• Sunniva Skorve

Proud Knowledge Partner at this year's SMMT Automotive Summit


IDE was proud to be a Knowledge Partner at this year's SMMT Automotive Summit 2021, and excited to chair the Digitalisation panel exploring how the manufacturing industry is being transformed by new technology such as digital twins, AI, and advanced robotics.

Our CEO, Prof. Bradley Yorke-Biggs, did an excellent job moderating the session generating interesting and insightful discussions among the international and cross-sector panel consisting of:

  • Sreenivasa Chakravarti, Vice President and Head of the Business Practice of the Manufacturing Business Group, Tata Consultancy Services

  • Catherine Bennett CBE, Chief Executive at the High Value Manufacturing Catapult

  • Brian Steeds, Head of Commercial Development - Automotive at Associated British Ports

  • Mike Ableson, Chief Executive of Arrival Automotive North America


The session is well worth a watch so if you missed it, press play for some inspiration, insight and good advice.