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Supporting Manufacturing in the South West The Dept of Mechanical Engineering 4 East 3.40/3.44 University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY, 28th January 2014, 10:30 to 14:00 10:30 11:00

Coffee and Registration Introduction


University of Bath Welcome & Intro to Mech Eng


Presentations for supporting manufacturing in the South West Successfully securing public grants for Paul Wilson, manufacturing West of England Local Enterprise Partnership

11:45 12:10

Employment & Skills Partnership, Business West Prof Stephen Culley, Professor of Engineering Design, Department of Mechanical Engineering,

The Manufacturing Advisory Service

Clive Turner, MAS

The Manufacturing Sector Skills Council

Brian Fowler, Semta

UK Trade and Investment

Graham White , Business West

Growth Accelerator

John Ward, Business West

Legal - manufacturing specific support Coffee

tbc, Thrings

The National Apprenticeship Service introduces  Local Success Story  Apprentice Ambassador

Peter Milburn, NAS tbc tbc

The role of local Manufacturing Networks

Dan Fox, Keynsham Industrial Alliance(KIA) & Robbin Engineering

How companies can work with UoB incl. KTPs, consultancy & accessing facilities

tbc, Ruth Waring

Access to Finance

Richard Baker, Santander


Q&A and Feedback forms



Agenda may be subject to change on the day

Employment and Skills Partnership

Supporting Manufacturing SW event  

Agenda for the Supporting Manufacturing event Jan 28th.