CoInnovate 2018

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Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel and Spa

24-26 Newport Road


CF24 0DD

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Open Innovation in Technology

A flagship event designed to bring the world's leading innovators together in the spirit of collaboration

CoInnovate 2018 will showcase the latest technologies across sensors, materials and autonomous machines through presentations, panel discussions, technology pitches and will once again include engaging workshops to explore market-driven challenges and opportunities across a number of sectors.

Getting the most out of CoInnovate 2018

In addition to attending presentations and discussions, why not:

* Not to be missed: Live 5G demo with Prof Mischa Dohler - one of today's most talented leaders in wireless communications! Scroll to the evening session for more details!

Outline Sessions

More details on the agenda will be published below and on the conference website soon!

Registration (08:30 - 09:15)

Morning: Future Tech (09:15 - 12:50)

Showcasing latest trends, emerging technologies and applications in sensors, IoT, materials, additive manufacturing, robotics & machine learning.

Speakers & Panellists include:

Afternoon: Future Regions (13:50 - 17:30)

Presentations, discussions and interactive workshops exploring regional programmes and industry interests. and the role of open innovation, academia, government and industry in building technology clusters.

Speakers and Panellists include:

  • Henry White, Lead Technologist: Sensing, BAE Systems

  • Airbus (TBC)

  • Simon Schneider, Director UK, ECSI Consulting

  • Dr Sarah Perkins, Director, GW4

Collaboration PitStop returns to CoInnovate to showcase challenges and opportunities looking for technology providers and collaborative solutions.

Tech Live Awards

Panellists include:

  • Rob Rolley, Technology Director, General Dynamics UK

  • Lucy Ackland, Senior Development Engineer, Renishaw

  • Pete Stirling, COO, Dashboard Ltd

  • William Sachiti, Founder, Institute of Robotics

  • Olivier LeRoux, Business Development Manager, Johnson Matthey

Drinks Reception & Networking Buffet (17:30 - 18:30)

Evening: Innovation OpenMic with CS Connected (18:30 - 20:15)

This unique evening session wil introduce the World's first cluster brand, CS Connected, on compound semiconductor technologies and applications. Speakers will outline key application opportunities for cs tech and outline how organisations can get involved with this exciting new cluster in the Great West.

The session includes a live 5G demo of the tactile Internet of Skills by the most talented Prof Mischa Dohler on the piano!

Speakers include:

Drinks Reception & Networking (20:15 onwards)

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