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).
- 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
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
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