by invitation only.

Please be advised for NWAA members this is a free event!


5 July
9:00 am - 4:00 pm


AMRC North West, Roy Chadwick Way, Samlesbury Enterprise Zone, Mellor Brook, Blackburn, BB2 7HP
Roy Chadwick Way, Samlesbury Enterprise Zone,
Preston, Lancashire BB2 7HP United Kingdom
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01254 679131

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