Past Events

Engineering Simulation Show 2015

Wednesday 15 April 2015 - Thursday 16 April 2015

Location: The Roundhouse

The Virtual Engineering Centre will be exhibiting and presenting, along with STRIVE project partners (Optis, Bentley Motors, DNA Agile and NAA) at the Engineering Show, Derby Roundhouse on 15th and 16th April 2015. READ MORE

Autonomous Vehicle Test & Development Symposium 2015

Tuesday 16 June 2015 - Thursday 18 June 2015

Location: Stut

Dr Charles Patchett, Autonomy Specialist at the Virtual Engineering Centre, will be presenting at the prestigious Autonomous Vehicle Test & Development Symposium 2015. READ MORE

NAFEMS World Congress 2015

Sunday 21 June 2015 - Wednesday 24 June 2015

Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego

The Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC) is at the forefront of modelling, simulation and systems engineering, making NAFEMS World Congress 2015 a perfect fit. READ MORE

TAROS 2015 Exhibition

Tuesday 08 September 2015 - Wednesday 09 September 2015

Location: Mountford Hall, Liverpool Guild of Students

Don’t miss the opportunity to interact with the latest technology demonstrations, to network with international innovators, future leaders and organisations, and be part of a community seeking the latest developments and applications in intelligent robotics. READ MORE

Advanced Engineering UK Open Conference

Wednesday 04 November 2015 - Thursday 05 November 2015

Location: Birmingham NEC

Advanced Engineering UK: the UK’s largest annual gathering of manufacturers and supply chain READ MORE

SAE AR/VR Symposium

Thursday 05 November 2015 - Friday 06 November 2015

Location: Birmingham NEC

Bringing augmented reality and virtual reality technology to industry. READ MORE

NAFEMS | Improving HPC Adoption in Engineering Simulation

Wednesday 10 February 2016 - Wednesday 10 February 2016

Location: The Place Aparthotel Ducie Street Manchester M1 2TP Tel: +44(0)161 778 7500 Web: www.theplaceaparthotel.com

NAFEMS is the International Association for the Engineering Modelling, Analysis and Simulation Community. The VEC will be delivering an as-yet untitled seminar. READ MORE

(Internal) VEC Supporting Research | Project Presentations

Friday 04 March 2016 - Friday 04 March 2016

Location: VEC@Liverpool

Internal event for the VEC to present to the University of Liverpool's School of Engineering. READ MORE

LivWISE drop-in session | International Women's Day

Tuesday 08 March 2016 - Tuesday 08 March 2016

Location: VEC@Liverpool, Harrison Hughes Building, Brownlow Hill

The Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC) is co-hosting a LivWiSE (Liverpool Women in Science and Engineering) event on International Women's Day. READ MORE

NASA Simulation Exploration Experience 2016

Monday 21 March 2016 - Wednesday 23 March 2016

Location: VEC@Liverpool

Annual NASA-led simulation event, where teams from Universities across the world integrate live to visualise a future lunar colony. READ MORE

HS2 Supply Chain North West Regional Roadshow

Tuesday 10 May 2016 - Tuesday 10 May 2016

Location: World Museum, William Brown Street, Liverpool

The NW event designed to allow potential suppliers to HS2 to hear more about the various work packages. READ MORE

Doing Business with Sensor City: Focus on Automotive and Land Transport

Tuesday 10 May 2016 - Tuesday 10 May 2016

Location: Training and Conference Centre, Liverpool

Sensor City interactive workshop exploring sensor capabilities and developments applied to the automotive/ land transport sector READ MORE

IET Celebration of Engineering| Hosted by STFC

Wednesday 25 May 2016 - Wednesday 25 May 2016

Location: STFC Daresbury Laboratory, Sci-Tech Daresbury

Lecture sessions on STFC and VEC research and applied programmes followed by a guided tour to a number of high-tech laboratories and test sites. READ MORE

Digital Engineering and Test Centre APC Spoke Launch Event

Thursday 16 June 2016 - Thursday 16 June 2016

Location: The Broadcast Centre, Here East, 3 Lesney Avenue, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford

APC Spoke Launch Event @Loughborough University London READ MORE

The Ethical Roboticist | University of Liverpool 'Robotics in Society' Public Lecture Series

Monday 27 June 2016 - Monday 27 June 2016

Location: Victoria Gallery and Museum

Explore the ethics of robotics in the first of a new series of free public lectures on 'Robotics in Society', featuring Professor Alan Winfield. READ MORE

