SMEA Celebrity Lecture 7.00 pm. Tuesday 21 June 2011

Sheffield Metallurgical and Engineering Association
24 Mar 2011

This year's lecture will be given by Juergen Maier, Managing Director, Siemens UK Industry Sector and is entitled: 'Can Manufacturing and Engineering Re-balance Our Economy?'

Now that the refurbishment of the Students Union is complete we are returning to the established format.  The Celebrity Lecture will be held at the Auditorium in the Students Union Building, The University of Sheffield. The lecture forms part of the SMEA Conference.  The ‘Interval Bar’ will be open from 5.45 pm (located in the Student Union Building near the Auditorium).  The lecture will be followed by a Buffet Supper in the Food Court, University House.

Juergen Maier, Managing Director, Siemens UK Industry Sector will address the very topical question  Can Manufacturing and Engineering Re-balance Our Economy?   Siemens main activitities are energy, industry and healthcare.  With responsibilities spanning production, transport, building technologies and metals processing, Juergen manages the largest of Siemens UK operations.  He has responsibility for over 4,700 employees and six divisions; Building Technologies, Drive Technologies, Industry Automation, Industry Solutions, Mobility and Osram.

In addition to his management responsibilites Juergen is  a member of the Government's Ministerial advisory group on Manufacturing, and Manufacturing Insight - an organisation tasked with promoting the positive image of the manufacturing sector in the UK.  As a champion for UK’s manufacturing prowess, Juergen always speaks from his heart on the subject of manufacturing revival for ‘UK plc’.

Juergen will share his vision on how the application of new technologies will shape our future.


To obtain tickets for the Celebrity Lecture, please return the reply slip.

Non-Members are Welcome



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