Digital Transformation: Explore Best Practise with MESA

Please register to attend the next UK Special Interest Group Meeting, to be held at Mondelez Chocolate Factory in Bournville, Birmingham, UK.   Limited to 35 participants. 

After MESA and Mondelez presentations around Digital Transformation and Factory of The Future, Mondelez will kindly host a factory tour


Last meeting we dealt with Business Case Identification and Maturity assessment, using MESA whitepaper materials etc. 

The participants evaluated their Digital Transformation STATE NOW and DESIRED STATE

Next is to consider how to start the journey from one to the other.


08:30 – Coffee and networking

09:00 – Introductions and Outline of the day


09:30     Mondelez – Intelligent Digital Factory

10:00     Presentations, exercises and Round Table discussions on:

  • Developing a business case – MESA guidance
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly - User Requirements and Functional Requirements
11:00     Coffee and networking – sponsored by Rockwell Automation

11:30     Mondelez Lessons Learned so far with IIoT

12:00     Presentations, exercises and Round Table discussions on:

  • Pilot Purgatory – how to get from POC to Pilot to Production
12:45     MESA Membership - access to MESA whitepapers 
              and on-line Training (Smart Manufacturing ROI)

13:00     Lunch – sponsored by Rockwell Automation

14:00     Chocolate Factory Tour – looking at ‘before and after’ adding digital tools

15:30     end


Address: Bournville Place, Bournville Ln, Birmingham B30 2LU

Note: Mondelez reserve the right to select tour participants, based on health checks etc.

Any questions, please contact either Steve Hewitt MESA UK SIG Chairman,     or Kevin Partington MESA UK SIG Vice Chairman



Any questions, please contact either

Steve Hewitt                      

Kevin Partington