DAY 1 - 18th OCTOBER 2017

Intelligent technology: How Virtual Reality can be used in design engineering

09:15-10:00

Mike Leach, Senior Workstation Technologist, Lenovo

Race to Road – detailing the skill transfer from motorsport to engineering

10:15-11:00

Iain Wight, Business Development Director, Williams Advanced Engineering

The future of drone deliveries

11:15-12:00

Henry Fletcher and Rosie Wells, Senior Design Engineers, Cambridge Consultants

LaunchUK: Opportunities in space for design engineers

12:15-13:00

Claire Barcham, Satellite Launch Programme Director, UK Space Agency

The world’s first firefighting hands-free thermal imaging system

13:15-14:00

Wyn Jones, Creative Director, Design Reality

Design challenges of the Ironclad Unmanned Ground Vehicle

14:15-15:00

Dr Marcus Potter, head of mobility, BAE Systems

Simulation in sports applications: Case study

15:15-16:00

Chloe Newton-Mann, PhD researcher, Sports Engineering TEAM

Intelligent technology: How Virtual Reality can be used in design engineering

09:15-10:00
Mike Leach, Senior Workstation Technologist, Lenovo

Successful innovation without a crystal ball

10:15-11:00
Valerie Lynch, CEO, ANDtr

Solving three challenges holding back next-generation applications

11:15-12:00
Simon Duggleby, technical marketing manager, RS Components

Design Security Panel

12:15-14:00
Chair - Haydn Povey, Founder & CTO, SecureThingz inc: Roger Shepherd, IoT Security Foundation and Mike Bell, Canonical

Best Practices for PCB Systems Design Success

14:15-15:00
David Wiens, Xpedition Product Manager, Mentor, A Siemens Business

Transforming Electronics with 3D Printing

15:15-16:00
Robert Even, materials manager, Nano-Dimension

DAY 2 - 19th OCTOBER 2017

The path to commercially optimised robotics

09:15-10:00
Dave Swan, CTO, Tharsus

Hacking the future of design

10:15-11:00
Asif Moghal, Senior Industry Manager, Design & Manufacturing, Autodesk

Crowdfunding and Hardware: The story of Micro Drone 3.0

11:15-12:00
Vernon Kerswell, Founder and Hardware Architect, Extreme Fliers

Molecular imaging to guide cancer surgery

12:15-13:00
David Tuch, CEO, Lightpoint Medical

Inspiring the next generation of engineers

13:15-14:00
Iulia Motoc, Academic STEM Ambassador, University of Kent

Coming of age: The technologies driving millennial engineers

14:15-15:00
Justin Cunningham, Editor, Eureka! Magazine

The path to commercially optimised robotics

09:15-10:00
Dave Swan, CTO, Tharsus

Key trends driving the evolution of the In Vehicle experience

10:15-11:00
Mohan Krishnaraj, Global Head – Litehouse (The User Experience Group), Harman Connected Services

Evolution towards Connected Vehicles, the pitfalls & possibilities

11:15-12:00
Robert Moran, Systems & Applications Manager, Automotive Connectivity & Security, NXP Laboratories UK

Latest developments in autonomous vehicle technology

12:15-13:00
Speaker to be announced

Adopting new emerging battery technologies

13:15-14:00
Emma Kendrick, Functional Materials and Energy Storage Specialist, Warwick Manufacturing Group

Working with the Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult

14:15-15:00
Andy Sellars, Chief Business Development Officer, CSA Catapult