Agenda

This is a draft agenda and is subject to change.

DAY ONE - Wednesday, 26th June 2024

08.00

REGISTRATION, REFRESHMENTS AND NETWORKING

08:50

Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

09:00

OPENING KEYNOTE

Navigating Environmental Transparency in the Supply Chain for Sustainable Success

In the ever-evolving realm of sustainability, the strategic importance of environmental transparency within the supply chain cannot be overstated. This session strategically explores the vital link between transparency and sustainability, focusing on the manufacturing value chain. 

  • Strategic Imperative

  • Competitive Edge

  • Driving Sustainability

  • Effective Strategies

  • Manufacturing Spotlight

09.25

PANEL DISCUSSION:

Green transition for The Manufacturing Industry: Lean Energy-saving and Emission-reduction Strategy
  • What is Green Manufacturing, and what steps should you take to integrate it fully?
  • Analysing current practices and limitations and an approach to improve energy efficiency and reduce waste emissions effectively
  • Energy and resource efficiency. Tracking energy consumption
  • Strategic partnerships across your supply chain for business partners to demonstrate a commitment to decarbonization
  • Renewable energy alternatives

10:10

MORNING REFRESHMENT BREAK + PRE-SCHEDULED 1-2-1 MEETINGS

11:25

Hosted Roundtables

Small group discussions tackling your most pressing challenges.
  • How Can Supply Chain Management Drive Eco-Friendly Sourcing Strategies?

  • Exploring the Impact of Circular Economy Initiatives on Modern Manufacturing

  • Challenges and Opportunities in Designing Products with Eco-Friendly Materials

  • Leveraging IoT and AI for Smarter and More Efficient Manufacturing

  • Achieving Energy Efficiency Targets through Renewable Energy Adoption in Production

  • The Role of Leadership in Cultivating an Environmentally Responsible Culture in Manufacturing

  • Measuring Environmental Impact and Progress with Key Metrics in the Industry

  • Best Practices in Transparent Environmental Reporting for Manufacturers

  • Strategies for Waste Reduction in Production: From Lean Principles to Circular Solutions

  • Exploring Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Production in Manufacturing

 

Get in touch with Kate if you would like to lead a roundtable discussion – kate@intrinsic-communications.com

12:25

CASE STUDY

Unleashing the true potential for Net Zero with energy and water efficiency solutions
  • How to serve the Net Zero agenda both from energy efficiency and CO2 reduction agenda and water efficiency and savings.
  • Examples of effective system solutions and their contribution to the sustainability, climate and water agenda.
  • Results and learnings from Grundfos’ cases focused on energy efficiency and water savings.
  • Key considerations to implement energy efficiency and water smart solutions into industrial processes.

Therese Noorlander, Director Sustainability Industry, Grundfos

Digital Manufacturig Strategies Summit

12:50

CASE STUDY

Navigating Sustainability Compliance in Manufacturing: ESG, Transparency, and Regulations

In an ever-evolving landscape of sustainability regulations, compliance is not merely a legal requirement; it’s a strategic imperative for manufacturers. This session delves into the critical intersection of sustainability, regulatory compliance, and business strategy. We will uncover why staying ahead of sustainability regulation is pivotal for your organisation’s competitive edge and reputation. 

  • The growing importance of ESG criteria in sustainability reporting and how you can align with these standards

  • Strategies for enhancing transparency throughout the supply chain to meet regulatory expectations.

  • Examine regulations related to circular economy practices, recycling, and waste reduction.

  • Sustainability reporting and disclosure, using technology for data collection and analysis.

  • Which manufacturing companies are successfully navigating sustainability regulations and achieving compliance?

