National Engineering and Technology Conference 2009 (NET (NET 09)

Venue: 33rd Floor,

Location: London, Canary Wharf, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Jun 08, 2009 End Date/Time: Jun 08, 2009
Registration Date: May 21, 2009
Early Registration Date: May 17, 2009
Abstract Submission Date: May 22, 2009
Paper Submission Date: May 26, 2009
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With the world in deep recession causing an air of uncertainty - the National Engineering and Technology Conference by Aiesec will be held this year with an aim to energize its audience once again through providing a new found innovation, incredbile access to top research material and some of the most highly sought after consultancy within engineering and technology sectors. It will be around moving forward; looking at innovation, research and development, funding and achieving business growth in the engineering and technology sectors.

With advice from across the globe, the conference will be offering in just over seven hours, state of the art information and advice to get your business moving forward and exploit the many gaps created to help you propel to the next stage. Hear from our top speakers including the founder and director of Cambridge Science Park, Yauba (Brand new Search Engine), Quacquarelli Symonds, Alcatel Lucent and many more, on how you can gear your research and business towards greater success. They will be discussing issues using the latest material along with their experience to guide you through the current climate of today towards an era of growth, new opportunity and ideas.

In addition, you will be put on our database to ensure that you are kept up-to-date with some of the latest advances in the fields as well as collaborate with experts, professionals and top students from in and around the UK, Europe and Asia. They will be covering topics from the Engineering and Technology markets of today, as well as information on out-sourcing highly skilled work members for your individual research and companies at considerably low costs. There has also been an exceptional talk arranged on providing logistics/visa and permits information in particular for SME’s and Research Parks.

Some of the speakers speaking at the NET will be:

. Houston Spencer, Vice-President of Solutions and Marketing for Alcatel Lucent Europe, talking about developing a strong business strategy whilst considering the current advances within the Telecommunications industry. He will be looking at how SME’s can directly benefit financially as well as source out various other opportunities for themselves along the way.

• Commercialising R&D: Heinz Preisig, Professor of Process Systems Engineering at NTNU in Norway and serial entrepreneur. Heinz

. Global Prospects: "From a Back of a Napkin Idea to a Global Technology Company". C. Hong Chandra, Chairman of Yauba Search Engine based in the UK and Indian and self made millionare at 26 discusses the entrepreneurial concerns of compaines in the current economic climate. Chandra has recognised the value of the Credit Crunch and will be giving an absolutely breathtaking talk on how to take a technology idea all the way to launching a global company whilst avoiding the major mistakes companies make. A must for experienced and innovative individuals.

• David McMeekin of the London Technology Fund will share his insights and knowledge on commercialising R&D into successful products and brands whilst also providing tailored information on exactly how to gain funding for your company to turn those R&D ideas into an elite success!

• Professors of the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine will be talking about the upcoming field of IT Technology, namely Computer Systems and Quantitative Analysis and Decision Science, with it’s cost beneficial applications in the Engineering & Technology sectors. Also on Innovation and strategy towards development.

• Leaders of the Future: Aled Owens from QS (World MBA leaders in consulting and provide research for University/MBA world rankings for Times) will be speaking about future global trends in education and on the next generation of leaders in engineering and technology.

• Innovative Recruitment- recruiting highly motivated and dedicated students at below market rate. In disguise, one of the most important and valuable talks of the day! (Aiesec’s value has been acknowledged, particularly in this field, strongly by many of our global partner including PWC, GSK, Accenture, Cadbury Schweppes and more! ). William Harris, the president of AIESEC UK, part of the world’s largest student and recent graduate organisation presents solutions to creating capable, flexible and technically skilled teams for growing business with low costs!

• Workshop Entrepreneurship: Dave Gilchrist, an expert business coach from Striding Out will focus on a solution approach to enable you to share your challenges in a safe and supportive environment.

• Workshop Green Technology: Lionel Simons from Kleenair Systems will be talking about how it is one can integrate Green Technology into your business be it R&D and other means, to achieve maximum profit margins and steer clear of your competitors for little cost.

We are also awaiting confirmation from Microsoft (A multinational computer technology corporation. It develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a wide range of software products.)

With this fantastic and exciting line up, I trust you appreciate why it has been felt this conference would be of great interest to you. Many places have already been taken up by people as they feel it would benefit them greatly and give them a chance to network and exchange valuable information with our professionals. With only 100 seats available it would be helpful to buy your ticket now.

Due to interest, they are going quickly. For enquiries for this conference please contact: 075968 34567.

We suggest booking by Wednesday 20th May to take advantage of our early booking price which gives you a fantastic £20 off the passes price of £125! - Purchase now at

As this is an expense and organised by a registered charity all costs can be offset.

This event has been put together by the registered charity Aiesec City. Aiesec is the largest student and recent graduates’ organisation in the world, over 60 years old, that helps provide global opportunities and development platforms for students across the globe. All funds raised will be therefore donated to Aiesec City to help them help young people achieve their potential through experiences, skills-sessions and conferences carried on throughout each year. Please check out for details. Your presence therefore will as a bonus contribute to a wide range of people in different forms, from industry experts to university students, particularly those with less access to opportunities for growth.


If you feel you would like to be a part of this event though contribute in a different way, perhaps from an organisational aspect, then please find attached a document which talks through our opportunities for sponsorship/workshops and key notes. Our information and yours as a sponsor can be guaranteed much exposure.

In case you have any further queries please check out our website or enquire at

National Engineering and Technology Conference


33rd Floor,
25 Canada Square
Canary Wharf
United Kingdom

Additional Information

For more information on our fantastic speakers line up, please check out For further enquires contact ot for ticket enquires, Group discounts are available and special concessions for student and academics at £40.