Midland Engineering Dinner 2018

Event synopsis

Outcomes:

Attendees 270

Exhibitors 12

Young Engineer engagement:

Photographers – two from 6th Form College to take active photographs

Meet & Greet JCB apprentices - 10 (50/50 male female) also fronted exhibits and explained science behind same.

Exhibits:

3 Universities, 2 SME’s, 5 LQE’s, 2 recruitment.

 

Exhibiting:

SME’s and academic institutions showcasing the products/technologies

 

2018 Dyson UK prize winners exhibit Urban wind turbine – “O Wind”.

2018 University design challenge Midland area winners, Warwick University

JCB and Aston Martin

Siemens, Severn Trent,

Hadley Metals, AE Aerospace

Perkins

Apex, Jonathan Lee

 

Senior Engineers and Attendees:

Tim Burnhope, Chief Innovation & Growth Officer at JCB.

Colin Brown, CEO of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

Tony Roache President of the Institution of Mechanical engineers

Other PEI’s (IET, ICE, IStructE) institutions

Senior engineers from various Engineering Groups

Consultancies

All universities represented.

 

Primary Feedback: Very encouraging – overall positive feedback.



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