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Leading Business by Design Summit, June 2015 - Exclusive KTN discount rate!

The demand to reduce costs while increasing productivity and ensuring quality products means your profit margins are constantly at risk. To lower this risk, forward-thinking businesses are investing more time and money into design methodologies, resulting in significant cost reductions.
 
Design Council’s Leading Business by Design Summit will explore how design methods and tools are being used to drive positive change within UK manufacturing businesses and their supply chains. When implemented correctly, design-led thinking can increase productivity, raise employee engagement, reduce waste and decrease costs.
 
The day will consist of a series of expert panel discussions, each with plenty of time for questions and interaction. Follow this link to download the full agenda >>
 
KTN members receive £100 off the standard ticket price – quote KTN when registering here >> http://lbbd15.eventbrite.com/?aff=KTN
 
You will learn:
 
  • how design skills can future-proof your business
  • how and why successful manufacturing businesses are strategically using design
  • a new approach to supply chain innovation
  • the latest insights from leading thinkers and brand new research
 
Speakers include:
 
  • Dick Elsy, Chief Executive – High Value Manufacturing Catapult
  • Lee Hopley, Chief Economist – EEF
  • Richard Baker, Head of Supplier Engineering – Rolls-Royce
  • Stephen Boyd Davis, Professor of Design Research – Royal College of Art
  • Richard De Cani, Managing Director of Planning – Transport for London
  • Chris Guy, Engineering Manager – Hydro Systems
  • Julia King, Vice Chancellor – Aston University
  • Kirsty Lang, Broadcaster and Journalist
  • John Male, Managing Director – Lloyds Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre
  • Pietro Micheli, Associate Professor of Organisational Performance – Warwick Business School
  • Paul Priestman, Co-founding Director – PriestmanGoode
  • Caroline Simcock, Global Head of Compliance & Approvals – Dyson
  • Phil Swash, CEO – GKN Land Systems
 
Who should attend:
 
•             Managing Directors, Chairmen and Vice Presidents in manufacturing and their suppliers
•             Heads of manufacturing / R&D / technology / engineering / purchasing / procurement
•             Policymakers in central and local government
•             Designers working in or for manufacturing firms
 
Exclusive KTN rate!
 
Quote KTN to receive £100 off the standard rate >> http://lbbd15.eventbrite.com/?aff=KTN
 
 
 
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