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BEIS Conference Centre
1 Victoria Street

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Why you should come to this event!

The AGP Supply Chain Conference will be a chance to hear from the experts inside and outside the Industry on Supply Chains of the Future. Speakers will address the huge opportunity for growth within the Aviation Industry and the need to remain competitive.

Main topics raised will be:

  • Research & Technology Development
  • Accessing New Capability
  • Investing in People
  • Supplier Development
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Host and Speakers


Katherine Bennett OBE - Senior Vice President - Airbus

Dr Neil Barnett FRAeS - Director Aerospace ADS


VIP Guest Speaker

Tom Williams - Chief Operations Officer - Airbus

Sue Partridge - Head of Wing of Tomorrow Programme - Airbus

Andy Page - Chief Executive Officer - Sharing in Growth

Prof. Sam Turner - Chief Technology Officer - HVM Catapult

Warren Taylor - Supply Chain Purchasing Executive - Rolls Royce

Mark Scully - Head of Technology - Advanced System and Propulsion - ATI

Dr. Simon Farrall - Head of Apprentice and Associate Training - Deputy of the Automotive Skills Group - BMW

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11.30am - 12am    Welcome

11:30 – 12:00        Registration and Networking

11:50 – 12:00        Call to Conference

                               Welcome Katherine Bennett OBE, Senior Vice President,

                               Airbus Compere & Chair  – AGP Engagement Working Group

12:00 – 12:10         Introduction: Richard Harrington MP, Minister for Business and Industry

12:10 – 12:30         Tom Williams CBE, Chief Operating Officer of Airbus

12:30 - 12:55          Supply Chain of the Future: Warren Taylor, Rolls Royce Supply Chain Purchasing Executive

12:55 - 13:20          ATI: Mark Scully, Head of Technology – Advanced Systems & Propulsion

13:20 – 14:20        Lunch and Networking

14:20                     Dr Neil Barnett FRAeS, Compere

14:20 – 14:45        Future Skills Challenges: Dr Simon Farrall, Head of Apprentice and Associate Training at BMW,

                              and Chair of the Automotive Skills Working Group

14:45 – 15:10        Airbus: Wing of Tomorrow Collaboration in Research & Technology: Sue Partridge,

                              Head of Airbus Wing of Tomorrow Programme

15:10 – 15:40        Coffee and Networking

15:40 – 16:05         Accessing New Capability (including digital): Professor Sam Turner, CTO of HVM Catapult

16:05 – 16:30        Supplier Development Programmes: Andy Page, CEO of Sharing in Growth

16:30 – 17:00        Q & A Session (Speakers and compere)

17:00                    CLOSE:  Dr Neil Barnett FRAeS

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How to get here

UNDERGROUND: 1 Victoria Street is in walking distance of Victoria, St James' Park and Westminster stations.

BUS: Nos 11, 24, 148, 211 stop right in front of the building.

RAIL: Victoria, Waterloo and Charring Cross stations are 10 to 20 minutes away by foot or by tube.

CAR: Parking is limited, some spaces area available at sites in Horseferry Road and Abingdon Street.

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