Materials Protecting People is the third seminar in the hugely popular series of events. Organised by IOM3 Communications Ltd on behalf of the Industry and Technology Policy Board (ITPB) of the Institute, the next seminar in the series will take place on Thursday 29 November 2018.
In recognition of the need for society to respond to the modern-day challenges such as terrorism, natural disasters, climate change, and an ageing population, the Materials Protecting Society series event will emphasise the important role of materials in developing solutions to the many challenges that arise.
Keith Harrison, Event Organiser and Chair of the ITPB, said, ‘There is a need for the materials sectors to be more aware of societal needs and for customers and users to be more aware of the potential offerings of the materials related industries.’
Professor Cameron Alexander of Nottingham University, Professor Giuseppe Battaglia of University College London, and Professor Gary Critchlow of Loughborough University are among the speakers, who will address the key issues affecting the protection of people in society today.
The one-day seminar will a host a session on healthcare. Speakers will explore antibacterial surfaces, smart materials role in drug delivery, implant materials, and the latest in healthcare technologies research.
Speakers will also address the role of materials key areas of air quality, protection and security, together with an underlying awareness of the essential requirements for sustainability.
The Institute would like to invite manufacturers, engineers, healthcare professionals, academics, safety professionals, and emergency services personnel to attend this event.
For more information about this event, visit the event page.