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GLEAM Networking Breakfast at Boston College

The GLEAM Network’s first face to face event has finally arrived! Following on from the engaging discussion around skills development within the sector at our virtual event in March, due to popular demand we are hosting 2022’s second GLEAM event at Boston College.

Event Information

Hosted within the College’s EMAT (Engineering, Manufacturing And Technology) Centre, our manufacturing community will enjoy networking opportunities and a tour of the facilities, as well as benefiting from advice and insights on how to engage with further education providers to influence curriculum and access student talent to support a solid recruitment pipeline.



8.30am – 9.00am: Breakfast and networking

9.00am – 9.30am:

Introduction from GLEAM Network Chair, Darren Joint, Managing Director of Viking Signs and Chair of the GLLEP Manufacturing Board
Welcome from Claire Foster, Principal of Boston College
Speaker 1: George Bell, Employer Engagement Manager, Boston College
Speaker 2: David Earnshaw, Managing Director of Parkinson Harness Technology and Governor of Boston College
9.30am – 9.55am: Tour of EMAT and facilities

9.55am – 10.00am: Closing summary Darren Joint

10am – 10.30am: Networking and close

Please note: The GLEAM Network was established to facilitate events and collaborative opportunities for our local manufacturing community. This event is for representatives from manufacturing businesses in Greater Lincolnshire only and we are therefore unable to allocate spaces to intermediaries and service providers. We apologies for any disappointment caused.


About the EMAT Centre:

Address: EMAT Centre, Boston College, Skirbeck Road, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 6JF

The Engineering, Manufacturing and Technology Centre at Boston College opened in 2019 and provides outstanding engineering facilities for students and an industry-driven training facility that stimulate growth and productivity across the sector.

The Centre's facilities include two engineering workshops that will provide space for traditional and modern design, maintenance and manufacturing techniques, CAD suite, three classrooms and a break-out space.

Event information:

EMAT Centre, Boston College
PE21 6JF

15/06/2022 08:30 - 10:30

Category: Manufacturing

Organised by:
GLEAM (Greater Lincolnshire Engineering And Manufacturing Network)

Contact name:
Sarah Eyre