Aero Engineering Forum | 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

Aero Engineering Forum

Aero Engineering is the UK’s only event 100% – dedicated to aero R&D, design, test, inspection, production & assembly. Addressing structures, propulsion and systems, it brings together global OEMs and top tier manufacturers to source from all levels of the engineering supply chain. Supported by ADS, NATEP, and all regional associations, Aero Engineering additionally brings some of the latest innovations and case studies to the show floor.

More sessions are being added daily. Check back for regular updates to the agenda. 

Some timings are approximate and may change slightly, and more speakers will be confirmed in the coming weeks. Please check back for details

Day 1

Latest NATEP Funded Innovation Case Studies

Aero Engineering Forum

10:00 - 11:00

Maximising Success in Aerospace Technology Funding

Harriet Wollerton, NATEP Programme Manager, NATEP/ADS

Decarbonising Aviation

Aero Engineering Forum

11:00 - 11:30

Keynote: Decarbonising Aviation

Alfred Ng, Innovation Lead (Aerospace), Innovate UK

FlyZero: The UK's Revolution in Zero-Carbon Aviation

Aero Engineering Forum

11:30 - 11:50

FlyZero: The Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) Project to Enable The UK to Lead A Zero-Carbon Emission Air Travel

Chris Gear, ATI, FlyZero

Electrification

Aero Engineering Forum

11:50 - 12:10

Matheu Parr, Customer Business Director, Rolls-Royce

Electrification

Aero Engineering Forum

12:10 - 12:30

The Evaluation of Alternatively-Fuelled Aircraft in an Operational Environment

Andrew Rae, Chief Engineer, Ampaire

Hydrogen Propulsion

Aero Engineering Forum

12:30 - 12:50

Making Hydrogen Aviation Possible

Segrey Kiselev, Head of Europe, ZeroAvia

UAM

Aero Engineering Forum

12:50 - 13:20

Keynote: eVTOL Aircraft Preparing for Take Off

Dr David Wyatt, Technology Analyst, IDTechEx

UAM

Aero Engineering Forum

13:20 - 13:40

Vertical Aerospace

Veryical Aerospace

Future Flight Etc.

Aero Engineering Forum

13:40 - 14:00

Delivering A Revolution In Aviation

Vicki Murdie, Innovation Lead - Future Flight Challenge, UKRI/Innovate UK

Supply Chain: OEM Keynote

Aero Engineering Forum

14:00 - 14:30

Airbus Overview and Supplier Expectations

Andrew Moran, Head of Supplier Development Support UK, Airbus UK

Supply Chain: ADS Achieving Supply Chain Excellence

Aero Engineering Forum

14:30 - 16:30

What Would Help The ‘Leveling Up’ Agenda? – Kevin Craven, CEO, ADS or John Copley, Chief Strategy Officer, ADS 

Welcome & Introduction

Government Speaker

Industry Speaker

Break

How to Reach Quality, Delivery and Supply Chain Excellence – Pete Cracknell and Steve Gregory, PDQ, SIG Subgroups Leads

How to Increase Competitiveness and Growth – Ian Bouquet-Taylor

Q & A Panel 

Break

Awards

Closing Remarks – Colin Hart, Head of SC21, ADS

Aero Engineering Forum

16:30 - 18:30

ADS and NATEP Networking Drinks 

Digital Manufacturing

Aero Engineering Forum

13:20-13:40

Managing Your Data.

Adrian Spragg, Aerospace and Defence Leader, Accenture UK.

Digital Manufacturing

Aero Engineering Forum

13:40-14:00

How Do I Become Digital?

Peter Maloney, Chief Strategy Officer, Inaventure.

Digital Manufacturing

Aero Engineering Forum

14:00-14:20

In-Orbit Manufacture.

Tony Forsythe, UKSA.

Space Engineering

Aero Engineering Forum

14:40-15:00

Stefan Siarov, Systems Engineer & Marketing Manager, Valispace.

Space Engineering

Aero Engineering Forum

15:00-15:20

Dr Chris Brunskill, Head of UK Space Programmes, D-Orbit.

Space Engineering

Aero Engineering Forum

15:20-15:40

Space Technology Transfer- Why Diversify?

Natasha Allden, Founder and CEO, Multiply Global.

Cross Industry Innovation

Aero Engineering Forum

16:00-16:30

Cross Industry Innovation.

Andrew Mair, CEO, Midlands Aerospace Alliance.

Day 2

Midlands Aerospace Alliance: Our Host Cluster

Aero Engineering Forum

10:00-10:20

MAA

Andrew Mair, Chief Executive, Midlands Aerospace Alliance

Midlands Aerospace Alliance: Our Host Cluster

Aero Engineering Forum

10:20 - 10:40

Aerospace UP

TBC, Midlands Aerospace Alliance

Space & Satellite Engineering

Aero Engineering Forum

10:40 - 11:00

Skyrora’s Engineering Capability with Environmental Consciousness

Robin Hague, Head of Launch, Skyrora

Space & Satellite Engineering

Aero Engineering Forum

11:00 - 11:20

In-orbit manufacture

Tony Forsythe, Head of Technology Strategy (Interim), UK Space Agency

Space & Satellite Engineering

Aero Engineering Forum

11:20 - 11:40

D-Orbit: Scaling Up New Space

Dr Chris Brunskill, Head of UK Space Programmes, D-Orbit UK

Space & Satellite Engineering

Aero Engineering Forum

11:40 - 13:00

Hosted by Mike Curtis-Rouse, Head of Manufacturing for Space - Launch Vehicles and On-Orbit Manufacturing, Space Applications Catapult

