North East Battery Alliance Conference to take place

The North East Battery Alliance Conference (NEBA) will be launched with a two-day event on 10th-11th May, 2022. The two-day event will include a comprehensive agenda including seminars, networking, Q&As and the opportunity to hear and discuss current and future research, development and innovation challenges and opportunities in this innovative space.

A fantastic line up of speakers from across academia, business and the public sector will set out their plans and aspirations for an industry worth billions of pounds and providing thousands of employment opportunities for the UK.

This event has been specifically designed to focus on the North East as a national hub which supports the growing battery industry, supply chains, skills, and economy, and will provide an interactive space addressing current and future challenges and opportunities.

The North East Battery Alliance (NEBA) aims to build on the North East’s existing strengths in electrification, automotive, and advanced manufacturing to raise awareness of the North East as a leading hub for the battery industry and attract further inward investment.

Key speakers include:

  • Quentin Willson, motoring journalist and transport campaigner
  • Peter Rolton, Britishvolt
  • Prof Stephanie Glendinning, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Science, Agriculture and Engineering
  • North of Tyne Mayor, Jamie Driscoll.

There will also be an investment suite in the afternoon focusing on inward and capital investment.

Register for the North East Battery Alliance Conference 10th-11th May here.

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