The Engineer Conference 2015 – available now online

Presentations from this year’s hugely popular Engineer conference can now be viewed online

The Engineer conference 2015 ran at the NEC, Birmingham from 2nd – 4th June. 

Over the course of three days, delegates enjoyed presentations on everything from the rise of 3D printing to the engineering challenges of building Britain’s biggest ever warship.

Click on the Links below to view complete versions of some of The Conference’s most popular presentations.

David Downs, engineering director of the aircraft carrier alliance, describes the engineering challenges of building Britain’s largest ever warships

Ian Costello, deputy engineering manager for Airbus Defence & Space, talks about the role that engineers played in the Rosetta mission’s audacious attempt to land a probe on a comet

John Lawson, MD of Lawson Modelmakers, explains how a team of enthusiasts brought Bugatti’s legendary 100p aircraft back to life

Chief Executive of the Proving Factory Richard Bruges explains how the organisation is helping innovative UK technology firms scale and become manufacturers in their own right

Dr Lina Huertas, Informatic Team Leader at the Manufacturing Technology Centre, talks about the vision and the reality of Industry 4.0

Dick Elsy, chief executive of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult explains how the centre works and outlines some recent success stories

Andy Bowyer, commercial director of Magna Parva, offers some advice on how SMEs can work effectively with OEMs

Ania Servant from the National Graphene Institute outlines the latest progress on commercialising graphene

UKTI’s Chris Wall offers practical advice on how UK firms can engage with Brazil, one of the word’s largest economies

Operations director at Pera Technology, Simon Fawcett, offers tips on how you can conceive, create and commercialise your new product development

Alison Phillips and Richard Lowe from the manufacturing advisory service expore the modern manufacturing phenomenon of reshoring

The head of BAE’s Agile Product Development Centre talks about how the company is using 3D printing to develop new products 

Professor Peter Chivers, Chief Executive of the National Composites Centre, talks about the growing use of composite materials

When complete, the AMRC’s Factory 2050 will be the UK’s first fully reconfigurable assembly and component manufacturing facility. AMRC Programme Manager Dr Peter Osborne explains how this is being achieved.