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MotorsportAM 2021

Accelerating Innovation Beyond the Track

6 – 7 October 2021
Silverstone UK

Taking place on 6th – 7th October 2021 at the world famous Silverstone Circuit, MotorsportAM will unite this fast-paced industry with the wonderful world of advanced materials and engineering.

The Motorsport industry has always been committed to lightweighting solutions alongside ever-changing rules and regulations, and forward-thinking teams strive to gain a competitive edge.

From design and manufacturing techniques to materials and testing, this 2-day event will enable participants to hear from industry experts, academics and teams, network with peers and visit a number of exhibitors showcasing the latest advanced material technologies.​

MOTORSPORT AM – DAY 1

Programme day 2
Registration, Networking & Welcome

08:30 – 09:25
Registration, Exhibition and Networking
Grab a coffee, introduce yourself to fellow delegates, browse the exhibitions and get prepared for the day ahead.

09:25- 09:30
Opening Address & Welcome
Hear from the conference organisers about what’s to come.

• 09:30 – 10:00
Opening Keynote:

Motorsport-Speaker-Yutaki YagiYutaka Yagi
Managing Director & General Manager of Technology,
Teijin Automotive Center Europe
Multi-Material Composite Engineering

Advanced Materials Motorsport

• 10:00 – 10:20
Graham Roberts
Business Development Manager, Toray Advanced Composites
Game-Changing Prepreg for Motorsport Applications

• 10:20 – 10:40
Garry Scott
New Product Induction Manager, Carbon ThreeSixty
Decreasing Layup Time Through Optimised Tailored Preforming Technology

• 10:40- 11:00
Marco Hanhinen
Sales Manager, Vitrulan
Carbon Fibre HighFlow for Advanced Vacuum Infusion

Refreshments, Networking & Exhibits

• 11:00 – 11:30
Refreshments, Networking & Exhibits
Take the opportunity to browse the exhibits whilst enjoying a quick drink and snack to help you through your day.

• 11:30 – 12:00
Keynote:

Motorsport - Cristiana PaceCristiana Pace
Founder & Director, E-Novation Consulting Ltd.
An Overview of Sustainability in the Motorsport Industry: Addressing and Overcoming the Barriers

Sustainability in Motorsport

• 12:00 – 12:20
Johann Wacht
Manager – Motorsports, Bcomp
Motorsport Boosts Sustainability – A Case Study of Bcomp’s Sustainable Lightweighting Solutions in the Racing Industry

• 12:20 – 12:40
Nicola Scimeca
Motorsport and Automotive Entrepreneur, YCOM
Applying Natural Fibre to Composite Structures in Motorsport

• 12:40- 13:00
John McQuilliam
Director of Engineering, Prodrive
Reclaimed Carbon Fibres, Natural Fibres and Recyclable Composites for Motorsport Applications

Lunch, Networking & Exhibits

• 13:00 – 14:00
Lunch, Networking & Exhibits
Enjoy a buffet lunch whilst perusing the exhibits.

Electric Vehicles & Battery Technology

• 14:00 – 14:20
Malcolm Earp
Chief Commercial Officer, The Ultimate Battery Co.
Lightweighting Energy Storage

• 14:20 – 14:40
James Ganderton
Methodologies Lead, Oxford Brookes Racing
How Formula Student Prepares Students for an Advanced Industry

Refreshments, Networking & Exhibits

• 14:40 – 15:10
Refreshments, Networking & Exhibits
Take the opportunity to browse the exhibits whilst enjoying a quick drink and snack to help you through your day.

Panel Session – Does Motorsport have a Sustainable Future?

Chaired by Louise Goodman
TV presenter and journalist, dubbed ‘the first woman of Formula One’

• 15:10 – 16:45
Panel members include:
Rob Smedley – Director of Data Systems, Formula 1
Julia Pallé – Sustainability Director, Formula E
Cristiana Pace – Founder & Director, E-Novation Consulting Ltd.
Rodi Basso – Sport and Technology Entrepreneur
Rodrigo Amado – Head of Strategy & New Business Development, CBMM

Drinks Reception and Conference Dinner

• 19:00 – 23:00
Drinks Reception followed by Conference Dinner at Whittlebury Park Hotel.
Limited numbers available, so book early to avoid disappointment.

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MOTORSPORT AM – DAY 2

Programme day 1
Registration, Networking & Welcome

09:00 – 09:30
Registration, Exhibition and Networking
Grab a coffee, introduce yourself to fellow delegates, browse the exhibitions and get prepared for the day ahead.

• 09:30 – 10:00
Keynote:

Prof Willem ToetProf. Willem Toet
Professor, Aerodynamics Specialist & Senior Sales Manager, Sauber Aerodynamik AG
F1 & Motorsport: Taking Advantage of Light, Strong, Stiff Structures

Design & Testing

• 10:00 – 10:20
Ian Cowley
Director/Technical Consultant, Engineering & Beyond
Design for Manufacture

• 10:20 – 10:40
Geraint Havard
Composites Testing Manager, R-TECH Materials
The Impact of Composite Materials on Motorsport

• 10:40 – 11:00
Marco Merlin
Technical Department Manager, YCOM
Design of the Bodywork and Composite Structures of the Volkswagen IDR

Refreshments, Networking & Exhibits

• 11:00 – 11:30
Refreshments, Networking & Exhibits
Take the opportunity to browse the exhibits whilst enjoying a quick drink and snack to help you through your day.

Additive Manufacturing

• 11:30 – 11:50
Antonio Almenara

Additive Manufacturing Representative, CRP Technology
How State-of-the-art Technologies Drive Achievement in Motorsport

• 11:50 – 12:10
Robert MacDonald

UK/Nordics Strategic Account Manager, Stratasys
Stratasys: The Future of Advanced Materials in Automotive

• 12:10- 12:30
Jonathan Warbrick

Technical Sales Manager, RPS
Can Motorsport Manufacturing Methods be Cost-Effective for Automotive Production?

• 12:30- 12:50
Ian Mellor

Managing Director, Metalysis
The Metalysis Process – A Flexible Distributed 

Lunch, Networking & Exhibits

• 12:30 – 13:50
Lunch, Networking & Exhibits
Enjoy a buffet lunch whilst perusing the exhibits.

Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

• 13:50 – 14:10
Rob Lovelace
Managing Director, Trelleborg Applied Technologies Rochdale
Syntactic Material for Lightweighting of Electric Vehicles

• 14:10 – 14:30
Clive Chitiz
Vice President, EMEA Region, Plataine
The Implementation, Use and ROI of IIOT and AI Technologies in Advance Material Manufacturing

• 14:30- 14:50
Andrew Mills
Principal Research Fellow, Cranfield University
Carbon Fibre Automotive Structures Manufacturing – A Review of Techniques and Limitations – Super Sports Cars to PEVs

Refreshments, Networking & Exhibits

• 14:50 – 15:20
Refreshments, Networking & Exhibits
Take the opportunity to browse the exhibits whilst enjoying a quick drink and snack to help you through your day.

Advanced Materials for Motorsport

• 15:20 – 15:40
Jason White
Technical Manager, Martins Rubber
Nanotubes in Elastomers Improving Performance in Automotive

• 15:40 – 16:00
Markus Schiffmann
Sales and Marketing Manager, Polynt Composites
Smart Material Composites

• 16:00- 16:20
Martin Gambling
Managing Director, GRM Consulting Ltd
Maximising Composite Materials. The Progression of Laminate Optimisation Techniques Beyond Formula

• 16:20- 16:40
Francesco Agiletti
CEO/Partner, DEXET Technologies
Composites for Urban Mobility

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