Technology in Formula 1 Racing

Kingston & Croydon Branch London Region Event in association with Central, North and West London Branches.

Date/Time:
Thursday 13th December 2007. 6.00 pm for 6.30. Ends 9.00pm

Venue:
BCS London Office, First Floor, The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street, London WC2E 7HA

Speaker:
David France. IT Director, Honda Racing F1 Team

Summary:
David will provide an insight into the world of formula one. He will cover the role of IT within this technology dependant sport and some of the challenges that the IT team face. He will also discuss how the team meets the demands of the Formula One seasonal timetable with the annual cycle of car development, testing and racing.

David France, IT Director, Honda Racing F1 Team, is an experienced IT Manager with a track record for managing IT organisations to meet the business needs. He has leadership experience within financial services, software development and light engineering organisations. David has a track record for directing projects and for successfully managing the relationship with outsource service providers.

Prior to his present role at Honda Racing F1 Team, David has held the positions of Professional Services Manager for software developer, The HUON Corporation; UK IT Director for the insurance broker, Willis; and Assistant General Manager IT for the general insurer AGF Insurance.

Everyone is welcome. Refreshments provided. Admission is free.

PDF file David France's presentation (5.6 Mb)