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Newsletter Listing intro for week 44

There are a number of headline events coming up in the MTA year highlighted in this week’s Friday Brief, not least your last chance to sign up for the MTA’s Annual Forecast Seminar on 8 November at the International Digital Laboratory on the University of Warwick’s Campus, just outside Coventry. The Forecast Seminar delivered by world renowned consultancy Oxford Economics will provide valuable insight into sector trends and an unrivalled resource for business planning with an emphasis on the manufacturing technologies sector. There will also be a special presentation on prospects for the automotive sector in the UK and globally from LMC, the leading motor industry forecasting organisation.

There is news of signing up for the MTA’s AGM and Lunch to be held at The Commonwealth Club in London on 5 December. Later in the day Members are invited to the MTA’s Parliamentary Reception at the House of Commons where the guest speaker will be The Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP, Minister of State at the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills. Details of how to book your place at this Reception are also in this week’s Friday Brief together with the first calling notice for entries for the MTA’s Annual Manufacturing Awards.

A special meet the buyer event is being organised by the UKTI to highlight opportunities for large and small businesses to supply the UK’s Large Research establishments. Details are also included of The Skills Show 2013 between 15-17 November at the NEC where employers can meet some of the UK’s most talented young people and see them in action !

Have a good weekend.
 

Annual Dinner & Awards announced

Annual Dinner & Awards announced

The Manufacturing Technologies Association’s (MTA’s) Annual Dinner will take place at the ICC Birmingham on 27 March 2013. This not to be missed, glittering black tie event is the highlight of the Association’s year and will attract hundreds from across the manufacturing sector. The sumptuous three course dinner will be followed by an ‘A-List’ celebrity entertainer.

Aerospace Technology Centre opens at Nottingham

Aerospace Technology Centre opens at Nottingham

A £5.1million Aerospace Technology Centre has been opened at the University of Nottingham’s innovation park. The 2000m2 centre will eventually house over 100 staff, including secondees from industry. Researchers will work on specific projects to develop new aerospace technology and on ways to transfer that knowledge more effectively from academia to industry.

MTA’s AGM, Lunch & Parliamentary Reception

MTA’s AGM, Lunch & Parliamentary Reception

The MTA’s AGM will be held from 1230 at the Commonwealth Club, Northumberland Avenue, London on Wednesday 5 December followed by lunch.
Later that day between 1600 and 1800 the MTA’s annual Parliamentary Reception will be held at the House of Commons. The guest of honour will be The Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP, Minister of State at the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills.

The Skills Show 2013

The Skills Show 2013

Following the success of last year’s World Skills event, The Skills Show will be taking place from 15-17 November at the NEC in Birmingham, playing host to a range of skills competitions, awards and activities.
The Skills Show is a unique annual celebration that will inspire the fashion designers, web developers and engineers of tomorrow with exciting opportunities in further education, skills and apprenticeships.

Large Research establishments meet the buyer event

Large Research establishments meet the buyer event

The new Science and Innovation Unit in the UKTI’s Technology Innovation and Events Directorate will be partnering with the Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC) to host a ‘meet the buyer event’ around engineering opportunities at the UK’s large research facilities. 
The event is aimed at providing UK businesses involved in civil and mechanical engineering with information and contacts to help them supply into the large facilities.

Don’t miss the MTA’s Forecast Seminar

Don’t miss the MTA’s Forecast Seminar

The MTA’s Annual Forecast Seminar providing valuable insight into sector trends will be held on 8 November 2012. Once again the world renowned consultancy Oxford Economics will be producing the Forecast, an unrivalled resource for business planning with an emphasis on the manufacturing technologies sector. There will also be a special presentation on prospects for the automotive sector in the UK and globally from LMC, the leading motor industry forecasting organisation.