Insider’s Virtual Reality & Holograms Session

Date: Thursday 22 June 2017

Location: Titanic Hotel Liverpool, Stanley Dock, Regent Rd, Liverpool

Virtual reality is breaking into the mainstream and the applications are limitless.

Insider’s Made in the UK session will discuss how the barriers to entry have come tumbling down and demonstrate the real-life return VR can make on your investment. Touted as one of 2017’s top tech trends, our experts will discuss the applications of virtual reality today and what opportunities tomorrow will bring.


  • Dr Andrew Levers, technical director, Virtual Engineering Centre
  • Rob Forrest, Visualisation lead, product & process development centre Samlesbury, BAE Systems
  • Sarah Black-Smith, head of factory operations, Siemens DF

Click here to for information on all of the sessions

Industry giants likes Siemens have seen the future and invested in creating a VR Cave in their factory to help visualise new workstation setups on the shop floor, while Jaguar Land Rover have already incorporated laser holographic techniques to project information such as speed, direction and navigation onto the windscreen of its vehicles.

In Liverpool, the VEC is the UK’s leading centre of Virtual Engineering technology integration for industrial and commercial applications working across multiple industry sectors including automotive, aerospace, energy, oil and gas.

Then there are the truly mind-blowing applications which see the creation of virtual presenter holograms designed to improve customer services by acting as a multilingual receptionist, concierge or product specialist.

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Now in its fourth year, the Insider Made in the UK event is set to be the biggest yet with an estimated 500-600 Manufacturers expected to attend the conferences and dinner. The event is two events in one day. The day begins at the Mersey Maritime Museum, with 8 mini conference sessions focusing on specific manufacturing sectors. The second event is the awards dinner which is one of the UK’s largest national manufacturing awards dinners.

It takes place at the Titanic Hotel on the waterfront, Liverpool during the evening of Thursday, 22nd June 2017. For more information on the event, please click here.