Thursday, July 23, 2015
Connecting designers, developers, engineers and manufacturers for a more decentralized, leaner manufacturing ecosystem.
3.00 pm - Doors open
4.00 - 4.10 pm - Introduction
Tom Tobia, Makerversity
Tom Tobia is a designer and co-founder of Makerversity, Europe's largest industrial co-working space for emerging maker businesses.
4.10 - 4.50 pm - Panel 1
Arthur Mamou-Mani is an architect, a lecturer at the University of Westminster in London and owns a digital fabrication laboratory called the FabPub.
Oluwaseyi Sosanya is an industrial designer and co-founder of Gravity Sketch, a tool for creatives to quickly sketch their ideas in 3D space using immersive augmented reality.
Roland Stapper is co-founder and CEO of 3Dealise, a 3D engineering and 3D printing service for industrial applications based in the Netherlands and London.
4.50 - 5.40 pm - Panel 2
From making to manufacturing
Nikki Kreis is designer and founder of Kreisdesign, a design and manufacturing studio specialising in home furnishings.
Grant Cleveland is founder and Director of Breakthemold, bringing together the fragmented design, manufacturing and retail industries into an end-to-end value chain.
Stephen Hempton is Head of Production at ROLI, a company that makes hardware and software products and services designed to expand the bandwidth of interaction between people and technology.
5.40 - 6.00 pm - Break
Drinks, demos + networking
6.00 - 6.40 pm - Keynote
Asif Moghal, Autodesk
Asif Moghal is Manufacturing Industry Manager at Autodesk.
6.40 - 7.10 pm - Panel 3
Sarah Taylor is founder of SCT Materials, a materials engineering consultancy that provides independent and practical advice to industry and independent firms,
Sarat Babu is founder of Betatype, an entity focusing on using emerging and current numerically controlled fabrication methods to enable advanced material design and production to exist at the point of product forming.
Matt Johnson is the founder of Bare Conductive, a London-based startup focused on the development and manufacture of nontoxic conductive paint, and a range of complementary products.
7.10 - 7.20 pm - Introduction
Ade Shokoya is an Agile consultant, coach and trainer and a Certified Agile eXtreme Manufacturing Black Belt.
7.20 - 8.00 pm - Panel 4
Thibault Schwartz is co-founder of HAL Robotics, a London-based robot software integration company providing advanced machine control solutions for construction and creative industries.
Gregory Epps is founder of Robots.IO, a division of RoboFold.
Stephen Melville is a founding Director of Format, an engineering studio that believes that structural design is a natural starting point for collaboration in data driven design, product design, art, architecture and science.
8.00 - 9.00 pm - Networking continues
Drinks, demos + networking