Aerospace 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.

View the speakers and CPD-accredited agenda from 2022 below…

Mike Curtis-Rouse, Satellite Applications Catapult 

Spaceyard challenge

A 30 minute exercise to identify and address challenges constructing large objects in space using knowledge and ingenuity from the audience to stimulate future innovation in this area – Space prizes for the winning team!

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Day 1

Sustainability & Net - Zero

Aero Engineering Forum

10:30 - 11:30

Captain David Morgan, Director of Flight Operations, EasyJet

Bethany Hall, Electrical Systems Project Engineer, #WE50 Winner 2022, WISE Young Professionals’ Board Member, Rolls-Royce

Sergey Kiselev, VP, Europe, ZeroAvia

Simon Webb, Head of Sustainability, ATI, Aerospace Technology Institute

Airbus and the Hydrogen South West consortium to accelerate the transition to a net zero future – Jey Williams, Head of Engineering Integration – Fuel Systems, Airbus

Supply Chain

Aero Engineering Forum

12:00 - 13:00

SC21 – ADS Supply Chain 21st Century – ADS

ASCEND – Aerospace Automotive Supply Chain Enabled Development – Tony Lloyd, Senior Research Engineer – Composites, GKN Aerospace

 Exploring Supply Chain Management in the Current Challenging Materials Market – Billy Kingsbury, CEO, Thyssenkrupp Materials UK


Aero Engineering Forum

13:30 - 14:30

NATEP Funding

NATEP Project – Innovation Case Studies

Day 2

Supply Chain

Aero Engineering Forum

10:30 - 11:30

ADS Keynote Speaker – Kevin Craven, CEO, ADS

MAA – Midlands Aerospace Alliance – Andrew Mair, CEO, MAA

Andrew Mair, Chief Executive, Midlands Aerospace Alliance

Sustainability & Net-Zero

Aero Engineering Forum

12:00 - 13:00

Tanvir Hussain, Professor of Coatings and Surface Engineering, EPSRC Research Fellow, University of Nottingham

Space & Satellite Engineering (including testing in space)

Aero Engineering Forum

13:00 - 13:30

Space DOTS: challenging the qualification status-quo of advanced materials and small components – Bianca Cefalo, CEO & Co-founder, Space DOTS® 

TBC, SARIO Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency

Digitalisation & Automation

Aero Engineering Forum

13:30 - 14:30

AI Algorithms on “Our Teams” Across Aerospace Industry – Jan Šulc, Lead Product Manufacturing Engineer, Honeywell

Advancing in the SPF and hot forming: lighter, colder and faster – Evgenia Yakushina, Senior Knowledge-Exchange Fellow, University of Strathclyde


Aero Engineering Forum

14:30 - 15:30

Louis Egbe, Head of Engineering and Founder Teach Engineering & Technology Solutions Ltd, Space Studio West London and Teach Engineering & Technology

Aerospace UP project case studies – University of Nottingham

Aero & Space Forum

Inspiring the future of aerospace

Explore the latest developments in the aerospace and space sectors.

The Aero & Space forum brings some of the latest innovations and case studies to the show floor to inspire and inform your future projects.

You can expect to hear speakers from Airbus, Space Forge, Honeywell, NATEP and more.

This forum is supported by ADS.

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