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Engineering exhibition announces guest speakers

The UK’s largest annual engineering show, Advanced Engineering has announced some of the guest speakers that will be presenting at the show on October 30 and 31, 2019 at the NEC inBirmingham. As part of the extensive open forum programme, speakers include representatives from Siemens Digital Industries, BAE Systems, McLaren Automotive and IBM Academy of Technology.

Bringing together over 500 exhibitors and over 15,000 professionals across the manufacturing and engineering sector, Advanced Engineering also includes an extensive open forum programme with over 200 presentations.

For 2019, the event has secured a wealth of industry professionals to participate in forums that will discuss latest innovations, technologies and key issues in the engineering industry. Other confirmed speakers include Ford Motor Company, GKN, Johnson & Johnson, Honeywell, Williams Advanced Engineering and Prodrive.

The Open Forum programme covers five of the sixs how zone categories; connected manufacturing, aerospace, composites, automotive as well as medical device engineering, which is a new show zone and forum for 2019. Each forum includes a schedule that offers insight on important topics in the industry and counts towards Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for attendees.

The connected manufacturing forum will cover topics such as Industry 4.0 and data usage, while the aerospace engineering forum will discuss additive manufacturing applications and aerospace 4.0. The composites engineering forum will discuss next generation materials, the automotive engineering forum will showcase sustainable and additive manufacturing and the medical device forum include sessions onwearable technology, cybersecurity and 3D printing.

“UK manufacturing is flourishing and the Advanced Engineering show displays that in all its glory”, said Jeremy Whittingham, Head of Marketing at Advanced Engineering. “Itis vital to educate and celebrate the engineering and manufacturing industries across the worldand that’s why Advanced Engineering iswelcoming UK businesses such as McLaren and BAE Systems, as well as international companies like Siemens.

“The forum programme is a great opportunity for attendees to engage and learn about current trends in the industry from some of the biggest names in the sector, while the exhibition provides the opportunity for attendees to network and present their products to industry professionals a like”, continued Whittingham.“We will announce more speakers and topics for discussion on our website in the weeks leading up to the show.”

Advanced Engineering will take place on October 30 and 31, 2019 at the NEC, Birmingham. If you are interested in attending the show, would like more information on speakers, forums and exhibitors or would like to register to attend, visit:

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Image caption: Advanced Engineering is on the lookout for start-ups to showcase their inventions as part of its innovation zone

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About Advanced Engineering: Bringing together thousands of attendees from OEMs, tier 1 manufacturers, and supply chain partners, Advanced Engineering is the UK’s largest annual advanced engineering and manufacturing event.
With a two-day attendance of some 15,000 engineering professionals, Advanced Engineering promotes supply chain business and technology transfer across aerospace, automotive, medical technology, energy, and indeed any sector that involves high-value manufacturing, R & D and innovation.

About Easyfairs, organisers of Advanced Engineering: Easyfairs enables communities to “visit the future” at must-attend events that anticipate their needs and present solutions in the ideal format. The group currently organises 218 events in 17 countries (Algeria, Belgium, China, Denmark, Emirates, Finland, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States). Easyfairs also manages 10 events venues in the Benelux, Netherlands and Nordic region (Ghent, Antwerp, Namur, Mechelen-Brussels North, Hardenberg, Gorinchem, Venray, Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö). The group employs more than 750 people and generated revenues exceeding €160 million for its financial year 2016-2017. Easyfairs strives to be the most adaptable, agile and effective player in the events industry by employing committed individuals, deploying the best marketing and technology tools and developing strong brands. Visit the future with Easyfairs. For more information, please visit

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