Building Sustainable Midlands Industrial Policy and the German Manufacturing Ecosystem

We are delighted to invite you to join the West Midlands Liberal Democrats Business & Industry Group (WMLD BIG) for a discussion on a Midlands Sustainable Industrial Policy building on the Industrial Policy championed by Vince Cable as part of the coalition government.

The agenda 25th August 2016, 3.30pm-6.30pm is as follows:

3.30-3.45pm Arrive

3.45-4.15pm Factory Tour

4.15-5.00pm Presentations:

The German Industrial System - Insights
Riccardo Weber, Head of Customer Care and Business Projects, GKN plc
Dr Steve McCabe, Associate Director, Institute for Design & Economic Acceleration, Birmingham City University

Building A Sustainable Midlands Industrial Policy
Simon Topman, CEO, J Hudson & Co Acme Whistles Ltd

5.00-6.00pm Discussion – Questions and Answers

6.00-7.00pm Refreshments and light dinner

This meeting is organised following the Post EU Referendum WMLD BIG discussion with Baroness Lorely Burt, “A stunned group gathered to hear Baroness Burt's views on possible ways forward following the Referendum decision for Great Britain to leave the EU. Amongst a range of options open to us, clarity will be required to deliver a negotiating stance, whether this be for EEA, EFTA, Customs Union, WTO, or other arrangement, as none has yet been proffered."

Please Note: Barr Street is split up with 244 Barr Street best be accessed off New John Street West between Hockley Circus and Lucas Circus

August 25, 2016 at 3:30pm - 6:30pm
J Hudson & Co Acme Whistles
244 Barr St
Birmingham B19 3AH
United Kingdom
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