The programme is available online via the following link:

IEEC2022 programme

A PDF of the programme is also available here

Programme overview

Wednesday 7th September   Location
10am EEUK Advisory Council meeting (invitation only) GH014
12pm Registration, networking & lunch Great Hall Reception & Galleries

First-time delegates meet-up


Track Chair meeting


Welcome and introduction
Emily Beaumont, EEUK President
Gareth Trainer, IEEC2022 Chair

Professor Helen Griffiths, PVC for Research & Innovation, Swansea University

Vaughan Gething, Minister for the Economy of Wales

Great Hall Auditorium
1.20pm Keynote session –
Professor Shai Vyakarnam
Great Hall Auditorium

EEUK – opportunities for the year ahead
Emily Beaumont

Conference logistics
Rob Edwards

Great Hall Auditorium
2.40pm Break Great Hall Galleries

Panel session: The Welsh Way
Chair: Andy Penaluna

Great Hall Auditorium
4.10pm Parallel session A Great Hall Ground Floor Rooms
7.00pm Sunset Social – reception and networking
Sponsored by Drop Bear Beer Co
Outside Great Hall (in the School of Management Atrium if wet)
Thursday 8th September    
8.15am Registration (day delegates), networking, tea & coffee Great Hall Reception & Galleries
9.00am Welcome
Megan Powell Vreeswijk, EEUK Vice President
Great Hall Auditorium

Keynote session – 
Dr Phil Budden
Dr Shima Barakat

Great Hall Auditorium
11.00am Break Great Hall Galleries
11.35am Parallel session B Great Hall Ground Floor Rooms
12.25pm Lunch Great Hall Galleries
1.40pm Policy Update
Alison Price
Great Hall Auditorium
2.00pm Keynote session – 
Joelle Drummond & Sarah Drummond
Great Hall Auditorium
2.45pm Parallel session C Great Hall Ground Floor Rooms
3.40pm Break Great Hall Galleries
4.15pm Parallel session D Great Hall Ground Floor Rooms
7.00pm Drinks Reception Great Hall Galleries
7.30pm Gala Dinner & National Enterprise Educator Awards  Great Hall Auditorium
Friday 9th September    
8.45am Registration Great Hall Reception & Galleries
9.15am Welcome
Gareth Trainer
9.30am Parallel session E Great Hall Ground Floor Rooms
10.25am Break Great Hall Galleries
11.00am Parallel session F Great Hall Ground Floor Rooms
12.00pm Keynote session –
Professor Dr Klaus Sailer
Great Hall Auditorium

Conference conclusions
Emily Beaumont

Professor Paul Boyle, Vice-Chancellor, Swansea University

Announcement of IEEC2023 Host

Great Hall Auditorium
1.15pm Lunch, networking and depart Great Hall Galleries