Rj Mitchell: The Future’s Bright, The Future’s Autonomous


The Royal Aeronautical Society Solent Branch committee is delighted to have Dr Alvin Wilby presenting the RJ Mitchell lecture for 2019. Dr Wilby is the Vice President for Research, Technical & Innovation, of Thales UK, a world leading international company in the aerospace, space, transportation, defence and security sectors.

The autonomous revolution is being empowered by many technologies and becoming a reality through the efforts of visionaries in companies from the smallest to the largest. Thales are at the centre of those technologies and Dr Wilby will present how the vision of his team and the technologies they are developing are driving our future in all domains, including aerospace.

The event opens at 18:00 for a drinks reception and the opportunity for networking with other attendees and our sponsors, with the lecture commencing at 19:00. On completion of the talk our speaker has kindly agreed to be available in the bar area for individual and small group discussions with students and young members, to discuss the themes of the lecture and the wide opportunities afforded by entering a career in aerospace.

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