NDI Conference: Growth through innovation | EEF

NDI Conference: Growth through innovation

This conference will bring together 250 suppliers, buyers and decision makers from Government, MOD and the Defence, Aerospace, Space and Security industries.

Find out about current innovation programmes from key note speakers and themed breakout sessions. Confirmed innovation breakouts will be led by MOD Commercial Director, Satellite Applications Catapult & Defence Solutions Centre. 

Day 2 is a meet the buyer session with pre-arranged meetings with buyers and innovators. 

Who should attend?

  • Any national organisation with an innovative product or service
  • Small companies: MD, Manufacturing, Operations, Engineering, Product Design Managers/Directors
  • Mid-corporate: Operations, Engineering, Product Design Managers/Directors, R&D
  • Those with responsibility for leading or delivering company growth via new product design
  • EEF members and non members

Why attend?

  • Hear from Government about innovation programmes

  • Attend relevant innovation breakout sessions that are of interest to your business

  • Network with speakers, exhibitors and buyers at the black tie dinner at Coombe Abbey

  • Pre-arranged appointments at the meet the buyer session

  • Showcase your innovating products and services across both days by exhibiting


13th October 2016 
08:00 Delegate registration 
09:00 Conference opening and welcome - Andy Collier, Director, NDI
9:10 Conference welcome - Rt Hon Lord Hutton of Furness, NDI Patron
9:20 Ministerial Keynote Address
9:45 Rolls Royce - Hamid Mughal (Director of Manufacturing)
10:15 MOD - Steven Morgan (MOD Commercial Director)
10:45 Raytheon UK - Richard Daniel (CEO Raytheon UK)
11:15 Coffee Break
11:45 UKTI DSO
On completion Audience interaction
12:15 BAE Systems (Naval Ships)
12:45 Home Office
13:15 Networking Lunch
14:30 - 16:30 Breakout and seminars
19:00 Drinks reception 
20:00  Black tie dinner

14th October 2016 
08:00 - 09:00 Delegate registration (for those not registered on Day 1)
09:00  B2B meetings – an opportunity to meet buyers, innovators, company representatives and officials
13:00 Networking lunch
14:00 Close
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