Agenda announced for ATI Conference 2022

The ATI has today unveiled a programme of world-class speakers, opinion leaders, experts and panellists who make up the agenda for the ATI Conference 2022.

The two-day event at The Vox, Birmingham, on 15th and 16th November 2022 is packed with presentations, panels, fireside chats and breakout sessions focusing on the innovation, collaboration and investment required to achieve Net Zero 2050.

Day one agenda Day two agenda


Day one highlights

Our opening panel session on Targeting Net Zero aviation sees Matt Gorman, (Chair, Sustainable Aviation), Russ Dunn (Chief Technology Officer, GKN Aerospace), Jahan Ali (Head of Europe R&D, Spirit AeroSystems), Prof Simon Weeks (Chief Technology Officer, Aerospace Technology Institute) and Claire Smith (Vice President – Fuels, Airbus) convene to discuss progress towards Net Zero and the challenge of delivering transformation while meeting forecasted growth in demand.

Sir Michael Ryan, Industry Chair, Aerospace Growth Partnership will give our first keynote speech before the launch of a new ATI initiative setting out to catalyse innovation in our sector. Breakout sessions on themes of innovation, collaboration and investment will be followed by a presentation from world renowned motorsport engineer and founder of Zero Petroleum Paddy Lowe.

Day two highlights

Morning panel session Sustainability at the core will see Andy Geer (Chief Engineer & Head of Programme, Rolls-Royce), Sue Partridge (Head of Wing of Tomorrow Programme, Airbus) and Christin Datz (Global Enterprise Sustainability Product & Service Integration Lead, Boeing) discuss the technological advances at the heart of their organisations’ drive towards Net Zero.

Tom Migliuolo (Business Development Manager, Williams Advanced Engineering) will share insights on cross sector innovation at pace before a panel on public and private investment in aerospace. We’re delighted Phil O’Dell, (Pilot, Spirit of Innovation) will close the conference with his reflections on Rolls-Royce and partners’ record breaking all-electric flight project part funded through the ATI Programme.

Sophie Lane, chief relationships officer said: “This conference will be a landmark event in the aerospace calendar thanks to the fantastic line up of speakers we’ve announced today. We’re delighted to welcome so many high calibre leaders who are at the heart of the transformation to Net Zero to our first flagship event since 2019. Not only is this an opportunity to hear the latest from across UK aerospace, it’s also a chance to make new connections and discover more about the latest the ATI has to offer in support of the sector.”

With just two weeks to go until the ATI Conference 2022, time is running out to secure your place.

Join us as we explore the growth potential a new era of ultra-efficient, zero-carbon emission and cross-cutting aerospace technologies brings to all corners of the UK on our journey to Destination Zero.

Tickets for the two-day ATI Conference are just £325. Secure your place now.