The digitalisation imperative


Wrapping up #FoTDigitalisationWeek

Day 5 of 'Digitalisation: The Transformation of Engineering' week

The Future of Technology Series is virtually back! In partnership with the Institute of Digital Engineering, we’re taking the Future of Technology Series online to host a week of short webinars. We’ll be covering the use of digital engineering in the automotive industry as part of our #FoTDigitalisationWeek, ‘Digitalisation: The Transformation of Engineering’.

Join us for this session –  The digitalisation imperative. Is digital engineering the change the UK automotive industry needsto stay globally competitive In our final Future of Technology Digitalisation session we will be hearing from automotive OEM’s about what they think the future of digitalisation looks like. Is the need for digitalisation hype or is it a necessity?


10:30am – 10:55am – Keynote

  • Sir Brian Burridge CBE FRAeS – Chief Executive – Royal Aeronautical Society

10:55am – 12pm – The digitalisation imperative

  • Dr. Graham Hoare OBE – Executive Director, Business Transformation, Ford of Britain
  • Brian Holliday – Managing Director, Digital Industries, Siemens plc

Digitalisation: The Transformation of Engineering Week

This event is just one of a week long series, covering the topic of digitalisation in the automotive industry.

We will be inviting experts across a range of sectors to share their knowledge on the hot-topics in the digital engineering agenda.

You can also attend the other events in the series:

Monday 18th May – Is the automotive industry in the slow lane?

Tuesday 19th May – Simulations: would you trust them with your life?

Wednesday 20th May – Machine learning or learning from machines?

Thursday 21st May – Immersive technology: tool or toy?

Friday 22nd May – The digitalisation imperative

Sharing ideas,
unlocking opportunities

A joint venture between the Advanced Propulsion Centre and the Institute of Digital Engineering