Industrial Perspectives on the Verification & Validation of Autonomous Systems Workshop

Friday 01 July 2016 - Friday 01 July 2016

Location: Pam Liversidge Building, Mappin St, Sheffield

This EPSRC and Innovate UK- related workshop will showcase the Verification and Validation (V&V) challenges that industrial colleagues are facing as they look to introduce greater autonomy into their products/sectors/services. READ MORE

Daresbury Open Week | Corporate Day

Tuesday 05 July 2016 - Tuesday 05 July 2016

Location: Sci-Tech Daresbury, STFC Daresbury Laboratory

Sci-Tech Daresbury Campus is opening its doors during the Daresbury Open Week. As part of this there will be an invitation-only Corporate Day. READ MORE

Daresbury Open Week | Open Day

Saturday 09 July 2016 - Saturday 09 July 2016

Location:

Sci-Tech Daresbury Campus is opening its doors during the Daresbury Open Week. As part of this there will be a free public Open Day. READ MORE

Verification and Validation for Autonomous Road Vehicles

Friday 04 November 2016

Location: The University of Liverpool London Campus

This workshop is organised together with C-CAV (Center for Connected & Autonomous Vehicles) and will be held in London at the University of Liverpool London campus on Friday 4th November 2016. READ MORE

Sensor City host Sensors & Decision Automation at the Edge

Thursday 24 November 2016

Location: IC1, Liverpool Science Park

At this event we will showcase an industry use case with an innovative North-West OEM, and also provide a hands-on demo for non-technies to start building your own IoT applications on live sensor data using a Raspberry Pi. This event is sponsored and presented by XpertRule Software Ltd (www.xpertrule.com) and will be followed by drinks and networking. READ MORE

Campus Technology Hub Innovation Showcase

Tuesday 29 November 2016 - Tuesday 29 November 2016

Location: STFC Daresbury Laboratory

The Campus Technology Hub (CTH) at Sci-Tech Daresbury is opening it’s doors to the business community, individuals and entrepreneurs who require valuable support to develop their technology business or product on 29th November 2016. READ MORE

Applying Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics to Industrial Challenges - Workshop

Wednesday 30 November 2016 - Wednesday 30 November 2016

Location: Hartree Centre, Sci-Tech Daresbury, Cheshire

Do you have R&D problems that traditional CFD or solid mechanics can’t solve? Do you want to take advantage of the latest techniques which could provide valuable insight that you can use to improve products and services? READ MORE

LCR4.0 Launch Event

Wednesday 30 November 2016

Location: ACC Liverpool, Kings Dock

LCR4.0 is helping to transform manufacturing in the Liverpool City Region – don’t miss your chance to be a part it. READ MORE

Insider's Made in Merseyside Breakfast

Wednesday 14 December 2016

Location: Institute of Advanced Manufacturing and Technology, Princess Drive, Liverpool

Insider is to bring together leading manufacturers from across the Liverpool City Region to tackle challenges affecting their industry. Insider’s Made in Merseyside breakfast will explore the opportunities open to manufacturers and advanced manufacturers in Merseyside – from growth through exports to scientific breakthroughs. READ MORE

AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition (SciTech 2017)

Monday 09 January 2017 - Friday 13 January 2017

Location: 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine, TX, USA

AIAA SciTech Forum is THE convener of the most original perspectives, curator of the most essential research information, and catalyst for the most stimulating idea exchange in the aerospace field, delivering ingenuity and innovation in aerospace sciences for more than 50 years. READ MORE

NAA Networking Event: What can the Advanced Propulsion Centre do for you?

Wednesday 18 January 2017

Location: Daresbury Innovation Centre, Keckwick Ln, Daresbury, Warrington

This is the must attend event for anyone wanting to engage with the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC), and the APC is coming to you… READ MORE

Virtual Reality Open Day

Wednesday 18 January 2017 - Monday 30 January 2017

Location:

The Digital Engineering and Test Centre, on behalf of Majenta Solutions, is delighted to invite you to the Virtual Reality Open Day which will be held on 3 separate dates at 3 different locations. READ MORE

What can the Advanced Propulsion Centre do for you?

