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06 February 2014

Altran sponsors RIA Technology & Innovation Conference 2014

Altran, the leading innovation and high-tech engineering consultancy, is pleased to announce that it is sponsoring the RIA Technology & Innovation Conference 2014, which will take place at the Chesford Grange Hotel, Leamington Spa, on 18th and 19th March 2014. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Strategies for Innovation’.

Announcing the sponsorship, Mike Greenan, Head of Rail at Altran UK, said: “As a leading provider of rail systems and safety engineering expertise, Altran is delighted to be able to sponsor this important conference, which brings key UK rail industry stakeholders together to help further develop the innovation that we will need as we enter a period of intense activity.” 

The key speakers at the conference will include:

  • Richard Parry-Jones – Network Rail
  • Peter Wilkinson – Department for Transport
  • Steve Yianni – Transport Systems Catapult
  • Mark Hicks – Angel Trains
  • Mike Short – O2/Telefonica Europe 

About Altran

Altran is a leading global provider of high-tech engineering services. For over 30 years, we have been defined by our passion for innovation.

As a trusted partner of organisations throughout the rail, automotive, aerospace, defence, energy and telecoms sectors, we enable our clients to work smarter in developing, deploying and maintaining leading-edge systems and products.

Altran is an Official Engineering Partner of the ground-breaking Solar Impulse project and a Technical Partner of Lotus F1 Team.

In the UK, we have offices in Bath, Bristol, Derby, London, Slough and Warwick. Additionally, a significant number of our engineering consultants and project teams are located at our clients' sites. Globally, Altran has more than 24,000 'Innovation Makers' in more than 20 countries, and 500 major clients.