We are pleased to announce that the next “Supply Chain Solutions for Excellence” Event will be held on Thursday 21 July 2022 at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) Global Forum, Hall 1, Room Innovate 2. This event provides an excellent networking opportunity and gives attendees the chance to meet with the ADS SC21 project team, representatives from SMEs, primes and Government. 

What is the Supply Chain Solutions (SCS) Framework?

A single, simple access, cross sector programme led by industry through a partnership delivery model, facilitated by ADS on a not-for-profit basis. The programme will help suppliers improve their competitive performance, highlight opportunities to invest in digitalization, as well as helping them understand their current emissions and a plan to make progress towards sustainability commitments to achieve net zero.


11:00 Welcome and introduction: Kevin Craven, CEO, ADS

11:10 Why Competitiveness and Performance Matter – Action Plan for SMEs John Kite, Defence Commercial Supplier Relations TL, Ministry of Defence

11:30 AGP Update Colin Hart, Head of SC21

11:40 AGP for Supply Chain Solutions Panel

- Sustainability Amanda Wood, Sustainability Director, BAE Systems

- Innovation Justin Davies-Trigg Senior Programme Manager, Aerospace, Innovate UK

- Digitalisation Sarah Black-Smith, General Manager Motion Control, Siemens

- Competitiveness  Jerry Mabey, Supplier Management and Procurement Performance Director, Thales

12:00 SC21 Capability Showcase and Q&A Panel

12:25 Supply Chain Excellence Awards Ceremony – Hosted by Marika De Rosa, SC21 Data Management and Operations

- Recognition of over 40 UK Businesses who have evidenced Excellence Performance

12:40 Closing remarks Colin Hart, Head of SC21 Programmes, ADS

PLEASE NOTE: To access this conference you will need to have a ticket to participate at the Farnborough Airshow. NB: ADS members have the opportunity to get three FIA tickets free of charge. Please visit the website here for more information. 

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