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14 - 16 October 2014 | The Midland Hotel, Manchester, UK




Tuesday 14 October

09:30 -
AM tutorials
14:00 -
PM tutorials
17:30 -
IET Safety Community annual open meeting
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Wednesday 15 October

09:30Registration and refreshments
09:55Welcome and Introduction
Carl Sandom, iSys Integrity
10:00Keynote address: The limits of foresight in an uncertain world
Matthew Squair, Principal Consultant, Jacobs Australia
11:00Session 1a: Safety and systems engineeringSession 1b: Dealing with complexity
12:00Lunch and exhibition
13:00Keynote address: Probative blindness: How safety activity can fail to update beliefs about safety
John McDermid, University of York, UK
14:00Session 2a: Safety managementSession 2b:Safety and cyber security (1)
15:00Refreshment break and exhibition
15:30Session 3a: Safety casesSession 3b: Tools and techniques
17:00Close of day 1
17:00 -
Networking drinks reception in exhibition area


Thursday 16 October

09:30Morning Refreshments
10:00Keynote address: Cyber Security: rocket science or common sense?
Air Vice-Marshall Julian A Young CB, OBE, Director of Technical & Chief Information Officer, Defence Equipment and Support
11:00Refreshment break and exhibition
11:30Session 4a: Software engineeringSession 4b: Cyber physical systems
13:00Lunch and exhibition
14:00Keynote address: Meat the machine
Colin Williams, Director, SBL and Visiting Professor, De Montfort University
15:00Session 5a: System safetySession 5b: Safety and cyber security (2)
16:00Panel discussion
16:30Close of conference


Programme is correct at time of publication. Topics and speakers are subject to change.

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