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SRPe Annual Conference 2019

Wednesday 13th November 2019

Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow

Conference Overview

SRPe is delighted to be hosting our inaugural Annual Conference on 13th November 2019 at the Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow.

This will be an informative and interactive day, showcasing the impact of world-class engineering research in Scotland’s universities, with the opportunity to network with delegates from across academia, industry and government / public sector.

Our Keynote Speakers reflect the triple-helix collaboration between academia-industry-government:

  • Derek Mackay, Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Economy and Fair Work in the Scottish Government

  • Professor Dame Anne Glover, President of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

  • Dr Hamid Mughal, Director of Global Manufacturing, Rolls Royce plc

There will be a Panel Q&A session with the Keynote Speakers.

In addition to providing valuable networking opportunities the day will include plenary sessions covering each of SRPe’s strategic themes with inspirational Guest Academic and Industry Speakers and Panel Q&A Sessions:

Our Research Exhibition will boast a wide range of innovative and interactive exhibits from across the SRPe partner universities.

Our Industrial Doctorate Programme Student Poster Competition will highlight the exciting research underway, for example, in our National Manufacturing Institute Scotland Industry Doctorate Programme (NMIS-IDP).

Highlights from our Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Exchanges (PECRE) and Pools Engagement in European Research (PEER) programmes will also be featured.

Registration will be between 08:30 and 09:00 and the day will close with a Conference Networking Reception including Exhibition between 16:00 and 17:00.

On behalf of the pan-Scottish SRPe university research community and our wider collaborators we will be delighted if you can join us.

Best Wishes

Dr Caroline Cantley, Executive Director SRPe