Engfest 2.0

Engfest 2.0 is the second edition of our hugely successful Festival of Engineering that inspires current and future generations of innovators and engineers. Experience the global impact of science and engineering through a series of mind-blowing talks, workshops and interactive exhibits.

Fast forward

For practising engineers:

a future looking conference that looked at how science and engineering is changing the way we live and work


For teachers and KS3 students:

a series of interactive events promoting science and engineering to 11-14 year olds

Fast Forward into the future

At Fast Forward we’ll bring together some of the world’s leading engineers and innovators to discuss and explore the latest trends and technologies that are changing the way we live, learn and work and how these technologies are increasingly shaping the future.

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3D printing, robots, virtual reality, augmented reality – just a few of the technologies we’ll have on display at this year’s interactive exhibition. Open to all attendees.
Engventures workshops & speakers

Learn how to code, build an F1 car and hear from an Astrobiologist – take a look at what we have in store!
Fast Forward Speakers

Take a look at who we have lined up to present at the Festival.
Get involved

Interested in being a part of EngFest 2.0? Get in touch with a member of the team to find out how you can help, support or bring your latest projects to the Festival.

EngVentures is a day of workshops, talks and exhibits that will show 11-14 year olds more about the exciting world of engineering and technology, and give practical information and advice on ways to pursue engineering as a career.

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Sabine Hauert

Haiyan Zhang - Fast Forward speaker

Innovation director of Microsoft Research Cambridge, designer, technologist, inventor and maker of things


Mischa Dohler

Ali Parsa - Fast Forward speaker

Engineer and a serial healthcare entrepreneur on a mission to transform healthcare for everyone on earth


Mischa Dohler

Mischa Dohler - Fast Forward speaker

Full Professor in Wireless Communications at King’s College London


Lewis Dartnell

Prof. Lewis Dartnell - EngVentures speaker

Astrobiologist and author of The Knowledge: how to rebuild our world from scratch


Mark Miodownik

Mark Miodownik - Fast Forward speaker

Author of the bestselling Stuff Matters and presenter of shows including Materials and Chef vs. Science


Sabine Hauert

Sabine Hauert - Fast Forward speaker

Designer of swarms of nanobots for biomedical applications


News feed

8 June 2017

Two weeks to book

Be sure you have your name in the ticket ballot by 23 June to be in with a chance of EngFest tickets

25 April 2017

Prof. Lewis Dartnell confirmed as our first EngVentures speaker

He is an astrobiologist and author of The Knowledge: how to rebuild our world from scratch

13 April 2017

New speaker joins the festival line-up

Mark Miodownik, Materials Engineer and Professor of Materials and Society, UCL confirms as a speaker

3 April 2017

The ticket ballot is now open!

View the book tickets page to get your name in the ticket ballot

24 March 2017

The ticket ballot opens 3 April 2017!

Get your name in the ticket ballot by 23 June 2017

17 March 2017

New speaker confirmed!

Bristol University’s Sabine Hauert to speak on swarm robotics at Fast Forward


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