Subcon 2017 British show features top keynotes at free conference

Editor: Rosemarie Stahl

During this year's Subcon, visitors can also attend conference streams, informing about innovations and technology: Some of the topics are virtual reality, additive manufacturing and Industry 4.0.

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Renishaw’s Marc Saunders will talk about metal AM.
Renishaw’s Marc Saunders will talk about metal AM.
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UK – Two free-to-attend conference streams addressing key issues, best practice and technological innovation will run alongside Subcon, the Advanced Manufacturing Show and The Engineer Design & Innovation Show. World-class speakers come from global blue-chip organisations including Microsoft, Siemens, BAE Systems, Jaguar Land Rover, Bureau Veritas, Stratasys, Lloyds Bank and Renishaw.


The programme will also feature leading technological experts from top research and development bodies and special presentations giving an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at companies showing the highest levels of engineering innovations and ingenuity in their products – including Ocado Technologies, BAC Mono and leading HiFi turntable manufacturer Rega Research. The sessions will be held in two separate streams hosted by The Engineer and The Manufacturer respectively.

Thirty-six sessions across the three days will cover topics ranging from virtual reality, additive manufacturing and Industry 4.0 to materials testing, updates to AS9100, magnesium components and big data.

Microsoft’s Lars Knoke will be examining the potential for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality in manufacturing and supply chains, while some of the UK’s foremost authorities on additive manufacturing (AM) will be looking at the latest developments in this technology.