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Motorsport to Defence - Technology Transfer Workshop at Autosport International 2018

12 January 2018

Location: NEC, Birmingham

Motorsport to Defence
Technology Transfer Workshop at

hosted by:

Friday 12 January 2018
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, hosted by Williams Advanced Engineering. The aim of the workshop is to encourage engagement between the Motorsport and Defence sectors.

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

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Chair – Nick Wills OBE, Defence Development Director, MIA
  • Major General MJ Gaunt CB – Director Support, Army
  • Stuart Olden – Business Development Manager (Defence) – Williams Advanced Engineering
  • Alistair Fergusson - Managing Director - Alcon Components



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 2018. 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 - 7015, Hall 7

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