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 - 19th OCTOBER 2016

JCB: A story of successful innovation

09:15-10:00

Tim Burnhope, Chief Innovation & Growth Officer, JCB

Connected Industry i4.0 Machines: from the nuts and bolts to the Cloud

10:15-11:00

Mike Lomax, Electrification Manager, Bosch Rexroth

Designing for the freedom of Additive Manufacturing

11:15-12:00

Andrew Triantaphyllou, Principal Engineer, Design for AM, Manufacturing Technology Centre

Panel Discussion: Challenging conventional design processes using advanced design techniques

12:15-14:00

Panel Discussion chaired by Tim Fryer, editor, Eureka magazine

Running successful apprenticeship programmes

14:15-15:00

Christian Warden, Head of Technical Services, SEMTA

Transport Revolution - Autonomous vehicles, UK Autodrive and the world of pods

15:15-16:00

Danielle McGrellis, UKAutodrive Project Manager, Arup & Jez Coates, Chief Engineer - Vehicle Projects, RDM Group

A Game of Drones: What keeps drones in the air?

09:15-10:00
Nicholas Hill, Chief Executive, Plextek

Technology enabling more electric aircraft

10:15-11:00
Shane O'Donnell, Aerospace Product Development and Technology Manager, Microsemi

How can AR and VR applications be deployed in design and manufacturing?

11:15-12:00
Collette Johnson, Director of Medical & Healthcare, Plextek

Panel Discussion: The future with FPGA

12:15-14:00
Panel discussion chaired by Adam Taylor, Sector Lead Electronics, MBDA

PCB design best practice

14:15-15:00
Ian McCormick, Design Services Manager, Abaco Systems Jim Rose, PCB Layout Engineer, Abaco Systems Mike Tapp, PCB Layout Engineer, Abaco Systems

The latest technology and design considerations for wearable electronics

15:15-16:00
Richard Poate, Senior Compliance Manager, TÜV SÜD Product Service

DAY 2 - 20th OCTOBER 2016

Designing, selecting materials and honing aerodynamics for the next generation of sports car

09:15-10:00
Guy Colborne, Design Manager, Elemental Motor Company

Engineering success in sport

10:15-11:00
Henry White, Lead Technologist: Sensing, BAE Systems

The British space industry and development of deployable structures

11:15-12:00
Dr Alex Brinkmeyer, Space KTP Associate and Technical Lead, Oxford Space Systems

Designing wearables; does one size fit all?

12:15-13:00
Matt Lacey, Senior Systems Design Engineer, Cambridge Consultants

Panel discussion: The advanced materials that are changing modern engineering

13:15-15:00
Panel discussion chaired by Justin Cunningham, editor, Engineering Materials magazine

Pi in Space: Tim Peake’s journey to the ISS and the Raspberry Pi he took with him

09:15-10:00
Dave Honess, Educational resource engineer, Raspberry Pi

IoT Communications - barriers to achieving 50 billion IoT devices

10:15-11:00
Prof William Webb, CEO, Weightless

IoT Security: Keeping embedded systems secure

11:15-12:00
Sakir Sezeb, Director of Research - Networked Systems Security, Centre for Secure Information Technologies

Future battery technologies and potential automotive applications

12:15-13:00
Graeme Purdy, CEO, Ilika

Can autonomous vehicles ever be smart enough?

13:15-14:00
Tom Wilson, Product Line Manager, ADAS Radar Products, NXP semiconductors

A guide to adopting cyber security in automotive applications

14:15-15:00
Paul Ewers, Senior Manager, Engineering Quality, Visteon