Industrial Strategy | Best practice | Manufacturing | Engineering
Embark on an exciting journey through the metals industry’s pressing challenges, from strategic considerations to sustainable practices. Our spotlight is on the construction, hydrogen, electric vehicles (EV), wind energy, and solar energy sectors, where dynamic growth awaits. Join us in this captivating theatre, where industry leaders, innovators, and experts converge to reshape the UK metals landscape. Together, we’ll explore the supply chain, uncovering strategies that fuel growth and efficiency, while placing sustainability at the core of our future success.
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Strategy | Best practice | Challenges & Opportunities
Delve into the top issues facing the metals industry, from strategic considerations to sustainable practices, with a focus on the fast-growing sectors of construction, hydrogen, electric vehicles (EV), wind energy, and solar energy. In this dynamic and engaging theatre, we will bring together industry leaders, innovators, and experts who are reshaping the landscape of the UK metals industry. Our goal is to explore the challenges and opportunities that lie within the supply chain, examining strategies that drive growth and efficiency, while emphasising sustainability as a fundamental pillar for future success.
Wednesday 13th September 2023
Join us for an engaging discussion on the importance of a robust industrial strategy for the UK and the steps needed to successfully implement it. Our distinguished panel of industry experts will share insights into the key factors that make an industrial strategy essential for economic growth, innovation, and long-term sustainability. Panellists will explore the benefits of a well-defined industrial […]More details
Department for Business & Trade
FSG Tool and Die Ltd
The Aluminium Federation (ALFED)
Explore the crucial topic of decarbonising the UK steel industry and the strategies required to achieve the ambitious goal of Net Zero emissions. Delve into the key factors driving the need for decarbonisation in the steel industry. We will examine the environmental impact of current steel production processes, explore the latest advancements in low-carbon technologies, and discuss the economic and […]More details
Net Zero Industry Wales
University of Leeds
Tata Steel Europe
High Value Manufacturing Catapult
Department for Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ)
Join our panel of industry experts for a thought-provoking discussion on the imminent arrival of the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) and its potential impact on the UK metals industry. CBAM poses a crucial question: Is it an opportunity or a threat? During this engaging session, our panelists will delve into the intricacies of CBAM and its implications for the […]More details
In this thought-provoking panel discussion, we draw inspiration from the groundbreaking book “Sustainable Materials with Both Eyes Open” by Allwood, Cullen, et al. to explore the critical importance of adopting sustainable practices in the materials industry. Our panelists will delve into the core principles laid out in the book and their implications for fostering a circular economy, reducing carbon footprints, […]More details
Tata Steel UK
Solar industry: How does the UK metals sector help support the government to reach its 70GW by 2035 ambition?
The panel discussion aims to explore the crucial partnership between the solar industry and the UK metals sector in realising the government’s ambitious target of generating 70GW of solar energy by 2035, building upon the existing 15GW capacity. With the increasing emphasis on renewable energy and the urgent need to combat climate change, the UK government has set an ambitious […]More details
Join us for an enlightening session to explore the transformative power of construction platforms and their impact on shaping the future of construction. In this dynamic discussion, our panelists will delve into the innovative approaches, technologies, and strategies employed by these leading organisations to revolutionise the construction landscape. From modular construction solutions to digitalisation and sustainable practices, we will explore […]More details
Thursday 14th September 2023
This session will focus on the crucial role that UK metals suppliers can play in supporting and accelerating the growth of the offshore wind industry.More details
Join us for an insightful session that celebrates the achievements of leading women in the UK metals industry, while emphasising the importance of creating a more inclusive and diverse business culture that benefits both women and men. Through their stories, we will explore the transformative power of diversity and gender equality in driving innovation, fostering collaboration, and cultivating a more […]More details
Tata Steel UK
Professional Polishing Services
Tata Steel UK
The session focuses on the significant role of metal food cans as an exemplary model for promoting circular economy practices within the packaging industry. With growing concerns about environmental sustainability and waste management, the circular economy approach offers a transformative solution by reimagining waste as a valuable resource.More details
In this thought-provoking panel discussion, we delve into the transformative impact of autonomous vehicles on our future and explore the significant implications this technological revolution holds for metals suppliers. As the automotive industry accelerates towards autonomy, metals suppliers find themselves at the forefront of this paradigm shift, catering to the evolving demands of this dynamic sector.More details
By harnessing the power of our data, the metals industry can thrive, innovate, and play a pivotal role in shaping a sustainable future. The big question is how do we get there? Come an join this interactive panel discussion where we will be tackling this question and discussing the following topics: Where should we start our journey? What are the […]More details