April 21-23, 2015
Detroit, Michigan, USA
IMechE ExchangeWednesday, April 22, 2015
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Presentation/Q&A
Located in the Tech Hub on the Exhibit Floor Innovation and Sustainability: The Inspiration for this Century
Neville Jackson - Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, Ricardo plc
This presentation will celebrate innovation and sustainability through the life and innovative characteristics of Sir Harry Ricardo and his company known today as Ricardo plc. Inspired engineering solutions from the last 100 years have delivered a positive impact on the world in which we live, and future innovations will require new skills for engineers to meet the challenges of the next century. Today, Ricardo plc continues with a vision to help solve key global challenges, such as greenhouse gas reduction, environmental sustainability and improved mobility. The lecture will conclude with a fascinating future vision for mobility, energy systems and sustainability in an increasingly environmentally responsible and connected world. REGISTER TODAY! Space is limited. Email RSVP@sae.org today to reserve your space. Attendees must be registered for SAE 2015 World Congress. About the Speaker Neville Jackson is the Chief Technology & Innovation Officer for Ricardo plc. In his current role he is responsible for developing the future global vision of automotive and energy technology at Ricardo and for the strategy and planning for internally funded research and development. A graduate of Imperial College, London, his career has included 32 years at Ricardo focused on research and technology demonstration programs covering advanced combustion engines, hybrid systems and energy recovery technologies. He is Deputy Chair of the UK Automotive Council Technology Group, Vice Chairman of the European Road Transport Research Advisory Council (ERTRAC) and a member of the Advisory Board for the European Green Vehicles Initiative (EGVI). He is also Chair of the Advisory Group for the UK Advanced Propulsion Centre, a visiting Professor at the University of Brighton and a Fellow of the UK Royal Academy of Engineering.