Future Connections: Infrastructures for the Future Economy

Britannia Stadium, Stanley Matthews Way, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 4EG

12 June 2015 -

Global connectivity is key to achieving international competitiveness and securing export market share.

Venue: Britannia Stadium, Stanley Matthews Way, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 4EG
Date: Friday 12th June 2015
Time: 08:00 - 15:30

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Overview
Global connectivity is key to achieving international competitiveness and securing export market share.
A critical aspect of modern connectivity is the digital connectivity, despite being the UK’s leading exporter, the Midlands continues lag in terms of the pervasiveness of the digital economy and this seriously constrains the potential for further expansion
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Agenda
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Further Information
Paul Forrest
T: 07738 324517
E: mail@midlandseconomicforum.co.uk

Breakout Session 1 - Tourism and the Digital Economy Part 1

Emily Whitehead - Simply Staffordshire

Breakout Session 1 - Tourism and the Digital Economy Part 2

Vicky Roberts - Staffordshire University

Breakout Session 1 - Planning for the Future

David Thew - Futures Network West Midlands David Carter - Futures Network West Midlands Mark Middleton - Futures Network West Midlands

Breakout Session 1 - Servitisation of Manufacturing

Jill Forrest - Aston Business School

Breakout Session 1 - Rural Economy

Dr David Llewelyn - Vice Chancellor, Harper Adams University

Breakout Session 2 - Made in Britain

Patrick Griffin - QESH Manager, Steelite

Breakout Session 2 - Sustainability

Mark Thompson - AceOn

The Regional Economy

Tim Moore - Markit

Digital Infrastructure: The Economic Requirements

Paul Chatwin - Superfast Staffordshire

Impact of Air Connectivity on the Midlands Economy Part 1

Rob Eaton - Birmingham Airport

Impact of Air Connectivity on the Midlands Economy Part 2

Alex Kirby - Gatwick Airport

Connecting the Midlands

Peter Davenport - West Midlands ITA Andrew Pritchard - East Midlands Councils

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Contact Paul Forrest,
West Midlands Economic Forum at
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