PHEE 2014 Conference

The 2014 PHEE Conference, in conjunction with PHOMME (Professors and Heads of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering) was held at the IMechE, Birdcage Walk, London on 8th January, 2014.  The presentations may be downloaded via the links below.
Theme: Engineering Challenges and Opportunities


Session 1 Industrial Challenges and Opportunities
Keynote Address: Developments and Challenges in the Microelectronics Systems Industry (a personal view) – Warren East , Dyson Board Member, Ex CEO ARM Holdings
A view from the Thales Group – Alvin Wilby, Vice President, Strategy and Technical, Thales UK
Maintaining Engineering Leadership in a growing Company – Nick Cooper, The Spencer Group

Academic Partnerships – Ian Stoneham, IET
Session 2 Skills and Training – Challenges and Opportunities
Training of Engineers – Nick Winser, Executive Director U.K., National Grid
A report on the shortage of engineers – Colin Brown, Director of Engineering IMechE
Graduates and SMEs – Sarah Sillars, CEO of SEMTA

Session 3 Research and Innovation: Challenges and Opportunities
Industry Funded Research – Jim McDonald, Vice Chancellor , Strathclyde University
Horizon 2020 Update – Christina Miller, U.K. Research Office
Findings from the Foresight Future of Manufacturing Project – Paul McCaffrey, Government Office for Science