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The RAeS Solent Branch holds lectures every month that anyone can attend at no charge. Both members and non-members are welcome. For more details on how to find where the lectures below are held, please see the lecture locations page.


Next Lecture:


The Disruption of Data Innovation: R2 Data Labs and the future at Rolls-Royce

Thursday 18th October - 18:30 (doors at 18:00)

Lecture Theatre A, Lanchester Building, University of Southampton

Presented by Thomas Lee-Warren, Chief Technology Officer of R2 Data Labs, Rolls-Royce

Lecture Poster

R2 Data Labs is new, but is building on a long history of data innovation at Rolls-Royce. For 30 years they have used data to transform the way power systems are made, operated and maintained for their customers. They’ve delivered millions of dollars in value, supported pioneering new service models, and even changed the way their customers think about maintenance.

But they believe they can do even more with data. There is huge untapped potential for customers to achieve more efficient operations, driven by engineering and sector experience and enhanced by a collaborative ‘co-creation’ approach. Their new model will mean they can deliver much more value from data for customers, in new areas, more quickly than ever before.

R2 Data Labs will work hand in hand with Rolls-Royce to deliver value to customers across all of their markets, through Data Innovation, Artificial Intelligence and machine and deep learning.

This lecture, delivered by Thomas Lee-Warren, Chief Technology Officer of R2 Data Labs at Rolls-Royce, aims to answer what ‘Digital’ means in an Aerospace context in 2018, what Rolls-Royce is doing to meet those challenges and what it will mean for the future of the Aerospace industry.

Please note that this is a new lecture theatre for one of our lectures: Lecture Theatre A in the Lanchester Building.  The Lanchester Building is building number 7 on the map of the University of Southampton on our Lecture Locations page.  Doors open at 18:00 for a 18:30 start.

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Future Lectures:


More lectures will be added to the programme throughout the season.  Please check back regularly or like our Facebook page for updates.