Keynotion looks forward to hosting Smart Manufacturing World 2021 that will take place in the exciting location of London. As this summit aims to be a time of in-person reunion, expectations are high. Michal Nykl, Senior Event Production Manager, Keynotion & our business partners, Elisa IndustrlQ, Hexagon, VIACCESS-ORCA, BCI Global, LightHouse, TX One Networks work to create a truly unique and industry focused summit.

The Summit at a Glance

Smart Manufacturing World London will begin with highlighting the practical aspects of manufacturing with 3 sessions of intensive workshops, 16 hours of Experts’ Insights, intimate discussion sessions and keynotes from highly respected industry players as well as a 3D Manufacturing Plant Tour.

Practical Insights and Takeaways

The dynamic summit will kick off with workshop Back To The Future to be conducted by Stephen Peel, Electrical & Automation Manager, Nestlé. This workshop strives to bring a practical view of Smart Manufacturing. All attendees will get to experience some of the latest technologies designs that are adopted by known organisations such as Nestle.

Day 1 will continue on with the same practical insights with the workshop Glocalisation: Localising Production And Capacity Building For Survival And Success, a highlight presentation from Nanda Kishore, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Sterling Pbes Energy Solutions Ltd. His presentation will bring out the fundamentals on how to successfully ustilise local production to overcome the obstacles that have majorly disrupted supply chain with closed borders.

Our workshop series will end with the session Industry 4.0 For All Organisation Sizes on how the MNCs and SMEs can learn from each other in the adoption of digital and other forefront technologies.

Demonstrations and Exhibitions

For all 3 days, exciting display of technologies will be exhibited with the courtesy from our business partners. They are:

Elisa IndustrIQ:  Elisa IndustrlQ’s data intelligence platform seamlessly connects any machine or data source, smartly unifies data for greater access, and confidently predicts outcomes in real-time and scale. This gives manufacturers the ability to optimize all sales and operations planning (S&OP) and manufacturing operations management and execution (MOM/MES) processes of their business—from the shop floor to the top floor


Hexagon: Hexagon’s digital reality solutions are addressing the most pressing challenges that face the planet, connecting vast business ecosystems, transforming entire industries and empowering people everywhere to make faster and more informed decisions.


VIACCESS-ORCA: Viaccess-Orca is a leading global solutions provider of OTT and TV platforms, With over 20 years of industry leadership, Viaccess-Orca helps content providers and TV operators shape a smarter and safer TV and OTT experience.


BCI Global: BCI Global is one of the global leaders in developing comprehensive, practical manufacturing and supply chain footprint strategies as well as specific location and site selection on a global basis, including EMEA, Asia-Pacific (including China and India) and The Americas. These include Make versus Buy strategies, and specific footprint risk assessments.

BCI Global | advice, implementation and project management

LightHouse: Lighthouse Systems enables the smart factory and digital transformation in manufacturing organisations worldwide. Their manufacturing execution system (MES) software Shopfloor-Online creates the paperless factory and connects the business systems and plant operations, providing complete visibility of the state of the factory in real-time.


TX One Networks: TXOne Networks provides solutions for tackling security weaknesses prevalent across industrial environments. The result is customized technology that goes beyond traditional security tools to mitigate complex challenges.



Participants are highly encouraged to join us to explore 1st hand the latest technologies that will greatly benefit your production line in your manufacturing plant.

Networking & Interactive Discussions

Day 2 and 3 will be all about breakouts & panel sessions aim at networking & interactive discussions amongst all attending the summit.

Each speaker on this day will provide attendees with innovative approaches to changing technology for the manufacturing industry. They will showcase exactly what this tech can do to improve an organisations function.

Here are the key essence of both days one can anticipate to be part of.

  • Industry 4.0 in the age of disruptions: Reimagining manufacturing operations after COVID-19
  • 5G powering the smart factory of the future: Technology Showcase
  • Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) as a Game Changer
  • The top business priorities for leading manufacturers
  • The green manufacturing revolution is here: Are you ready?

Although the world has been going through the digital revolution for several decades, 2021 has seen a huge leap forward in the development and application of digital technologies affecting many aspects of our home and work lives. We believe the reality of the new digital world, with useful cost-efficient applications, is clearer now than at any time in our history. Seeing the current and potential future impact on manufacturing operations and supply chain engagements, the time to plan and leverage digital thinking is here and now.

Therefore, Keynotion’s Smart Manufacturing World London 2021 will help to illustrate many of the digital options in flight and in a plan.