Conference | Advanced Engineering 2021

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

3 & 4 November 2021 | NEC, Birmingham

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

3 & 4 November 2021 | NEC, Birmingham

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

3 & 4 November 2021 | NEC, Birmingham

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

2021 Forums

At Advanced Engineering 2021 we welcome you to visit our free Open Conference this 3 & 4 of November, to gain insights from leading manufacturers, technology partners, and industry knowledge leaders.

Forums include Aero Engineering Forum, Automotive Engineering Forum, Composites Engineering Forum, and the Connected Manufacturing Forum.

With over 200 hours of content from a wide variety of key industry leaders, make sure to visit the open forums on the show floor. See some of our recently confirmed speakers below.

Registration for Advanced Engineering 2021 is now open! Secure your free place today.

Hear from Leading Industry Experts

Recently confirmed speakers for 2021 include…

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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Harriet Wollerton

Harriet Wollerton NATEP Programme Director, ADS Harriet began her career as a technical non-production purchaser at Lucas Aerospace Systems (now Collins Aerospace) and has more than 20 years’ experience of supply chain, supplier management, strategic sourcing, marketing and business development in the Aerospace industry. Harriet Wollerton NATEP Programme Director, ADS Our forums Aero Engineering Forum

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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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The UK’s leading annual gathering of OEM’s and engineering supply chain professionals.

4 & 5 November 2020, at NEC Birmingham.

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...

Enabling Innovation

Enabling Innovation

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Multiple Open Forums

Open Forums

Advanced Engineering boasts multiple open forums packed with ground-breaking content from expert speakers.
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Exhibitor List

Exhibitor List

Take a look at the 300 exhibitors who will be at the NEC this November
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