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The Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition

The Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition, which is being held at the SEC Glasgow on the 25th October 2023, will serve as a national forum for manufacturers and operators involved throughout the associated supply chains from across Scotland to gather to discuss pressing issues facing the industry. The event is being organised in order to successfully connect key stakeholders across the full manufacturing spectrum in Scotland, including the food and drink, energy, renewables, electronics, aerospace, biopharma, medtech, healthcare, construction, textiles, procurement, and precision engineering sectors.

The event will cover various topical themes including:

Industry 4.0, 3D Printing, Digital Manufacturing, Smart Factory, Lean & Continuous Improvement, Robotics & Automation, Industrial Blockchain, Research & Development, Precision Engineering, QEHS, Supply Chain & Logistics, Sustainability, Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences, Reliability, Maintenance & Asset Management. Procurement, Government Policy and Industrial Strategy, Exports, Skills & Training and much more

Visitors interested in improving the performance of their business can listen to case studies and technical presentations from leading global and Scottish manufacturing experts, and meet with providers of cutting edge technology.

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KataCon 2023

KataCon is more than a conference. It’s where the practicing, or soon to be practicing, Kata Community gathers to share what they’re learning and the experiments they are running. KataCon 2023 will take place in Austria. More details to follow.

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Using accreditation to help embed continuous improvement [December]

A 45 minute session covering how accreditation impacts key enablers for the sustainability of continuous improvement


    • What is the LCS?
    • Enablers for CI sustainability
    • Benefits of certification for practitioners
    • Benefits of accreditation for organisations
    • Accrediting process
    • Summary & questions


Presented by Simon Elias, Director of The Lean Competency System

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