Organiser: The University of Warwick
Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 -
07:45 to 10:00
Address:
The Slate” near Radcliffe House, The University of Warwick, CV4 7SH Coventry
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Tuesday 28 March 2017
“The Slate” near Radcliffe House,
The University of Warwick, 
Coventry CV4 7SH

(Free parking available at Radcliffe House and Scarman House) Maps

Programme details:

7:45am: Refreshments available

8.00am-8.05am: Welcome/Introduction by Professor Simon Swain (Pro-Vice-Chancellor)

Chairing the event: Mark Harrison (Professor of Economics)

Part 1: Introductory presentations on pillars of the industrial strategy:

8.05am-8.15am:

Nigel Driffield (Professor at Warwick Business School, University of Warwick)
“Encouraging trade and inward investment policy”

8.15am-8.25am:

Nicholas Crafts CBE (Professor of Economics and Director of the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE), University of Warwick)
“Cultivating world-leading sectors”

Part 2: The Post-Brexit Industrial Strategy: challenges and opportunities

8.25am-8.35am
Richard Butler (CBI)
“Challenges and opportunities for large firms in the West Midlands in a post-Brexit world”

8.35am-8.45am

Ashley Shackleton Head of Public Affairs for the British Chambers of Commerce
“Challenges and opportunities for small and medium-sized firms in the West Midlands in a post-Brexit world”

 
8.45am-9.15am: Roundtable discussion with the four speakers and Q&A from the floor

9.15am - 10.00am Networking reception and breakfast

This event is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and
was organized by Sascha O. Becker, CAGE Research Director