Primary Engineer Launch at EEF Ltd

8th February 2013 Gateshead

Discover why STEM subjects are at the very heart of developing the next generation of engineers.

Primary Engineer is an initiative aimed at primary school aged children. It is intended to stimulate pupils’ interest in areas of engineering and encourage them to take an inquisitive approach in other STEM subjects.

EEF members in the North East are sponsoring a number of primary schools to help achieve this aim. Through their commitment of financial support and by providing trained technical staff, who will mentor in the class room, members are making a positive contribution to building the next generation of technologically inspired and motivated engineers.

We are giving members the opportunity to join us at the launch of Primary Engineer free of charge, be recognised for their participation in supporting the initiative and share experiences of The Primary Engineer with other attendees.

This event also provides an opportunity to see the Bloodhound Rocket Car - a project that has been designed to facilitate the next generation of Scientists, Technologists, Engineers and Mathematicians.

Who Should Attend?

  • Chief Executives
  • Managing Directors
  • HR Directors

Why Attend?

  • Get connected
  • Gain insight from key speakers
  • Network and share best practice
Capacity limit: 100

Places are limited and on a first come first served basis. We reserve the right to limit the number of people per company attending this event.


Speakers

  • Terry Scuoler, CEO, EEF Ltd
  • Chi Onwurah, MP, Shadow Minister for Business, Innovation and Skills (Innovation, Science and Digital Infrastructure)
  • Susan Scurlock, CEO, Primary Engineer programme 

Programme

11.00 Registration, refreshments and networking

11.15 Welcome and introductions
         Terry Scuoler, CEO, EEF Ltd
         TBC Primary Participation

11.25 Opening the programme
         Chi Onwurah, MP

11.30 Remarks by Primary Engineer
         Susan Scurlock, CEO, Primary Engineer programme

11.40 Networking and Tour of the Bloodhound Rocket Car project

12.00 Close

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