82nd Conference Agenda

30th August 2013

Sheet Plant Association

4th & 5th November 2013
The Belfry Hotel & Resort
Sutton Coldfield,
West Midlands,
B76 9PR

Monday, 4th November 2013
Conference Registration from 11.30am.

First Timers’ Reception @ 11.45am
Opportunity for newcomers to meet with the Executive Council.  Venue :  Lichfield Conservatory


12.00 noon  Lunch for all delegates

1.00pm Chairman’s Welcome
             Tim Gray - Dairi-Pak Ltd.

1.10pm Macro Economic Outlook Update.
             Tom Hooper - KPMG
1.30pm Market Update for the Corrugated Industry
             Raj Bhardwaj - Consult It All Ltd.

1.50pm Member’s Spotlight
             GWP Group            

2.15pm Suppliers’ Spotlight
             1) Item Products
             2) Arden software                     

2.55pm CBI Presentation.
             Results of Industrial Trends Survey

3.20pm Coffee Break

3.45pm New Terms & Conditions of Sale
4.00pm  Results of SPA Telephone Survey
              Neil Osment- NOA Ltd.         

4.20pm  CPI Promotional Committee
              Andy Barnetson         
4.35pm Health & Safety Update
             Andy Ely- TUV Ltd.      

4.55pm Website Improvements
             Tim Gray- Chairman  
5.00pm R & D Tax Credits

5.10pm Introduction to Lean Manufacturing

5.35pm Preview SPA Trade Show 2014                             
             Trade Show and Conference at Hilton at St.George’s Park, Burton-upon-Trent.
6.00pm End of Business sessions
             Delegates to finish checking in

6.30pm  Sponsored Bar

7.30pm  Dinner

Tuesday 5th November 2013

9.00am Training Seminar
             Lean Manufacturing

Delegates not attending the Seminar will depart after Breakfast