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Industry Fellows College networking event

Conference

Location

Thomson Suite, Daresbury Laboratory, Sci-tech Daresbury, Warrington, WA4 4AD

Overview

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A networking meeting organised by the Industry Fellows College. The program focuses on introducing new members of the college through presentations and networking time. 

Located at the Sci-Tech Daresbury campus, delegates will gain the opportunity to experience the facilities and equipment at the Liverpool Virtual Engineering Centre, a leading digital technology innovation centre. The VEC has several advanced laboratories that research virtual engineering simulation, robotics and autonomous systems, virtual reality and haptic simulation.

Attending this event

As well as new and current Industry Fellows, there will be a limited number of places at this event for others interested in the relationship between industry and academia. 

If you would like to attend, please email industry@royalsociety.org with a short explanation as to why you are interested in the event. 

As places are limited, we cannot guarantee that there will be a space available.

Event organisers

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Schedule of talks

27 February

12:00-13:00

Networking lunch

13:00-13:05

Welcoming remarks

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Professor Joe Sweeney, University of Huddersfield

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13:05-13:35

Keynote

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Professor Susan Smith, Head of Daresbury Laboratory and Director of ASTeC
Professor Massimo Noro

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13:35-14:35

New industry fellow presentations

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Professor Peter Scott, University of Warwick
Professor Derek Atkinson, University of Durham
Dr Charalampos Tsoumpas, University of Leeds
Dr Anas Al Rawi, British Telecommunications
Dr Duncan MachLachlan, Rolls-Royce

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14:35-14:50

Past Industry Fellows

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Professor Alison McMillan, Wrexham Glyndwr University
Professor Robin Sloan, Semtech EMEA ltd.

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14:50-15:00

Knowledge Transfer Network

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Ben Peace, Head of Manufacturing, KTN

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15:00-15:30

Coffee and networking

15:30-16:30

Virtual Engineering Centre Experience and tour of Technical Hub

17:00-20:00

Dinner at Park Royal Hotel

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