IOSM: Panel session and audience discussions

D-Orbit – Chris Brunskill

Space Forge – Josh Western

Skyrora – Robin Hague

UKSA – Tony Forsythe

Spire – TBC

Keynote: Sustainable Growth and innovation

Aero Engineering Forum

13:00 - 13:30

Aerospace 3.0: A rallying cry for innovation and sustainable growth

Balaji Srimoolanathan, Programme Director, Aerospace Growth Partnership, ADS

Sustainable & Efficient Manufacturing

Aero Engineering Forum

13:30 - 13:50

Professor Sam Turner, Chief Technology Officer, HVM Catapult

Sustainable & Efficient Manufacturing

Aero Engineering Forum

13:50 - 14:10

Andrew Clifton, Sustainability Manager - Engineering and Design, Rolls-Royce

Sustainable & Efficient Manufacturing

Aero Engineering Forum

14:10 - 14:30

Simple Steps for Digitising Engineering Processes in Hardware Engineering

Stefan Siarov, Systems Engineer & Marketing Manager, Valispace

Advanced Materials in Aerospace

Aero Engineering Forum

14:30 - 14:50

Aerospace Composites: Tooling, Inspection and Lightning Strike Protection

Dr Matthew Thornton, UK Site and Innovation Director, Haydale

Advanced Materials in Aerospace

Aero Engineering Forum

14:50 - 15:10

TBC – Machining Composites Innovations For Aerospace

Alex Harding, CEO, Cajero

TBC

Aero Engineering Forum

15:30 - 16:00

Future FLight Etc. – Hannah Tew, UKRI

Technologies We Can Apply From Bloodhound Project – Mark Chapman, Engineering Director, Bloodhound LSR

Sustainable Lightweighting in Composites and The Circular Economy – A Future Roadmap For The Aerospace Sector – John Deverill, Research Engineer, AMRC

TBC – Alex Hickson, Head of Technology – Structures, Man ATI

Managing Your Data – Adrian Spragg, Aerospace and Defence Leader, Accenture UK

Future Flight Etc.

Aero Engineering Forum

14:30 - 14:50

Future Flight Etc.

Hannah Tew, UKRI

Future Flight Challenge

Aero Engineering Forum

14:50 - 15:10

Delivering A Revolution In Aviation

Vicki Murdie, Innovation Lead - Future Flight Challenge, UKRI/Innovate UK

TBC

Aero Engineering Forum

15:10 -15:30

Technologies We Can Apply From Bloodhound Project

Mark Chapman, Engineering Director, Bloodhound LSR

Advanced Materials In Aerospace

Aero Engineering Forum

15:30 - 15:50

Aerospace Composites: Tooling, Inspection and Lightning Strike Protection

Dr Matthew Thornton, UK Site and Innovation Director, Haydale

Advanced Materials In Aerospace

Aero Engineering Forum

15:50 - 16:10

TBC: Machining Composites Innovations For Aerospace

Alex Harding CEO, Cajero

NATEP

Aero Engineering Forum

10:40-10:50

Bringing Calibration and the Digital Future Together.

SmartCal.

Future of Aerospace

Aero Engineering Forum

11:10-11:35

Future Flight.

Hannah Tew, Innovation Lead - Future Flight, UKRI.

Future of Aerospace

Aero Engineering Forum

11:35-11:55

Supply Chain

Andrew Moran, Head of Supplier Development Support UK, Airbus

Tooling - The Future Challenges

Aero Engineering Forum

12:15-12:30

Making Hydrogen Aviation Possible

Sergey Kiselev, VP Europe, ZeroAvia

Tooling - The Future Challenges

Aero Engineering Forum

12:30-12:45

The Evaluation of Alternatively-Fuelled Aircraft in an Operational Environment

Prof Andrew Rae, Chief Engineer, Ampaire Ltd

Tooling - The Future Challenges

Aero Engineering Forum

12:45-13:00

eVTOL Aircraft Preparing for Take-Off

Dr David Wyatt, Technology Analyst, IDTechEx

Tooling - The Future Challenges

Aero Engineering Forum

13:00-13:10

Aerospace Composites: Tooling, Inspection and Lightning Strike Protection

Dr Matthew Thornton, UK Site and Innovation Director, Haydale

Strengthening the UK Supply Chain

Aero Engineering Forum

13:30-13:50

How AGP and the GKN Technology Centre Support Supply Chain Growth.

Stephen Cowan, GKN/AGP Manufacturing Supply Chain Working Group.

Strengthening the UK Supply Chain

Aero Engineering Forum

13:50-14:15

Fixed Trailing Edge – Strategic Competency Analysis (SCA) Project.

Luke Nethercott, GKN Aerospace.

Protection, Inspection and Repair

Aero Engineering Forum

14:55-15:15

Aerospace Composites: Tooling, Inspection and Lightning Strike Protection

Matthew Thornton, UK Site and Innovation Director, Haydale.

Protection, Inspection and Repair

Aero Engineering Forum

15:15-15:35

Dismantlable Joints.

Lucy Eggleston, NCC.

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