Supply Chains and Energy Demand - How can we go low carbon in a manufacturing region?

by Mark Tomlinson, Operations Director of Forgemasters

Speaker event and panel discussion, as part of the University of Sheffield's involvement in national Climate Week, 21st-27th March

Talk from 6.00pm and discussion from 6.45pm

Panellists - Mark Tomlinson (Forgemasters), Nick Tovey (Wardell Armstrong, former Head of Sheffield Chamber of Commerce), Professor Lenny Koh (The University of Sheffield, Low Carbon Supply Chain), Edward Highfield (Director of Economy, Skills and Enterprise at Sheffield City Council).

Chair - Professor Richard Jones (Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Research & Innovation, The University of Sheffield)

ABSTRACT:

Given the importance of manufacturers and heavy industry to the Sheffield region, both in economic and carbon-cutting terms, it is perhaps surprising that we rarely discuss the work they are doing towards a low carbon future.

With that in mind, our primary carbon-cutting speaker is Mark Tomlinson,Operations Director at Sheffield Forgemasters. Few people are better placed to understand, from an insider perspective, the importance of industry cutting carbon and forging a sustainable future for Sheffield.

His speech will be followed by a panel discussion, and audience Q&A. Don't miss your chance to quiz experts from industry, academia and local government,on exactly how a manufacturing region like ours can face up to the challenges of a low carbon future.

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