Full programme announced: two weeks to 5th HVM New Materials & Graphene 2019 Cambridge

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CIR is delighted to announce the exciting full programme for the 5th HVM New Materials & Graphene 2019which takes place in Cambridge in just two weeks (6th and 7th November). It includes excellent talks from Versarien, Darktrace, William Blythe, NVIDIA AI, Pragmatic, BioBit, Astra Zeneca, Graphene@Manchester, Cambridge Graphene Centre, Cranfield, Imperial Grantham, UKBIC, Airbus Space, Space Catapult and many more.

 The organisers would like to thank sponsors Versarien, Darktrace, William Blythe, NVIDIA AI and Potter Clarkson, Marks & Clerk, Basck and Adaptive Instruments.

Key themes are the use of novel materials and 4IR tech, such as machine learning, to solve problems across industries, and the grand challenges of mobility, ageing population and clean growth.

Day 1: Technology Executive Briefing, 6th Nov

10.30-11.00 Registration and networking
Session 1 11.00-13.00 Introduction + Industrials
11.00 - 11.15 Chair's Opening Remarks

11.15 - 11.35 Professor Andrea Ferrari, Director, Cambrdge Graphene Centre “Developments in Graphenes”

11:35 - 11:55 Professor Krzysztof Koziol, Cranfield & Cambridge Nanosystems "Innovation in functional and 2D advanced materials”
11:55 - 12.05 Mash-Hud Iqbal, Partner, Marks and Clerk "IPR and materials innovation"
12.05 - 12.25 Dr Richard Price, CTO, PragmatIC Printing “Revolutionising electronics in everyday items"
12.25 - 12.45 Discussion & Q&A Moderators Dr Andrea Lorenz C-Tec

12.45 - 13.45 Lunch

Session 2 14.00 - 15.15 Clean growth, mobility, battery technologies 
13.45 - 14.00 Dr Athan Fox, CTIO, Aurelius Environmental "Journey of the molecule: from waste to paste"
14.00 - 14.15 Professor Richard Wilding, Cranfield University “The flexibility of supply chains with EV/materials case studies

14.15 - 14.30 Dr Steve Spittle, Head of Research, Space Catapult "Using Space Technology for Lithium Exploration"
14.30 - 14.45 Dr Madeleine Morris, Imperial College Grantham "EnergyREV sprints and storage local energy systems” 
14.45 - 15.00 Martin Agnew, R&T Leader, Airbus "Challenges for materials and ML in space"
15.00 - 15.15 Panel moderated by Dr Jeff Hardy, Imperial College

Tea break 15.15 - 15.45

Session 3 15.45 - 16.55 Data, ML & security technology for industry
15.45 – 16.00 Dr Erwin Frank Schultz, IBM Energy “Briefing on Digital Twins: what are they and why should we care”
16.00 - 16.20 NVIDIA AI "The ML Use Cases across key industrial sectors"
16.20 – 16.40 Eleanor Weaver, Technical Director, Darktrace Industrial, “Using AI for Real-Time Threat Detection”
16.40 -17.00 Session Q&A led by Moderator, Mike Handley, CEO, PolyChord
17.00 Close for Day

Dinner at King's College Cambridge

Day 2: Innovation Conference, 7th Nov

09.00 - 09.30 Registration and networking
Session 1 09.30 - 11.00 Introduction 
09.50 - 10.05 Conference Introduction & chair's Introduction (GES)
10.05 - 10.20 James Baker, CEO, Graphene@Manchester (confirmed) "Graphene, the route to commercialisation from the lab to the market place”
10:20 - 10:30 Dr Jennifer Peake, William Blythe “Graphene and other materials"
Health & ageing population mini-session
10.30 - 10.45 Dr PingPing Ni, Astra Zeneca, ”AI /ML challenges in Clinical”
10.45 - 11.00 Dr Thomas Moreau, Head of Research, BitBio “Advanced human cell manufacture by cellular programming"
11.10 - 11.30 Panel with moderator Dr Claire Button, Fusion Biomed

Coffee break 11.30 - 12.00 

Session 2 12.00 - 13.10 Storage & battery innovation for Mobility 
12.00 - 12.10 Professor Vasant Kumar, Cambridge University "A brief sprint through battery technologies"
12.10 - 12.20 Dr Rumen Tomov, CJET Ltd “Novel storage and battery materials” 
12.30 - 12.45 Leading car firm “Our challenges in smart mobility for materials"
12.45 - 13.10 Panel moderated by Isobel Sheldon, UK Battery Industrialisation Centre

13.10 - 14.10 Lunch Networking in showcase area

Session 3 14.10 - 15.40 Industrials and investment
14.10 - 14.30 Neill Ricketts, CEO, Versarien plc & 2DTech “Advanced materials for industrials”
14.30 - 14.50 Emily Orton, CMO, Darktrace, "Cyber AI : a new era of defence”
14.50 - 15.10 Dr Siva Bohm, CTO, Cambridge Advanced Materials “Graphene materials: a key role in upcoming industrial energy storage, mobility and industrial products”
15.10 - 15.30 Dr Andrew Williamson, Director, Cambridge Innovation Capital “investing in materials and 4IR technologies”
15.30 - 15.45 Panel with moderator Dr Andrea Lorenz, CTEC and Ken Omersa CEO of Omnagen, a clean energy innovator
15.45 - 15.55 Chair closing remarks

15.55 Summit Close and coffee networking until 16.30


Contact Maya Stancheva on 07720047402 for a 10% discount for Cambridge Network members for one or both days of the conference.

We hope you'll book soon and join us at this 5th HVM New Materials conference.

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