Auto 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

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.

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

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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

TBC – Marcus Henry, Research Manager, JLR

TBC – Sophie Cozien-Cazuc, Technical Manager, Far-UK

The Circular Factory – Alan Banks, Lightweighting Innovations Manager, Ford Motor Co.

Marcus Henry, Research Manager, JLR

Lightweighting Keynote

Auto Engineering Forum

11:30 - 12:00

The Right Material At The Right Place

Alan Banks, Lightweighting Innovations Manager, 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

Electrification

Auto Engineering Forum

13:30 - 14:30

TBC – John Martin/Jason King, Director, EMPEL Technology

Development Of An Integrated EV Drive and Suspension System – Martin Waide, Design Engineer, Cy-Car USA Inc.

Electric For The Mobility Future For Cars and More – Jan-Niklas Hilgenberg, Engineer, Jan Hydrogen

Big Data

Auto Engineering Forum

13:00-13:30

Digital Twins for Accelerated Product Development.

Mark-Paul Buckingham, Managing Director, Xi Engineering.

Additive Manufacturing

Auto Engineering Forum

14:30 - 15:30

Manufacturing Solution To Prodyce 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

TBC

Auto Engineering Forum

15:30 - 16:00

Opportunities For Electrification (SMMT)

TBC

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 - 11:30

Hybridge Structures For Hybrid Cars – Gethin Dvaies, Business Development Engineer, iCOMAT 

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

Aluminium; the Designers Choice – Kirsi Lintula, Marketing & Communications Manager, Aluminium Federation

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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