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PowerElectronics UK Industry Community Launch
28th March 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thank you to our co-sponsors:
PowerElectronics UK is a brand that has been developed to give an identity to the strong supply chain and capability in the UK in Power Electronics, from materials and devices through to fully integrated power electronic systems and applications.
Through strong industry leadership and direction, Powerelectronics UK is about to next the next step: As an industry community and association with resources to drive growth and development for the sector in the UK.
The PowerElectronics UK Industry Community Launch will:
- Describe what PowerElectronics UK is, and what activities are planned moving forward.
- Be an opportunity for industry to shape the direction on Powerelectronics UK, and to participate.
Importantly, we will also be releasing an Industry-driven White Paper for UK Power Electronics Business Technology Direction.
Speakers will cover the broad spectrum of Power Electronics in the UK, covering Space, Automotive, Industrial, Energy and Aerospace.
10.00 Registration, Coffee and Networking
10.30 Welcome and Introduction to the PowerElectronicsUK Launch
– Paul Taylor, CRRC
10.55 The Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult
– Andy Sellars, CSA Catapult
11.20 PowerElectronics UK White Paper
– Gareth Taylor, Evince
11.50 Power Electronics is a Key Enabling Technology of Future Vehicles
– Will Drury, Ricardo
12.10 Lunch and Networking
13.45 Future Challenges in Power Electronics Q&A
– Paul Huggett, KTN
14.30 The Power Electronics Challenge for Industrial VSDs
– Ian Donald, Siemens
14.50 PowerElectronics UK Underpinning Research
– Jon Clare, University of Nottingham
15.10 Space Applications Perspective
– Andrew Barnes, ESA
15.30 Power Electronics from an Aircraft Perspective
– Thomas Gietzold, UTC
15.50 Event Close
This event is FREE for all to attend.
A selection of nearby hotels include:
Directions to the venue can be found HERE.