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German British Forum


Tom Urwin, Head of Finance & Administration UK/Ireland, BASF

Presentation This will cover the “Finance Digitalisation Roadmap” that BASF has embarked on. Covering the timeline of development,..

Alison Mitchell, Executive Director, Sensor City

Alison is an experienced Director skilled in delivering complex programmes, new product development, marketing and Go-to-market Strategies...

Burkhard Sommer, Deputy Head Maritime Competence Center, PwC

Presentation: smartPORT, Hamburg Digitalisation and the convergence between the physical and digital world – often called Internet of..

Terry Scuoler CBE, CEO of manufacturers’ organisation EEF

Biography Following graduation from Glasgow University with a degree in economics, Terry Scouler attended the Royal Military Academy at..

David Swan, CTO, Tharsus

PRESENTATION: Robot warehouse management: Big efficiencies, new jobs As we progress toward the uncharted territory of the 4th Industrial..

Lynn Collins, NW Regional Secretary, TUC

Lynn was appointed Regional Secretary of the TUC in the North West in 2013, the first woman to hold that position. By background Lynn is a..

Stephen Brambley, Director of Public Affairs, GAMBICA

The impact of digitalisation on jobs and the economy Looking at the findings of several key academic and research studies, this session..

Lucy Hudson, Transport for the North

The presentation will cover the implications of the rise of innovative technology within the Freight and Logistics Sector and how this is..

Kieran Ring, Chief Executive, Institute of Global Logistics

Biography Kieran Ring is the Chief Executive Officer of the Global Institute of Logistics which he founded in 2003 with members of the..

Prof. Alan McKinnon, Kühne Logistics University

Logistics 4.0: its Implications for the logistics labour market and future skill requirements. Logistics 4.0 has become the collective term..