How can policy makers, government, educators and other organisations help – or avoid hindering – progress in manufacturing? How can we deal with risk and help realise the visions we imagine for London, and the UK? How can we overcome industry, economic, and financial barriers?

How can policy makers, government, educators and other organisations help – or avoid hindering – progress? How can we deal with risk and help realise the visions we imagine for London, and the UK? How can we overcome industry, economic, and financial barriers? And how are other countries engaging with these possibilities?

Speakers:
Nick Chambers, Director, Education and Employers Taskforce
Dr John L Collins, Owner-Director, Innovation Foundry
Kate Hills, Founder, Make it British
Geoff McCormick, Director, Alloy, and Creative Industries KTN
Alan Patrick, Co-founder, Broadsight, co-author of BIG POTATOES: The London Manifesto for Innovation

BIG POTATOES: The London Manifesto for Innovation

BIG POTATOES: The London Manifesto for Innovation is a contribution to improving the climate for innovation globally, authored by Norman Lewis, Nico Macdonald, Alan Patrick, Martyn Perks, Mitchell Sava and James Woudhuysen

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