Motiv8 unveils line-up for Power Management & Sensor Technologies Forum

Following on from its successful forum on RF & Wireless/LED Lighting Design held in Manchester last month registration is now open for Motiv8’s next forum which will be held later this month on the 28th October. In what will be its 16th technical Forum, it will be dedicated to Power Management & Sensor Technologies and will include a keynote speech from Williams F1 Engineering Team Leader, Jim Barker.

These forums have proved increasingly popular and focus on high growth technologies and markets and comprise of short technical presentations, workshops and networking opportunities as well as providing a desktop presentations area.

As always these days are FREE and include parking, wifi, all refreshments, lunch and a tour of Williams’ private collection of 33 Formula 1 cars.  At the October event there is also an opportunity to try your hand at driving Jenson Button’s F1 car simulator with prizes for the top 3 fastest laps.

The keynote at the event is “The Williams Timeline” by Jim Barker. With twenty years at Williams his presentation looks at the Williams journey from their starting point in 1978 through to the company as it is today. He will discuss his current role as Aero Test Facilities Team Leader and explain the sensor technologies currently being used.

Other key speakers include: Mark Meywes, dedicated FAE for Linear Technology Products – Arrow Electronics; Flavio Sestagalli, Technical Marketing – Europe, Coilcraft and Thierry Rifflart FAE Manager Microchip.

A range of workshops have also been organised for the second half of the day and include: ‘Wearable Electronics, MEMs Sensors and the IoT’ with Andrew Hurman, FAE Manager, ST Microelectronics; and Paul Lee, Director of Business Development, Murata Power Solutions will be running a workshop looking at ‘High isolation dc-dc converters, applications and specifications’.

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