The Heriot-Watt conference has ended and on behalf of the organising team, we hope you enjoyed the event and enjoyed your time in Edinburgh. Head over to the highlights page for a full pdf copy of the programme and a few of the photographs taken over the past couple of days.
Next Year's Event - The University of Bradford is hosting next year's event, 7th and 8th April 2020. Mark this in your diaries now to make sure you don't forget.
Sponsors - This year's event was sponsored by
GOLD SPONSOR – Aramco is a world leader in integrated energy and chemicals. Our European offices support a wide range of activities, from facilitating the safe and reliable delivery of energy to customers around the globe, to pushing for breakthroughs in research and innovation.
Our presence in Europe stretches back over 60 years, in which we have evolved from a services company to a knowledge based enterprise, with six locations throughout the region, each with its own area of focus.
It’s our people, our energy and our commitment that makes us a true catalyst for opportunity.
SILVER SPONSOR – GUNT Technology Limited is a subsidiary of the German manufacturer G.U.N.T. Gerätebau GmbH. Since 1979, GUNT develops, manufactures and provides educational engineering training equipment that is designed and built for universities, colleges and technical training academies.
SILVER SPONSOR – Armfield’s Engineering teaching equipment and research and development technology is supplied the world over for all the main engineering disciplines including: Chemical Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Environmental Engineering and Civil Engineering; Food Technology plus many more.
As in previous conferences, we have a number of themed areas which for this year are:
- Bioprocessing & Biotechnology
- Catalysis and Novel Materials.
- Particulate Technology
- Process Modelling and Simulation
- Sustainable Industry
There will be a special series of sessions on Tuesday 9th, covering issues in teaching and assessment, run in conjunction with the IChemE Education Special Interest Group.
In addition to exhibits from our sponsors, there will be an exhibition stand from P.A.Hilton.
P.A.Hilton Ltd is a recognised market leader within the undergraduate Thermodynamics, Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, Combustion, Propulsion, Fluid Mechanics, and Heat Transfer disciplines. The company continues to expand its catalogue to include Compressible Flow, Aerodynamics, Renewable Energy, Engine Test, Computerised Data Acquisition as well as a complete range of Vocational Refrigeration Training Equipment.
The campus is located outside a short distance from the city and you have a number of accommodation types to choose from. See the “Accommodation” tab for further details on locations to stay, and the “Travel” tab for details on travel links to Edinburgh and to the campus.
The conference will open from 12:30pm on the Monday 8th April to give those who wish to travel on the day a chance to get to the venue. Closing time will be 2:30-3:00pm on Tuesday 9th. However, we hope you will take the opportunity to visit over the weekend.
Edinburgh has a charm of its own no matter what the weather is like. The castle is just one of the key historic landmarks and worth a visit if you are interested in Scottish history. Princes Street gives you access to all the key buildings, transport links, shops. Be prepared to walk though.
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