Engineering Design Show conference programme confirmed

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

Running alongside the Show at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry between 22nd-23rd October 2014, the conference and workshop sessions will offer delegates the 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 in engineering design, including Infiniti Red Bull Racing, Rolls-Royce, Morgan Advanced Materials and Cambridge Consultants.

Speakers confirmed include:

• Ian Chatting, VP of Technology for GKN Aerospace, who will deliver a keynote on advanced manufacturing technology and its impact on future aircraft design

• Al Peasland, Head of Technical Partnerships for Infiniti Red Bull Racing, who will give a 'behind the scenes' insight into the fast-paced and exciting world of Formula One

• Rolls-Royce's Chief of Engineering Transmissions, Mick Carlisle, who will be discussing the importance of designing in quality right from the beginning of the design process.

• Dr Joseph Darlington, Technology Manager of the Manufacturing Technology Centre, who will be giving a keynote on how virtual reality can help manufacturers gain competitive advantage

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, Materialise, Barden Corporation, DuPont, EMS Chemie and Nylacast.

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 limited so register early to avoid disappointment.