University of Glasgow Free Knowledge Exchange Colloquium

The University of Glasgow is holding a Free Knowledge Exchange Colloquium in Glasgow on the 31st March 2017, funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

The colloquium is an important opportunity for private and public sectors to discuss and debate on:

  • The stand and competitiveness of the UK’s high-tech sectors and innovation activities,
  • The potential impacts of Brexit on the UK’s high tech sectors,
  • How these sectors and specially designated knowledge spaces could react to Brexit and future uncertainties through innovative business models.

The confirmed speakers for the colloquium include:

  • Mario Cervantes (Senior Economist/Policy Analyst, Science and Technology Policy Division of OECD)
  • Carol Stewart (Board of Directors for the Association of University Research Park; Business Development Manager of David Johnston Research + Technology Park, Canada)
  • Paul Tostevin (Associate Director in Savills World Research)
  • Simon Smith (Economic Development Manager of Glasgow City Council)
  • Stuart Patrick (Chief Executive of Glasgow Chamber of Commerce)
  • John Goddard (Emeritus Professor of Regional Development Studies, Newcastle University)
  • Dave Valler (Reader in Spatial Planning, Oxford Brookes University)
  • Zhai Lei (Professor of Project Management, Nankai University, China)

There are no specific pre-requisites for attending. The presentations are likely to be interesting to stakeholders in design, financing, managing of science research, incubation and innovation facilities.

Other public and private sectors involved in the innovation, R&D, smart growth and knowledge sharing could also find the event inspiring and intriguing.

Registration and further information can be found via this link