Conference

Insights from top keynote speakers

With keynotes from senior engineers at leading brands from across aerospace, automotive, motorsport, electronics, and more, the Conferences at the EDS provide delegates with powerful content providing insights into the future of engineering design.

DAY 1 - 17th OCTOBER 2018

The 2018 programme will be announced in the summer

Halfway to impossible (and beyond). Thermal efficiency in a F1 hybrid power unit.

09:15-10:00

Ben Hodgkinson, Head of Mechanical Design, Mercedes AMG

Developments in electric vehicles driving electric motorsport

10:15-11:00

Chris Ramsey, Electric Vehicle Adventurer, Plug-In Adventures

Will 3D Printing Replace the Warehouse?

11:15-12:00

Oliver Smith, Senior AM Innovation Consultant, Stratasys

Designing For The Ocean

12:15-13:00

Sam Etherington, Industrial Designer / Founder, Aqua Power Technologies

Zano Drone – Will it fly again?

13:15-14:00

Vernon Kerswell, Founder, Extreme Fliers

Powering the electric revolution

14:15-15:00

Stephen Irish, Founder & Commercial MD, Hyperdrive Innovation

Halfway to impossible (and beyond). Thermal efficiency in a F1 hybrid power unit.

09:15-10:00
Ben Hodgkinson, Head of Mechanical Design, Mercedes AMG

Eliminating thermal constraints for high density analog output modules and other Industry 4.0 challenges

11:15-12:00
Albert O’Grady, Senior Industrial Systems Applications Manager, Analog Devices

PCB implementation within an electronic hardware system

12:15-13:00
Gary Hinde, Product Engineering Architect, Cadence Design Systems

Securing our planes, trains and automobiles

13:15-14:00
Ken Munro, Partner, Pen Test Partners

Three small robots and their dream to save the world

14:15-15:00
Catherine Pratt, Head of Delivery, Small Robots

Fundamentals of Thermal Management Using Thermoelectric Coolers

15:15-16:00
Alex Guichard, Ph.D., Senior Product Marketing Manager, Phononic

DAY 2 - 18th OCTOBER 2018

The 2018 programme will be announced in the summer

How the drive to integrate big data and AI made Smiths Detection embrace collaboration

09:15-10:00
Michael Huxham, Head of Technology & Engineering, Smiths Detection

The need of Design in Additive Manufacturing

10:15-11:00
Miguel Fernandez-Vicente, Advanced Research Engineer, The Manufacturing Technology Centre

Next generation electric machine designs

11:15-12:00
Mike Woodcock, Strategy Director, Advanced Electric Machines Research Ltd

Designing for an Ageing Population

12:15-13:00
Alexander Wilson – Lead Product Designer & Gaynor Childs – Market Insight Manager, Stannah Stairflits

ANSYS Discovery Live – Every engineer deserves the power of Discovery

13:15-14:00
Tomasz Stelmach, Senior Application Engineer, ANSYS UK

Getting IoT-Ready

10:15-11:00
Mike Bray & Mark Gauntlett, RS Components

The Route to Power Efficient, Optimized, Custom Silicon

11:15-12:00
Brian Clinton, Senior Director of Engineering Services, ARM

Importance of Understanding Requirements

12:15-13:00
Ben Arlett, Head of Engineering & Kerry Briggs, Head of Medical, Kinnier Dufort

New age of documentation

13:15-14:00
Tony Folan, Senior Field Application Engineer, Altium UK