NEPIC Digitalisation & Cyber Security Conference

NEPIC Digitalisation & Cyber Security Conference

Date: 25 March 2020
Time: 09:00 - 16:00
Location: Hardwick Hall Hotel, TS21 2EH

ITS will be exhibiting and promoting a range of leading-edge Industry 4.0 solutions including cyber security services/systems at this year’s NEPIC Digitalisation & Cyber Security Conference. ITS has also been invited to deliver the following presentation in the Cyber Security session - Reducing potential business interruptions in Critical Manufacturing Operations.

The 4th Industrial Revolution represents an extraordinary growth and productivity opportunity for manufacturing in general, however, by its very nature brings with it increased risk.

Back for a second year, this NEPIC event will explore the pros and cons of the connected world we live in whilst showcasing digitalisation and cyber security best practice; exploring the regulation, demonstrating local solutions and next generation firewall live demo.

The event will cover the following themes:

  • Current trends in digitisation
  • Use of AI (Artificial Intelligence) in industry
  • Supply Chain digitisation including Blockchain and ERP
  • Case studies from industry on digitisation implementation


  • SABIC -View from a key manufacturer in the process sector
  • Institute for Manufacturing – Digital Manufacturing Trends: What’s popular and what’s working
  • Supply Chain Improvement
  • City Web Consultants – What is Blockchain and how it can be applied in practice?
  • Excelpoint – How introducing automated processes and digitising an organisation can lead to cost savings and improve efficiency
  • Turner and Townsend – Transforming construction procurement with digital transformation processes
  • Digital City – TBA
  • Manufacturing, Engineering and Maintenance
  • ABB – Predictive Maintenance using Digital Technology
  • Phusion – Use of autonomous robots for inspection and maintenance in hazardous areas
  • Bilfinger – Practical applications of Digital technology on manufacturing sites
  • AMAP – University of Sunderland – How Discrete Event Simulation can help improve factory performance
  • Cyber Security
  • ITS – Reducing potential business interruptions in Critical Manufacturing Operations
  • Tekgem – Next Generation Firewalls – live demonstration

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