Events

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The SC21 Achieving Supply Chain Excellence events are aimed at helping you to improve your business in the global Supply Chain. These events provide an excellent networking opportunity and give attendees the chance to meet with the ADS SC21 project team, representatives from SMEs, primes and Government. The agenda usually covers:

  • Senior industry key note speakers
  • UK industry performance award presentations
  • Updates on major industry growth and innovation projects
  • SC21 programme update
  • A focused networking opportunity to meet senior supply chain companies
  • Case study examples of best practice from industry.

 

SC21 NEXT EVENT

 

  • Date to be confirmed – the SC21 PO is accepting suggestions, please contact Marika De Rosa for comments.

SC21 PAST EVENTS

  • “What would help the ‘Levelling Up’ agenda?” at the Advanced Engineering Event at NEC (Covid19 measures permitting), scheduled for 3 November 2021.
  • Date: Wednesday 3 November 2021
  • Presentation from:
    • Colin Hart & Marika De Rosa, ADS Group (Click here to download it).
    • John Kite, UK MoD (Click here to download it).
    • Ross Harrison, Babcock Marine and Naval Nuclear (Click here to download it).
    • Andy Gauler, Righton Blackburn (Click here to download it).
    • Pete Cracknell, BAE Systems (Click here to download it).
    • Ian Bouquet-Taylor, AE Aerospace (Click here to download it).
  • Photos from the event: Available here asap.
  • Event survey: Click here to provide your feedback
  • Cut-off date to get an award for this event is: 20 October 2021
  • SC21 Achieving Supply Chain Event in ’21: “To 2035 and beyond – Building Skills to support the next era of flight”. Hear from leading customers and SC21 performance achievers on their improvements. Online event
  • Date: Friday 16 July 2021
  • Presentation: Click here to download it.
  • Video award winners: Click here to watch it.
  • Video Russ Armitage and Colin Hart: Click here to watch it.
  • Information about SC21 Operational Excellence (OE): Click here.
  • Information about SC21 Competitiveness & Growth (C&G): Click here.
  • Information about AGP Skills Working Group: Click here.
  • Recording: Click here to watch.
  • Event survey: Click here to provide your feedback.
  • SC21 Achieving Supply Chain Event in ’21: “Building Sustainable Supply Chains for the 21st Century“. Hear from leading customers and SC21 performance achievers on their plans for recovery. Online event
  • Date: Thursday 15 April 2021
  • Agenda: Click here for the agenda.
  • Presentation:
    • Aviation Sustainability and Aerospace’s Response – Sameer Savani (click here)
    • Responsible & Sustainable business – What’s in it for me – Dr Sam Healy (click here)
    • Digital Techniques to Improve Competitiveness – John Pattinson (click here)
    • Introducing the value of Salesforce for the Manufacturing Supply Chain – Nigel Thomas (click here)
  • UK Aviation Net Zero Action Plan (in ADS Members Area): Click here to download it.
  • Aviation & Climate Change paper (in ADS Members Area): Click here to download it.
  • ADS Aerospace 4.0 Group: Information on this Special Interest Group are available here.
  • Video award winners: Click here to watch it.
  • Video introduction Winner’s Experience Panel – Joanne Liddle – IPC Mouldings: Click here to watch it.
  • C&G Main Gate companies and social media to stay connected with SC21: Click here to see the slides.
  • More information about SC21 Competitiveness & Growth (C&G): Click here.
  • Information about SC21 Operational Excellence (OE): Click here.
  • Recording: Click here to watch the recording of the webinar.
  • Event survey: Click here to provide your feedback.
  • Cut-off date to get an award for this event is: Wednesday 10 March 2021.
  • Webinar: SC21 – Improving your credibility with OEM Customers through supply chain excellence
  • Date: Thursday 25 June 2020
  • Recording: Click here to watch the recording of the webinar.
  • Webinar: SC21 C&G – Aerospace SMEs – Funding to Improve Competitiveness and Growth in the “New Normal”
  • Date: Tuesday 19 May 2020
  • Recording: Click here to watch the recording of the webinar.
  • Presentation: Click here to see the presentation
  • Date: Wednesday 30 October 2019
  • Venue: Advanced Engineering Event, Aero Engineering (O92b), NEC, Birmingham
  • Presentation: Click here  to see the presentation
  • Photographs: Click here to see the photos of the event. Some more will be uploaded soon.
  • Press release: Click here to read the press release
  • Date: Wednesday 15 May 2019
  • Venue: Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), Coventry
  • Agenda: Click here  to read the agenda
  • Presentation: Click here  to see the presentation
  • Photographs: Click here to see the photos of the event
  • Press release: Click here to read the press release
  • Date: Thursday 19 July 2018
  • Venue: Innovate 1, Media Centre, Farnborough Airshow
  • Agenda: Click here  to read the agenda
  • Presentation: Click here  to see the presentation
  • Video case studies (A&G Precision, Moyola and Denroy): Available soon
  • Photographs: Click here to see the photos of the event
  • Press release: Click here to read the press release
  • Article on Prime Minister announcing £20 million funding for productivity: Click here to read the article
  • We value your feedback: Please participate to our Survey to leave your feedback about the July 2018 event.
  • FINN video highlights of Farnborough Airshow 2018: Link 1 and link 2.

