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FIA Connect

13 - 15 July 2021

, Online

FIA Connect brings industry, government and academia together for an online conference that is to feature:
  • An unmissable line-up of speakers
  • World-class insight
  • Focus on the technology and ingenuity driving business growth
This July’s FIA Connect, will build on last year's success, focussing on:
  • Sustainability, exploring decarbonisation and the journey to Net Zero.
  • Digitization; advanced manufacturing including Aerospace 4.0 developments.  
  • Defence, particularly Future Combat Air Systems and future interoperability across nations.
  • ​Commercial recovery and the roadmap to 'normal', including the future passenger experience; contactless airport technology, and vaccine passports.
  • Future workforce.


Opportunities to hear from our experts at the event


“Future Battle Space: Next Generation Defence” Defence in a Competitive Age


Tuesday 13 July | 1330–1430pm

David Rawlinson, Head of Business Development Intelligence Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Electronic Warfare, BAE Systems Air

“It’s Time to Invest in the Future of Digitization” Innovation, Efficiency & Future-Proofing Manufacturing


Thursday 15 July | 1330–1430pm

Ben Hudson, Chief Technology Officer, BAE Systems

“Bridging the Gap” From the Classroom to the Boardroom


Thursday 15 July | 1530–1630pm

Caitlin Percy FIKE MInstP, Sensing & Technology Integration Engineer and Laura Hoang, Human Factors Engineer, BAE Systems Air