EMCON 2023 fringe Events

We’re delighted to welcome our colleagues from the University of Sunderland, Engineering Together, the Women’s Engineering Society Tyne Tees Cluster and Muckle LLP to EMCON 23 as hosts of our series of fringe events.

We have three sessions planned that focus on some of the most pressing issues and biggest challenges faced by the engineering & manufacturing sector at present: Maintenance & Operations; Recruitment & Retention and Procurement & ESG.

8.45 – 10.00    North East Maintenance Forum           Hosted by University of Sunderland

Come and join us for breakfast and listen to Rob Cook, Senior Engineering Manager for Marelli Automotive, one of the world’s leading global independent suppliers to the automotive sector and Aidan Roche from Suez Environmental who specialise in innovations for circular water and waste solutions. Rob and Aidan will be presenting on all things maintenance management, sharing good practice and answering your questions

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13.00 – 14.00   Increasing the size of your talent pool and plugging the leaks   Hosted by Engineering Together and the Women’s Engineering Society Tyne Tees Cluster

Open to anyone involved or interested in the attraction, recruitment or retention of staff within the engineering & manufacturing sector. Hear tangible solutions and good practice from engineering & manufacturing colleagues on the attraction, recruitment & retention of a more diverse workforce. Strike a balance between hiring for ease of integration with bringing in different perspectives. Promote diversity, actively seek candidates from different backgrounds and create rounded innovative teams.

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14.30 – 15.30   Shaping Tomorrow’s Supply Chains: Procurement Law Dynamics and ESG Imperatives Hosted by Muckle LLP

Alison Walton, Partner at Muckle LLP and a Legal 500 UK ‘Recommended Lawyer’, will deliver an overview on the practical changes coming to the law surrounding public sector procurement and how this will impact on those who write and bid for tenders. The event will also look at the increasing importance of Environmental and Social Governance (ESG) in procurement and supply chains.

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Thanks to all our hosts

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