Monday, 25 May 2009

Biomimetics – Nature Did It First

On Monday June 8, the Materials KTN, in association with BAE Systems, Bristol, are organising a one-day FREE workshop entitled “Biomimetics – Nature Did It First”.

On-line registration for this event is now open. Please note that as previously there is no charge for attending the event but it is necessary to register online through the Materials KTN web site via the following link

Further speakers may be announced later but the provisional programme is as follows:

10.00 Registration and coffee
10.45 Bio-Inspired Technologies and the Defence Technology Plan
Alex Parfitt, BAE Systems
11.15 Design Strategies Taken From Biology”
Julian Vincent, Bath University
11.45 Tea Break
12.00 Wildlife to Sustainable Garments”
Tom Podkolinski, Finisterre UK
12.30 Self Healing Composites”
Richard Trask, Bristol University
13.00 Lunch and Networking
14.00 Design 2.0: Engineering and Design Re-invented
14.30 To be announced
15.00 Tea and networking
16.00 Close

Please note that this event is not being held at the usual address of 1 Carlton House Terrace, but at BAWA , 589 Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RG. The directions from the BAWA web site can be found using the link:

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