The Sticking Point - Can welding keep up with the pace of the EV revolution

Join the Advanced Propulsion Centre and TWI to learn about the challenges in the automotive sector and how we can keep up with the growing demand for electric vehicles at our free event. 

Dates Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - Download as vCalendar
Venue TWI Ltd, Granta Park, Great Abington, Cambridge CB21 6AL
Contact Name Becki Parratt
Contact Phone 01223 899000
Website Event website

Event details:

Join the Advanced Propulsion Centre and TWI – along with experts from Jaguar Land Rover, Ford Motor Company and many more – on the 4th December at TWI’s headquarters in Cambridge for a packed agenda discussing the challenges and opportunities that are being created from the electrification of transport. Is a problem shared a problem halved? Can we share our expertise and challenges and come to an answer together? Or can we not keep up with the rate of change?

This event will feature leading academics and industry experts on the following topics:

10:30 - Site Tour of TWI’s world-class facilities

11:15 - Welcome

11:25 - Challenges in the electrification - a vehicle manufacturer's perspective

12:25 - Lunch

13:00 - TWI experiment/ demonstration

13:15 - Challenges of producing batteries at scale

14:15 - Challenges of an SME

15:15 - Challenges in other sectors

15:45 - Wrap up

TWI is a world leading research and technology organisation with a focus on materials, engineering and manufacturing.