Digital Manufacturing Week is returning to the Liverpool City Region in November 2018. Join us to learn more about our plans for 2018, network with the region’s leading manufacturers and industry partners and learn why Digital Manufacturing Week is the biggest event in the industrial calendar. Alison Mitchell, Executive Director of Sensor City, will welcome us to the £15m University Enterprise Zone and explain how the facility can help manufacturing companies to adopt industrial digital technologies. Also joining us will be Michelle Dow, Managing Director of All About STEM who will discuss how young people can get involved in Digital Manufacturing Week and help inspire the next generation of digitally enhanced engineers. Finally Erika Rushton, Chair of the Baltic CIC and recently awarded the Transformational Leader Award at the Northern Power Women Awards , will discuss the Openmaker programme and how the maker community can challenge the status quo of supply chain orthodoxy. Agenda for the event: 3pm Registration and Arrival 3.15pm Welcome from Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of Liverpool City Region 3.25pm Welcome to Sensor City – Alison Mitchell, Executive Director of Sensor City 3.30pm Digital Manufacturing Week 2018 – Nick Hussey, CEO of The Manufacturer Magazine 3.45pm Santander 3.55pm Getting young people involved in Digital Manufacturing Week – Michelle Dow, Managing Director All About STEM 4.05pm Openmaker – rise of the disruptors – Erika Rushton, Openmaker 4.10pm Closing Remarks – Nick Hussey, CEO of The Manufacturer Magazine Please join us afterwards for drinks and networking on the terrace at Sensor City.