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FAIM comes to the Midlands


Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM) 2015 will take place in the Midlands this year.

The conference will address the themes of Advanced Design, High Value Manufacturing and Intelligent systems for the 21st century and is due to take place from Tuesday,23 June to Friday,26 June.

The event also marks FAIM’s Silver Anniversary having spanned 25 years of conferences and international networking amongst world leading experts in engineering and manufacturing.

Conference delegates from around the world are to include academic and industrial researchers and practitioners specialising in automation, manufacturing and other related engineering disciplines.

Conference Chair and Academic of Process and Manufacturing Engineering at the University of Wolverhampton, Professor Chike Oduoza, said: “FAIM is a world class international conference held annually at selected places around the world to discuss and highlight innovation and state of the art in high value manufacturing and intelligent systems.

“The Faculty of Science and Engineering is proud to bring this high profile meeting to the Black Country in the year of the conference’s 25th anniversary.

“During the four day period, the delegates will visit the Jaguar Land Rover plant in Castle Bromwich, the RAF Museum in Cosford and the Black Country Museum in Dudley..

“The delegates will visit some of the big attractions in the Midlands such as the Jaguar Land Rover plant and the Black Country Museum where they can see for themselves the home of manufacturing and the world’s first industrial landscape which dates all the way back to the 13th century.” They could also arrange to visit the Iron Bridge Gorge in Telford thought to be the first Ironbridge in the world.

149 attendees from over 32 countries are expected to attend.

Managing Director of UTC Aerospace Systems, David Danger will be Keynote speaker at the event alongside plenary speaker, Professor Richard A. Wysk from North Carolina State University.



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