Conference | Advanced Engineering

2 & 3 November 2022 | NEC, Birmingham

The UK's leading gathering of OEMs and engineering supply chain professionals

2 & 3 November 2022 | NEC, Birmingham

The UK's leading gathering of OEMs and engineering supply chain professionals

2 & 3 November 2022
NEC, Birmingham

Cutting-edge updates and case studies on today's and tomorrow's technologies

Advanced Engineering | 2 & 3 November 2022

Advanced Engineering is your one-stop-shop for all innovative content, case studies and panel discussions.

The 2022 conference agenda is set to be bigger and better than ever before, boasting key industry leaders across all 4 forums – Aero, Composites, Automotive and Connected.

All content at Advanced Engineering is CPD accredited, helping your professional development reach new heights. 

Stay tuned for the revelation of the 2022 speaker programme, coming soon.

2022 Speakers

At Advanced Engineering you will be inspired by innovation. Below you will discover a selection of the confirmed speakers for Advanced Engineering 2022, speaking across the 4 forums at the show. Stay tuned for more speaker announcements over the coming weeks…

Stephen
Phipson

CEO
Make UK

Zi Jian Yeo

Senior Battery Modelling Simulation Engineer
Electroflight

David Morgan

Director of Flight Operations
Easyjet

Paul Homan

Distinguished Engineer, CTO Industrial
IBM

Alan Banks

Lightweighting Innovations Manager
Ford

Billy Kingsbury

CEO
thyssenkrupp Materials

Bhavina Bharkhada

Head of Policy & Campaigns
Make UK

Bethany
Hall

Electrical Systems Project Engineer
Rolls-Royce

Sergey
Kiselev

VP, Europe
ZeroAvia

Jan Šulc

Lead product Manufacturing Engineer
Honeywell

Rob Munro

Industrial Associate
IfM Engage, Institute for Manufacturing

Jen
Hill

Director
Longworth

2022 Speakers

Stephen Phipson

CEO

Make UK

Zi Jian Yeo

Senior Battery Modelling Simulation Engineer
Electroflight

David Morgan

Director of Flight Operations
Easyjet

Paul Homan

Distinguished Engineer, CTO Industrial
IBM

Alan Banks

Lightweighting Innovations Manager
Ford

Billy Kingsbury

CEO
thyssenkrupp Materials

Hear from Leading Industry Experts

Below are just some of the speakers who presented their expertise at Advanced Engineering 2021, providing insight into a huge variety of topics from in-orbit manufacture to the future of the UK Composites sector.

Tim Wood

Tim Wood Northern Powerhouse Rail Director, Transport for the North. Tim Wood, Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) Director at Transport for the North, has over 24 years’ experience in railway design and delivery. He has previously held two rail director positions in the private sector and is known for early development of Rail PPP schemes, as

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Per Martensson

Per Mårtensson CSO at Bcomp Ltd Per Mårtensson has more than 15 years of experience in the automotive- and composites industries with companies such as Volvo Car Group. He has a PhD from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Sweden, focused on vehicle engineering. In 2018 he joined Bcomp as a CSO to lead

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Neil Appleton

Neil Appleton Construction Lead, National Composites Centre. Neil steers market development in construction at the NCC; his background is design and construction of both civil engineering structures and buildings coupled with 20+ years’ experience in the design and manufacture of FRP Composites structures followed by 3+ years representing the construction sector at the NCC. Neil

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Natasha Allden

Natasha Allden Founder and CEO of Multiply Global. “Natasha founded MULTIPLY in 2015 to unleash the potential value of technology and people. Maximising growth and revenue generation through new markets, models and applications. Having built her first company at the age of 21 she went onto pursue a career in digital strategy and proposition development

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Matthew Thornton

Matthew Thornton Head of Innovation, Haydale Matthew joined Haydale in April 2016 and is responsible for the management of a range of nanocomposite materials innovation, research, development and manufacturing programmes as the Head of Innovation and is the Site Manager for the Loughborough Site. Matthew has a BSc (Hons) in Chemistry with Chemical Engineering and

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Martin Waide

Martin Waide Design Engineer, Cy-Car USA Inc. I am a mechanical engineer with  automotive design experience.    My transition to aerospace engineering, particularly the design of electro-mechanical actuators for flight controls, has involved high power density motors, gear drives and cooling systems. These techniques are directly applicable to electric vehicles, resulting in the electric drive strut

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Mark-Paul Buckingham

Mark-Paul Buckingham Managing Director, Xi Engineering Consultants Ltd. “Dr Mark-Paul Buckingham is the Managing Director of Xi Engineering Consultants Ltd. He achieved first-class honours in mechanical and completed a PhD in mechanical engineering, specializing in measurement of vibration reduction. Xi Engineering helps clients to accelerate their research & development, solving complex engineering problems by applying

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Marcel Suhubiger

Marcel Schubiger Managing Director, Swiss CMT AG As a Swiss Citizen he started his professional life as a degreed heavy truck mechanic, went back to school after some years and continuted his career later with a bachelor’s in sciences. Working serveral years at EMS-Chemie, Sauber Motorsports (Formula 1), DOW Automotive and Cyclics Europe. He invented

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Malcolm Earp

Malcolm Earp Chief Commercial Officer, The Ultimate Battery Co Malcolm has an extensive international background in automotive specialising in ownership and distribution. From a motor group background, and European responsibility with an OEM, Malcolm has spent most of his career advising OEMs on 5 Continents and managing consulting businesses there. A committed ‘futurist’ Malcolm was

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Jacqui McLaughlin

Jacqui McLaughlin CEO, Reactec Jacqui McLaughlin joined Reactec from Smiths Group PLC, in 2014. Nine years of career progression within Smiths Group in various business leadership roles were preceded by nine years of product line management responsibilities under venture capital ownership of a high-tech Scottish SME. High tech SME’s is where Jacqui’s career began in

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Ian Cowley

Ian Cowley Director/Technical Consultant at Engineering and Beyond Ltd. Now a successful consultant, project manager and concept designer, specialising in lightweight applications, in particular for clients taking first steps in composites and additive manufacturing. Starting out as an Undergraduate Apprentice at British Aerospace and subsequently graduating in Aeronautical Engineering from Imperial College, London, in 1988.

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Stephen Phipson CBE

CEO of Make UK
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Mike Wilson

Chairman, British Automation and Robot Association (BARA)
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Oliver Larkin

Head of Group Corporate and Public Relations, Volkswagen
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Alan Banks

Lightweighting Innovations Manager, Ford Motor Company
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Ian Gardner

Industry 4.0 Solutions Architect, IBM
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Mark-Paul Buckingham

Managing Director, Xi Engineering Consultants Ltd
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David Russell

Director, Vortex Engineering Group
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Marcel Schubiger

Managing Director, Swiss CMT AG
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Aero Engineering Forum

Hot topics include: Urban Air Mobility; Sustainability; Digital Manufacturing; Space and Satellite Engineering; Cross- industry Innovations, and more...

Composites Engineering Forum

Hot topics include: 3D Printing of Composites Parts; Future of Composites in Large Structures; Developing a Collaborative UK Supply Chain; New Materials for Rail Infrastructure; Fire Performance...

Automotive Engineering Forum

Hot topics include: Autonomy; Lightweighting; Electrification; Sustainability; Future of Mobility; Motorsport Engineering...

Connected manufacturing Forum

Hot topics include: Computing at the Edge; Robotics and Automation; Cyber Security; AI for Healthcare; Skills Requirements, and more...

Cleanroom hub

Hot topics include: Environmental Monitoring Systems, Wearables and PPE for Safety and Prevention, Quality Control, and more...

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