Launch of The Industrial Strategy Commission

13 February 2017

The Industrial Strategy Commission will be officially launched at an event at the Royal Society in London on Monday 6 March 2017.

Speakers at the launch will include:

  • Carolyn Fairbairn, Director General of the CBI

  • Juergen Maier, Chief Executive of Siemens UK

  • Professor Philip Nelson, Chief Executive of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and Chair of Research Councils UK

  • Professor Sir Keith Burnett, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sheffield

Dame Kate Barker will present details of the work of the new Commission. Our panel of speakers will then present their views on industrial strategy before taking part in a Q&A session.

Event timings

6.00pm-7.30pm, The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG

Doors open at 5.30pm when tea and coffee will be available. A drinks reception will follow the launch at 7.30pm.