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Motorsport to Defence - Technology Transfer Workshop at Autosport International 2017

13 January 2017

Location: Concourse Suite 22 (outside Hall 8) - NEC, Birmingham

Motorsport to Defence
Technology Transfer Workshop at

Friday 13th January 2017
11:45 - 12:45
Concourse Suite 22 (located between Halls 8 & 9) - NEC, Birmingham

During the second day of the Autosport International Show, join us for our Motorsport to Defence - Technology Transfer Workshop. The aim of the workshop is to encourage the motorsport industry to engage with the defence industry and vice versa.

A panel will speak, drawn from both Motorsport and Defence sectors, with successful case studies of companies which have successfully transferred technology between these sectors and this will be followed by a Q&A session.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Chair - Nick Wills OBE, Defence Development Director, MIA
  • Stephen Ball - former CEO of Lockheed Martin
  • Jim Morris, Managing Director, Lifeline Fire & Safety Systems
  • Richard Thompson - Senior Manager - Market Development, Williams Advanced Engineering 
  • Jamie Clarke - Director and Founder, Chamois Consulting 

Motorsport Companies - Why Attend?

If you are interested in finding out how you can transfer your motorsport technology into the defence sector, attend this workshop and hear first-hand case studies from motorsport companies who have successfully transferred their capability. 

Following the success of our Motorsport to Defence Programme, the MIA has invited a defence delegation to attend Autosport International 2017. All have been invited to attend this workshop, providing you the opportunity to meet, engage and discuss business with these leading defence companies. 

Defence Companies - Why Attend?

If you are looking to engage with the motorsport industry and have a specific technical challenge that you would like to discuss, attend this workshop and meet with leading motorsport companies who have the capability and solutions available to assist you. 

Following the workshop, visit the MIA Business Lounge - 8005, Hall 8

This workshop is free-to-attend, register via the link below

For more information please contact Helen Jones on +44 (0)2476 692 600
or email helen.jones@the-mia.com 

Motorsport to Defence Programme Partners