The Engineering Professors’ Council presents:
Engineering Professors’ Council Congress 2015
Skills for Impact
This year we’ll be hosted by the University of Salford at their fantastic Media City building and we’re planning to hold our Congress dinner at the Imperial War Museum North under a Harrier jet…
Keynote speakers: Terry Scuoler, Chief Executive of the Engineering Employers’ Federation and Victor Chavez, Chief Executive of Thales UK.
The Distinguished Public Lecture will be delivered by Professor Dame Ann Dowling, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering.
We’ll also be hearing from Professor John Perkins on how his Review of Engineering Skills is being implemented as well as the winner of the 2014/15 20th Anniversary Student Awards (awarded by the Engineering Professors’ Council in collaboration with the Incorporation of Hammermen of Glasgow), amongst others.
Tuesday 14 April 2015
Introduction by Professor Helen Atkinson (Leicester):
Keynote lecture: Terry Scuoler (CEO Engineering Employers Federation) - Britain’s industrial renaissance and its critical dependency on higher level skills and teaching institutions
Professor John Perkins – Update on Perkins Review recommendations
Dr Tim Bullough (University of Liverpool) – Pathways to Success through Engineering Degrees and into Engineering Careers
Rebecca Bale (UCAS) - UCAS’ vision for Information and Advice: supporting Learner Progression in Engineering
Claire Howell (Aston University) and Alexandra Symonds (Intellectual Property Office) – The importance of teaching intellectual property rights – and a new toolkit
Public Lecture : Professor Dame Ann Dowling (President of the Royal Academy of Engineering) - The Reality and Perception of Engineering
Wednesday 15 April 2015
Keynote Lecture: Victor Chavez (CEO Thales UK) – Skills for Impact – An Industry Perspective
Winner of 2015 Student essay prize:
Engaging in Engineering – updates on EPC – funded projects:
Laura Fogg-Rogers and Catherine Hobbs (UWE) – Children as Engineers: maximising engineering outreach for universities
Emma Carter (University of Sheffield) – Engenius films: sharing the genius of engineering
Susan Scurlock (Primary Engineer) - The value of engineering in primary schools