Orchestrating Industry Collaboration

Part of a series of events focusing on the interaction between business, government and academia to address big social and economic challenges facing society.

  • 6 Feb 2019, 6.00pm to 6 Feb 2019, 8.30pm GMT
  • Institute of Directors, London, United Kingdom
  • This event is free
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HPC Supply Chain Innovation Lab at the University of Bath School of Management

The University of Bath, School of Management and the HPC Supply Chain Innovation Lab invite you to join us for the ‘Orchestrating Industry Collaboration’ event. This event is part of a series that focuses on the interaction between business, government and academia to address big social and economic challenges facing society today. Such challenges include productivity in economic development, delivery of safe energy and transportation, and skills development of our future workforce. The event will focus on the role of large-scale projects and their key stakeholders to orchestrate collaborations with, for instance, local SMEs, large industry partners, government and academia in addressing these challenges.

Speakers and panellists will represent key stakeholders and large-scale projects including Hinkley Point C (HPC), Thames Tideway Tunnel, Heathrow Airport Expansion Programme, High Speed 2, Palace of Westminster Restoration & Renewal Programme, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), and Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA).

Event schedule

  • 6pm Introduction from Jens Roehrich, Director of the HPC Supply Chain Innovation Lab and Professor of Supply Chain Innovation at the School of Management, University of Bath
  • 6:10 Keynote presentations from Ken Owen (Supply Chain Director HPC), Michelle Tilley (Project Services Director HPC) and Jean-Pierre West (Supply Chain Director HPC)
  • 6:50 Roundtable discussion chaired by Professor Veronica Hope Hailey, Dean of the School of Management and Vice President of the University of Bath, followed by a Q&A session
  • 7:45 Drinks reception and networking

Speaker profiles

Keynote speakers

Ken Owen is Supply Chain Director for EDF Group's HPC project.

Michelle Tilley is Project Services Director for EDF Group's HPC project.

Jean-Pierre West is Supply Chain Director for EDF Group's HPC project

Panellists

Gavin Dobbing, Head of Programme Assurance and Stakeholder Management, BEIS

Rob Ewen, Delivery Director, Heathrow Airport Expansion Programme

David Hancock, Director, Infrastructure and Projects Authority

Andy Mitchell, CEO of Thames Tideway Tunnel

Fiona Spencer, Head of Profession for project delivery, Capabilities and Resources, Home Office

Mark Thurston, CEO, High Speed 2

Booking details

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Location

This event is happening off campus.


Institute of Directors 116 Pall Mall London SW1Y 5ED United Kingdom

Enquiries

If you have any questions, please contact us.