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EDA Regional Business Forum, Harrogate

Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, 23rd May 2019 9:30 AM - 23rd May 2019 2:30 PM


Register online for your delegate place

Join us for the first EDA Forum of 2019 when we’ll be at the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate. Registration and refreshments open at 9.30am, followed by a programme of topical presentations. After the Forum, follow up with a visit to the ELEXSHOW on the same site.

EDA Forums are open to members and affiliates only. There’s no additional cost to attend as it’s all part of your EDA benefits package but you must register. Simply fill in the online form below to secure your place.

Your Forum Programme

9.30am – 9.50am:       Registration & breakfast refreshments including bacon butties and pastries

9.50am – 10am:           Welcome & introductions from EDA Board Member, Glyn Prestwood

10am – 10.30am:         Market surveillance in the lighting industry – lessons learnt!
Presenter: Steve Davies, CEO, Lighting Industry Association (LIA)

10.30am – 11am:         The emergence of EV charging and how it can work for you
Presenter: Danny Winn, EV Sales Director – UK, Ireland and the Netherlands, Schneider Electric

11am – 11.30am:          How does the 18th Edition affect surge protection decisions?
Presenter: Joe Ellwood, Surge Protection Product Manager, ABB Ltd

11.30am – 11.45am:     Refreshment break 

11.45am – 12.30pm:    EDA update
Presenters: Margaret Fitzsimons, CEO, and the EDA team

Closing keynote

12.30pm – 1.20pm:      Performance beyond boundaries: inspiration and transformation for you,
your team, and your business.

Presenter: Clive Wilson, consultant and facilitator with Primeast Ltd, author of ‘Designing the Purposeful Organisation’ and ‘Designing the Purposeful World’, fellow and ambassador for the Chartered Management Institute (FCMI) and a fellow and national tutor for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (FCIPD).

1.20pm – 1.30pm:        Summing up, final questions and feedback

1.30pm onwards:         The Forum finishes at 1.30pm and you are free ELEXSHOW which is on the same site

Register your place

Register here for the EDA Forum in Harrogate, Thursday 23 May 2019

Join us from 9.30am for registration and refreshments. Our programme of topical presentations will be announced soon.

Venue and directions

You’ll find a map and satnav instructions here.