Join Composites UK and its event partners at its next regionally focussed event, this time looking at the support available to companies in the West Midlands.
10:00 Introduction – Stella Job, Composites UK
10:05 Welcome - Prof. Ian Oakes, University of Wolverhampton
10:10 LEP Activity in the West Midlands - Gill Hamer, Marches LEP
10:25 Composites UK: Supporting growth in the UK supply chain - Stella Job, Composites UK
10:35 Developing composites capability for the automotive sector - Henry Sarel-Cooke, GKN Land Systems (Autostructures)
10:50 A Touch of CLASS: Composites Lightweight Automotive Suspension System - Helena Simmonds, Warwick Manufacturing Group
11:05 Networking & Refreshment break
11:35 Lloyds Bank: Support for Manufacturers - Ciaran Leaden, Lloyds Bank
11:45 Innovation support for small companies in the West Midlands - Prof Andrew Pollard, University of Wolverhampton
11:55 Profiled GRP: A Long Term, Roof and Wall Cladding Solution for Corrosive Environments, Mark Wilcox, Filon Products
12:05 West Midlands Manufacturing Club: Composites Cluster Launch - Nigel Birch, University of Wolverhampton
12:20 Export Opportunities - Department for International Trade (formerly UKTI) - Gerald Whitworth, DIT
Optional Afternoon Activties
13:30 - 15:30
- Tour of the University of Wolverhampton & Formula 3 activities only
- Composites UK meeting* plus tour of the University of Wolverhampton & Formula 3 activities.
- Eastern European Trade Mission – one to one meetings between delegates and Eastern European companies set up by DIT looking for UK suppliers to their industry.
*The Composites UK meeting is open to members and non-members wishing to discuss how to make the most of membership to the association in detail.
Booking for this event has now closed.