Teesside University, Middlesbrough – 08:00 to 14:30hrs, Thursday 20 September 2018
The Curve, Southfield Road, Middlesbrough TS1 3JN

MAIN AGENDA

8:00 am

Conference Registration

T1 Foyer

8:55 am

Welcome Address

Lecture Theatre T1

Speaker

9:00 am

Opening Remarks: Setting the Scene

Lecture Theatre T1

Speaker

9:05 am

The Role of Universities in Prosperity for the North East

Lecture Theatre T1

Speaker

9:25 am

The Brexit effect: What should businesses be doing now?

Lecture Theatre T1

Speaker

9:35 am

The Business Perspective: Biosciences

Lecture Theatre T1

Speaker

9:50 am

The Business Perspective: Digital Entrepreneur

Lecture Theatre T1

Speaker

10:05 am

The Business Perspective: Clean Energy

Lecture Theatre T1

Speaker

10:20 am

The Business Perspective: Digital Technology

Lecture Theatre T1

Speaker

10:35 am

The Business Perspective: Advanced Manufacturing

Lecture Theatre T1

Speaker

  • John Toal Business Development Director - Tharsus

10:50 am

Attracting Investment Capital. Tekmar: A Case Study

Lecture Theatre T1

Speaker

11:00 am

Break

T1 Foyer

11:20 am

Breakout: Clean Energy and the Circular Economy

Room T2.03

Moderators

Breakout: AI/ Digital

Room T2.02

Moderators

  • Gill Hall Managing Partner and Head of Commercial - Square One Law
  • Dominic Lusardi Owner & Managing Director - Animmersion UK

Breakout: Advanced Manufacturing

Lecture Theatre T1

Moderators

  • Andrew Hodgson Chief Executive Officer - Atlantic SuperConnection LLP
  • John Toal Business Development Director - Tharsus

Breakout: Biosciences

Room T3.02

Moderators

12:00 pm

Breakout Key Insights

Lecture Theatre T1

Moderators

Chair

12:30 pm

Keynote Address: Key drivers of future prosperity in the North East

Lecture Theatre T1

Speaker

12:50 pm

Conference Summary and Closing Remarks

Lecture Theatre T1

Speaker

1:00 pm

Lunch and Networking

T1 Foyer

This agenda is subject to change