James Watt Bicentenary Symposium
Opportunities and Challenges for 21st Century Engineering
Wednesday 5 June, Kelvin Gallery, University of Glasgow
The James Watt Bicentenary Symposium was a one-day event to mark the legacy of James Watt and explore the future opportunities and challenges for Engineering. Speakers from academia, industry and the public sector presented on a broad range of topics including James Watt’s legacy, artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, space technology, bioengineering, healthcare, water resources and energy systems.
The Symposium was one of a range of events hosted by the University of Glasgow during 2019 to mark the bicentenary of the passing of James Watt, one of the pioneers of the Industrial Revolution and mathematical instrument maker to the University of Glasgow.