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Industry seminar on optimising product lifetimes

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Short talks from industry and government experts on the effects of the UK's government proposing that products be designed to last longer and the impact on industry.

  • From: Wednesday 25 June 2014, 10 am
  • To: Wednesday 25 June 2014, 4 pm
  • Location: Lecture Theatre 3, Newton building, Main Entrance, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU
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Last year the UK Government proposed that products be designed so they last longer and are used for longer. What might this mean for industry? How could it become a realistic option?

Join us for a day of short talks from industry and government experts followed by group discussions to share ideas and gain insights that could be applied to your company.

Speakers include:

  • Jonathan Tillson, Head of Sustainable Business, Defra
  • Linda Crane, Policy Advisor for Consumer Products, British Retail Consortium
  • Gerrard Fisher, Special Advisor, Business Models and Electronic Products, WRAP
  • Catherine Watkins, Responsible Sourcing Manager, at George at ASDA
  • Mick Steeper, Business Development R&D UK, Siemens
  • James Walker, Head of Innovation, Kingfisher
  • Aaron Hay, Senior Sustainability Advisor, Forum for the Future
  • Janice Robson (TBC), DFS

Chairing panel session:


Please see the programme for further details about the event.

Booking information

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Attendance is free and lunch will be provided. If you are unable to attend please cancel your place so that we avoid food waste.

Location details


Lecture Theatre 3, Newton building, Main Entrance


Nottingham Trent University
City Campus
Goldsmith Street


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