Wednesday 18 January 2017

Location: STFC Laboratory, Daresbury, Keckwick Lane, Warrington

by Northern Automotive Alliance This is the must attend event for anyone wanting to engage with the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC), and the APC is coming to you… READ MORE

Business Breakfast Networking - January

Friday 27 January 2017

Location: The Innovation Centre, Sci-Tech Daresbury, Keckwick Lane, Daresbury, Cheshire

Between 8am-9:30am Sci Tech Daresbury will become a fantastic oppoortunity for businesses and SME's to join us for an exciting networking opportunity within the Innovation Centre. READ MORE

Arab Health Congress Exhibition

Monday 30 January 2017 - Thursday 02 February 2017

Location: Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, Trade Centre 2 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

The largest gathering of healthcare and trade professionals in the MENA region. READ MORE

Architectures for Electrified Vehicles

Wednesday 01 February 2017 - Thursday 02 February 2017

Location: STFC, Daresbury Sci Tech Park, Keckwick Ln, Daresbury, Warrington

There are many architectural options for the electrification of vehicle propulsion systems leading to an increasing diversity of product propositions for the customer. This presentation will explain and compare the main architectures. READ MORE

Health is Wealth 2017 Conference

Tuesday 14 February 2017 - Wednesday 15 February 2017

Location: Hilton Hotel, Liverpool ONE, 3 Thomas Steers Way, Liverpool

Transforming health through collaboration: the challenges and opportunities READ MORE

Automated Inspection Technology Systems in Glass Plants

Wednesday 22 February 2017

Location: University of Liverpool, Department of Electrical Engineering & Electronics Brownlow Hill, Liverpool

Lecture by Simon Aldred, Senior Technologist, NSG Technical Centre READ MORE

Manufacturing Growth Service event

Wednesday 01 March 2017

Location: Liverpool Science Park

If you are a manufacturing company in the North West you may not be aware that grant funding is available to support your development plans. Sensor City is partnering with the Business Growth Hub and we invite you to join us for breakfast to find out about the new, recently launched Manufacturing Growth Service and how to access funding of £3,000 for growth projects. READ MORE

Tech in Manufacturing with BusinessCloud

Tuesday 07 March 2017

Location: UKFast Campus, Manchester

Join BusinessCloud for its ‘Tech in Manufacturing’ event to hear from leading experts to discuss the future of technology in the industry. READ MORE

UQ&M Study Group (Institute for Risk and Uncertainty, University of Liverpool)

Wednesday 08 March 2017 - Friday 10 March 2017

Location: Institute for Risk and Uncertainty, University of Liverpool

This event will be the Second UQ&M Study Group with Industry happening in Liverpool between the 8th and 10th March. They are close to finalising the challenges to be looked at during the Study Group READ MORE

Digital Launch Event

Thursday 09 March 2017

Location: 1 Brownlow Street, Liverpool

This event marks the launch of the University-wide theme on the topic of Digital. The day will bring together academics and industrial partners working on a variety of topics relevant for this theme. Please register to attend - the event is free of charge. READ MORE

The First Priority in Manufacturing is Finishing

Wednesday 15 March 2017

Location: Swinton Electro Plating Ltd, Royal Oak Works, Oak Street, Swinton, Manchester

Lecture by Godfrey Evans, Swinton E P and David Elliott, Surface Engineering Association READ MORE

SMART IoT London

Wednesday 15 March 2017 - Thursday 16 March 2017

Location: Excel lONDON, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London

Smart IoT London is the premier global IoT conference and exhibition. READ MORE

Business Breakfast Networking - March

Friday 17 March 2017

Location: The Innovation Centre Sci-Tech Daresbury Keckwick Lane Daresbury, Cheshire

Between 8am-9:30am Sci Tech Daresbury will become a fantastic oppoortunity for businesses and SME's to join us for an exciting networking opportunity within the Innovation Centre. READ MORE

Sensor City IoTUK Boost LoRaWAN launch event

Thursday 23 March 2017

Location: Liverpool Science Park, 131 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool

The applications are in and the IoTUK Boost Pilot participants are selected! Please join us for the launch event of the LoRaWAN network in the Liverpool City Region and hear from Stream Technologies regarding their award-winning IoT-X platform which will be providing the connectivity for successful applicants to the IoTUK Boost pilot. READ MORE

Industry 4.0 Summit and Factories of the Future Expo

Tuesday 04 April 2017 - Wednesday 05 April 2017

Location: Manchester Convention Centre, Windmill St, Manchester

Industry 4.0, the 4th industrial revolution, the Internet of Things, the Smart Factory. It is a reality. It is happening. Are companies ready? Are you prepared? How can I understand it and implement it? READ MORE

