The National Manufacturing Debate is an annual event hosted by Cranfield University. The event brings together manufacturing professionals from a range of sectors to discuss and debate current challenges in the industry, and encourage networking and collaboration across the sector to enable continued and long-term growth.

2019 NMD Focus: to be announced

The 2018 report will be available shortly.


Debate topics

    To be announced.

    Keynote speakers for 2019

    To be announced.

    National Apprenticeship Competition 21 May 2019

    Preceding the National Manufacturing Debate the annual National Apprenticeship Competition will take place at Cranfield University. If attending the National Manufacturing Debate you are also invited to attend and view the apprenticeship team projects, and visit our manufacturing facilities following a networking lunch and prize giving to the competition winner. Please visit theNational Apprenticeship Competition website for more information. Please indicate on the National Manufacturing Debate registration form if you will be attending this event. 



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