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Imperial Global Challenges Showcase

Imperial College ThinkSpace

Thursday, 27 October 2016 at 09:00 - Friday, 28 October 2016 at 13:00 (BST)

Imperial Global Challenges Showcase

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Type End Quantity
Thursday 27th October - Session 1. Leading the Data Revolution 31 Oct 2016 Free  
Thursday 27th October - Session 2. Engineering Novel Solutions 27 Oct 2016 Free  
Friday 28th October - Session 3. Health and Well-being 27 Oct 2016 Free  

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Imperial Global Challenges Showcase

 

Date: 27-28 Oct 2016

Time: 27 October 09:00-17:00, 28 October 09:00-13:00

Venue: Translation & Innovation Hub, White City, 80 Wood lane, W12 0BZ

Campus: White City Campus

Event type: Symposium, Exhibition and Networking

Ticket: Registration in advance

 

Overview

Imperial College ThinkSpace invites you to this unique UK showcase at the Translation & Innovation Hub (I-Hub) in Imperial White City Campus. Technical programme will have three half day events on the 27th and 28th October to showcase College’s research, education and commercialisation activities on one of each of the three global challenges.

Thursday 27th October 2016

Session 1. Leading the Data Revolution

Session 2. Engineering Novel Solutions

Friday 28th October 2016

Session 3. Health and Well-being

 

Book your place today to

  • Explore College’s latest research and commercialisation activities
  • Discover collaboration opportunities at the Translation & Innovation Hub (I-Hub)
  • Network with a diverse audience in industries and academics



 

Global Challenges Showcase - Programme

DAY 1              THURSDAY 27th OCTOBER, 09:00 – 13:00

SESSION 1

LEADING THE DATA REVOLUTION

08:30 – 09:30

Registration and Breakfast

09:30 – 09:45

Welcome and overview of the session
Dr Eulian JF Roberts, CEO at Imperial College ThinkSpace

09:45 – 10:00

Cyber security
Prof Chris Hankin, Director of the Institute for Security Science and Technology

10:00 – 10:15

Block chain and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)
Dr Catherine Mulligan, Associate Director at Centre for Cryptocurrency Research and Engineering

10:15 – 10:30

Social media analytics - detecting and tracking infectious disease based on Twitter activity
Mr Nicholas A Thapen, Research Associate at Institute for Security Science and Technology

10:30 – 10:45

Big data visualisation and the tree of life
Dr James Rosindell, Lecturer in Biodiversity Theory and Science

10:45 – 11:00

Frontiers in Astrostatistics: Big Data from Space

Dr Roberto Trotta, Leader in Astrophysics

11:00– 11:15

Robot intelligence

Dr Petar Kormushev, Head of Robot Intelligence Lab

11:15 – 11:45

Refreshments and Exhibitions

11:45 – 13:00

I-Hub tour and Networking Lunch

   

DAY 1             THURSDAY 27th OCTOBER, 13:00 – 17:00

SESSION 2

ENGINEERING NOVEL SOLUTIONS

13:00 – 14:00

Registration and Lunch

14:00 – 14:15

Welcome and overview of the session
Dr Eulian JF Roberts, CEO at Imperial College ThinkSpace

14:15 – 14:30

Future cities – transport demand and transport studies
Prof John Polak, Head of the Centre for Transport Studies

14:30 – 14:45

Biologically inspired flying robots
Dr Mirko Kovac, Director of the Arial Robotics Laboratory

14:45 – 15:00

Innovation Design Engineering and Entrepreneurship
Prof Peter Childs, Head of the Dyson School of Design Engineering

15:00 – 15:15

New energy materials and thin films for the design of future electronics, ‘super material’ graphene
Prof Neil Alford, Associate Provost, Chair in Materials and Vice Dean for Research in the Faculty of Engineering

15:15 – 15:30

The mechanisms of materials mechanical behaviour
Dr Finn Giuliani, Senior Lecturer in the Structural Ceramics Centre

15:30 – 15:45

Analytical Chemistry – the future of the field
Dr Ali Salehi-Reyhani, Research Fellow in Department of Chemistry

15:45 – 16:30

Refreshments and Exhibitions

16:30 – 17:00

I-Hub tour

   

DAY 2              FRIDAY 28th OCTOBER, 09:00 – 13:00

SESSION 3

HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

08:30 – 09:45

Registration and Breakfast

09:45 – 10:00

Welcome and overview of the session
Dr Eulian JF Roberts, CEO at Imperial College ThinkSpace

10:00 – 10:15

Regenerative medicine and bioengineering
TBC

10:15 – 10:30

Medical robotics for neurosurgery
Prof Ferdinando Rodrigues Y Baena, Professor of Medical Robotics in the Department of Mechanical Engineering

10:30 – 10:45

Biologic Delivery and wound repair
Dr Benjamin Almquist, Lecturer in the Department of Bioengineering

10:45 – 11:00

3D planning and 3D printing of patient matched instrumentation and robotics, modelling bone quality and joint shapes in early joint disease
Prof Justin Cobb, Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery & Cancer

11:00 – 11:15

Next generation computational drug discovery
Prof Michael Johnson, Deputy Head of the Centre for Clinical Translation in the Division of Brain Sciences

11:15 – 11:45

Refreshments and Exhibitions

11:45 – 13:00

I-Hub tour and Networking Lunch


Exhibitors


Robot intelligence - DE NIRO (Design Engineering's Natural Interaction Robot)

Find out how machine learning could lead to autonomous robots able to adapt to their environments.

Dr Petar Kormushev, Dyson School of Design Engineering, Imperial College London

http://www.imperial.ac.uk/design-engineering

 

Aerial robots flying around the ‘drone enclosure’, robot on display and video of aerial robots in action

Dr Mirko Kovac, Arial Robotics Laboratory, Imperial College London

http://kormushev.com/research/videos/

Medical robotics for neurosurgery 

Prof Ferdinando Rodrigues Y Baena, Medical Robotics in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London

http://www.imperial.ac.uk/mechatronics-in-medicine

Social media analytics - detecting and tracking infectious disease based on Twitter activity 

Mr Andrew Burton, Institute for Security Science and Technology, Imperial College London

http://www.imperial.ac.uk/security-institute/

 

The future of the field - Analytical Chemistry 

Dr Ali Salehi-Reyhani, Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London

https://www.imperial.ac.uk/chemistry/

 

BioBlox - 3D Protein Docking Game

Prof Frederic Fol Leymarie, Goldsmiths, University of London

http://www.foldsynth.com/

 

Organic Art VR (Mutation Space + Vortex) 

Prof William Latham, Goldsmiths, University of London

www.latham-mutator.com


 


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Translation & Innovation Hub (I-Hub)
White City
80 Wood Lane
W12 0BZ London
United Kingdom

Thursday, 27 October 2016 at 09:00 - Friday, 28 October 2016 at 13:00 (BST)


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Imperial College ThinkSpace

Imperial College ThinkSpace is responsible for developing and implementing a strategy to support the co-location of knowledge-intensive organisations with Imperial College London research groups. It provides flexible commercial space to a community of entrepreneurs, fast growth organisations, established companies and global corporations.

ThinkSpace is developing an environment that fosters a culture of knowledge sharing where businesses can benefit from research developments and insight from leading experts, allowing them to grow faster and work smarter.

ThinkSpace has a portfolio of 27,054 sqm of flexible commercial space, including the 17,354 sqm Translation & Innovation Hub (I-Hub) at Imperial College London’s White City Campus.  

www.imperial.ac.uk/thinkspace

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