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'Brexit' - What next for UK Manufacturing
Wed 19 October 2016, 08:30 – 13:00 BST
Following the UK referendum vote to leave the EU, businesses need to understand the implications for themselves, their partners, clients and supply chains.
Looking beyond the politics at what companies need to be planning and doing right now in order to understand the potential impacts of Brexit and to mitigate the challenges and risks which will arise during and after the UK’s split with the EU.
08.30 Registration & Breakfast
09.15 Introduction – Julia Moore
09.30 Rupert Hodges – EAMA – survey of sector priorities for Brexit negotiations
09.45 Impact of Brexit on the UK Automotive sector - David Bailey, Professor of Industrial Strategy
10.30 Key issues for the manufacturing sector and what companies need to be doing now – Philip Gray
11.15 Exploring New Markets -Caroline Jackson – Deputy Director Advanced Manufacturing - Department of International Trade
11.45 Brexit – the role of British design - Carsten Astheimer
12.15 GTMA / CDL – Brexit Planning Support – Philip Gray
12.30 Questions and Close