Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:00:00 GMTThu, 15 Feb 2018 14:30:00 GMT

The aim of the event is to

  • Help North East companies take advantage of the growing automotive sector and its value to the UK economy
  • Alert companies to future opportunities
  • Highlight standards / entry requirements
  • Outline how the NEAA is supporting the development of a dynamic, forward looking and competitive supply chain
  • Provide a networking opportunity to North East companies who are looking to enter the automotive supply chain

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Agenda:

09.00 Registration and Networking

09.35 Welcome

09.45 The UK automotive Sector

  • Growing automotive sector and its value to the UK economy- Lawrence Davies MBE, AIO 
  • Future of Automotive - Micheal Flannagan, Adient
  • Standards / Entry Requirement - Mike Dickinson, Industry Forum

11.15 Break for refreshments and networking

11.45 The North East Automotive Sector

  • North East Opportunities
  • Building the local supply chain
  • Case studies - Hyperdrive Innovation and Comau UK

13.15 – Closing remarks

13.30 - Light lunch and networking

14.30 - Close

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We anticipate a high level of interest for this event so places are limited to ONE per company.  Priority will be given to North East companies who are looking to enter the automotive supply chain.