Empowering the Metals Supply Chain Workforce: Reskilling and Upskilling for Success

Thursday 14th September 2023

Theatre :  Sustainability and Circular Economy 


The panel discussion aims to inspire actionable insights, strategies, and collaborations that will foster a resilient and future-ready metals industry. By investing in the workforce’s capabilities and adaptability, the metals supply chain can navigate challenges, drive innovation, and position itself for sustained success in a dynamic global market.

Key topics to be addressed include:

  • Identifying Skill Gaps
  • Sustainability and Green Initiatives
  • Navigating Digital Transformation
  • Collaborative Partnerships
  • Retaining and Attracting Talent
Avril Thomson, Head of Skills Programmes at the National Manufacturing Institute for Scotland (NMIS)Avril Thomson Head of Skills Programmes
National Manufacturing Institute Scotland
Evgenia Yakushina, Forming Team Leader, Advanced Forming Research Centre, University of StrathclydeEvgenia Yakushina Forming Team Leader
Advanced Forming Research Centre, University of Strathclyde
Jane Pierce, Deputy Director, Engineering, Construction and Transport at Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.Jane Pierce Deputy Director, Engineering, Construction and Transport
Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education
Les Gill, Principal Consultant at TaBA Associates LtdLes Gill Principal Consultant
TaBA Associates Ltd

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