De-mystifying Industry 4.0 across the Liverpool City Region

Wednesday 26 April 2017

Location: CNC Robotics Limited, 3b Olympic Way, Aintree, Liverpool

In the first of a series of Liverpool City Region roadshows, the LCR 4.0 project is coming to Aintree this April READ MORE

The Engineering Simulation Show 2017

Thursday 27 April 2017

Location: Derby College, Roundhouse Road, Pride Park, Derby

The Engineering Simulation Show 2017 will run Wednesday 26th April 2017 at the Roundhouse | Derby | April 2017. READ MORE

Manufacturing Connect at Virtual Engineering Centre - Be Business Ready: Evolving your business for 4IR

Thursday 27 April 2017

Location: Virtual Engineering Centre, Daresbury Laboratory, Keckwick Lane, Daresbury

EEF and Virtual Engineering are hosting an event on the 27th of April. We’ll be exploring the evolution phase of the 4IR journey, and the practices and solutions manufacturers have adopted to optimise their operations, improve connectivity, communication, and access to data to ensure greater productivity and future growth. READ MORE

Introduction to LCR 4.0 | Post business breakfast talk

Friday 28 April 2017

Location: The Innovation Centre, Sci-Tech Daresbury, Keckwick Lane, Daresbury

Make sure you come in 2 weeks to hear from 2 of our partners, Hartree Centre and the VEC regarding what free support LCR 4.0 can offer your business! READ MORE

Made in the North West Awards 2017

Thursday 04 May 2017

Location: Bolton Whites Hotel, Middlebrook Retail Park, Macron Stadium, De Havilland Way, Horwich, Bolton

Now in their fifth year, Insider's Made in the North West Awards are a celebration of all that's great about manufacturing. READ MORE

Exploring Big Data and Data Science

Thursday 04 May 2017

Location: STFC Daresbury Laboratory, Sci-Tech Daresbury, Cheshire

Free one-day workshop with data experts from industry and academia READ MORE

VR World 2017

Tuesday 16 May 2017 - Wednesday 17 May 2017

Location: Olympia, London

VR World 2017 is a 2 day conference and exhibition focused on Augmented, Mixed and Virtual Reality and its impact beyond gaming. READ MORE

The Knowlsey Manufacturing Network

Thursday 25 May 2017

Location: Newsprinters UK, Kitling Road, Prescot, Merseyside

This well-established forum allows local manufacturers to learn more specifically about 4IR, the effects on their business, the opportunities it presents along with an introduction to LCR 4.0 READ MORE

AF Global and Subsea Connections Technology

Wednesday 31 May 2017 - Wednesday 31 May 2017

Location: A F Global Corporation Unit 1 Tebay Retail Park, Tebay Road , Bromborough, WIRRAL, Merseyside

This visit will allow visitors to view Product lines and Engineering capabilities of AFGlobal and how they are working towards developing new technology to meet the needs of the Subsea environment READ MORE

Public Lecture Series on Robotics in Society

Monday 19 June 2017

Location: Victoria Gallery & Museum, Ashton Street, Liverpool

2017 Lecture - A Fatal Attraction? Why people are fascinated by robots, and what to do about it READ MORE

Insider’s Virtual Reality & Holograms Session

Thursday 22 June 2017

Location: Titanic Hotel Liverpool, Stanley Dock, Regent Rd, Liverpool

Insider’s Made in the UK session will discuss how the barriers to entry have come tumbling down and demonstrate the real-life return VR can make on your investment. Touted as one of 2017’s top tech trends, our experts will discuss the applications of virtual reality today and what opportunities tomorrow will bring. READ MORE

Design Driven Innovation

Tuesday 27 June 2017 - Tuesday 27 June 2017

Location: Elizabeth Gidney Meeting Room, Liverpool Guild of Students, 160 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, Merseyside

Design Network North is made up of designers, manufacturers, businesses, institutions, students and individuals who all work within or have a passion for design in their industry. A core team of three individuals, each specialising in different areas, support the network, organising events and providing assistance, opportunities and advice to members and non members alike. READ MORE

Leadership Seminar 2017

Tuesday 27 June 2017 - Tuesday 27 June 2017

Location: Warrington,

This is your chance to hear experienced industry leaders talk on what leadership means to them and to ask questions to the panel. And essential event for those engineers seeking to lead organisations now or in the future. READ MORE