One Africa Network (OAN)
in partnership with Young Rail Professionals (YRP)
to host a business panel discussion and professional networking on People and Business in Science, Technology, Engineering and Healthcare
on Friday 28 February 2020 at the WSP Office, Birmingham.
Topics for discussion:
- Market trends transforming the industries and opportunities landscape in Tech, manufacturing, healthcare and engineering sectors.
- Professionalism and careers - Accelerating growth, breaking down barriers, Diversity and Inclusion (D&I), and ethnic minorities in STEM professionals.
- Developing talent and capabilities of the future: People, cross cultural and interpersonal skills, engineering management technical and leadership skills.
- Harnessing engineering entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship and innovation to create nextgen market solutions.
18:00 Registration and Networking
18:50 Opening and Introduction
19:00 Panel Discussion
20:30 Closing remarks followed by Networking
Moderator: Eugene Nizeyimana
, CEO, SSCG Consulting
, Chair of One Africa Network
and Programmes Strategy Quality Engineer, BCE, Jaguar Land Rover
Dr. Linus Teku Fon
, Senior Advisor, Quality Systems at MTC - Manufacturing Technology Centre and a member of the Chartered Quality Institute (CQP MCQI).
Dr Kenneth Park
, Head of Engineering, Systems & Management at Aston University (tbc)
Marcelle Batson-Warner BTech
(Hons) MBA MIET CEng, Project Engineer CTO, Lear Corporation, fmr engineer at fmr Engineer at Aston Martin Lagonda, Jaguar Land Rover, RLE International and Futuris Automotive.
, Vehicle Programmes Launch Manager, Jaguar Land Rover
, Senior Systems Consultant – Intelligent Transport Services (ITS), Next Gen Lead- Intelligent Transport Services (ITS), WSP
and National Vice-Chair – Young Rail Professionals
, Systems Engineer at Siemens UK - Rail Automation
and West-Midlands and Chair, Young Rail Professionals (YRP)
, Telecommunications and Control Engineer at WSP, Mentor at The Association for Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers (AFBE-UK) and Liason officer at The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
Join us to connect with like minded black and African professionals, entrepreneurs, leaders and businesses in Sciences, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Healthcare fields, respective industries of economy and profession in the Midlands to share ideas, perspectives and discuss growth opportunities.
The event is open to members and non-members alike. Limited spaces available. Early registration recommended to avoid disappointment and join us at Birmingham's premier business professional event of the year.