Auto Engineering Forum | Advanced Engineering

Visit the future of advanced manufacturing

2 & 3 November 2022 | NEC, Birmingham

2022 forum programme will be available soon – please see the final 2021 programme below.

AutoMotive Engineering Forum

In these challenging times, the UK automotive manufacturing sector remains as vital as ever, and a whole raft of OEMs are looking to increase efficiencies and reduce production costs like never before. With attendees ranging from the likes of Aston Martin to Vauxhall, Automotive Engineering is the UK’s only trade exhibition and forum dedicated to vehicle R & D, design, test, production, and assembly.

Sessions for 2022 will be added over the coming months. Register your interest to be the first to hear about newly confirmed speakers!

2021 forum sponsored by…

HP 3D Printing allows businesses to reinvent manufacturing from prototyping to final parts production while delivering quality outputs.

Day 1

TBC

Auto Engineering Forum

10:00 - 10:30

How to Crash an Efficient Lightweight Structure Thousands of Times and Survive

Jamie Shenton, Senior Structures Engineer, JCB

High Volume Manufacturing/Automation

Auto Engineering Forum

10:30 - 11:30

Affordable, High Volume Composites For Automotive – Frederic Sicard, Subject Matter Expert – Structural Composites, Jaguar Land Rover

High Volume Manufacturing For Composites? Not A Problem! – Kevin Lindsay, Director, Far-UK

Lightweighting Keynote

Auto Engineering Forum

11:30 - 12:00

The Right Material At The Right Place

Alan Banks, Lightweighting Innovations Manager For Automotive, Ford Motor Co

Lightweighting

Auto Engineering Forum

12:30 - 13:00

A lightweighting and Structural Optimisation Tool For Automated Vehicle Design – David Russell, Director, Vortex Engineering Group

Manufacturing Development of A Carbon Fibre Structural Reinforcement For A Full-Size SUV – Mona Jesri, Project Engineer, Structural Composites, Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG)

Electrification Keynote

Auto Engineering Forum

13:00 - 13:30

Volkswagen Group: The EV Transition Is Happening Now! Join The Charge!

Oliver Larkin, Head of Group Corporate and Public Relations, Volkswagen Group UK Ltd.

Electrification

Auto Engineering Forum

13:30 - 14:30

F-Boost: An Integrated High Performance Flywheel Energy Storage System – Andrew Deakin, Engineering Director, Punch Flybrid

Composites For Advanced Propulsion Applications – Paul Gallen, Sales Director, Hankuk

Stories From The World of Automotive Design - Podcast

Auto Engineering Forum

14:00 - 14:30

James Walker, Mr JWW, The Production Bunker

Dave Roche, Director, Penso

Jowyn Wong, CEO/Director, WYN Design

Additive Manufacturing

Auto Engineering Forum

14:30 - 15:30

Manufacturing Solution To Produce High-Performance Composites Through Additive  Manufacturing For Serial Parts Applications – Marcos Trapa, Customer Success Manager, 9T Labs

How Additive Production Lines Will Change To Meet Automotive Demands – James Reeves, Global Director of Polymer Sintering, Voxeljet

Additive Manufacturing For The Automotive Sector – James Short, Senior Application Engineer, Stratasys 

Keynote: Motorsport

Auto Engineering Forum

15:30 - 16:00

Alpine Is Back – From Material To Track

Maria Brooks, Senior Technology Materials Technician, Alpine F1 Team

The Connected Vehicle

Auto Engineering Forum

16:00 - 16:30

The Future of Perception Sensors: Manufacturing Supply Chains In The UK

Gunwant Dhadyalla, Chief Engineer, WMG

Day 2

Automotive Design

Auto Engineering Forum

10:00 - 10:30

An Overview of NVH in Modern Car Design

Dave Fish, Engineering Consultant, JoTech

Hybrid Materials

Auto Engineering Forum

10:30 - 11:50

Hybrid Materials For Hybrid Cars – Gethin Dvaies, Business Development Engineer, iCOMAT 

