AURIL2017 Annual Conference
5th and 6th October 2017


Bristol Marriott Royal
College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TA 

  01223 659950

AURIL2015 Conference Programme

Thursday 8th October

08:30-10:00         Registration & coffee

10:00-10:05         Conference Welcome
Dr Alasdair Cameron, Executive Director, AURIL

10:05-10:15         Chair's Conference Address
Carole Barron, AURIL Chair

10:15-10:45        Is the UK's Innovation System Broken?
Prof Richard Jones, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation, University of Sheffield

10:45-11:15         The civic university and the city: building quadruple helix partnerships
                               Prof John Goddard OBE, Emeritus Professor of Regional Development Studies, Newcastle University

11:15-12:00         Coffee break

12:00-12:30         Impact                       
                               Prof Jonathan Grant, Director, Policy Institute at King's, King's College London

12:30-13:00        The Journey to 2025 - Researching for Uncertainty
                               Dr Mike Short CBE, Vice President, Telefonica Europe

13:00-14:00         Lunch

14:00-15:00         Breakout Session 1 (choose one of the following)

15:00-15:30         Coffee break

15:30-16:30         Breakout Session 2 (choose one of the following)

19:00-23:00         Drinks reception & Conference Dinner


Friday 9th October

09:00-09:05        Welcome
          Dr Alasdair Cameron, Executive Director, AURIL

09:05-09:30        AURIL update and announcements
                              Carole Barron, AURIL Chair

09:30-10:00        Innovation and the Wellcome Trust
                              Prof Steve Caddick, Director of Innovation, Wellcome Trust

10:00-10:30        Coffee

10:30-11:30        Breakout Session 3 (choose one of the following)

11:45-12:15        The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Programme
                              Charlotte Keenan, Head of Corporate Engagement EMEA, Goldman Sachs
12:15-12:45        The SME Instrument: EU support for innovative businesses
                              Dr Marco Malacarne Head of Department "A – Operations"
                              Executive Agency for SMEs (EASME) of the European Commission, Brussels

12:45-13:00        Closing Remarks

13:00-14:00        Lunch