Auto Engineering Forum | Advanced Engineering


2 & 3 November 2022 | NEC, Birmingham

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.

View the speakers and CPD accredited agenda from 2022 below…

Day 1

Energy & Power

Auto Engineering Forum

11:30 - 12:30

EV fast charging and battery swapping: a roadmap to ubiquitous public charging infrastructure – Shazan Siddiqi, Technology Analyst, IDTechEx

Innovative EV battery and underbody shield designs – Dr Roman Hillermeir, Mobility Sector Leader, STRUCTeam Ltd.

Sustainability & Net-Zero

Auto Engineering Forum

13:00 - 14:00

TBC – Nadine Bloxsome, Membership and Sustainability Manager, Aluminium Federation

A better approach to designing more sustainable vehicles – Dr Kevin Lindsey Far-UK

Resource efficient manufacturing for lightweighting in automotive – Evgenia Yakushina, Senior Knowledge-Exchange Fellow, University of Strathclyde

Keynote - The Britishvolt Effect

Auto Engineering Forum

14:45 - 15:15

The ‘Britishvolt Effect’ powering the UK ahead in the race to zero

Isobel Sheldon, OBE, Chief Strategy Officer and Board Member, Britishvolt

Digitalisation & Automation

Auto Engineering Forum

15:15 - 16:15

Tires: why they are so important in the digitization of the vehicle development process – Alex O’Neill, EIS & Siemens

Day 2


Auto Engineering Forum

10:30 - 11:30

Validated modelling of Motorbikes to optimise electrical powertrains – Mark-Paul Buckingham, Xi Engineering

Design and Optimisation

Auto Engineering Forum

12:00 - 13:00

Do you know the limitations of your Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) Predictions? – Andrew Blows, Principal Technical Specialist for Body CAE Durability, EIS / Jaguar Land Rover

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