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The Future of Automotive Conference

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The Bishops Suite, Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf & Spa

Carrville

Durham DH1 1

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The automotive sector is entering unprecedented times in terms of the technology in the vehicles produced and how they are manufactured. This presents major challenges and significant opportunities for the North East automotive sector.

The North East is globally renown as a centre of excellence for automotive manufacturing. In recent years however, the region has also established significant capabilities in batteries, power electronics and electric motors. The North East manufacturing must capitalise on these strengths to ensure the region is at the forefront of the UK Government’s strategy to ensure the technologies of tomorrow are designed, developed and manufactured in the UK.

Join the Future of Automotive Conference, sponsored by MAKE it Sunderland and the North East Growth Hub, to gain a broad insight in to the fundamental areas driving the region’s automotive powerhouse #FutureofAutoConf

Agenda:

08.30 Registration

09.00 Introduction

  • Sponsor Welcome
  • Current North East Landscape – Paul Butler, CEO, NEAA
  • Opportunities in the UK Automotive Supply Chain – Martin Wood, Supply Chain Specialist, Department for International Trade (DiT) Automotive Sector Team

09.30 Vehicle Technology

  • Keynote Speaker – Paul Gadd, Head of Land Transport, Innovate UK
  • APC Technology Roadmaps – Dan Bunting, Head of Business Development, APC UK
    • Overview of Roadmaps
      • Electrical Energy Storage
      • Electric Machines
      • Power Electronics
      • Lightweight Vehicle & Powertrain Structure
  • Driving the Electric Revolution (DER) Challenge - Matt Boyle OBE, Interim Challenge Director, DER
    • Ready for Electrification
    • Overview of DER
    • Market Growth and Opportunities

10.45 Break

11.15 Vehicle Technology…continued

  • Battery Innovation – Jeff Pratt, Managing Director, UK Battery Industrialisation Centre
    • Faraday Battery Challenge
  • Connected Autonomous Vehicles (CAV) - Richard Porter, Director Technology and Innovation, Zenzic (formerly Meridian Mobility UK)
    • What is CAV Technology?
    • Roadmap of CAV
    • Digital Opportunities & Challenges in Automotive
  • TR Fastenings Case Study – Chris Black, Global Director of Automotive Business Development, TR Fastenings
    • Capitalising on Opportunities in the EV Market
    • The Future at TR Fastenings

12.30 Lunch

13.15 Manufacturing Technology

  • Industrial Digitalisation - Graham Malley, Principal Director, Accenture Digital
    • Made Smarter Review
  • High Value Manufacturing Catapult – Prof. Sam Turner, Chief Technology Officer, HVM Catapult
    • High Value Manufacturing as a Key Driver of UK Economic Success
    • How the HVM Catapult can Support New Manufacturing Technology
  • The Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Advanced Manufacturing (CESAM) – Paul Butler, CEO, NEAA
    • Overview
  • Siemens & Senseye Case Study
    • Platform Development & Digitalisation - Paul Diggle, Cloud Applications Solutions Consultant, Siemens plc Digital Factory
    • Condition Based Monitoring to Support Predictive Maintenance - Simon Kampa, CEO and Co-Founder, Senseye

14.45 Break

15.15 Skills for the Future

  • Opportunities within the Automotive Skills Sector – Bob Blenkinsop & Sean McIlveen, Infinite Perspective Consulting

    • Skills Study

16.00 Close

  • Sponsor Close

#FutureofAutoConf


Member tickets: £50.00 + VAT*

Non-member tickets: £100 + VAT*

*price includes lunch and refreshments throughout the day.

Should you wish to book via invoice, please contact Laura Gage on lgage@northeastautomotivealliance.com

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