Thu, 19 Aug 2021 10:00:00 GMTThu, 19 Aug 2021 11:00:00 GMT

Join us as we discuss how the region can prepare for the future workforce and skills shortages in the Advanced Manufacturing sector.


  • NEAA welcome
  • Mind the gap! Getting to grips with the future workforce and skills shortages facing advanced manufacturing – a North East perspective - Infinite Perspective

An independent view of the skills crisis facing the UK and how this impacts advanced manufacturing in the North East, within the context of emerging technologies, digitalisation, and new investment.

  • Sector Update - Ian Green, Global Skills Training Manager, Nissan Motor Manufacturing United Kingdom

Nissan’s announcement that every North East child will be offered a place on a Nissan Skills Foundation event is a fantastic opportunity for all to be involved. Hear more about this from Ian Green.

  • Gender disparity in engineering and building a diverse engineering workforce through Tomorrow’s Engineers Code - Moira Shaftoe, Business Partnership Manager - North East Region, Engineering UK

Launched in October 2020, The Code is a commitment to work towards common goals to increase the diversity and number of young people entering engineering careers.

  • Advance Northumberland business support - Graeme Blyth, Employment Engagement Coordinator, Advance Northumberland & Lisa Harwood , Business Growth and Investment Manager, Advance Northumberland

Learn more about how Advance Northumberland can support you and your organisation with your skills requirements.

  • Q&A


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