The Young Person's Committee

Aerospace talks     |     Skills workshops     |     Industry visits     |     Competitions     |     Podcast

Who are we?

We’re a group of students and young professionals based in Southampton who organise aerospace lectures, industry skills workshops and competitions for the local Solent engineering community.


Why join?

As well as having a great insight into the aerospace
industry, the YPC is the perfect opportunity to develop professional skills as part of a motivated and friendly team!


Who can join?

Whether you’re an engineer or just have a passion for aerospace and want to get involved in the industry—anyone can join! We welcome any student or young professional within the Solent district.

Events can be viewed on the Lectures page.

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Previous Lectures

15th March 2022

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Online Lecture
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My experience in the Aerospace industry

Anthony Jones – Firmware Engineer at Airbus

We are delighted to welcome Anthony Jones to present about his career so far, in particular, his time spent working at Faraday Predictive and Airbus.

Anthony is a University of Warwick graduate and did his dissertation on “Signal detection in a 5G Environment using Neural Networks “.

He also completed an industrial placement year as a Software Engineering Intern for Airbus Defence and Space where he now works as a Graduate Firmware Engineer. 

Event Poster can be found here

18:00 - Lecture starts

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Sophie Harker

Senior Engineer - Flight Control Systems

BAE Systems

Date: 21st October 2021 at 6:00 PM

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