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WMG Ready for Electrification Network

WMG Ready for Electrification Network

RTC North, Sunderland, SR5 3XB
Wednesday 25th September 2019
12:00 – 15:30

WMG is running a programme to support UK manufacturers that are currently supplying or have an interest in supplying to the EV sector.

Do you want to:
  • Find out about the current electric vehicle (EV) market and growing opportunities for component suppliers?
  • Hear from companies who have moved into this market?
  • Find out about the support available to help you become part of the EV supply chain?
The Ready for Electrification programme will:
  • Develop a UK supply base for the current and future EV market
  • Offer practical and technical support to businesses
  • Connect the whole supply chain from SME to OEM
  • Help UK manufacturers to understand the challenges and get ready for the opportunities




12:00– 12:45

Arrival, registration, lunch & networking


12:45– 13:00

Supply Chain North East Welcome

Event Welcome

Alan Whittaker

Simon Garwood

13:00 – 13:15

The EV Market: Growth and Opportunities. WMG

Martin Dowson

13:15 – 13:30

Opportunities for chemical companies in automotive battery manufacture. E4Tech.

Adam Chase

13:30– 13:50

Industry Presentation:Recycling and reuse: Ready for a life beyond Electrification, RS Bruce Ltd.

Sam Haig

13:50 – 14:05

Industry Presentation: AVID Technology Group

Ryan Maughan

14:05– 14:10

Introduction to the SMMT

John McLellan-Grant

14:10 – 14:25

Ready for Electrification Project

Caroline Guest

14:25 – 14:45


All Speakers

14:45 – 15:30




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