Conference and workshop programmes confirmed for Engineering Design Show

The Engineering Design Show's conference and workshop programmes are now complete, with some of the UK's leading names in design and engineering set to take part.

Running alongside the Engineering Design Show at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry between 10th and 11th October, the conference and workshop sessions will offer delegates an opportunity to hear about the latest technologies, techniques and strategies employed by experts at the forefront of their fields. Those signed up to address the conference comprise representatives from some of the UK's most illustrious names, including BAE Systems, McLaren, AgustaWestland, Siemens PLM and Cambridge Consultants. Speakers confirmed include: • James Godman, head of Innovation, research and development, AgustaWestland, who will deliver the Aerospace keynote titled 'The sky is NOT the limit' • Sir George Cox, former chair of the Design Council and current president of the Institution of Engineering Designers, who will speak on 'The strategic use of design' • Tim Strafford, business development manager, McLaren Electronic Systems on designing and manufacturing an F1 engine control unit • Dr Jamie O'Hare, eco design product manager of Granta Design, speaking about making more sustainable product choices Running parallel to the conference programme, the Engineering Design Show workshop programme will offer more immediately practical, hands-on advice on a range of technical and technological subjects. Two workshop theatres will cover 20 sessions across the two days, with highly relevant and practical content delivered by representatives from the likes of Schaeffler, Henkel, Scott Bader, Materialise UK, Autodesk and The Barden Corporation. If you are interested in attending any of the sessions and wish to reserve your place, register now for the Engineering Design Show for free by visiting Delegate places are currently limited to 100 attendees per session, so register early to avoid dissapointment.