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What the Aerospace TPN got up to in 2016!
Just recapping on all the excellent activities that the TPN got involved with in 2016 and an update on what's coming up in the first half of 2017.  Here's an opportunity to catch-up on presentations and videos that you may have missed.

IET Viscount Nuffield/Mensforth Lecture 2017
This year's lecture entitled 'Factories of the Future' will be prsented by Tom Williams, Chief Operating Officer at Airbus Commercial Aircraft on 15 March 2017 in Coventry.
For further details and how to register please click here.

National Student Space Conference 2017
The UK Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (UKSEDS) are holding their annual National Student Space Conference on 4-5 March 2017 at the University of Exeter.  For further details and how to register please click here.  If you are interested in sponsoring the conference, please click here for the sponsorship brochure.
SEDS are also looking for people to sit on their panel discussion on the topic of 'Space Exploration or Exploitation' and speakers who can talk about interesting space technology or engineering.  If you are interested in either of these opportunities, please contact Robert Garner, Vice Chairman, SEDS.


Competition to Uncover Space Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow

Young people have the chance to win £10,000 in a competition to come up with ideas on how to use satellite data to improve life on Earth.

The SatelLife Challenge, run by the UK Space Agency, is looking for inspirational ideas from those aged 11 to 22, linking satellite and space data and its application to everyday life.

For more information, including support available and terms and conditions, please click here.

Challenges of Ageing Aircraft and How to Address them
Following on from our recent seminar, don't miss this opportunity to catch-up with the filmed presentations from the event which you can access via this blog along with some mini podcasts that we recorded afterwards.

At our discussion forum you can have your say on what potential topics you feel we should include in a follow-up event next session.



IET Transportation Book Series
Don't forget to check out the IET's selection of Transport related publications.  
Click here to get more details on whats currently available and what's coming out this year. 

You can also find the details of our Avionics, Radar and Sonar publications here.

Aerospace Partnership
The IET Aerospace Network has joined up with the IMechE and RAeS. to form a partnership.  As part of the agreement, each Institution cross-promotes events.

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Here's the February 2017 Newsletter from the Royal Aeronautical Society 9491333ea66af4e4223cda97649c483a-huge-raes-banner.jpg


Upcoming Events


Advancing into 2017, I can’t believe a month has gone already.  2016 was a good year for the Aerospace Network,  we started the year off  with an  All Electric Aircraft Seminar .  This attracted academics and industrialists working in this emerging hot topic area. Following on from the conference we produced this Technical Insight . In April we linked ... read more...
Posted by Deborah-Claire McKenzie on IET Aerospace Network Feb 10, 2017 12:09 PM GMT


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