2014's AURIL Annual Conference took place on the 9th and 10th October at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel in Manchester. The conference covered a wide variety of topics with a mixture of plenary and breakout sessions.
You can view the conference programme here.
The AURIL Conference is a key event in the KE calendar and provides an unparallelled opportunity to network with the community.
For 2014 our Keynote speakers were:
Adrian Bailey MP Chair, House of Commons Business Innovation and Skills committee
Professor Luke Georghiou B.Sc., Ph.D.Vice-President for Research and Innovation, University of Manchester
Our Plenary speakers for 2014 were:
Professor Angus Laing Chair, Association of Business Schools and Dean of Business and Economics, Loughborough University
Owen Nicholson External Research Programme Manager with Dyson
Professor Roy Sandbach Innovation Strategy Lead at North East Local Enterprise Partnership (NELEP)
Alfred Schillert Head of Board, TechnologieAllianz e.V.and Managing Director of PROvendis GmbH
Professor James Wilsdon Chair, Campaign for Social Science and Professor of Science & Democracy, SPRU, University of Sussex
Mark Craighead, Head of Business Projects, Redx Anti-infectives Ltd
Delegates also had the opportunity to attend a selection of break-out sessions on the following topics: