AURIL

AURIL2016 Information

CONFERENCE NOW FULL

6th and 7th October 2016

Radisson Blu Hotel Edinburgh,
80 High Street, The Royal Mile, 
Edinburgh, EH1 1TH

Contact: Fiona Lees
  0141 548 4754

AURIL2016

6th & 7th October 2016, Edinburgh

2016's AURIL Annual Conference will take place on the 6th and 7th October at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Edinburgh. The conference will cover a wide variety of topics through a mixture of plenary and breakout sessions.

The AURIL Conference is a key event in the KE calendar and provides an unparalleled opportunity to network with the community.

Please click on this link to view the conference programme.

SPEAKERS

MINISTERIAL ADDRESS

 
Baroness Neville-Rolfe DBE CMG
Minister of State for Energy and Intellectual Property
Local Growth Champion


    

Quintin McKellar CBE
Vice-Chancellor
University of Hertfordshire


Tom Inns
Director
The Glasgow School of Art



 
Hugh Aitken CBE
Director
CBI Scotland


Dr Mike Biddle
Deputy Director-

Fund Portfolio

Innovate UK


CONFERENCE THEMES

  • How can your University help the local economy? This conference theme will explore the different ways UK Universities are embedded within, and are contributing to, their local economies. The breakout sessions will cover topics such as: devolution and regeneration funds; research impact in local economies; and civic engagement.  Click here to find out about our breakout sessions.
  • Organising your University.  This conference theme will explore different methods for coordinating and maximising the knowledge exchange activity undertaken within your University. The breakout sessions will cover topics such as: making the best use of your HEIF; engaging business in the skills agenda; and strategies for getting academics engaged in knowledge exchange. Click here to find out about our breakout sessions.
  • Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. This conference theme will build on work AURIL has been undertaking with ESRC and AHRC to better understand the role and value of knowledge exchange within the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. The breakout sessions will cover: different approaches to knowledge exchange in this area; the unique challenges that exist and how to overcome them; and how to ensure you are leveraging the maximum value.  Click here to find out about our breakout sessions.
  • Selling your University. This conference theme will look at the different ways Universities have marketed themselves in order to undertake more knowledge exchange activities with business. The breakout sessions will cover: getting your academics media-ready; developing a smart marketing campaign; and creating the right demand for academic expertise. Click here to find out about our breakout sessions.