Add to Calendar Europe/London DD/MM/YYYY 14/3/2018 18:0014/3/2018 20:30Thriving in an interconnected worldRoyal Academy of Engineering, Prince Philip House, 3 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5DG

Thriving in an interconnected world: creating trusted systems for the modern economy

Registration and refreshments from 5.30pm.

A joint Royal Academy of Engineering and PETRAS Internet of Things research hub launch event for two new digital policy reports: an Academy report on the cyber safety and resilience of complex systems and a joint Academy-PETRAS report on harnessing the potential of the Internet of Things. These reports set out policy recommendations for strengthening the foundations for an increasingly interconnected digital world. The reports will be launched with brief introductory presentations and a panel discussion, followed by a drinks and networking reception.


5.30pm Registration and refreshments

Welcome and introduction

Professor Jermey Watson CBE FREng, Professor of Engineering Systems, UCL


Introductory presentation

Dr Michael Short CBE FREng, Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for International Trade


Panel discussion and open Q&A

Dr Madeline Carr, Associate Professor of International Relations and Cyber Security, UCL, STEaPP

Professor Nick Jennings CB FREng, Vice-Provost, Imperial College London

Dr Liane Smith FREng, VP Digital Solutions, Wood Group 

Paul Taylor FREng, UK Lead Partner - Cyber Security, KPMG

7.25pm Drinks and finger food reception
8.30pm Close

For further details please contact Policy Advisor, Nicola Eckersley-Waites.