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Conference for University and Industrial Collaboration

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Join GAMBICA in our very first virtual University and Industrial Collaboration on 17th September 2020.

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In its role as the Trade Association for Instrumentation, Control, Automation and Laboratory Technology in the UK, GAMBICA seeks bring additional value to both academic and industrial partners. GAMBICA’s membership consists around 200 companies representing an industry turnover of over £6.9B and employing over 40,000 people. Member companies range from large multinationals to local SMEs and are key providers of industrial digital technologies, automation solutions and laboratory equipment.

As a first step, we are hosting an online Conference for University and Industrial Collaboration.

This online event invites those who represent a UK University or UK based Academic Institution to participate in a conference to look at how GAMBICA can enable collaboration and mutual benefit for Universities and Industry in the areas of teaching, research and careers.

The agenda for the webinar would be as follows:

  • 10:00 - Welcome address - Steve Brambley
  • 10:15 - Keynote - Juergen Maier
  • 10:45 - Session 1 – Teaching and Careers
  • 5 minutes : Case Study
  • 40 minutes: Round Table Discussion
  • 11:30 ~ Break ~
  • 11:45 - Session 2 – Research
  • 5 minutes: Case Study
  • 40 minutes: Round Table Discussion
  • 12:00 - General discussion -
  • Additional themes to Teaching, Careers and Research
  • 12:45 - Wrap up -
  • 13:00 - End -

The aim is to explore the methods and practices that GAMBICA could use to deliver value to students, university staff and industry members to augment teaching materials and equipment, offer relevant work placements, focus research, access industrial technology & data and ultimately retain talent in careers in our industry.

Juergen Maier CBE (the former Chief Executive of Siemens UK) will be a keynote speaker and the conference will be an interactive session to get input from all participants.

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