Automotive Electronic Systems

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The Automotive industry is in the midst of a revolution driven by the proliferation of Electronic Systems into the Automotive environment (Cockpit, Body Systems and Advanced Drivetrain – EV/Hybrid).
This event provided insight to the latest thinking from Industry Champions such as Jaguar LandRover Nissan, Visteon and McLaren.

  • Welcome and introduction, NMI, Dr. Derek Boyd
  • Intro to Warwick Manufacturing Group, Mark Pickering
  • Enabling the future vehicle digital platform across the supply chain, Jaguar LandRover, Dave Battersby
  • Born and Bred in Bedfordshire- Infiniti Emerg-e and Nissan Connect 2- BOLD DESIGN, SMART TECHNOLOGY, Nissan, David Moss
  • Leading by Example – Lessons from Formula 1, McLaren Electronic Systems, Tim Strafford
  • New challenges in Auto Electronics & Supply Chain structure, Visteon, Stuart Bird
  • Solutions to support growth, innovation and sustainability in electronicsSEMTA, Darren Race
  • Driving innovation into the UK automotive supply chain, Plextek, Paul Martin
  • Innovation Challenges in Automotive Electronics, Freescale, Andrew Birnie
  • Automotive Infotainment – keeping ahead of consumer, Renesas+Mentor Graphics, Keith Kidd / Andrew Patterson
  • Vehicle Electrical Systems Integration (VESI), University of Warwick, Layi Alatise
  • SME Quick fire session: Connecting and Delivering Innovation
    • PPM, Marko Vekic ….. How HIL impacts Power Electronics & Quality
    • ASL-Vision, Ian Saward….Delivering ADAS innovation
    • Plessey Semiconductors, Robert Breakspear….The Heart of the Matter – Driver ECG monitoring using in-seat EPIC sensors

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Table Top Exhibitors:

ANSYS UK, ASL Vision, Atego, Cadence Design Systems, Eltek Semiconductors, Green Hills Software, Hitex (UK) Ltd, John G Peck, MCS, Mentor Graphics, Micross Components, Phaedrus Systems, Plessey Semiconductors, Plextek, PPM Power, Resource Group Limited, Rohde & Schwarz, Semta, Synopsys, Telexsus, Tyndall National Institute