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JIG-V Supported: Virtual Networking Event

JIG-V Supported: Virtual Networking Event

Friday 24th April 2020

Location : Conference details will be shared with registered attendees

Time : 14:30 to 17:30

The JIG-V, in collaboration with the RAeS, RUSI, AFCEA and ADS Group, as part of the Young Professionals in Defence Network, are running a virtual conference to look at how the industry is responding to the on-going COVID challenges.

More details available here:

In times like these especially, it is valuable to be and stay connected amongst new professionals across the deence industry.


Draft Agenda


  • The event will be taking place a week today, Friday 24th at 1430. A draft agenda is available below, the event is free and open to all, to sign up please follow this link.
  • 14:30-14:40 Introduction to Conference YPD
  • 14:40-15:00 Rising to the challenge: how the aerospace industry is coming together to fight Coronavirus Paul Perera
  • VP Technology for GKN Aerospace & VP Technology and Innovation for VentilatorChallengeUK
  • 15:00-15:20 Medical devices at Mach 2: The pivot from fighter jets to facemasks Senior Technologist for BAE Systems Air
  • 15:20-15:40 Trackside to Bedside: Using the skills and technology developed in motorsport to support the NHS Stu Olden
  • Senior Commercial Manager, Williams Advanced Engineering
  • 15:40-16:00 Social Distancing on a Submarine: Delivering critical national projects under lockdown (TBC) Senior Technologist, Defence OEM.
  • 16:00-16:30 Q&A All
  • 16:30-1700 Network Updates & Networking All


Key Words

Event  JIG-V  Under 35s  Young Professionals in Defence - YPD 

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