FoT at LCV2019

Putting the spotlight on the hottest topics at LCV2019

Future of Technology Series takes center stage at LCV2019

This year our Future of Technology talks take centre-stage on the UK Government Pavilion at the Low Carbon Vehicle Event 2019, focusing on the Road to Zero Strategy. We have our largest ever line-up of expert speakers covering both days of the show, who will be illuminating the challenges and opportunities facing the global automotive industry. Check the full agenda here.

Agenda
TIME TITLE SPEAKER TITLE
Wednesday 4th September - Day 1 Talks

Wednesday 4th September - Day 1 Talks

10:00 Department for International Trade – Overview

Department for International Trade – Overview

10:05 Office for Low Emission Vehicles – Overview

Office for Low Emission Vehicles – Overview

10:10 Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles – Overview

Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles – Overview

10:15 LowCVP – Overview

LowCVP – Overview

10:20 Advanced Propulsion Centre – Overview

Advanced Propulsion Centre – Overview

10:25 Innovate UK – Overview

Innovate UK – Overview

10:40 20 minute break

20 minute break

11:10 New equipment for state of health analysis of EV batteries

John Harper

Senior Market Development Manager, AMETEK AMT GB

New equipment for state of health analysis of EV batteries

John Harper

Senior Market Development Manager, AMETEK AMT GB

11:15 The power of collaboration

Nathan Hill

Chief Programme Engineer, Williams Advanced Engineering

The power of collaboration

Nathan Hill

Chief Programme Engineer, Williams Advanced Engineering

11:25 H1perbat Project: Developments in composite battery boxes

Ben Cross

Technical Project Lead, National Composite Centre (NCC)

H1perbat Project: Developments in composite battery boxes

Ben Cross

Technical Project Lead, National Composite Centre (NCC)

11:30 How will Hyperbat develop and support the UK battery supply chain?

James Simester

BEng (Hons), Technology Director, Unipart Manufacturing Group

How will Hyperbat develop and support the UK battery supply chain?

James Simester

BEng (Hons), Technology Director, Unipart Manufacturing Group

11:40 Thermal management of lithium-ion battery packs

Stephen Irish

Founder and Commercial Director, Hyperdrive Innovation

Thermal management of lithium-ion battery packs

Stephen Irish

Founder and Commercial Director, Hyperdrive Innovation

11:55 Faster innovation for low carbon vehicles

Dr Graeme Cruickshank

Chief Technology Officer, CPI

Faster innovation for low carbon vehicles

Dr Graeme Cruickshank

Chief Technology Officer, CPI

12:10 Electric cars – batteries not required

Lyndon Sanders

Director and General Manager, FAR-UK Ltd

Electric cars – batteries not required

Lyndon Sanders

Director and General Manager, FAR-UK Ltd

12:20 25 minute break

25 minute break

12:45 Plant-based high performance composite materials for sustainable mobility applications

Nick Smith

Technical Director, SHD Composite Materials Ltd

Plant-based high performance composite materials for sustainable mobility applications

Nick Smith

Technical Director, SHD Composite Materials Ltd

13:00 High performance aluminium lightweighting at high volume

Adrian Tautscher

Principal Technical Specialist, Impression Technologies Ltd

High performance aluminium lightweighting at high volume

Adrian Tautscher

Principal Technical Specialist, Impression Technologies Ltd

13:15 PowderBond – Adhesive-free multi-material joining

PowderBond – Adhesive-free multi-material joining

13:30 How to make lightweight materials behave like heavy ones, but stay light

How to make lightweight materials behave like heavy ones, but stay light

13:40 20 minute break

20 minute break

14:00 Faraday Announcement

Neil Morris

CEO, The Faraday Institution

Faraday Announcement

Neil Morris

CEO, The Faraday Institution

14:10 20 minute break

20 minute break

14:30 Whole life carbon analysis – setting new standards for low carbon transport

Andy Eastlake

Managing Director, Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership

Gloria Esposito

Head of Projects, Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership

Whole life carbon analysis – setting new standards for low carbon transport

Andy Eastlake

Managing Director, Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership

Gloria Esposito

Head of Projects, Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership

14:45 The first battery reconditioning plant in Europe is in the UK – why it matters

