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PowerElectronics UK Industry Community Launch

Alastair McGibbon

Tuesday, 28 March 2017 from 10:00 to 16:00 (BST)

PowerElectronics UK Industry Community Launch

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PowerElectronics UK is a brand that has been developed to give an identity to the strong supply chain and capability in the UK in Power Electronics, from materials and devices through to fully integrated power electronic systems and applications.

Through strong industry leadership and direction, Powerelectronics UK is about to next the next step: As an industry community and association with resources to drive growth and development for the sector in the UK.

The PowerElectronics UK Industry Community Launch will:

  • Describe what PowerElectronics UK is, and what activities are planned moving forward.
  • Be an opportunity for industry to shape the direction on Powerelectronics UK, and to participate.

Importantly, we will also be releasing an Industry-driven White Paper for UK Power Electronics Business Technology Direction.

Speakers will cover the broad spectrum of Power Electronics in the UK, covering Space, Automotive, Industrial, Energy and Aerospace. 




10.00   Registration, Coffee and Networking

10.30    Welcome and Introduction
– Paul Taylor, CRRC

10.55    The Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult
– Andy Sellars, CSA Catapult

11.20    PowerElectronics UK White Paper
– Gareth Taylor, Evince

11.50    Automotive Perspective
– Will Drury, Ricardo

12.10   Lunch and Networking

13.45    Panel Discussion
– Paul Huggett, KTN

14.30    Industrial Power Perspective
– Ian Donald, Siemens

14.50    PowerElectronics UK Underpinning Research
– Jon Clare, University of Nottingham

15.10    Space Applications Perspective
– Andrew Barnes, ESA

15.30    Aerospace Perspective
– Thomas Gietzold, UTC

15.50   Event Close


This event is FREE for all to attend.



A selection of nearby hotels include:

Travelodge Birmingham Central Moor Street

Premier Inn Birmingham City Centre New Street Station

Macdonald Burlington Hotel



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etc.venues Maple House
150 Corporation Street
B4 6TB Birmingham
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 28 March 2017 from 10:00 to 16:00 (BST)

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