Made for Space: New Manufacturing Opportunities

02 May 2019 09:00 - 03 May 2019 16:00

The Manufacturing Technology Centre

The global space industry is booming and is set to be worth over £400 billion by 2030. The UK space sector has trebled in size since 2000 and with further significant growth predicted, presents a major opportunity for high-value manufacturing companies.
Made for Space is a two-day intensive conference examining the opportunities and challenges for manufacturing within the global space sector. With sessions focusing on key advanced manufacturing technologies, such as: additive manufacturing, surface engineering and advanced coatings, robotics and automation, and joining, Made for Space brings together international experts from both the space and advanced manufacturing sectors who will show how these new manufacturing technologies can help to address the challenge of producing the next generation of space hardware.

Why attend?
  • Get an insight into the opportunities for manufacturers in the space sector
  • Hear from leading international experts from both the space and manufacturing sectors
  • Visit our all-day exhibition accompanied by refreshments and networking
  • Take a tour of the MTC's state-of-the-art facilities
Keynote Speakers
  • How can the UK space sector lead the world?
    Graham Peters, Chairman, UK Space
  • What does the future hold for space manufacturing in the UK?
    Tony Mears, Technology Roadmapping and Harmonisation Lead, UK Space Agency
  • Thomas Rohr, Head of Materials & Processes, ESA
  • Advanced Manufacturing: An extraordinary technology ecosystem
    John Vickers, Principal Technologist, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASA
  • Key findings from Day 1 Summit
    Graham Turnock, CEO, UK Space Agency

Technical presentations from experts in the following organisations: 
ESA, NASA, Airbus Defence & Space, Lockheed Martin UK, MTC, Cranfield University, 3TRPD, Autodesk, UKAEA, FAIR-SPACE / SSC, Innovate UK, BAE Systems, Satellite Applications Catapult, ULC Robotics, Oxford Space Systems, Nitropep, Loughborough University, Wallwork, TWI, The University of Manchester, Fraunhofer IWS, Keronite

We are expecting a sell-out event so if you are interested in attending Made for Space on 2-3 May 2019, please register now. 
Early bird tickets are now available up until 31st March, get yours while they're on offer.