During COVID-19, many within the aluminium sector embraced plans for robotic automation programs to ensure factory employees were kept at safe distances, while integrating remote working and assisted technologies. Smart factory tools like remote monitoring and predictive maintenance played a crucial role while plants ran on skeleton staff and supply chains were interrupted.
For those organisations not yet accelerating plans for Industry 4.0, is it now a case of act fast and catch up?
Find answers to these questions and many more at this year's Future Aluminium Forum.
9am: Welcome by Nadine Bloxsome
9.05am: Digital Solutions for Aluminium Battery Industry - Status Quo and Future Concepts
9.30am: AI Based Smelter Debottlenecking with the Hatch Optimizer
10am - 11am: NETWORKING BREAK
11am: Industry 4.0 Was Always Supposed to be About People
11.30am: Fives’ Digital Solutions: From Promise to Reality
12 noon – 2pm: LUNCH BREAK & NETWORKING
2pm: Digital Experiences in Hydro
2.30pm: How to Make Sure Your Digital Transformation Journey is a Success
3pm - 4pm: NETWORKING
End of Day One
9am: How Digital Can Help the Metals Industry with its Sustainability Issues
9.30am: Dynamic Control for Carbon Neutral Industries
10am: The Casthouse of the Future: Eliminating Dross From Entering Landfill and the Electrification of Industrial Heating
11am: Implementing AGVs with Quantillion’s Traffic Management System: Automated Anode Transport
11.30am: Significantly Improving Your Operational Efficiency is Easier Than You Think
12 noon: Predicting the Future is a Matter of Trust
12.30pm: Asset Performance Management for Metals
End of Day Two