The full conference report written by Andy Shaw, TES National Centre Manager, and Will Stirling of Will Stirling Media, has been published and can be downloaded here
The conference was hosted at Cranfield on the 4th and 5th November 2014.
2014 Keynote Speakers
Professor Rainer Stark, Fraunhofer IPK Berlin: Advanced Technologies in Life Cycle Engineering
Professor Benoît Iung, Lorraine University: Advanced Maintenance Services for Promoting Sustainability
Professor I. S. Jawahir, Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing (ISM) University of Kentucky: The Impact of Novel Material Processing Methods on Component Quality, Life and Performance
Dr Yoichi Nonaka, Hitachi, Ltd: Fast Path Finding System with GPGPU Computing for Replacement Tasks in Plant Maintenance
Dr Vijay Srinivasan, National Institute of Standards and Technology: On architecting and composing through-life engineering information services to enable smart manufacturing
Mahttp://www.through-life-engineering-services.org/index.php/tesconf/past/tesconf-2014/maureen-mccueureen McCue, BAE Systems: Technology – What do we want, when do we want it, why now?
Best Paper Award: "Crack repair of single crystal turbine blades using laser cladding technology" by B. Rottwinkel, C. Nölke, S. Kaierle, V. Wesling
CIRP Sponsored Event
Tesconf2014 is a CIRP sponsored conference. The conference must have at least two of the following in order to qualify for sponsorship: a co-ordinator, a sponsoring STC and a program committee.
Two CIRP Fellows (normally not acting as the organizer of the conference) from the respective STC have to be nominated to evaluate the conformance of the conference with respect to CIRP requirements (Conformance Committee). The Conformance Committee also supports the co-ordinator in all CIRP related matters. At least two CIRP Fellows shall be included in the conference Editorial Committee.