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Building your talent pipeline

Equate Scotland & Semta
Institute of Mechanical Engineers, 105 West George Street, Glasgow, G2 1QL
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 09:30 to 13:00

Nearly 18% of companies in the engineering and manufacturing sectors report problems arising from skills gaps.  Getting more women into engineering must be a key priority for forward thinking companies that want to tackle this issue and grow their business.

Semta and Equate Scotland are delighted to invite you to a free half-day seminar for engineering and manufacturing employers focusing on what you can do to help develop the next generation of female engineers and tackle the skills gap.

Running Order

09.30: Coffee & Registration

10.00: Introduction

10.15: Susan Scurlock, Primary Engineer - Building effective and productive links with local schools

10.45: Fiona Mackenzie, West College - Modern Apprentices - developing a loyal and reliable workforce:

11.15: Break

11.30: Stewart McKinlay, University of Strathclyde - A novel approach to graudate entry into engineering from Strathclyde's Engineering Academy

12.00: Q&A

12.30: Business Networking Lunch

**If you would like to come along to the seminar, please register by 11th November

The seminar is being hosted by Semta and Equate Scotland as part of our joint Women in Engineering project, from which many employers are already benefiting.  You can find out more about the project on the Equate Scotland website and more about the work that Semta does to support in engineering and advanced manufacturing on the Semta website.

If you have any questions about the seminar, or other ways in which the Women in Engineering project can support your business, please contact Lindsay Isaacs, Equate Scotland on l.isaacs@napier.ac.uk or Robert Bruce, Semta on robert.bruce@semta.org.uk