Industry 4.0, digitalisation and the people-centred workplace

Join GSK, Siemens, Decos and leading European experts for a highly interactive exploration of how digital technologies can enhance productivity and maximise workforce potential.

Discover how manufacturing and service companies in The Netherlands, Germany, Finland and Scotland are implementing new technologies to become more agile, improve quality and reduce waste while enhancing the skills and creativity of their employees.

When: 12.00, Monday 4th June – 15.30, Tuesday 5th June 2018

Where: Booth Welsh, Riverside Way, Irvine KA11 5DJ, Scotland

How much: £125 / €140. Companies referred by Scottish Enterprise: £50.
A working dinner is included as an integral part of the programme and food/drink consumed will be payable to the venue at the time.

Registration: Book Now

Industry 4.0, digitalisation and the people-centred workplace, Fresh Thinking Labs event, 4–5 June 2018, Irvine Scotland

Hosted by Booth Welsh, a leading provider of integrated engineering services, our workshop brings leading European experts together with companies keen to share their experiences of journey to Industry 4.0.

It’s aim? To create a digital roadmap which draws on international experience to blend the power of digital technologies with an upskilled workforce driving continuous improvement and innovation. And to avoid costly disasters!

Who should take part?

Chief Executives, senior managers, engineers and technologists, HR professionals and change leaders from public and private sector organisations keen to learn more about digital technologies and how to implement them effectively.

The event will also be of interest to policymakers, business support organisations, employers’ organisations and trade unions.

Why should I take part?

Gain state of the art knowledge of the potential of digital technologies to transform businesses and enhance workforce skills and innovation capacity.

Share experience from Scotland and other European countries of how companies are implementing digital technologies and upskilling their employees.

Take away practical ideas and solutions to help you begin the journey to Industry 4.0!

Who are the contributors?


Erica Olson
VP, GMS Strategy and Business Development, GSK

Steven Dhondt
TNO, The Netherlands

Mark Higham
General Manager for Process Automation, Siemens

Clare Alexander
Scottish Enterprise

Bas Taalman
Commercieel Directeur, Decos

Claudio Zettel
Ministry of Education & Research, Germany

Booth Welsh
Senior team members

Tuomo Alasoini
Finnish Institute of Occupational Health

Peter Totterdill
Workplace Innovation Europe

Frank Pot
Radboud University Nijmegen


David Souter
Scottish Government (tbc)

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