Midlands UK: Driving Forward Britain’s World-Class Advanced Manufacturing Sector

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Date(s) - 14/03/2017
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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Midlands UK Stand (C16.B), Palais des Festivals

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What must the Midlands do to ensure it continues to drive the UK’s advanced manufacturing sector? This session looks at the cutting-edge design and manufacturing happening in the region. From niche manufacturers to international names; how can the Midlands power the advanced manufacturing sector and how has its work helped shape the area’s economy?

Host Adam Dent will be joined by panellists including:

  • Martin Yardley, Acting Chief Executive of Coventry City Council and Chief Executive of Coventry and Warwickshire LEP
  • Professor Richard Hall, Executive Director of Strategic Research and Innovation, University of Derby
  • Sarah Jane Loughran, Property Director, Jaguar Land Rover
  • Terry Spall, Commercial Director, MIRA Technology Park