Liverpool City Region’s key sectors’ response to the impact of Covid-19

1:00pm - 2:30pm / Wednesday 29th July 2020
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This panel event is your opportunity to find out more about the impact Covid 19 has had on the Liverpool City Region. Find out more about how some key sectors are responding and how as a graduate of the University of Liverpool you could play a part in supporting economic recovery. This is also an ideal opportunity to make connections with key contacts in the region.

The agenda and panellists for the day is below:


Opening update on the University of Liverpool’s commitment and involvement in supporting the region with economic recovery – Emma Moore, Director or Careers & Employabilty, University of Liverpool

Introduction by a representative of the intelligence team at LCR Combined Authority (tbc);
o LCR’s key sectors and how they are affected across our six local authority areas
o Overview of the recovery plan, with particular emphasis on the business ecosystem

How the manufacturing sector looks now and in the future – Simon Reid, Head of Advanced Manufacturing, Growth Platform;
o Immediate impacts of Covid-19
o The move to more digitalisation, industry 4.0
o Specialisms in the city region

Our expertise in Health & Life Sciences – Hannah Randles, Health & Life Sciences Champion, Growth Platform;
o Ensuring sustainable PPE supplies in LCR
o Innovating in the health system
o Key businesses in the city region and their response

Creative and digital business adapting and responding to change – Helen Cross, Digital & Creative Champion, Growth Platform;
o How businesses have reacted and pivoted in response to Covid-19
o Where tech is solving problems for other sectors e.g. in reopening hospitality safely
o The types and sizes of businesses in the sector

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