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Electronics converges on capital

More than 300 companies spanning design, components and manufacturing through to distribution will be showcasing new and proven products and services at National Electronics Week, the show that makes its debut in London this month. Running at Earls Court from 17-19 June, the event includes a free programme of seminars running in two theatres, in which industry groups such as E-KTN, Intellect and UKEA will discuss a wide range of topics including RoHS, WEEE and supply chain management. UK and international trade associations will be providing expert advice and two interactive production lines will demonstrate state-of-the-art components on six-layer boards. Showcasing leading-edge technologies in action, this exhibit will provide attendees with an opportunity to be part of the line, with live discussion forums taking place to analyse findings.

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Special events

11 June Blackpool Illuminations. Lecture. Garstang.

19 June Sir Lionel Hooke Award Presentation to Simon Bartlett. Dinner. Brisbane.

25 June IET / IMechE Golf Competition. Warrington.

5 July Visit to RAF Museum and Conservation Centre Cosford.


12 June Technical Tour of BBC East Midlands Studio. Nottingham.

12 June Military Satellite Communications. Conference. London.

17 June The First Transatlantic Telegraph Cable. Lecture. Stone.

17 June A Vision of the Future - What Television Might be Like in 20 Years. Lecture. Birmingham.

3 July Satellite Communication. Residential training course. Surrey.


17 June Trial Activities at Woomera. Lecture. Adelaide.

9-10 July Robot Building for Schools (Walking with Robots). Workshops, in conjunction with Staffordshire SETPOINT and local schools. Stafford.

10 July Robots in Space. Evening lecture. Stafford.

21-22 July Intelligent Environments IE08. Conference. Seattle.

29 July - 1 August VIE 2008. Conference. Xi'an, China.


18 June The 17th Edition of the Wiring Regulations. Seminar. Glasgow.

12 June Improved Diabetes Healthcare. Seminar. Glasgow.

8 July AGM, Lecture and Tour of Great Western Hospital. Swindon.

14-16 July Advances in Medical, Signal and Information Processing. Conference. Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy.

21-15 July EuroEM 2008. Conference. Lausanne, Switzerland.


1-2 July Green Data Centre Conference. London. [new window].

9 July CCTV and ANPR. Lecture. Guildford.


10 June Setting Standards for Sustainable Design. Free seminar. London. [new window].

4 June Nuclear Fusion - The Energy For The Future? Lecture. Crawley.

26 June Visit to Helmshore Mills. Rossendale.

2 July The Technology Hidden in Super-yachts. Lecture. Redhill.

15 July Engineering Gold - The Laws of the Game. Lecture. Sheffield.

Personal development

10 June University Challenge. Student presentations. Birmingham.


12 June Safety Management on Electrical Systems. Lecture. London.

21 June Visit to Carno Wind Farm and Powys Castle.

12 June Safety Management for Engineering Systems. Seminar. Birmingham.

19 June Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energies. Lecture. Zurich and Rolle, Geneva.

19 June Emision Control at Maghtab. Lecture. St Julians, Malta.

23 June CIRED. Conference. Frankfurt.

26 June IMEB of Italy. Lecture. St Julians, Malta.

26 June Alternative Energy Update. Lecture. Chatswood, New South Wales.

7-11 July High Voltage Engineering & Testing. Course. Newcastle.

24 July Developments in Wind Power. Lecture. Auckland.


11 June Intelligent Road Transport Systems. Lecture. Wokingham.

18-20 June Railway Condition Monitoring. Conference. Derby.

19 June Technical Visit to Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. Coningsby.

23-27 June Railway Signalling and Control Systems. Course. Birmingham.

25-26 June Aircraft Health Management. Seminar. London.

27 July Chatswood/Epping Railway Line. Lecture. Chatswood, Sydney.

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