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Automotive Intelligent Sensing Programme Agenda Update

Williams F1 Conference Centre, 11th December 2014

With less than one month to go until the Intelligent Sensing Programme (ISP41) for the Automotive industry at the Williams F1 Conference Centre; we thought it would be a good time to update you on the agenda for the day.

Chair: Pete Loftus, Head of Measurement Engineering, Rolls-Royce
10:00 - 10:30 Registration
10:30 - 10:40 Welcome

Mark Littlewood

The Knowledge Transfer Network

10:40 - 11:30

Keynote One:

Computer Vision for Low-Cost Autonomy with the Oxford University RobotCar

Will Maddern

Robotics Research Group, University of Oxford

11:30 - 11:55 Making Driving Safer and More Comfortable - Sensors for Driver Assistance Systems

Roger Hazelden

TRW Conekt

11:55 - 12:20 Remote Knitted Electrodes for use with Electrical Potential Sensors for Automotive Driver Alertness

Alan Colman

Plessey Semiconductors

12:20 - 13:20 Lunch and Networking
13:20 - 14:10

Keynote Two:

Sensors for ADAS and automated driving: a vision of present and future needs

David Sanchez

Jaguar Land Rover

14:10 - 14:35 Some Challenges and Opportunities in Automotive Sensing

David Witts

TT Electronics

14:35 - 15:00 Funding Opportunities from Innovate UK

TBC

Innovate UK

15:00 - 16:00 Coffee, Networking and Tour
16:00 - 16:25 Sensors and the Hidden Information That They Produce

Sensor City

Simon Reid / Joe Spencer

16:25 - 16:50 Sensors at the Bloodhound SSC Project

Joe Holdsworth

Bloodhound SSC Project

16:50 - 18:00 Close

Exhibitors

 

The aim of the ISP events is to showcase new sensing technologies from and create partnerships from a wide range of core markets. This focus on exciting, novel technologies and their applications sits firmly with the Knowledge Transfer Networks aim of encouraging interactions whcih other wise would not happen.

The most recent ISP event (ISP40) was focussed on nano and micro sensing technologies and was held on the 4th June 2014 in London and attracted over 100 people from large to small industries and academia - see link for programme.

Registered companies

  • Argenta
  • Productiv Group
  • Rolls-Royce
  • TE
  • Amies Plastics
  • Cambridge University
  • Sharp Electronics
  • CENSIS
  • Panchromos
  • QinetiQ
  • TT Electronics
  • Sensor City
  • Innovate UK
  • MJC2 Ltd
  • Disco Europe
  • Teledyne
  • Fraunhofer
  • Aston University
  • LifeSciences Healthcare
  • National Physical Laboratory
  • STFC
  • Network Rail
  • Mirac
  • Freescale
  • Hamamatsu
  • TTP
  • Environment Agency
  • CIT Technology
  • Robotics Research Group, Oxford
  • TRW
  • Plessey Semiconductors
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • Bloodhound SSC Project
  • Cassella Solutions
  • Sensor Coating
  • Leicester University
  • Micro-Epsilon
  • Omnagen
  • Sunderland University

Registatration and contacts

To register for the event, please use the eventbrite options at the bottom of this page (please note, there is a registration fee of £ 20 for the day)

For more information on the Intelligent Sensing Programme or to discuss exhibiting, please contact

Matt Butchers matt.butchers@ktn-uk.org 07715082259
 
 
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