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Connecting your business with the Commonwealth

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Square Kilometre Array

Jodrell Bank

Lower Withington

Macclesfield

SK11 9FT

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The Cheshire Commonwealth Association is delighted to invite you to join us on World Commonwealth Day at the acclaimed Square Kilometre Array to discover your future global potential!

There has never been a better opportunity to start or expand trade in the Commonwealth nations which share a common language and values. Embrace the wealth of opportunity of doing business with the Commonwealth – listen to prestigious speakers, share experiences with successful exporters and be connected with business support organisations who will share their propositions to achieve more international business.

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09.30am RegistrationCommonwealth Connections & Experiences; Exhibits

10.00am Welcome - David Briggs, MBE, KStJ, Lord-Lieutenant of Cheshire and Patron, Cheshire Commonwealth Association

10.10am “Rebuilding our Commonwealth trading ties - old friends, new (and significant) opportunities” – Baroness Fairhead

10.35am “Tackling Climate Change: The role of industrial decarbonisation” - Professor Joe Howe, Executive Director and Professor of the Thornton Energy Institute at the University of Chester

11:00am “Building a network for Commonwealth business” - David Maisey, OBE, DL, Chief Executive of ICC Solutions and Chair, Cheshire Commonwealth Association

11.10am Coffee BreakCommonwealth Connections & Experiences; Exhibits

11.40am “A South African view from the SKA to Cheshire – links across Commonwealth countries, and trade and investment opportunities” - Marc Jürgens, Counsellor for Multilateral Affairs, South African High Commission

12:05pm “The Commonwealth - what does the future hold for Australia-UK relations on Science and Innovation” - Alex Cooke, Australian Scientific Attaché for the UK

12:30pm “Square Kilometre Array - the world’s largest science project” - Professor Philip Diamond, SKA Director-General

12:55pm Closing remarks - David Briggs, MBE, KStJ, Lord-Lieutenant of Cheshire and Patron, Cheshire Commonwealth Association

1:00pm Lunch - Commonwealth Connections & Experiences; Exhibits



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