 

  • Date: Tuesday and Wednesday 30-31 January 2018
  • Venue: Titanic Centre, Belfast
  • Agenda: Click here  to read the agenda
  • Main Presentation: Click here  to see the main presentation
  • Breakout session presentation
    • New Technologies (NATEP) – Harriet Wollerton, ADS Group; Michael Curran, Bombardier; Peter Quigley, CCP Gransden; Pat Doyle, Invest Northern Ireland: Click here to see it (available in the next few days)
    • Best Practices – John Irwin, Denroy Plastics: Click here to see it
    • Counterfeit Avoidance – Alan Ovens, Leonardo MW: Click here to see it
    • Business Ethics – John Burbidge-King, Interchange Solutions: Click here to see it
  • Photographs: Click here to see the photos of the event
  • Press release: Click here to read the press release
  • BBC Five Live radio cast: Click here to listen to it at 17:50 (BBC iPlayer login required).
  • How would you rate your experience? Please participate to our Survey to leave your feedback about the January 2018 event.

 

   
  • Date: Tuesday 11 July 2017
  • Venue: KPMG, Bristol, BS1 4BE, South West England
  • Agenda: Click here to read the agenda
  • Main Presentation: Click here (part 1) and here (part 2) to see the main presentation
  • Links to the reports that were mentioned in the KPMG presentations: Brexit Navigator, UK CEO Outlook 2017, Industry 4.0: Beyond the Hype
  • Breakout session presentation – Maximising the value of your Supply Chain: Click here to see it
  • Breakout session presentation – Manufacturing Excellence: Click here to see it
  • Breakout session presentation – Ensuring your business operates Ethically: Click here to see it
  • Breakout session presentation – European Union General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR)
  • Photographs: Click here to see the photos of the event
  • Press release: Click here to read the press release
  • Date: Wednesday 29 March 2017
  • Venue: The SSE Swalec, Cardiff, CF11 9XR, South Wales
  • Agenda: Click here to read the agenda
  • Photographs: Click here to see the photos of the event
  • Presentation: Click here to see the presentations
  • Press release: Click here to read it
  • Date: Tuesday 8 November 2016
  • Venue: The Manufacturing Technology Centre, Pilot Way, Ansty Park, Coventry, CV7 9JU
  • Agenda: Click here to read the agenda
  • Photographs: Click here to see the photos of the event
  • Presentation: Click here to see the presentation
  • Venue: Farnborough Air Show
  • Photographs: Click here to see the photos of the event
  • Presentation: Click here to see the presentation