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Global Supply Chains in a Post-Brexit Era

Tuesday | 8 May 2018

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Have you considered the impact of Brexit on your supply chains?

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to our Global Supply Chain Debate: Global Supply Chains in a Post-Brexit Era, on Tuesday 8 May 2018, at the University of Warwick.

The aim of the event, is to provide an opportunity for organisations to systematically consider the implications of Brexit to their supply chains.

  • Reflect on a unique range of expert perspectives on the implications of Brexit to different aspects of the supply chain
  • Consider in more detail the supply chain implications of alternative Brexit scenarios, in a workshop by Pinsent Masons
  • Identify critical supply chain issues and question an expert panel as to how these issues may be addressed
  • Create a network and community of professionals with an interest in protecting their business against the alternative futures Brexit may present

This event is a must for any business wanting to ensure they are prepared to harness the opportunities, and limit the risks that Brexit may pose to their supply chain.


Starting at 9:30am, morning sessions will include:

  • Brexit: Opportunities and Challenges for UK Industrial Strategy
  • Brexit: Implications for Global Supply Chains
  • Perspectives on Brexit: Supply Chain Orchestration and Planning, Procurement, Manufacturing, Logistics, Support Chain

After lunch, afternoon sessions will include:

  • Legal implications of Brexit
  • Brexit Scenarios: Implications for Global Supply Chains
  • Global Supply Chain Debate
  • Succeeding in the Post-Brexit Era
  • Networking and drinks

Among our confirmed speakers and panel members are:

  • Tim Sherwell from AstraZeneca, Regional Supply Director for Europe, and key member of the AZ Brexit team
  • David Leighton from Associated British Ports, Group Head of Corporate Affairs, and a leading player in discussions with government in the UK and Brussels about the UK’s role as a Maritime Nation and the impact of Brexi

Following the networking drinks, there will be a three-course dinner, with a talk by David Rea, Chief Economist, JLR.

For more details and to register, please visit this link: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/wmg/research/scip/networking/globalsupplychaindebate2018/

We hope you will be able to join us for a very exciting day and an entertaining evening!


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University of Warwick
Coventry, United Kingdom
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