Preliminary Speakers Announced for MotorsportAM 2022

The Fluency Business Group (Fluency) is preparing for the return of its highly anticipated MotorsportAM, the premier conference and exhibition promoting innovation of advanced materials in the motorsport and automotive industry. The British Motor Museum will host the event in Gaydon, UK, taking place on 4-5 October 2022.

MotorsportAM is ready to announce its first preliminary speakers for the event, including Dániel Salamon, Lead Engineer at Spherene; Paul Mumford, Director of Business Development at Advanced Material Development, and Rob Higham, Director at Additive Manufacturing Solutions, who will be delivering the a presentation titled ‘Does Cost Always Mean Quality With AM? – Industrialisation Techniques for Metal Powder Bed Fusion Without the Barriers of Cost’.

Also joining the preliminary list is Ella Podmore MBE, Fault Analysis Engineer at McLaren Automotive, and Maria Brooks, Senior Technology Materials Technician at Alpine F1 Team, Renault Sport Racing. Both Ella and Maria are set to host their own presentations as well as appear together on a panel discussing the subject of women in motorsports.

These speakers will showcase a variety of knowledge and experience from the motorsport sector, bringing together engineers, researchers, designers, and many more from a large global community dedicated to advancing automotive opportunities through advanced material innovation.

For what to expect, previous MotorsportAM events have included areas and subjects of interest such as:

  • The Future of Formula 1
  • Material Innovation and Development
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • A.I. Technical Development
  • Lightweighting for Automotive Manufacture
  • Sustainability in Motorsport
  • Design and Testing

Speaker slots are still available for MotorsportAM. If interested, please send a short abstract, along with a bio to

Gemma Smith, Fluency Managing Director, said: “It’s a pleasure to welcome our first round of speakers to MotorsportAM, discussing the progressive developments in motorsport technology, supply chain, and sustainability. The importance of women in motorsport will not be a panel session to miss; being one of many enlightening and thought-provoking experiences to find at MotorsportAM 2022.”

For information about MotorsportAM 2022 or other Advanced Materials Events this year, please visit