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6 - 8 June 2017, NEC Birmingham

SMMT Open Forum

About Open Forum - Tuesday 6 June 2017

SMMT are bringing their well-established Open Forum event to Automechanika Birmingham again this year.

Open Forum is a series of morning seminars, located in Concourse Suites 1 & 2, focused on the automotive supply chain. Content includes a range of expert presentations on key current and upcoming issues, as well as opportunities within the field and a series of networking breakout sessions.

This is a must attend for those looking to network with senior decision makers and key influencers within the UK automotive supply chain. Over 300 senior and high quality supply chain delegates from OEMs, tier 1, medium and small suppliers are expected to attend.


  • Alan Draper, Director, Purchasing Ford of Europe and Global Team Value Management, Ford and the UK Supply Chain
  • Michael Flanagan, Vice President, Adient Future Automotive Technology and Market Trends – The View and Response of Adient 
  • Chris Turner, Director of Advanced Technology Marketing, ARM - As cars becomes computers on wheels where will they take us?

We expect to announce more speakers over the course of the next few weeks.


SMMT Members – Free

Non Members  - £100 + VAT

Register now!