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BEIS to host Brexit Ready Briefings at Advanced Engineering 2019

Posted 15 October 2019 · Add Comment

Government officials from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) will be providing free 'Brexit Readiness Briefings' & Q&A's to answer any questions relevant to businesses preparing for Brexit, within the Aluminium Pavillion at Advanced Engineering 2019, which takes place in two weeks time at the NEC Birmingham (30th to 31st October).


Courtesy Advanced Engineering


Bringing  together  over  500  exhibitors and over 15,000 professionals across the manufacturing and engineering sector, Advanced  Engineering also  includes  an extensive open forum programme with over 200 presentations. For 2019, the event has secured a wealth of industry professionals to participate in forums  that  will  discuss  latest  innovations,  technologies  and  key  issues  in  the engineering industry.

Other confirmed speakers include Ford Motor Company, GKN, Johnson & Johnson, Honeywell, Williams Advanced Engineering and Prodrive. The Open Forum programme covers five of the six show zone categories; connected manufacturing, aerospace, composites, automotive as   well   as medical device engineering, which is a new show zoneand forum for 2019.

Each forum includes a schedule that offers insight on important topics in the industryand counts towards Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for attendees.The connected manufacturing forum will cover topics such as Industry 4.0 and data usage,  while the aerospace engineering  forum  will  discuss additive manufacturing applications and aerospace 4.0. The composites engineering forum will discuss next generation materials ,the automotive engineering forum will showcase sustainable and additive manufacturing and the medical device forum include  sessions onwearable technology, cybersecurity and 3D printing.

“UK manufacturing is flourishing and the Advanced Engineering show displays that in all its glory”, said Jeremy Whittingham, Head of Marketing at Advanced Engineering. “It is  vital  to  educate  and  celebrate  the  engineering  and  manufacturing  industries across the world and that’s why Advanced Engineering is welcoming UK businesses such as McLaren and BAE Systems, as well as international companies like Siemens.

“The forum programme is a great opportunity for attendees to engage and learn about current trends in the industry from some of the biggest names in the sector, while the exhibition provides the opportunity for attendees to network and present their products to  industry  professionals  alike”

Ahead of this year’s show, Advanced  Engineering, the UK’s largest annual exhibition for manufacturers and supply chain professionals, has launched a new report gauging uncertainty  in  the  engineering sector. The  report, entitled Voice of Industry, brings together the experiences of leading manufacturers, on topics ranging from Brexit and the skills shortage to the rise of electric vehicles and product innovation. The 'Voice of Industry' report delves into the unique challenges that businesses have faced in the last two years and explores the positive results they’ve had in overcoming uncertainty.

This year’s Advanced Engineering show will also feature an Innovation Zone. The  Innovation  Zone  will  give UK start-ups the chance to exhibit for free, showcasing the latest innovations to the market.


 

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