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Events

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

Due to the developing situation with Covid-19, we have taken the decision to postpone all face-to-face events until further notice.

In place of these we have launched a series of online webinars to help you develop your skills, enhance your knowledge and be inspired.

If you would like to contact us please do so on NMIS-enquiries@strath.ac.uk

  • Wed
    Aug
    5

    Additive manufacturing at NMIS: supporting small businesses in embracing additive manufacturing

    Hosted by NMIS via WebEx

    Additive manufacturing (AM) has come a long way since the days of rapid prototyping. However, this manufacturing process still faces a number of key challenges when it comes to widespread adoption in industry.

    Join us for an introductory webinar where you will gain a valuable insight into the specialist AM technology and expertise available at the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) and the High Value Manufacturing Catapult.

  • Wed
    Aug
    12

    National Manufacturing Institute Scotland: how to get involved

    Hosted by NMIS via WebEx

    The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) will see the development of a new world-class facility in Renfrewshire in the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland. This flagship facility will work collaboratively with the existing specialist technology centres: Advanced Forming Research Centre and Lightweight Manufacturing Centre.

    NMIS is the future of manufacturing.  It is a place where industry, academia and the public sector work together on ground-breaking manufacturing research to transform productivity levels, help companies become more competitive and boost the skills of our current and future workforce.

  • Wed
    Aug
    19

    Metal forming technology: breaking the mould with superplastic forming

    Hosted by NMIS via WebEx

    Metal forming is one of the most widely used manufacturing processes in the world. This age old process has undergone numerous technological developments in recent years, yet still faces a number of key challenges, particularly when it comes to hot forming. 

    What are the current industry challenges for hot forming, specifically in superplastic forming (SPF)?  What technology and expertise is available to help confront these challenges?  Why choose SPF over other metal forming processes?

  • Wed
    Aug
    26

    Shining a light on materials science and residual stress within manufacturing

    Hosted by NMIS via WebEx

    This not to be missed webinar is a must watch for those involved in the world of manufacturing and working with metallic materials.

    Measurement of residual stress is one of the key priorities at the Advanced Forming Research Centre. But what challenges do we face in carrying out residual stress analysis and why should you care?

  • Wed
    Sep
    2

    10th EASN International Conference on "Innovation in Aviation & Space to the Satisfaction of the European Citizens"

    Salerno, Italy

    This is a forum where innovative ideas, breakthrough concepts and disruptive technologies are presented, while in parallel be the place for disseminating the knowledge and results achieved in the frame of research projects of the aviation and space field. Dr. Jie Zhao and Prof. Yi Qin from the University of Strathclyde (Centre for Advanced Forming Research Centre and Centre for Precision Manufacturing) are preparing a special session on “Advanced Manufacturing Technology for Aeronautics”. 

  • Wed
    Nov
    4

    All Energy 2020

    SEC Glasgow

    All-Energy is the UK’s leading and only full supply chain renewables and low carbon energy event for the private and public sector energy end users, developers and investors with a total audience of close to 8,000 in 2019 - a 12% increase on the previous year.

  • Mon
    Jan
    25

    MACH 2021

    NEC, Birmingham

    Attracting 25,000 visitors and in excess of 600 exhibitors, MACH is the platform to connect UK manufacturing engineers, decision makers, buyers and specifiers with suppliers of new technology, equipment, services and processes.  The AFRC will be exhibiting as part of the HVM Catapult stand and will also have a presence at the Interreg Machining4.0 stand.
  • Mon
    Sept
    7

    Scotland Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expo - 2021

    SEC, Glasgow

    Join 2000 Delegates from the largest Manufacturers in Scotland and the UK. Understand the latest Innovations in IoT & Industry 4.0, Automation & Robotics, Lean, Blockchain, Machine Learning, Supply Chain, Quality & Safety and more.

  • Tue
    Sep
    27

    5th International ECCC Creep & Fracture Conference - 2021

    Intercontinental Edinburgh The George, Edinburgh

    The 5th International ECCC Creep & Fracture Conference in Edinburgh will bring together engineers and scientists from around the world to present and discuss research and developments in all aspects of creep behaviour of high temperature industrial materials and components. The overall aim is to disseminate knowledge and identify future work items requiring attention from the high temperature research, design and standardisation communities.