MEBC DIARY (programme always subject to change)


October 12th 2005 - Location Visit/ TAHI Leicestershire

October19th 2005- Business/Politics Round Table

November 16th 2005- Location Visit to Eco-Pod

December 7th 2005- MEBC AGM and Gala Success Dinner
@ Birmingham City Council House in the Banqueting Suite.


September 15th 2005- MEBC Board Meeting

September 23rd 2005- Resource Efficiency Breakfast Briefing / Environment Agency - Solihull

September 28th 2005- Location Visit /Sideway Remediation Site - Stoke on Trent

October 12 2004- Business Breakfast Briefing
Hosted by Birmingham City Council and sponsored by Advantage West Midlands, this briefing is the last of the 2003 series. Chaired by Peter Braithwaite (Ove Arup), MEBC's Deputy Chairman the event features Clive Austen (Coors) on "Sustainable Development & Business Targets", Dr Paul Beers (Learning & Skills Council) on "Education, business and opportunity", Professor Ian Oakes of the Technology & Innovation Centre on "Technology, innovation & opportunity". Reports from Ian Bryan - Industrial symbiosis in the West Midlands and Bob Dorman - Wind energy supply development in the West Midlands.

3 - December Annual General Meeting
Hosted by the regional development agency Advantage West Midlands at their Birmingham offices.

December 8/9 - Renewable Energy Partnering Conference Hamburg - completed

December 17 - Industrial Symbiosis Workshop Birmingham
For more information of the National Industrial Symbiosis Programme (NISP) go to the NISP website

January 15 - Wind Energy Workshop West Bromwich - completed - see Projects for report

January 22 - Wind Energy Workshop Coventry - completed - see Projects for report

January 27 - End of Life Vehicle Workshop West Bromwich - completed - see Projects for report

February 17 - Industrial Symbiosis Workshop

February 24 - Wind Energy Project Advisory Group Birmingham

March 9 - Business Breakfast Briefing
With a focus of WEEE and RoHS Directives to be held at Woodside Conference Centre, Kenilworth. Keynote speech by Dr Martin Goosey of Rohm & Hass Electronic Materials of Coventry. Phone 0121 693 8331 for more info.

March 9 - Board Meetings

March 17/18 - With BCSD-UK Industrial Symbiosis Conference Birmingham

March 28 to 31 - Global Wind Exhibition Chicago

April 21 - Industrial Symbiosis Workshop

May 11 to 14 - Wind Fair Germany

May 13 - Business Breakfast Briefing Birmingham
Please contact MEBC if you would like a copy of the slides.

May 25 - Wind Energy Project Advisory Group Birmingham

June 16 - Board Meetings

July 8 - Business Breakfast Briefing, Focus on Business Opportunity

August 18 - Industrial Symbiosis Workshop

September 28 - Regional Workshop for South Yorkshire, venue to be confirmed.

September 14 - Board Meetings Birmingham

October 12 - Business Breakfast Briefing @ Birmingham Millennium Point
Business Opportunity in the Expanded EU.

  • Hosted by:
    • Technology Innovation Centre (TIC)
  • Sponsored by:
    • Advantage West Midlands
    • Business Links
    • UKTI
  • Supported by:
    • Engineering Employers Federation
    • Sustainability West Midlands