Keynote Theatre Hall

Wednesday 11th September

Thursday 12th September

speaker

11.00 - 11.30

Jon Blunt Simpson Strong-Tie

Quik Drive – The perfect alternative to traditional screwing and nailing

The Quik Drive auto-feed system is a significantly faster way to install screws. There’s a Quik Drive kit for almost every application from truck beds to sub floors to drywall installation thanks to the range of fittings and screws. It’s ergonomic design allows the installation of screws into walls, ceilings and floors without the need for bending, stretching or crouching. Which means not only can the system operate for hours at a time, so can you.

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speaker

11.45 - 12.15

Andy Taylor On The Tools

Making Facebook work for Construction

On The Tools is the UK’s biggest online Construction-based community with more than 3.5 Million followers. This seminar will show the best practices on how to build and engage your own social media following.

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speaker

12.30 - 13.00

Alan Isacson Finn Partners

Nuts and Bolts of Industrial Marketing

Gain ideas and insights on how to discover new opportunities, generate quality leads and win business based on value

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speaker

13.15 - 13.45

Nimeka De Silva BUMAX & BUFAB

BUMAX- The World’s Strongest Bolt (and it’s Stainless)

Stainless steel material is often selected for its corrosion resistance properties, however reduced strength has usually been an accepted compromise of using this material. BUMAX specialises in development of high strength stainless fastener solutions- the benefits of superior corrosion resistance, while exceeding the mechanical properties offered by carbon steel, standard stainless products and many high alloy fasteners. Gain insight into how BUMAX is pushing new boundaries in mechanical design capability.

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speaker

14.00 - 14.30

Davinder Singh Lotay Altimex Ltd & MJ LIghting Technology Ltd

The Importance of Fasteners: From Conceptualisation to the Manufacture of Electronics, Fibre Optic and Lighting Systems

Electronics and the Lighting industry is fast changing and the challenges faced with new designs requires non-traditional methods. Current fasteners will be discussed and new innovative ideas on Fastener types will be demonstrated.

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speaker

14.45 - 15.15

Jim Heley Advanced Aerospace Assembly Ltd (A3L)

The Application of Technology to Aid Fastener Insertion for Aerospace Applications

This presentation looks at the use of technologies that have been associated with fastener insertion over the last few years. It explores what technologies have been used and what benefits they can bring.It also considers the future and how the latest ideas such as Industry 4.0 can be achieved with such technologies.

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speaker

15.30 - 16.00

Lew Bingham KnitMesh Technologies

FastenKnit™ – Anti-vibration & Sound attenuating isolators

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