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Sustainable Manufacturing in the Global Economy

Sustainable Manufacturing In The Global Economy

Are you interested in sustainable manufacturing and where the future direction lies? If so, join emita in partnership with the University of Nottingham Institute for Enterprise and Innovation (UNIEI) for a FREE evening seminar designed to give a flavour of global manufacturing and what we understand by sustainability in this context.

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Sustainable manufacturing flyer

Sir Colin Campbell Building (Room B03), Jubilee Campus, University of Nottingham,
Wed 22nd Apr 2009, 17:30 to 19:15

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Are you interested in sustainable manufacturing and where the future direction lies? If so, join emita in partnership with the University of Nottingham Institute for Enterprise and Innovation (UNIEI) for a FREE evening seminar designed to give a flavour of global manufacturing and what we understand by sustainability in this context.Here sustainability could, for example, be outsourcing to make cost savings and boost productivity. However, this raises the issue of the concept of sustainability from a ‘green’ perspective.
 
The event will be held on Wednesday 22 April with a key presentation from Nabil Gindy, Professor of Advanced Manufacturing Technology at the University of Nottingham. By way of example Charles Cannon from local company, Ransomwood Estate Ltd, will give his view and experiences of sustainable manufacturing.

 

17h30

Registration and light refreshments

18h00  

Welcome and Introduction
Martin Binks, Professor of Entrepreneurial Development and Director of Institute for Enterprise and Innovation, Nottingham University Business School

18h05

Key Presentation
Nabil Gindy, Professor of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham

18h30

A Local Company's views and experiences of Sustainable Manufacturing

18h50

Q&A and Discussion

19h10

Closing Remarks and Thanks
Gerry Blacoe MBE, Chairman, emita

19h15

Networking Buffet and Close

 The seminar will take place at the Sir Colin Campbell Building (Room B03), Jubilee Campus, University of Nottingham and places are free of charge. To register you can either book online, e-mail us or contact Elizabeth on 0115 947 1767. 

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