MIA Energy-Efficient Motorsport Conference
in association with AVL RACING
8 January 2020
Location: NEC, Birmingham | Time: 09:00-16:30
Meet technology leaders from global motorsport and hear their ideas and plans for an energy-efficient future
This conference will answer the question ... “what’s in it for my company?”
The world-class high-performance engineering supply chain in the UK’s Motorsport Valley® is rapidly attracting new business. Their R&D-based, innovative, agile capabilities are successfully overcoming a wide range of energy-efficient challenges. This unique resource is in growing demand with automotive OEMs and Tier1s as well as defence, rail, aerospace, and recently marine too.
Now in its 17th year, this very popular and influential Conference and Technology Showcase brings together over 200 engineers and executives from high-tech industries. They will discuss with business leaders, current and future opportunities to enhance collaboration of innovation and technology between Motorsport and other UK sectors.
ENERGY- EFFICIENT MARINE – a new business opportunity
Recently, the £3bn leisure marine industry launched an urgent programme to meet ‘net zero’ emission targets within five years. They need help to achieve this and have an urgent demand to uncover energy-efficiency solutions from MIA members and wider industry.
Marine industry experts and companies will outline collaborations they seek and the technologies they anticipate will be required. A one-hour discussion, coupled with a British Marine Showcase will help new networks get established.
Our audience will learn from, and meet with, engineering leaders from this world-class business community of motorsport and hear news of fresh initiatives, new technologies and many motorsport-based innovations.
Amongst many leaders presenting to delegates will be…
Pat Symonds, Chief Technical Director, Formula One - F1’s plans to deliver a strategy for sustainability to benefit many industries. They aim to make all F1 race events sustainable by 2025 and the sport ‘net zero’ by 2030 driving innovation throughout global motorsport.
Jost Capito, MD of Volkswagen R Group - using electrification to overcome exceptional challenges from Pikes Peak to the Nordschleife, Jost will explain VW’s ID. R programme
Ulrich Baretzky, Head of Engine Development, Audi Motorsport - brings race-proven, extensive knowledge of increasing efficiency in ICE and feasibility of alternative fuels
Andrea Toso, Head of R&D and US Racing Business Leader, Dallara Italy - the world’s largest race car manufacturer is closely involved in increasing the efficient use of energy in future automotive transport, central to the role of which is the motorsport supply chain
Malcolm Wilson, Founder and MD, M-Sport - new regulations bring hybridisation to World Rally in 2022 so demonstrating benefits to a global audience. M-Sport, the only UK- based WRC contender, has a new test and proving ground of great value to UK automotive.
Your entry ticket will give you access to both the Energy Efficient Motorsport Conference and Showcase (8th January) PLUS the Autosport International Show (9th January)
NETWORK and collaborate with 200+ international, cross-sector delegates.
EXPERIENCE our stunning interactive vehicle and technology showcase.
DISCUSS and debate the future of race-bred technology development and transfer.
DISCOVER new technology and business opportunities in motorsport and beyond.
Watch the 2019 EEMS highlights video here