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National Manufacturing Debate

2015 theme: UK Reshoring Capability. 19th - 20th May 2015, Vincent Building, Cranfield University.

During the sixth successful year, this annual event hosted by Cranfield University brings together manufacturing professionals from a range of sectors to discuss and debate current challenges in the industry. The event is designed to encourage networking and collaboration across the sector to enable continued and long-term growth. The 2015 topic is “How do we develop the capability for effective reshoring to the UK?”.

Prior to the Debate day, delegates are able to take part in tours and demonstrations of Cranfield’s impressive facilities and current research. On the day, following a range of presentations from keynote speakers, the National Manufacturing Debate takes place.

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  • Debate Programme

    Information on speakers and content of the National Manufacturing Debate.

  • Previous Debates

    National Manufacturing Debate 2013

    Read about the themes, speakers and content of the four previous National Manufacturing Debates.

  • Videos

    View presentations with keynote speakers from the 2014 Manufacturing Debate, catch up on interviews from previous years, and follow us on Twitter.

  • Contact us

    Patrick McLaughlin
    T: +44 (0)1234 750111 Ext. 5484
    Cranfield University
    MK43 0AL