M5 Advanced Manufacturing Conference

  • Start Date: May 22, 2015 at 9:30 am
  • End Date: June 22, 2015 at 5:00 pm
  • Contact E-Mail: info@m5universities.ac.uk
  • Location: James France Building, Loughborough University, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU
  • Ticket Price: 0.00

Loughborough University is hosting the M5 Advanced Manufacturing Conference to promote the academic excellence that resides in the M5 Universities for the benefit of the UK’s manufacturing sector.

Open to academic staff and representatives from industry, this one-day showcase event will provide regional manufacturers with the opportunity to discover the internationally-leading expertise and state-of-the-art research facilities that reside within the M5 group of Midlands research-intensive universities, which initially included Birmingham, Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham and Warwick, and has more recently been joined by Aston.

Attracting delegates from across the region and the UK, there will be high profile presentations from key leaders from academia in the sector. There will be opportunities to find out more about the expertise on offer during the networking and lunch breaks while also enabling you to identify and meet with potential collaborators. There will be presentations from:

  • Keynote speaker Ken Young, Director, Manufacturing Technology Centre
  • Jon Wood, High Value Manufacturing, Innovate UK
  • Shahin Rahamifard , Professor of Sustainable Engineering, Loughborough University
  • Chris Hewitt, Professor of Biological Engineering, Aston University
  • Sarah Hainsworth, Professor of Materials Engineering, University of Leicester
  • Richard Hague, Professor & Director of the EPSRC Centre for Additive Manufacturing, University of Nottingham
  • Richard Dashwood , Academic Director of WMG, University of Warwick
  • Mike Jackson, Professor and Director of the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Intelligent Automation, Loughborough University
  • Leung Soo, Head of Advanced Machining, University of Birmingham
  • Svetan Ratchev, Cripps Professor of Production Engineering, University of Nottingham

The event will leave delegates with an appreciation of the mechanisms available for collaboration with the M5 Universities to the benefit of the UK’s manufacturing sector and support its economic growth.

Admission free, all welcome.

Visit Eventbrite to find more information and register online.

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