New WMG networking event explores the world of metals processing and characterisation

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The Materials Innovation Network Interaction Meeting (MINIM) is a networking event aimed at bringing together finished product manufacturers, intermediary part and processing companies along with other manufacturing-related groups with a common interest in metallic composites and materials, and ceramics. MINIM will enable members to keep updated on the latest news, developments and technological innovations associated with using and processing existing and emerging materials. It aims to provide a stimulating and inspiring environment for best-practice sharing, collaboration and networking. 

Our inaugural event will take place on Wednesday 18th May 2017, 6.15pm - 9.15pm at WMG's impressive International Institute for Product and Service Innovation at the University of Warwick, in Coventry.

We invite you to come and find out more about the latest materials research from WMG, current industry trends and future technologies whilst meeting and collaborating with other likeminded businesses and colleagues from the WMG SME Group.  

Wednesday 18th May 2017 - Exploring the world of metals processing and characterisation

The Agenda will be as follows:

6.15pm  Arrival, registration, food and drinks

7.00pm  Welcome & Introduction,  Dr Paul Lansdell, WMG, University of Warwick (event host)

7.05pm Professor Claire Davis, Tata Steel Chair in Thermo-mechanical Processing
'An Overview of Advanced Steels activities’

7.20pm Dr Juliette Soulard, Associate Professor, Electric Machines
'Clean Steels for Electric Motors'

7.35pm  Mr Zen Cassinath, Advanced Metal Castings Ltd
'Semisolid metal processing technology'

7.50pm  Dr Michaela Kendall, School of Metallurgy and Materials, University of Birmingham/Adelan
'Hydrogen Fuel Cells'

8.05pm  WMG SME Group Updates and News

8.30pm  Networking

9.15pm  Close

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Please contact the WMG SME Group should you have any queries about this forthcoming event:

Email: [email protected] 
Tel: 02476 574 299   

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