Corporate sponsors

Platinum sponsor

Northrop Grumman

Different thinking for a Different world

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber, C4ISR, strike, and logistics and modernisation to customers worldwide. In Europe, we are among the leading defence and security suppliers with 2,500 employees and long-established businesses in the UK, France, Germany, Italy, and Netherlands.

We are involved in a range of future game-changing programmes. Whether this is as a partner in the F-35 Lightning II providing the aircraft with its situational awareness and communications, as a specialist in cyber and intelligence datasets, as the pre-eminent provider of High Altitude Long Endurance unmanned aircraft, or as the ‘go to’ company for open system architectures for battlespace networks, communications, and command and control; our reputation as an innovator in unparalleled.

Please visit www.northropgrumman.com/europe and follow us on Twitter, @NGCNews, for more information

Gold sponsor


AWE plays a crucial role in the defence of the UK, by providing and maintaining warheads for the country's nuclear deterrent. We are a centre of scientific, engineering and technological excellence, with some of the most advanced reseach, design and production facilities in the world. Our unique expertise also assists the UK Government in delivering a range of innovative and integrated support services, including national nuclear security and counter-terrorism solutions.

Silver sponsor


Canadian Science Publishing

Canadian Science Publishing is an independent, not-for-profit scholarly publisher dedicated to serving the needs of researchers and their communities.


Quantum Technology - Sensors and Metrology

Sensors can be found in our everyday lives, from smart phones and cars to industrial applications in manufacturing, engineering and imaging.

Led by the University of Birmingham, the Quantum Technology Hub in Sensors and Metrology brings together expertise in physics and engineering from the Universities of Birmingham, Glasgow, Nottingham, Southampton, Strathclyde and Sussex with over 70 industry partners.

The Hub's teams are working to transform laboratory-based research into technology.  They are developing smaller, cheaper, more accurate and energy efficient components and systems to build and sustain a supply chain which potentialyl transformative impact across business and society as a whole.


Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline:
    31 May 2017
  • Early registration deadline:
    31 May 2017
  • Proceedings deadline:
    30 June 2017
  • Registration deadline:
    7 July 2017
  • Paper reviews deadline:
    14 August 2017