Midlands Enterprise Universities launch Event, 4 October 2016

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Midlands Enterprise Universities is a new partnership of seven universities working together to drive economic growth in line with Midlands Engine Priorities.


The seven Universities are: Birmingham City University, Coventry University, De Montfort University, University of Derby, University of Lincoln, Nottingham Trent University and University of Wolverhampton.

We are strong anchor institutions, with a commitment to supporting employers, people and communities in the Midlands to thrive. In partnership we will upskill, innovate and support enterprise, to drive growth, and help meet the Midlands Engine ambition to create 300,000 new jobs.

You are invited to their launch event!

  • You will hear from businesses on challenges they face to increase productivity in the Midlands
  • You will engage in a debate with Vice Chancellors from Midlands Enterprise Universities responding to the challenges from business
  • You will find out more about Midlands Enterprise Universities and how the partnership will help meet the ambitions of the Midlands Engine

We would be delighted if you could join us at our launch event:
Tuesday 4th October, 2016, 10:00-12:00, Birmingham City University. 

Event Agenda (AM)

10:00-10:30   Registration & refreshments

10:30-10:40   Introduction to Midlands Enterprise Universities

10:40-11:00   Challenges to growth and productivity

Views from business.  Speakers include Steve Middlebrough (Director of Service Engineering, Siemens) and Stuart Senior (Director, Gleeds).

11:00-11:30  How can MEU can support economic growth and productivity?

Panel debate: Professor Cliff Allan, Vice Chancellor Birmingham City University; Professor John Latham, Vice Chancellor Coventry University; Professor Mary Stuart, Vice Chancellor University of Lincoln.

11:30-12:00   Networking & Refreshments

Please visit their website to register: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/midlands-enterprise-universities-transforming-lives-and-delivering-growth-tickets-27520862641?ct=t%28MEU_launch_event_invitation_ACTUAL_SEND9_8_2016%29&mc_eid=f3096b45d7&mc_cid=96a84bcc6a