Agenda: APRIL Robotic Chef Launch Event

How will robotics and automation change food processing?

08:00 Breakfast & Networking

09:00 Welcome & The Current State of the Food Industry

Val Braybrooks, University of Lincoln

Jake Norman, OAL

09:20 Introduction & the Future of Robotics

Andrea Paoli, University of Lincoln

09:40 Inter-sector Knowledge Transfer Opportunities

Jeff Nowill, Kuka Robotics

10:00 Demonstration & Pods

11:00 Coffee Break

11:30 The Potential Impact of Robotics & Automation on the Shopfloor

Ian Beauchamp, OAL

Mark Swainson, University of Lincoln

12:10 The APRIL Vision

Harry Norman, Managing Director, OAL

12:30 Lunch

13:30 1&1 Discussions & Tours of National Centre for Food Manufacturing

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