Blog: Dave LeggettCranial nourishment

Dave Leggett | 6 June 2006

I've a couple of events this week that ought to give the old grey matter between the ears a bit of a prod. I'm out this evening for dinner courtesy of management consultant KPMG. KPMG sponsors an academic, Professor Peter Cooke, who is 'chair of automotive industries management' at Nottingham Trent University. He and KPMG's UK automotive head, Mike Steventon, are giving me and selected 'industry writers' a bit of a briefing on the state of the auto industry. Then it's Q&A over dinner.

And then tomorrow I'm in Birmingham for an automotive retailing conference (called, appropriately enough, 'autoretailing'). Programme looks pretty good, though there are a couple of slots for something called '5 minute blast of innovation' which sounds potentially like some kind of promotional spot for event sponsors. At least you know it's only five minutes I suppose. 

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