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Skills and Support for a South West Recovery  Virtual event

Join the South West’s leading industry experts as we uncover the skills needed for a strong economic recovery.

We will identify the sectors most impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and share the incredible opportunities, support and initiatives that will help your business grow.

Virtual event: Friday 23rd April, 9.30am-10.45am


9.30am   Event host – Justin Olosundѐ, Assistant Principal External Engagements and Business Innovation of The Cornwall College Group

9.35am  Opening remarks – John Evans, Principal  & CE of The Cornwall College Group

9.40am  Unpicking government and regional initiatives – Paul Coles, Chief Executive of South West Business Council (SWBC)

9.55am  The pandemic impact on our high streets – James Hampton, Head of Development and Engagement of Seasalt

10.10am   The pandemic impact on charities and tourism sectors – Dawn George, Director of HR and Inclusion of The Eden Project

10.20am  Skills and support needs for the construction sector – Kate Ellis, Social Impact Manager of Kier Group

10.30am  Skills and support needs for engineering sector – Phillip Anthony, Sales and Marketing Director of DP Engineering

10.40am  Q&A

10.45am  Close

Engineering sector
Construction sector
Rural sector