For the full list of Autumn Events hosted by various companies and SMEs, please continue reading…


Aerospace Quality Standards ISO9001, AS9100 Certification Workshops, starting 8th September for six weeks.

Sessions will take place online in six two-hour bite-sized chunks between 19:00 and 21:00. SMEs have the choice to sign up to all six sessions or pick the ones most relevant to them.

Course outline

  1. Introduction to the standards

8th September 19:00 – 21:00 Online

  1. ISO9001 Implementations

15th September 19:00 – 21:00 Online

  1. Introducing the aerospace quality standard

22nd September 19:00 – 21:00 Online

  1. Aerospace Quality System Implementation

29th September 19:00 – 21:00 Online

  1. Assessments Gap Actions and Continuous Improvement

6th October 19:00 – 21:00 Online

  1. What is right for your business?

13th October 19:00 – 21:00 Online


Fit to Supply Events – helping local supply chains to win more work when it comes to public procurement opportunities

–        Contract Opportunities at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games– 8 September

–        Best Practice for embedding EDI into your business – HS2 Ltd– 16 September

–        How to Secure Public Sector Contracts in partnership with Mansfield District Council– 21 September

–        Procurement Best Practice – getting ready to complete a tender – top tips– 5 October

Sustainable East Midlands: Sustainability and Low Carbon Events

–        The role of architecture in the path towards net zero – 9 September

–        An Introduction to Carbon Footprinting – 15 September

–        East Midlands Sustainability Summit – the path to Net Zero -23 September

–        Developing Sustainable Travel Strategies to support Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) goals – 29 September

–        SPIN (Sustainable Production Innovation Network) – Briefing Session for Manufacturers – 30 September

Introduction to Carbon Offsetting6 October

Derbyshire and Derby Green Jobs Summit – Tuesday 19 October, 17:00 – 19:00 (online)

 The event will bring decision-makers, trade unions, businesses and skills providers together with young people and community groups from across the county to develop a shared vision for green jobs and ask what practical steps are needed to accelerate this agenda?    

The event will be held on Zoom and you can register for this event through this Eventbrite link!

Derbyshire and Derby Green Jobs Summit Registration, Tue 19 Oct 2021 at 17:00 | Eventbrite

UKRI Net Zero Webinar Series

UKRI has announced a webinar series focused on how innovation, collaboration and engagement will come together to help the UK reach net zero by 2050. The series will shed light on the work already undertaken by the ISCF programme to address the key challenges that will help the UK build back greener. It will bring together world-renowned researchers and innovators across the breadth of our funding disciplines to discuss the need for innovative solutions to: 

  • heat our homes 
  • travel to work 
  • develop and transform our industries 
  • cater to our diet 
  • enjoy our leisure time 
  • prosper from a cleaner, healthier environment in parallel with growing our economy. 

The remaining dates for these webinars are:

21st September – Sustainable Supply Chains

19th October – Sustainable Materials

16th November – Sustainable Energy