Innovation forum looks at the future of Integrated Transport

June 17, 2011 by
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Integrated Transport…what the future holds, Wed 29 June, 09:00 – 16:00,  Leigh Court, Bristol BS8 3RE

Within our complex transport infrastructure moving people, goods and data efficiently and securely, where are the upcoming opportunities for technology companies to engage? Specific areas of opportunity may include intelligent transport systems, goods handling and tracking, infrastructure management, marine systems, telemetry, security and safety and many more, and the SW Microelectronics iNet, in partnership with ESPKTN and NMI, is holding an innovation forum to bring together South West based Microelectronics companies to identify these opportunities and generate several project ideas that the iNet can directly support through feasibility study stage and beyond….

  • Receive exclusive access to bespoke research
  • Find new partners to collaborate with
  • Stay informed on future market directions
  • Identify new market opportunties
  • Extend your network and open up opportunties to gain new customers, employees, investors and advisors
  • Work with other members to access new services and facilities
  • Project ideas generated by the event will be eligible to apply for iNet funded support

Who should attend:

Transport companies, technology suppliers, researchers, entrepreneurs, investors or anyone passionate about identifying new opportunities in the South West.

Register here


09:00 – 09:30 Coffee and Registration

09:30 – 09:40 Welcome: Rick Chapman, Microelectronics iNet

09:40 – 10:25 Keynote Speaker: Professor Eric Sampson CBE, former DfT civil servant; Visiting Professor at Newcastle and City (London) Universities; Ambassador, and former Chairman, of ITS UK.

10:25 – 10:55 Talk 1: Stephen Hart, Technology Strategy Board

10:55 – 11:30 Coffee

11:30 – 11:45 Talk 2: Glenn Lyons, Professor of Transport and Society at the University of the West of England

11:45 – 12:00 Workshop introduction

12:00 – 13:00 Workshop 1

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 14:30 Talk 3: Andy Graham, White Willow Consulting

14:30 – 15:30 Workshop 2

15:30 – 16:00 Wrap up & next steps

16:00 Close

SW Microelectronics iNet

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