EVENT PREVIEW Future Robotics Expert conference speaker line-up includes:

Steve Brambley, GAMBICA Brambley is chief executive of GAMBICA, the trade association for instrumentation, control, automation and laboratory technology. Brambley leads GAMBICA in being a highly collaborative and influential organisation, engaging with a diverse range of stakeholders including UK and European governments, associations, institutions, industry and manufacturing.

David Collier, Pilz Automation Technology Collier is a TŰV Certified Machinery Safety Expert with over 25 years of experience in industrial automation. With Pilz – a leading supplier of machinery safety products, consultancy, engineering and training - he has accumulated experience in a wide variety of industries and applications, including robot and HRC cells.

Alan Oakley, KUKA Robotics UK Oakley is sector manager for KUKA Robotics UK responsible for the sale of robots and robot options to the education sector. He works with schools, colleges, STEM centres, universities and Catapult centres to provide both standard and customised solutions.

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Neil Sandhu, SICK (UK) Sandhu has been in the automation industry for over 20 years. Graduating in structural engineering, he previously worked within the temperature process control and vision based infra-red temperature monitoring and thermal imaging industries. He is an expert in all aspects of 2D and 3D vision for vision and automation markets across all industries.

Vanessa Whiteley, igus UK Whiteley is an automation business development engineer at igus UK. Her role includes research and development into automation for SMEs and works with robotic integration companies throughout the UK and Ireland. She also organises and hosts demonstration days at prospective customers' premises, as well as at igus’ own UK facility.

Peter Wiliamson, RARUK Automation An experienced chartered director, Williamson is MD of R A Rodriguez (UK) and RARUK Automation. Since joining the organisation in 2001, he has worked closely with end users from SMEs to large multinationals to provide automation solutions to their production facilities, either directly or in close cooperation with machine builders and integrators.

Jake Norman, OAL Norman started working at OAL after graduating from the University of Bristol. Having previously worked for Deloitte in both audit and consultancy streams, he recognised that he could make the biggest impact in an innovative SME. Jake leads a diverse engineering team automating component weighing with robotics.

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Mike Wilson M.Sc B.Sc, BARA Wilson has over 35 years of experience in the application of automation to manufacturing across a broad range of industry sectors throughout Europe, Asia and America. He is widely recognised as one of the leading authorities on the application of industrial robot systems in the UK.

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With Future Robotics just a few weeks away, a limited number of delegate tickets are still available, costing just £56 (inclusive of lunch and refreshments throughout the day). Future Robotics has received the backing of a number of industry

leaders, including BARA, GAMBICA, Omron, Pilz, SICK UK, Sigmatek, igus UK, KUKA and Universal Robots. Places are available to purchase, along with further information about the conference, on the Future Robotics website which can be found at

30 July/August 2019 | Automation

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