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 Date:              Tuesday 01 May 2012
Location:      Museum of Science & Industry
Time:             Registration with exhibition & networking from 08:30

                        Event starts at 09.30. 

                        Event finishes at 15:15.

What are the trends that will shape the business environment in the future?  What do business leaders start planning for now?  Where are the opportunities to gain business advantage today and ensure continued success tomorrow? 

 Join other business leaders to learn from inspiring speakers, debate the issues and find new ways to collaborate and maximise the benefits for your business and our local communities.

 The Summit will feature:

  • An interactive session that helps delegates to ‘vision the future’
  • Facilitated roundtable discussions to identify practical actions and collaborations to accelerate the transition to a more sustainable and profitable future for business
  • Input and involvement from Local Enterprise Partnerships
 Speakers include:

  • Chris Matthews, Head of Sustainability at United Utilities (Chair)
  • Mike Blackburn, VP Strategy and Planning, Government and Health at BT Global Services and Chair of Greater Manchester LEP
  • Juergen Maier, Managing Director, Siemens UK and Ireland
  • Jackie Arnold, Head of Finance BAE Systems, Submarine Solutions and Deputy Chair of Cumbria LEP
  • Mike Berners-Lee, Small World Consulting, Sustainability advisor to Booths Supermarkets and Author of ‘How bad are bananas?  The Carbon Footprint of Everything’.
  • Brad Blundell, Director, WSP Environment and Energy
  • Anthony Hatton, Development Director, Peel Energy

 To Register, please go to http://www.bitc.org.uk/events/nw_sfs.html