Brakes 2016 (description)


Address:North Ave Birmingham, , United Kingdom B40 1NT
Event dates:11/3/2016 - 11/3/2016 (This event has already taken place)
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Topics to be Covered:

  • Engineering and Technology, Cars and Vehicles
Organizer phone:02079731251
Offering type:Conference
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Host Sponsor:Institution of Mechanical Engineers
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Currency:British Pounds
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As the automotive industry continues to introduce both new hybrid and electrical components, key challenges are being faced with integrating braking systems and new technologies. Brakes 2016 is the only UK event to learn from leading vehicle OEMs and senior level experts about key engineering solutions for the integration of new technologies. Attendees will come away with the latest developments and research in brake particle emissions, modelling for brake noise propensity prediction and current and future challenges with noise, vibration and harshness (NVH). Key Speakers Include: Daren Steward, DSA Programmes and Office Management Group Leader, Jaguar Land Rover Allan Johnstone, Senior Project Engineer, Honda RandD Europe (UK) Ltd Daniele Poletto, Principal Brake Systems Engineer, McLaren Automotive Deaglan O’Meachair, Functional Manager – Brake Systems, Bentley Key Programme Highlights Include: McLaren Automotive, Honda and Bentley discuss the increased use of complex braking systems and strategy Learn how Jaguar Land Rover deliver the required "pedal feel" for their customers and the impact of HEVs, BEVs and the technology they use Bentley demonstrate advanced modelling for brake noise propensity prediction, the new challenges on the automotive industry and their impacts on NVH development Hear how Volvo Trucks are integrating Autonomous Emergency Braking Systems (AEBS) and their safety and driveability benefits for greater vehicle control Understand the current and future challenges of brake noise, vibration and harshness with University of Bradford Engage in unique roundtable discussions with industry colleagues and peers to tackle current and future challenges facing brake engineers Attendees will also benefit from the networking opportunities available by meeting more than 12,000 attendees at the Advanced Engineering Show, the UK’s leading meeting place for engineering professionals. Can you afford not to attend Brakes 2016?


9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Registration Fee Details:

Non-member: GBP 499
Member: GBP 349

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Contact Person:Event Enquiries
Organizer State/Province: (Outside US)
Organizer CountryData not provided
Organizer Phone02079731251
Structural makeupOrganization
Host Sponsor; Other SponsorsInstitution of Mechanical Engineers
Event Site/VenueThe NEC
Event sold out?No
Multiple locations or dates?No
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Target BoundariesInternational
Is Registration contact information the same as Organizer Contact above?Yes
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Can registration be made by snail (regular) mail?Yes
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Do you have additional written or AV materials for sale?No
If so, are they available for non-attendees as well as those attending?NA
Is full tuition necessary to ensure registration?No
Will there be shuttle service available?NA

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