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Speakers 2018-10-02T06:22:40+00:00

A selection of our Speakers

We have a great selection of speakers for our conference this year

Click on the images below for more details about who they are and what they will be discussing

We will be updating this list regularly so please remember to come back and check

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COMMUNICATIONS FOR VX2
MORE ELECTRIC POWERTRAIN
AUTOMOTIVE SECURITY
SOFTWARE
ADAS & AV
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Rob Millar

Williams Advanced Engineering

Tony Harper

UKRI Faraday Battery Challenge 

Daniel Ruiz

Meridian

COMMUNICATION FOR V2X

Followed by panel discussion inc. speakers plus special guests

SESSION CHAIR

Martin Green, Connected Car and Cloud Global Product Manager, Visteon Corporation

As a global product manager at Visteon, Martin Green is responsible for analysing global technology trends, working with industry consortia and technology companies to identify future customer needs and bring to market the next generation of Visteon’s cellular and V2X connectivity technologies. Prior to this current role, Martin was global product marketing manager for Visteon’s electronics product group and the marketing manager for the powertrain technologies division.

Martin is the chairman for AESIN’s Communication Work Stream, is on the UK5G steering board and is active in several UK projects, the most recent being the system architect for the CAV funded UK CITE project.

With a 22 years of automotive experience, Martin joined Ford Motor Company in 1994 to establish an engine component design group and managed engineering teams across Europe. He subsequently progressed into advanced control systems engineering at Visteon Corporation managing global projects across powertrain, chassis and ADAS;  and from there into cockpit electronics.  ( Patents :  Several )

SPEAKERS & PANELISTS

Darren Capes – Department of Transport

Paul Green – Iotic Labs

Bob Banks – Vodaphone

Andy Pascoe – Meridian

PANEL CHAIR : TO BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY

Martin Green – Visteon

Martin Green – Visteon

Martin Green – Visteon

Martin Green – Visteon

MORE ELECTRIC POWERTRAIN

Session Chair : Graham Gest, TATA.
Followed by panel discussion inc. speakers plus special guests

To be announced

SPEAKERS & PANELISTS

Graham Gest – TATA Motors

Andy Birnie – NXP

Phil Mellor – University of Bristol

Nick Simpson – University of Bristol

James Hybittle – Ricardo

Alastair McGibbon – CSA Catapult

Alan Banks – AESIN Chairman

PANEL : TO BE ANNOUNCED

Martin Green – Visteon

Martin Green – Visteon

Martin Green – Visteon

Martin Green – Visteon

AUTOMOTIVE SECURITY

Followed by panel discussion inc. speakers plus special guests

SESSION CHAIR : Peter Davies, Thales Security
Session introduced by NCSC Technology Strategy Lead for Automotive

Peter Davies, Thales Security.  More details coming soon

SPEAKERS

Xavier Villarubla – Brightsight

Jonathan Moore – Exida

Peter Davies – Thales eSecurity

PANEL: TO BE ANNOUNCED

Martin Green – Visteon

Martin Green – Visteon

Martin Green – Visteon

Martin Green – Visteon

SOFTWARE

Followed by panel discussion inc. speakers plus special guests

SPEAKERS & PANELISTS

Illyas Rudkin – Codeplay

Chris Wild – Altran

Michael Welsh – Altran

Andrew Banks – LDRA

PANEL

Martin Green – Visteon

Martin Green – Visteon

Martin Green – Visteon

Martin Green – Visteon

ADAS & AV

SESSION CHAIR : ALAN WALKER, AVL

AVL – To be confirmed

SPEAKERS

Rod Watt – ARM

Rubén Pérez de Aranda – KDPOF

Dr. Burkhard Huhnke – Synopsys

Panel inc. speakers plus these special guests

Alan Walker – AVL

Chris Tubbs – Green Hills Software

Jonathan Moore – Exida

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

Followed by panel discussion inc. speakers plus special guests

SESSION CHAIR

Mr. Kevin Vincent, Operations Manager for the Institute for Future Transport and Cities

Kevin has approximately 30 years’ experience in product and business development in both private and public sectors with specific expertise in EU & nationally-funded collaborative R&D projects, gained through previous roles at Pera Innovation Ltd, Altair Engineering Ltd, and as Director of his own limited company.

With a background in engineering simulation and optimisation, his particular passion is intelligent mobility and transportation systems with the objective of promoting research and impact in new environmentally sustainable and accessible forms of mobility.

He currently Chairs the Research Advisory Board for AESIN. Prior to this, after graduating from Coventry University, he spent 15 years in the automotive and aerospace sectors as a consulting engineer working for IAD (UK) Ltd and Ricardo both in the UK and USA where he spent 5 years consulting on automotive design for Chrysler, Ford and General Motors.

SPEAKERS & PANELISTS

Mike Bartley – TVS

Richard McMahon – WMG

Angelos Goulianos – Satellite Applications Catapult

Siddartha Khastgir – WMG

Timothy Coley – XPI Simulation

EXECUTIVE PANEL

Theme : How should we exploit UK strengths

Venn Chesterton – UKRI Innovate UK

Tony Harper – UKRI Faraday Battery Challenge 

Daniel Ruiz

Meridian

George Gillespie – Horiba Mira

Stephen Doran – CSA Catapult

Stewart Edmondson – CEO, UKESF

As well as being part of the executive  panel, Mike Short will also be our pre-dinner speaker.  His presentation will be “When the internet meets the car; when e-commerce meets automotive.”

Mike Short – Dept. for International Trade