Celine Cluzel

Director MENg MSc, Element Energy

The first battery reconditioning plant in Europe is in the UK – why it matters

Celine Cluzel

Director MENg MSc, Element Energy

15:00 Sustainability through a circular economy

Niall Johanson

Charpak Ltd

Sustainability through a circular economy

Niall Johanson

Charpak Ltd

15:15 Battery Technology: 2nd life is essential

Laura Allerston

Business Development Lead, ACELERON

Battery Technology: 2nd life is essential

Laura Allerston

Business Development Lead, ACELERON

15:30 Manufacturing engineering for electrified powertrain

Chris White

Electrification and Global Engineering Alignment Manager - Europe, Ford Motor Company

Manufacturing engineering for electrified powertrain

Chris White

Electrification and Global Engineering Alignment Manager - Europe, Ford Motor Company

Thursday 5th September - Day 2 Talks

Thursday 5th September - Day 2 Talks

10:00 Department for International Trade – Overview

Department for International Trade – Overview

10:05 Office for Low Emission Vehicles – Overview

Office for Low Emission Vehicles – Overview

10:10 Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles – Overview

Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles – Overview

10:15 LowCVP – Overview

LowCVP – Overview

10:20 Advanced Propulsion Centre – Overview

Advanced Propulsion Centre – Overview

10:25 Innovate UK – Overview

Innovate UK – Overview

10:40 20 minute break

20 minute break

11:00 How local networks are delivering the transport transition to their local communities

Adriana Laguna

Senior Innovation Strategy Manager, UK Power Networks

How local networks are delivering the transport transition to their local communities

Adriana Laguna

Senior Innovation Strategy Manager, UK Power Networks

11:15 Smart charging and the efficient market

Thomas Steffen

Senior Lecturer for the Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering, Loughborough University

Smart charging and the efficient market

Thomas Steffen

Senior Lecturer for the Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering, Loughborough University

11:30 Wireless power transfer as one path to a zero emissions future

Dr. Leslie R. Adrian

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Lesla Limited

Wireless power transfer as one path to a zero emissions future

Dr. Leslie R. Adrian

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Lesla Limited

12:00 Institute of Digital Engineering – accelerating UK engineering capability through digital innovation

Bradley Yorke Biggs

CEO, Institute of Digital Engineering UK (IDE)

Institute of Digital Engineering – accelerating UK engineering capability through digital innovation

Bradley Yorke Biggs

CEO, Institute of Digital Engineering UK (IDE)

12:15 APC6 DYNAMO – Dynamic optimisation of GDI engines

Robert Haigh

Project Lead, Ford

APC6 DYNAMO – Dynamic optimisation of GDI engines

Robert Haigh

Project Lead, Ford

12:30 Future digital product development – the changing role of experiments

Prof. Chris Brace

Spoke Lead, TPS System Efficiency, University of Bath

Future digital product development – the changing role of experiments

Prof. Chris Brace

Spoke Lead, TPS System Efficiency, University of Bath

12:40 35 minute break

35 minute break

13:15 NVN competition winners announcement and cheque presentation

NVN competition winners announcement and cheque presentation

14:00 Enabling the automotive future

Enabling the automotive future

14:15 Solid oxide fuel cells for range extension of buses and large commercial vehicles

Bal Dosanjh

Director of Customer Programmes, Ceres

Solid oxide fuel cells for range extension of buses and large commercial vehicles

Bal Dosanjh

Director of Customer Programmes, Ceres

14:30 The missing link between skills and technology development

Dr. Colin Herron

Managing Director, Zero Carbon Futures

The missing link between skills and technology development

Dr. Colin Herron

Managing Director, Zero Carbon Futures

14:45 The role of solar powered vehicles in the quest for cleaner air in major cities

Julian Field

Chairman, Solar Transport Systems

The role of solar powered vehicles in the quest for cleaner air in major cities

Julian Field

Chairman, Solar Transport Systems

15:00 Sunlight to traction

Sunlight to traction

15:15 Engineering with a difference

Simon Fletcher

Technical Specialist

Engineering with a difference

Simon Fletcher

Technical Specialist

15:30 FINISH

FINISH

Learn about

  • Digital Engineering
  • Life Cycle Analysis Recycling
  • Infrastructure
  • Game Changers
  • Battery Technology
  • Lightweighting
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