The launch event for The Apollo Protocol, a white paper proposing a cross-sectoral framework that will unlock the benefits of digital twins between the manufacturing and built environment sectors, with the support of the technology sector.

Following the publication, the IET is hosting an event at Savoy Place in London on Tuesday 25 October 2022.

With this event will present not only share insights from the publication but we will also reveal the future way of working of the Apollo Forum.

Register here.


  • 3pm Registration
  • 3.30 pm Start – welcome by Prof Bob Cryan for IET, intro to MC Prof Rab Scott.
  • 3.40 pm - Words of support:
    • Fergus Harradence, Deputy Director Construction BEIS keynote in support
    • John Patsavellas, Senior Lecturer in Manufacturing Management, School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing, Cranfield University
    • Richard Robinson, CEO Atkins UK and Europe and Co-Chair Construction Leadership Council – Built Environment Leader
    • Austin Cook, Principal Technologist, Emerging Technology and Systems at BAE Systems Air - Manufacturing Leader
    • Miranda Sharp, Infrastructure Advisory Board for London Mayor– Vision: making digital twins work across different disciplines. (confirmed)
    • David Wagg, Professor of Nonlinear Dynamics, University of Sheffield and Alan Turing Institute
  • 4.30 pm Summary of Report 
    • Neil Thompson – Digital Manufacturing and Performance Lead, Construction Leadership Council | IET Built Environment Panel Chair
    • Jonathan Eyre - Technical Fellow for Digital Twins, University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre
  • 4.45pm Q&A
  • 5 pm Finish
  • 5-6pm CLOSE and Drinks in the Library
Teodora Kaneva

Teodora Kaneva

Head of Smart Infrastructure and Systems, techUK

Teodora’s rich background varies from working in business development for a renewable energy lobbying association in Brussels to the fast moving technology innovation startup scene in the UK.

She has designed the market strategy for a German renewable energy engineering scale up for the UK, listed on Nasdaq private market, and now one of the fastest growing scale ups in the world. Previous experience also includes managing a renewable energy startup in London, which has built a small-scale biomass CHP power plant. Teodora is passionate about cross-industry collaboration and working together with academia to inform the design of future educational models and skill building.

Most recently Teodora has ran the commercial activities and business development at Future Cities Catapult, focusing on innovation in cities, digital health and wellbeing, mobility, and infrastructure. Teodora is a passionate STEM Ambassador and a vocal advocate for women in tech.

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020 7331 2016

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