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UK MOD and DIT at Seawork

Hear first-hand from the UK Ministry of Defence and the UK Department of International Trade at the MOD and DIT session at Seawork.  The two HM Government departments will give an overview of the recently launched National Shipbuilding Strategy Refresh – a New Vision for the UK Shipbuilding Enterprise, details of the Ministry of Defence Boats Programme and the technical challenges, followed by a focus on the support for maritime exports through the recently formed Maritime Capability Campaign Office, covering civil and defence and finally the support available from UK Export Finance.

1130-1135        Welcome and Introduction – Tim Currass, SMI & NSO – Moderator
1135-1150        A new Vision for the UK Shipbuilding Enterprise – Rod Paterson, Deputy Director, The National Shipbuilding Office
1150-1200        The Ministry of Defence Boats Programmes – Phil Gittins, DE&S Boats Team Leader
1200-1210        Boats Technical Challenges – Iain Prior, Chief Engineer, DE&S Boats Team
1210-1230        Panel Discussion / Q&A with all of the above
1230-1245        Networking break
1245-1250        Welcome and Introduction – Tim Currass, SMI & NSO – Moderator
1250-1300        An Introduction to the Maritime Capability Campaign Office – John Hutchinson, Head of Maritime, Department for International Trade
1300-1310        UK Civil Maritime Exports – John Hutchinson, Department for International Trade
1310-1320        UK Defence and Security Exports – Matt Newman, UK Defence and Security Exports
1320-1330        UK Export Finance – Richard Armstrong and Joe Shephard, UK Export Finance
1330-1350        Panel Discussion / Q&A with all of the above and John Strang and Chris Uniacke, Department for International Trade (20 mins)

Register for Seawork here and add the MOD and DIT session to your schedule here
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