Simon Levinson, Global Digital Manufacturing Process Innovation Manager, Danone

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13:15

NETWORKING LUNCH

14:15

PANEL DISCUSSION

Forging a Sustainable Path: Navigating the Manufacturing Sector Towards Net Zero by 2050
  • Exploring strategies for achieving Net Zero targets in manufacturing by 2050

  • Focus on reducing carbon footprints and promoting circular business models

  • Collaborative approaches for large-scale decarbonization

  • Leveraging industrial digitalization for sustainability goals

  • Optimizing data utilization for cost reduction and carbon emission minimization

  • Integration of IoT technology for cost-effectiveness and environmental sustainability

14:55

CASE STUDY

AI and Smart Digital Solutions Become Critical to Sustainable Manufacturing Production Processes
  • How to make this major transformation in manufacturing happen? What would AI-enabled decision-making for sustainable manufacturing look like?
  • Manufacturing is responsible for the generation of large quantities of waste and wastewater, toxins, pollution, and the consumption of many resources
  • Optimization, minimization of emissions and natural resource consumption are essential
  • Manufacturing teams are often struggling to adequately measure and then manage the sustainability impact of day-to-day operations
  • The new sustainability focus needs to be embedded in the production system

Renato Avelino da Silva Alves,  Plant Manager – Portugal Plant, Tupperware

Tupper

15:20

AFTERNOON REFRESHMENT BREAK

PRE-SCHEDULED 1-2-1 MEETINGS

16:55

CASE STUDY

Designing Low-Carbon Mobility
  • Decarbonation & Beyond: How and how much can we decarbonate cars
  • The H factor: How we are our worst enemy on the road to Decarbonated Mobility
  • Eco-Design: definitely sustainable, infinitely desirable, extremely simple 

Francois Farion, Design Director, Innovation, C&M Processes and Sustainability, Renault

Sustainable Manufacturing Strategies Summit - Renault

17:20

CASE STUDY

Integrating Cyber Security in Sustainable Manufacturing Transformation

This session delves into the critical challenge of embedding robust cyber security measures within the sustainable transformation of manufacturing operations. We will explore strategic approaches to safeguarding IT and OT environments, ensuring that sustainability enhancements do not compromise security but reinforce manufacturing systems’ resilience and integrity.

  • Risk Evolution: Address shifting risks in sustainable manufacturing.

  • Integration: Fuse security seamlessly with green processes.

  • Resilience: Strengthen continuity through aligned security and sustainability.

  • Leadership: Drive security and sustainability from the top.

 

17:45

Chair’s Thoughts on Day One and Closing Remarks

18:00

END OF DAY ONE

DRINKS RECEPTION!!

DAY TWO - Thursday, 27th June 2024

08.30

REGISTRATION, REFRESHMENTS AND NETWORKING

09:00

Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

09:10

CASE STUDY

Sustainability is Redefining Manufacturing Production fast. Are you up to speed?
  • How to use less, buy Better and generate your own energy
  • Customers are looking for products and partners who follow eco-friendly practices, adopt green policies, and share a commitment to sustainability
  • Substantial financial benefits and worldwide competitiveness

09:35

CASE STUDY

GKN Automotive Roadmap to Net Zero
  • Data reporting and the importance of accurate data to achieve Net Zero
  • Improving data quality
  • How our scope 1, 2 and 3 contribute to our footprint and the main drivers and difficulties to achieve Net Zero
  • The SBTi approval and the need for a Net Zero roadmap
  • The importance of having all stakeholders aligned and committed
  • Our Net Zero Roadmap

Cristina Costa, Global Sustainability Report & Data Lead, GKN Automotive

Sustainable Manufacturing Strategies Summit - GKN Automotive

09:50

MORNING REFRESHMENT BREAK

PRE-SCHEDULED 1-2-1 MEETINGS

11:10

CASE STUDY

Operational Excellence and Resilience: Long-Term Value Creation and End-to-End visibility
  • Integrating Sustainability in Operations: Principles of sustainable operational excellence.
  • Resilient Sustainable Practices: Building robustness in sustainable manufacturing.
  • Transparent Supply Chains: Achieving end-to-end visibility for environmental impact.
  • Lean, Green Processes: Merging lean practices with environmental sustainability.
  • Digital Tools for Efficiency: Using technology for sustainable operational management.
  • Sustainable Supply Chain Strategies: Enhancing long-term value in supply chains.
  • Risk Management for Sustainability: Addressing risks in eco-friendly operations.
  • Sustainability Metrics: Key performance indicators for sustainable operations.