Pure Syntactic Materials for Light Weighting – Neil O’Keeffe, Technical Director, Trelleborg Applied Technologies

Aluminium: Strategic Metal Changing Society – Jan Lukaszewski, Technical Manager, Aluminium Federation

Taking Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing From Application Concept Into Production – Nigel Robinson, Digital Manufacturing Centre

Motorsport Engineering

Auto Engineering Forum

11:50 - 12:30

TBC – Andy Hallas, Dexet

Composites Design For Manufacture – Ian Cowley, Director/Technical Consultant, Engineering  Beyond

Society of Motor Manufacturers Presents:

Auto Engineering Forum

12:30 - 13:00

Opportunities For Electrification In Automotive – Luke Hampton, Senior Supply Chain Manager, SMMT

Aura Concept – Chris Tingley, CTO, Conjure

Keynote: HP Sponsor

Auto Engineering Forum

13:00 - 13:30

Disrupting The Way We Manufacture With HP 3D Printing 

Andrew Jones, HP 3D Printing Partner Business Manager UK, HP 3D Printing

Sustainability

Auto Engineering Forum

13:30 - 14:40

Innovation In Sustainable Composites Solutions – Matt Bradney, Director of Business Development, Prodrive

Recycled Carbon Fibre: Enabling Lightweight Solutions with Low Environmental Footprints – Frazer Barnes, Chief Technology Officer, Gen 2 Carbon

Sustainable Lightweighting – Naturally Smart – Johann Wacht, Motorsport Manager, BComp

Andrew Jones, HP 3D Printing Partner Business Manager UK, HP 3D Printing

Keynote: Net Zero

Auto Engineering Forum

14:40 - 15:10

The Supply Chain Challenge For Net Zero

Rosa Wilkinson, Communications Director, High Value Manufacturing Catapult

Motorsport Engineering

Auto Engineering Forum

11:30 - 12:30

TBC – Frankie Aglietti, CEO/Partner, Dexet

Composites Design For Manufacture – Ian Cowley, Director/Technical Consultant

TBC – Glen Pascoe, Williams Engineering

The Connected Vehicle

Auto Engineering Forum

12:30 - 13:00

The Future Of Perception Sensors: Manufacturing Supply Chains In The UK

Gunwant Dhadyalla, Chief Engineer, WMG

Autonomous Vehicles

Auto Engineering Forum

13:00 - 14:00

SWARM – Miles Garner, Sales and Marketing Director, Aurriga/RDM 

MuCCA – Applus IDIADA

TBC – Bruce Robertson, MENA MD, JLR MENA

Keynote - Net Zero

Auto Engineering Forum

14:00 - 14:30

The Supply Chain Challenge for Net Zero

Rosa Wilkinson, Communications Director, High Value Manufacturing Catapult

Sustainability

Auto Engineering Forum

14:30 - 15:30

Recycled Carbon Fibre: Enabling Lightweight Solutions with Low Environmental Footprints – Frazer Barnes, Managing Director, ELG Carbon Fibre

Sustainable Lightweighting – Naturally Smart – Per Mårtensson, CSO, BComp

Sustainable materials in the future of mobility – Jonathan Steel, Head of Sustainability, Arrival

Eletricification

Auto Engineering Forum

11:55-12:15

Development of an Integrated EV Drive and Suspension System.

Martin Waide, Design Engineer, Cy-Car USA Inc.

Motorsport Engineering

Auto Engineering Forum

12:15-12:35

Bringing a New Product to Market in Motorsport.

Graham Roberts, Business Development Manager - High End Automotive and F1, Toray Advanced Composites.

Aluminium Strategic Metal Changing Society

Auto Engineering Forum

15:15-15:30

Aluminium; the Designers Choice.

Kirsi Lintula, Marketing & Communications Manager, Aluminium Federation.

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