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Upcoming Events

Orthopaedic Implants - Manufacture and Emerging Technologies at Shrewsbury College on February 2

Ultraboost Project: The Future of the Internal Combustion Engine by IMechE talk at Worcester University on February 9 (free)

Movers & Shakers: The year ahead with Mark Rogers, Birmingham City Council and Pete Gladwell, Legal & General Property at Macdonald Burlington on February 11 (£57)

UK Robot Manipulation workshop by Jeremy Wyatt at Winterborne Gardens on February 11-12 (free)

Birmingham Business Exhibition at Holiday Inn Birmingham on February 17 (free)

Future Powertrain Conference with Advanced Propulsion Centre, Automotive Investment Organisation & Ricardo at National Motorcycle Museum, February 24-25

International Women's Day Conference on business with Google at Novotel, Street, Wolverhampton on March 11 (£25)

Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Fair at the NEC on March 16 (free)

Paul Kahn, President, Airbus Group speaks at the Midlands Aerospace Alliance conference at the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre on 17 March (£250-350)

Disruptive Technologies in Healthcare by The Information Daily in Birmingham on April 6

Fiona Gillison, University of Bath, speaks on The Role of Health Psychology in fighting the Obesity Epidemic at Staffordshire University on April 7 {free)

Digital, Media, Sales & Marketing Expo with Google and Q & A Panel of experts at BCU Birmingham on May 6

Athula Sumathipala Inaugural Lecture on From Colombo to Keele: A journey to reduce the global health research divide at Keele University on May 16 (free)

EDIE Live Energy/Sustainability Conference at the NEC, Birmingham from May 17-18

Euro Global Summit and Expo on Biomass by the OMICS Group in Birmingham from August 1-3

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