Jesper Toubøl, Vice President of Operations, Lego

IIoT Strategies Summit 2022

11:35

CASE STUDY

Improving Circularity to Save Natural Resources & Protect Competitiveness in a Fast-Paced Environment

The soda ash business has big challenges regarding valorization and circular economy in order to protect our site long-term license to operate, improve our competitiveness and save natural resources: 

  • Transform mineral co-product, by-products and wastes to reuse them as raw or finished materials by several industries with 2 key open questions:

– Create more values for partners

– Use the right internal and external leverages

Olivier Bodson, Head of Circular Economy, Solvay

Sustainable Manufacturin Strategies Summit - Solvay

12:00

CASE STUDY

Cloud Catalyst: Driving Sustainable Solutions in Manufacturing

This case study explores the transformative impact of cloud technology in advancing sustainable solutions within the manufacturing sector. We will dissect real-world applications, showcasing how cloud platforms have enhanced operational efficiency and scalability and significantly contributed to the industry’s sustainable evolution. Attendees will gain insights into leveraging cloud technology to meet and exceed their sustainability and productivity goals.

  • Efficiency Leap: Cloud-driven gains in energy efficiency and resource management.
  • Scalability & Flexibility: How cloud scalability supports sustainable growth and adaptation.
  • Data-Driven Decisions: The role of cloud in enabling data analytics for smarter, greener manufacturing strategies.
  • Collaboration & Innovation: Cloud as a facilitator for cross-industry collaboration and sustainable innovation.

12:40

NETWORKING LUNCH

13:40

CASE STUDY

Big Data and Digital Twins for Effective Decision-Making
  • Big Data’s transformative role in refining manufacturing decisions
  • Digital Twins: Revolutionising real-time analysis in manufacturing
  • Data and simulations: Key to smarter manufacturing decisions
  • Harnessing big data for sustainable, eco-efficient insights
  • Predictive analytics: A leap forward in maintenance efficiency
  • Success stories: Real-world impact of tech in manufacturing
  • Navigating integration challenges: Solutions for the manufacturing sector
  • Future-focused: Emerging trends in big data and digital twins

14:30

CASE STUDY

Revolutionising Workspaces: Embracing Sustainable Practices in Manufacturing Environments

This session delves into the transformative journey of manufacturing workspaces, shifting the focus towards sustainability, well-being, and efficiency. It’s not just about the machinery and the output; it’s also about the environment in which people work and the cultural shift towards greener, more efficient, and health-focused practices. We will explore innovative approaches to creating sustainable workspaces that reduce environmental impact and enhance employee well-being and productivity.

  • Eco-friendly design to minimize environmental impact
  • Smart energy solutions for reduced consumption
  • Employee Well-being by creating comfort-focused, health-promoting workspaces
  • Strategies to minimize environmental footprint
  • Cultivating a sustainable, innovative workplace culture

15:10

CLOSING PANEL DISCUSSION

Horizons of Innovation: Navigating Future Technologies in Sustainable Manufacturing

Our closing panel delves into the pioneering realm of future technologies and their transformative potential in sustainable manufacturing. As we stand on the brink of technological breakthroughs in materials science, biomanufacturing, and energy efficiency, this discussion will unravel how these innovations can redefine the landscape of sustainable manufacturing. Industry leaders and technology experts will explore the opportunities, challenges, and implications of integrating these cutting-edge technologies into the manufacturing sector, setting the stage for a future where sustainability and innovation go hand in hand.

Discussion Points:

  • Materials of Tomorrow: Unpack the advancements in materials science, such as bio-based materials and nanotechnology, and their impact on product sustainability and manufacturing processes.

  • Biomanufacturing Breakthroughs: Explore the potential of biomanufacturing in revolutionizing production methods, reducing waste, and its role in creating a more circular economy.

  • Energy Innovations: Discuss the latest developments in energy storage and efficiency, including next-generation batteries and renewable energy technologies, and their role in powering sustainable manufacturing facilities.

  • Integrating Cutting-edge Tech: Strategies for integrating these technologies into existing manufacturing systems, addressing the challenges of adoption, and the need for workforce upskilling.

  • Regulatory and Ethical Considerations: Examine the regulatory landscape surrounding emerging technologies and discuss ethical considerations in deploying these innovations responsibly and sustainably.

  • Future Forecast: Predictions on how these technologies will shape the future of manufacturing and their potential societal and environmental impacts.

15:50

Chair’s Closing Remarks

16:00

EVENT ENDS

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