Date and time: 22nd September 2022 | In-person | Arrival time from 10:00 and event will finish at 16:30.

Location: iAero Centre Yeovil, Bunford Lane, Yeovil, Somerset BA20 2EJ

Join the SWRDSC and attend an event at the iAero facility for an opportunity to hear from a great line up of speakers, meet with subject matter experts and network with individuals, businesses and organisations . Centred around aero and autonomy, this will be another fantastic opportunity for all members to discover the capabilities and talents we have across the region as well as to explore and use another facility within the South West perfect for bringing members of the Defence and security sector together into the innovative and collaborative space.

This will be great opportunity for SMEs, Primes and academia to connect and demonstrate what is being brought to the South West within the sector.

Event details

The second Autonomy Special Interest Group will also feature at this event and will include speakers from Leonardo, DASA, MSubs, Atlas Elektronik and Thales (further speakers TBC).

There will be opportunity to hear from the team that operate out of iAero to hear more about the facility and how you might also benefit from this innovative collaborative space.

The iAero Centre is opening their hot desking facilities to all attendees for free prior to the event starting, if you would like to take advantage of this free service please contact Callum Jones via email (

What is Aero? Why iAero?

iAero in Yeovil is a recently opened innovation centre with a vision to achieve the following:

• Enable interaction between industry and start-ups

• Support the competitiveness and growth of the aerospace sector

• Maintain and develop industry supply chains

• Act as a focal point for innovators and start ups

• Provide tailored business and innovation support services

This makes iAero the perfect venue choice for holding an event focussed on autonomy as this will be a pivotal feature of many future aerospace products.


Further details including a finalised agenda will be published

Arrival and parking instructions will be provided in due course.


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