Wednesday, 06 Oct 2021
Join Digital Catapult and leaders from the manufacturing sector for the online event: Manufacturing on the Edge: How can Edge Computing benefit your business on Wednesday 6 October, 14.00 - 15.30hrs.
The meaning of Edge Computing has evolved over time, with varying definitions and implementations in different technology domains. Despite the value it offers, its benefits are currently limited to a small set of businesses and applications. However, Edge Computing is seen as a key enabler in the industrial and manufacturing sectors, where it can unlock the transformative potential of digital manufacturing.
Join this event to learn what Edge Computing means for the manufacturing sector, what’s behind the buzzword and discover the potential it offers to manufacturing.
During the 1.5 hour webinar, we will:
Debunk some myths; offering a high-level introduction to edge computing, specifically crafted for the manufacturing sector
Discuss the technological requirements that businesses need to adopt edge computing
Showcase the business benefits, opportunities and return on investment adopting advance digital technologies may offer
Showcase the benefits/opportunities to business from adopting advanced digital technologies - focusing on return on investment
Address potential challenges and how to overcome them.
Attendees will have the opportunity to hear experts from Digital Catapult and industry guests:
Discuss the different edge models and how they fit into existing technology infrastructure
Address the benefits and challenges of adopting edge in the manufacturing environment
Explore the routes to trial and adoption
Share experiences of pioneer businesses that adopted edge
Who should attend?
This event will be of interest to people working at all levels within the manufacturing industry who are keen to learn more about edge computing and explore what it might mean for their business. Manufacturing employees working in network and connectivity, infrastructure and technical system integration where edge has a direct effect.
Introduction - Banishing the Buzzword: What is Edge Computing?
Paul Ceely - Director of Technology - Strategy at Digital Catapult
Presentation - Edge Computing & Manufacturing: The Potential, Benefits & Challenges of Adopting Edge in Manufacturing Settings
Panel Discussion and Expert Q&A - How to Move the Manufacturing Industry to the Edge? The roles of AI, IoT and 5G
Chair: David Pugh - Manufacturing Markets Lead at Digital Catapult
Bernd Gross - CTO Software AG / CEO Cumulocity
Piyush Modi - Business Development/Strategist for Industrial Sector at NVIDIA
Claire Caminade - Head of 5G Product & Partnerships at Digital Catapult
Fireside Chat - Moving to the Edge: Example of successful adoption