NAAME is delighted to confirm the first round of panellists and workshop providers at Evolution 2019 at the College of West Anglia on February 20th 2019.

The first three speakers come together with a combined experience of over 50 years in their respected fields. Launching us off in the Design and Adaption panel is Ben Jarvis of Raptor Aerospace. One of Hethel Innovation’s newest tenants, Ben shall be contributing over 20 years of design experience and the lessons that he has learned through his journey of founding Raptor Aerospace and the small-scale rocket technology he has developed to be used in large-scale satellite rockets.

Joining us for the User Experience panel discussion is Tom Haczewski of The User Story. Having previously worked with the likes of Barbour and Virgin Wines, Tom will be discussing how we can improve the products and software we design for customers, and to identify and impact how they are interacted with.

Justin Coote of Rockwell Automation will join the Digital Shop Floor panel and consultancy workshop as we begin to explore how can we embrace Industry 4.0 technologies within our businesses, and how these technologies can support increased productivity.

Ben Jarvis

Ben Jarvis

Managing Director of Raptor Aerospace

Ben has over 28 years of experience in designing and creating new products, and this year commercialised his experience to found his long-term passion for designing and building rockets. Ben is currently working with clients around the world as the aerospace industry grows into the UK’s fastest growing sector (in terms of investment)

Tom Haczewski

Tom Haczewski

Managing Director of The User Story

Tom is the Founder and Managing Director of The User Story, and for the previous 12 years has worked tirelessly to support businesses in harnessing the potential of user centred design. The User Story regularly deliver workshops across Norfolk and Suffolk, as they educate businesses and organisation alike in realising the significance of user experience.

Justin Coote

Justin Coote

UK OEM Sales Team Manager at Rockwell Automation

Representing one of the largest Automation and Digital technologies providers in the world, Justin has over 20 years of experience in the Industrial Automation sector, and looks after both End Users and Machine Manufacturers. Justin is an advocate for implementing smart and safe systems which give workers the freedom and peace of mind to innovate.

Prepare to be inspired at this day-long event focused on bringing innovation into your business. You will be guided through a series of inspiring talks, panel sessions, and workshop from local innovation pioneers by NAAME Chairman, Simon Coward. 

From product design, to user experience, to a smart shop floor, the day explores a number of elements that can be applied to businesses from a range of sectors. Although the day focuses on engineering and manufacturing, many of the concepts and methods are transferable to other industries. Talks will be followed by panel discussions, providing real insight into the implementation of innovation in local business. You can then expect to put your knowledge into practice, with workshops for each topic of the day. 

Tickets are selling fast, so book your place now to avoid disappointment. 

Tickets can be found here: https://evo2019.eventbrite.co.uk