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    WMG Ready for Electrification Network, RTC North, Sunderland, SR5 3XB Wednesday 25th September 2019

    Start date: 25/09/2019
    Cost: Please register via Eventbrite link

    WMG is running a programme to support UK manufacturers that are currently supplying or have an interest in supplying to the EV sector.

    Do you want to:

    • Find out about the current electric vehicle (EV) market and growing opportunities for component suppliers?
    • Hear from companies who have moved into this market?
    • Find out about the support available to help you become part of the EV supply chain?

    The Ready for Electrification programme will:

    • Develop a UK supply base for the current and future EV market
    • Offer practical and technical support to businesses
    • Connect the whole supply chain from SME to OEM
    • Help UK manufacturers to understand the challenges and get ready for the opportunities


    Time Session Speakers
    12:00– 12:45 Arrival, registration, lunch & networking All
    12:45– 13:00 Supply Chain North East Welcome

    Event Welcome

    Paul Butler

    Simon Garwood

    13:00 – 13:15 The EV Market: Growth and Opportunities. WMG Martin Dowson
    13:15 – 13:30 Opportunities for chemical companies in automotive battery manufacture. E4Tech. Adam Chase
    13:30– 13:50 Industry Presentation: Recycling and reuse: Ready for a life beyond Electrification: RS Bruce Ltd. Sam Haig
    13:50 – 14:05 Industry Presentation: AVID Technology Group Ryan Maughan
    14:05– 14:10 Introduction to the SMMT John McLellan-Grant
    14:10 – 14:25 Ready for Electrification Project Caroline Guest
    14:25 – 14:45 Q&A All Speakers
    14:45 – 15:30 Networking

    Address Details

    RTC North, Sunderland, SR5 3XB
    Wednesday 25
    th September 2019
    12:00 – 15:30

    For further information contact our team via email:  or Tel:- 024 765 74299

    Please register via the following Eventbrite link

    European Regional Development Fund Northern Powerhouse
    Partners Department for Business Innovation and Skills Finance Birmingham