The Business Isle of Man Agency is set to host the first joint Aerospace Cluster Summit in 2019. Members of the Isle of Man Aerospace Cluster (IOMAC), North West Aerospace Alliance (NWAA), and Enterprise Ireland Aerospace will come together to network, build B2B relationships, and create opportunities between clusters.
It is set to be a fantastic 2-day summit with networking opportunities, industry updates for each cluster group, interactive workshop sessions to maximise collaboration, and site tours around IOMAC member businesses.
The full agenda is as follows:
Wednesday 16th January – Lower ground floor
18:00 Arrival and Registration
18:30 Drinks & Networking
19:30 Welcome and Business Isle of Man Update
Minister Lawrence Skelly – Department for Enterprise
Adrian Moore – Head of Business Isle of Man
20:00 Carvery Dinner
Thursday 17th January – Main Conference Room
08:30 Registration & Refreshments
09:00 Welcome, Industry Update
Dr. David Bailey, CEO, North West Aerospace Alliance
09:20 Cluster updates across the island or Ireland (Chaired by Sean Long – Enterprise Ireland)
Emerald Aero Group – Gerry Reynolds
Shannon Group – IASC – John Drysdale
Causeway Aero Group – Michael Rice
10:00 Isle of Man Aerospace Update
Kirree Gooberman, IOM Aerospace Cluster Manager
10:20 Refreshments break
10:40 Interactive workshop sessions, to maximise collaboration & networking opportunities
13:00 LUNCH & NETWORKING
14:15 Option Site Tour - including AMTC, Triumph, MPO, West Atlantic
18:30 Return to Comis - Free evening to network…
Don’t miss out. Join us….and book your ticket now!
The three clusters plan to meet again later in 2019 when NWAA and Enterprise Ireland will take their turn to host. Dates and locations TBC - keep an eye out for tickets later in the year.
IOMAC website www.aerospace.co.im
Business Isle of Man www.businessisleofman.im