Blueprint for a Global Britain
In partnership with University of Plymouth
Aimed at businesses in the South West who are working in international trade.
The Summit will examine the issues and opportunities in accessing new markets and the debate will help to shape the future of international trade.
In an ever changing business environment, the Institute is working to raise the skills of those involved in international trade by engaging with business and government to explore some of the opportunities that are available to South West business.
9.00am Registration and coffee
Morning session: Brexit and International Trade
9.30am Welcome by the Lesley Batchelor OBE, IOE&IT and Professor Jingjing Xu, University of Plymouth
9.45am Stephen Dilley, Partner at Bond Dickinson
10.05am Siddharth Mukne, Regional Head at UK India Business Council
10.25am John Worthington, CEO at IBT Online
10.45am Coffee break
12.00pm Iman El Sherif, Secretary General at the Egyptian-British Chamber of Commerce
12.20pm Dr Lise Hunter, University of Plymouth - 'UK Enabling Trade index and impact after Brexit'
12.40pm Peter McCann, DataWise Intelligence Ltd
Afternoon session: Enabling the South West International Trade Performance
2.00pm Professor Judith Petts, Vice Chancellor University of Plymouth
2.20pm Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint, President of the IOE&IT
2.40pm Tim Jones, Chairman of Devon & Cornwall Business Council
3.00pm Miles Carden, Aerohub Cornwall
3.20pm Coffee break
3.35pm Dr Andreas Walmsley, University of Plymouth - 'Enterprise Education and Regional Support after Brexit'
3.55pm Alastair Ross, Director at Codexx Associates Ltd - 'Innovating product and service value for global markets'
4.15pm Janakan Sothinathan, University of Plymouth – 'Investigate the effect of internationalisation on the innovation of SMEs in emerging markets'
4.45pm Concluding remarks
5.00pm Drinks reception & Networking
IOE&IT Members - £25 + VAT
Non Members - £50 + VAT
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