Automotive Engineering Forum

Advanced Engineering 2018

                 

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CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

Following on from the successes in 2015, 2016 was another record year for the UK new car market. Registrations hit yet another high, exceeding the expectations of many and maintained steady growth throughout the year. In step with this trend Automotive Engineering continues its growth as the UK’s dedicated event for manufacturers and the automotive industry supply chain, covering all areas of the industry, from R & D, through design, test, and production.

Please note, as with all live events, the conference programme is subject to change.

We’re continuously confirming new speakers, so you can plan your day more effectively, check back next week for the most up-to-date programme

DAY 1

Keynote

10:00 - 10:30

 

The Automotive Strategy

Rosa Wilkinson, Communications Director, High Value Manufacturing Catapult


10:30 - 10:45

 

Laser cleaning applications in industries

Yang Jin, Production Director, Advanced Laser Technology


The UK Automotive Strategy

10:45 - 11:15

 

Title TBC

Mike Mychajluk, Supply Chain Projects & External Engagement Manager, Production Purchasing, Jaguar Land Rover


Future of composites in automotive, hosted by Paul Gallen, NCC

11:15 - 11:30

 

 

11:30 - 11:15

 

 

11:45 - 12:00

 

 

12:00 - 12:15

 

 

Large Scale Composites Project

Paul Gallen, NCC & Hannah Tew, AMRC

 

Liquid thermoplastics for automotive applications

Sophie Cozien-Cazuc, Technical Manager, Far-UK Ltd

 

PS200 - Biobased prepregs for Electric Vehicle battery protection

Nick Smith, Technical Director, SHD Composites

 

Characterising Composite Properties for Automotive applications

Ian McEnteggart, Composite Market Manager, Instron UK


EIS Presents

12:45 - 13:00

 

High Temperature/High Pressure Environmental Testing and Control

Vicki Wilkes, Commercial Director, Phoenix Materials Testing Ltd (Representing Engineering Integrity Society)


Automation

13:00 - 13:10

 

 

13:10 - 13:20

 

 

13:20 - 13:30

 

The rapidly evolving market for autonomous vehicles

Aman Atak, Technology Analyst, IDTechEx

 

Hydrogen Fuel Cells and Autonomous Vehicles, Guidance and Standards

Tony Hicks, Andrew Syddell, The IET: The Institution of Engineering and Technology

 

Developing your Supply Chain Management Approach for Competitive Advantage

Mike Dickinson, General Manager - Automotive, Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT)


The Automotive Supply Chain

14:00 - 14:20

 

 

14:20 - 14:40

 

 

14:40 - 15:00

 

Industry Disruption – Seize the Skills Opportunity

Josh Bunyan, Business Development Manager, Redware Limited

 

Title TBC

Steve Collins, NMCL Programme Manager, Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT)

 

Developing your Supply Chain Management Approach for Competitive Advantage

Mike Dickinson, General Manager - Automotive, Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT)


Focus on Technology: 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing

15:00 - 15:15

 

 

15:15 - 15:30

 

3D Printing in Production - Real Case Studies from Auto, Aero & Marine sectors

3D Printing in Production - Real Case Studies from Auto, Aero & Marine sectors, Voxeljet

 

Micro Keyhole Welding; a new laser process for joining thin and dissimilar materials

Mark Thompson, Director of Sales & Service, IPG Phototonics


Focus on Technology: Joining Technologies for Hybrid Materials

15:30 - 15:45

 

 

14:30 - 14:45

 

 

Joining dissimilar materials for future automotive structures

Andre Oliveira, NSIRC PhD Student, Laser and Sheet Processes (TWI) - BCAST (Brunel)

 

Developing your Supply Chain Management Approach for Competitive Advantage

Mike Dickinson, General Manager - Automotive, Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT)


DAY 2


EIS Presents

10:30 - 10:45

 

The Fundamentals of Data Capture & Data Analysis

James Wren, Sales and Marketing Manager, Prosig (Representing Engineering Integrity Society)


Motorsport

11:30 - 11:45

 

From Motorsport to Manufacturing

Dan Burge, Commercial Director, JRM Group


Market Focus: Electrification

11:45 - 12:00

 

 

12:00 - 12:15

 

 

12:15 - 12:30

 

Electric Vehicles: The Melodrama of the coming 20 years

Franco Gonzalez, Principal Analyst, IDTechEx

 


Extending the lifetime of EV batteries

Christopher Birkl, CEO, Brill Power

 

Joint Q&A


Technology Focus: Electrification

12:30 - 12:45

 

 

12:45 - 13:00

 

 

13:00 - 13:15

 

3M and Automotive Electrification: Enabling Tomorrow’s Vehicles

Jeff Kapp, Advanced Application Engineer, 3M

 


Race to the Clouds – From the Record Breaking VW I.D. R Pike Peak Car to the Road

Jason King, Chief Engineer, Integral Powertrain

 

Joint Q&A


KEYNOTE

13:15 - 13:45

 

Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) and the demands on product Configuration and data management

Joy Batchelor, Technical Specialist - Product Configuration, Jaguar Land Rover


Future of Composites in Automotive, hosted by Composites UK & Paul Gallen, NCC

13:45 - 14:00

 

 

14:00 - 14:15

 

 

14:15 - 14:30

 

 

14:30 - 14:45

 

Title TBC

Henry Sarel-Cooke, Business Development Manager, GKN Wheels and Structures

 

Development of low speed energy absorber for automotive applications

Alasdair Ryder, Special Projects Engineer, Surface Generation

 


Lightweight Composite Suspension Design and Manufacture for Ford

David Vickerman, Business Development Manager, GRM consulting

 


Braided composites for high volume

Steve Barbour, Managing Director, Composite Braiding Ltd


Simulation and Testing

14:45 - 15:00

 

Overcoming Test Challenges of eCall/ERA-GLONASS

Thomas Leifert, The Wireless Expert, Keysight