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.

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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

Taking F1 technology mainstream

10:15-11:00

Williams Advanced Engineering

DelivAir: Drone delivery direct to a smartphone

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: John Moor, managing director of the 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

TBC

14:15-15:00
TBC

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
Andrew Till , VP Technology, 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
Andrew Ashby, business manager, Ricardo

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