Annual Conference ‘The Midlands Economy - East & West Dimensions’

20 June 2014 - Conventry University, Techno Centre, CV1 2TT

Friday 20th June - Coventry University, Techno Centre, CV1 2TT - 08:00 - 15:45

Overview
Collectively the Midlands economy is larger than 18 national economies within the EU. Comprising a broad range of dynamic and internationally competitive corporations, supported in depth by precision-based SME component manufacturers, critical logistics enterprises and key service providers, the Midlands is on the cusp of a period of sustained robust growth.

The theme of the conference will be to identify the challenges, opportunities and solutions that need to be jointly addressed by East & West Midlands institutions to support further expansion of the Midlands economy.

Registration
Attendance to the conference is complimentary, but participants must register in advance at: https://www.eventsforce.net/cu/1534/register

Proposed Agenda

08:00 Registration and Breakfast
08:50 Welcome and Introduction:
Moderator: Courtney Fingar, Editor, FDI Magazine
09:00 The Midlands Economy in a Global Context:
Philip Shaw, Chief Economist, Investec
Oliver Kolodseike, Senior Economist, Markit Economics
09:45 The Midlands LEPs Growth Strategies:
Dr David Jarvis, Coventry University
Dr Jennifer Ferreira, Coventry University
Corin Crane, Wolverhampton City Council
10:30 Coffee Break
10:45 The Midlands Aerospace Cluster
Grant Weston, UTC Aerospace Systems
Andrew Mair, Midlands Aerospace Alliance
11:30 Breakout Sessions: Please see programme
12:30 Buffet Lunch
13:30 Breakout Sessions: Please see programme
14:30 Automotive Exports: a model for growth?
Prof. David Bailey, Aston Business School
Paul Noon, Regional Director, UKTI West Midlands
Ian Harrison, Regional Director, UKTI East Midlands
15:15 Close: Moderator

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The Midlands Economy In A Global Context

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Midlands LEPs Growth Strategies

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The Midlands Aerospace Cluster Part 1

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The Midlands Aerospace Cluster Part 2

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The Midlands Aerospace Cluster Part 3

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Breakout Session 1 - Midlands Transport Infrastructure Part 1

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Breakout Session 1 - Midlands Transport Infrastructure Part 2

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Breakout Session 1 - Midlands Transport Infrastructure Part 3

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Breakout Session 1 - Midlands Transport Infrastructure Part 4

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Breakout Session 1 - Midlands Transport Infrastructure Part 5

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Breakout Session 1 - Midlands Transport Infrastructure Part 6

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Breakout Session 1 - Midlands Transport Infrastructure Part 6

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Breakout Session 1 - FDI Attractiveness of the Region Part 1

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Breakout Session 1 - FDI Attractiveness of the Region Part 2

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Breakout Session 1 - Scotland Post September

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Breakout Session 2 - Manufacturing for Rail Part 1

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Breakout Session 2 - Manufacturing for Rail Part 2

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Breakout Session 2 - Manufacturing for Rail Part 3

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Breakout Session 2 - Broadband - The Impact On Rural Economies Part 1

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Breakout Session 2 - Broadband - The Impact On Rural Economies Part 2

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Breakout Session 2 - Broadband - The Impact On Rural Economies Video

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Breakout Session 2 - Housing & Construction

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Automotive Exports A Model For Growth Part 1

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Automotive Exports A Model For Growth

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West Midlands Economic Forum

Registration

Delegate Registration (Per Person)
The Conference is free to attend but all delegates must register in advance at: https://www.eventsforce.net/cu/1534/register (non vatable)




Further Information

Contact Paul Forrest,
West Midlands Economic Forum at
mail@westmidlandseconomicforum.co.uk