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IEEC2023 programme

Programme overview

Wednesday 6th September  
10am EEUK Advisory Council meeting (invitation only)
12pm Registration, networking & lunch

First-time delegates meet-up


Track Chair meeting


Welcome and introduction
Dave Bolton, EEUK President
Emily Beaumont, EEUK Past President

1.20pm Keynote session –
Professor Osama Khan, University of Surrey

EEUK – opportunities for the year ahead
Dave Bolton & Emily Beaumont

Conference logistics
Rob Edwards

2.40pm Break

Panel session: The impact of Enterprise & Entrepreneurship Communities – why do we matter?
Chair: Alison Price
Speakers: Elin McCallum, Emily Beaumont, Martin Lackéus

4.10pm Parallel session 1
6.30pm for dinner at 7.00pm

Lakeside Indian Summer Social

Join us for food and drink by the lakeside on the Stag Hill Campus. 

Make your way to the lake on campus from 6.30pm with dinner served from 7pm.

We will have a delicious dinner provided by the Guildford-based, award-winning Mandira’s Kitchen

Catch up with friends and colleagues, and meet new people. 

The Lake, Stag Hill Campus, University of Surrey

Thursday 7th September  
8.30am Registration (day delegates), networking, tea & coffee
8.50am Welcome to day delegates and briefing (Room 33 MS 01)

Parallel session 2


Keynote session – 
Martin Lackéus, Chalmers University of Technology & Co-Founder Me Analytics

11.00am Break
11.35am Parallel session 3
12.25pm Lunch
1.40pm Policy Update
Alison Price
2.00pm Keynote session – 
Amanda Selvaratnam, University of York
2.45pm Parallel session 4
3.40pm Break
4.15pm Parallel session 5
7.00pm Drinks Reception, Mandolay Hotel
7.30pm Gala Dinner & National Enterprise Educator Awards 
Friday 8th September  
8.45am Registration
9.15am Welcome to day delegates (Room 33 MS 01)
9.30am Parallel session 6
10.25am Break
11.00am Keynote session – 
Professor David Kirby & Professor John Thomson

Keynote session

Joe Little


Conference conclusions
Dave Bolton

Best in Track Awards

Announcement of IEEC Host

1.15pm Lunch, networking and depart