Full speed ahead: maintaining UK excellence in motorsport and aerospace - Business, Innovation and Skills Committee Contents


Annex: Visit Programmes


BRISTOL: TUESDAY 27 OCTOBER 2009

Tour of GKN Filton.

Tour of GKN Easter Compton site to view development of A350 XWB project.

Presentation by Airbus on skills and research.

Tour of Composite Centre and presentation by EADS.

Tour of A380 landing gear factory.

Tour of A400M factory.

TOULOUSE: TUESDAY 10 NOVEMBER 2009

Meeting with M. Rainier Ohler, Senior Vice-President, Public Affairs and Communication, Airbus.

Presentation by Airbus on WTO dispute and export credit.

Working lunch hosted by Mr Tom Williams, EVP Programmes & Senior National Representative, Airbus UK.

Tour of A330 and A380 Final Assembly Lines.

Working dinner hosted by British Consul, Alastair Roberts, British Consulate.

NORTHAMPTON: TUESDAY 23 NOVEMBER 2009

Meeting with Richard Phillips, Managing Director of Silverstone and Emma Thomson, Consultant Development Manager.

Tour of Silverstone Circuit.

Meeting with Professor Kambiz Kayvantash PhD, EMBA (HEC) Head of Centre for Automotive Technology & Director of Cranfield Impact Centre School of Applied Sciences, Cranfield University.

Meeting with Mel Johnson, Engineering Director of Docking Engineering, Jon Hilton, Managing Partner of Flybrid Systems and Simon Dowson, Director of Delta Motorsport.

Meeting with Graham Miller, Director of Special Projects and Wind Tunnel Operations, Brawn GP Formula One Team.

DERBY: MONDAY 18 JANUARY 2010

Meeting with Directors of Rolls-Royce.

Tour of Turbine Blade production facility and Manufacturing Exhibition.

Tour of New Engine production facility.

Lunch with Rolls-Royce apprentices & graduates.

Tour of Operations Room.


 
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