31 Oct CBM Rail Market Sector Event – 22 November 2018

Thursday 22 November 2018: 9.00-12.30 National Metalforming Centre

This market sector event focuses on the growing opportunities in UK rail, including HS2, Metro, new lines and stations. The new investment period CP6 which will see £48bn investment in infrastructure and digital railways 2019 to 2024. We will help you understand the railway business structure, the opportunities, how to prepare and access them. Manufacturing companies, design and development, systems, maintenance and skills providers should attend this event.

Programme

9.00 Registration, networking

9.30 Welcome and introductions Steve Morley, CBM President

9.35 UK rail sector overview and opportunities Rachel Eade, Red Developments

9.55 Metro Midlands supply chain opportunities

10.30 Tea/coffee break

11.00 Rail export opportunities Marion Doherty, Department for International Trade (DIT)

11.20 Case Study: Bernstein Ltd Rob Emms, Bernstein Ltd 11.40 Skills/Innovation Dr Holly Foss, Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE)

12.00 Business Support Alasdair Maclachlan, University of Birmingham

12.20 Lunch

Free to attend

Registration: Please contact Melinda Jean at CBM to reserve your place Melinda.jean@thecbm.co.uk or call us on 0121 601 6350.
Venue: Confederation of British Metalforming, National Metalforming Centre, 47 Birmingham Road, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B70 6PY.

Angela Mason
Angela Mason
angelamason@cmfed.co.uk