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Communication and Literacy: New Developments and Innovations to Meet the Challenge of Literacy for Assistive Technology Users

13th December 2017
Assistive Technology (AT) is a vital tool for disabled children to access the school curriculum. From new input methods, such as eyegaze, switches, and touchscreen, to augmentative and alternative communication devices, AT has allowed children to interact with their teachers and make full use of learning materials.
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EEF Manufacturing Photography Awards 2017

12th December 2017
We’re proud to announce that once again the APMG are supporting the EEF Photography Competition.
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Christmas Reception: Delivering the Clean Growth Strategy with Dame Baroness Brown of Cambridge

11th December 2017
The Policy Connect Sustainability Team will be holding a Christmas drinks reception on green priorities for 2018, and delivering the new BEIS 'Clean Growth Strategy'.

Industrial Digitalisation Summit with Juergen Maier

6th December 2017
The All-Party Parliamentary Manufacturing Group are pleased to announce that Prof Juergen Maier, author of the Prime Minister's 'Made Smarter' review and chief executive of Siemens UK, will address our meeting on Industrial Digitalisation. Juergen will be speaking alongside James Selka, chief executive of the Manufacturing Technologies Association, Dr George Dibb, Head of Industry, Technology & Innovation at Policy Connect, and other panelists to be announced.
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Roundtable: The Clean Growth Strategy - Next Steps for Heat and Energy Efficiency

6th December 2017
The aim of this roundtable is to review what the implications of the Clean Growth Strategy are in the areas of heat decarbonisation and energy efficiency and discuss what the most sensible next steps would be in these two areas of policy. With Alex Sobel MP and Antoinette Sandbach MP.
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Packaging Design and Resource Efficiency

6th December 2017
The All-Party Parliamentary Design & Innovation Group (APDIG), together with the All-Party Parliamentary Sustainable Resources Group (APSRG), will showcase the latest design innovations underpinning food packaging and how innovations in plastics is transforming the food and drink sector.
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Are we Warmer & Greener yet? The state of UK domestic energy efficiency policy

30th November 2017
Please join our Parliamentary co-chairs Peter Aldous MP and Dr Alan Whitehead MP in revisiting the work of Warmer & Greener: A Guide to the Future of Domestic Energy Efficiency Policy, published in April 2016.
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Roundtable: The Clean Growth Strategy - Next Steps in the Power Sector

28th November 2017
Reviewing what the implications of the Clean Growth Strategy are for the power sector and discuss what the most sensible next steps in this area are to support continued decarbonisation.