Business of Science 2018

TheBusiness of Science Conference 2019

Join the industry's top thought leaders and influencers across a wide range of specialisms and sectors.

The Agenda

08:00 – 09:00 Registration, Breakfast & Networking
09:00 – 09:15

Steve Bennett, Managing Director, Business of Science Ltd. Welcome, ‘Housekeeping’ and opening address

09:15 – 09:35

Tom Riordan, Chief Executive, Leeds City Council. Welcome to Leeds, Leeds as a Centre for Science

09:35 – 09:55

BASF Representative, Headline Sponsor’s message –

09:55 – 10:20

Jake Berry MP, Minister for the Northern Powerhouse, Science and the North within a Global context

10:20 – 10:45  
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:45 Breakout Sessions
 
Space – a 50-year celebration and future aspirations
 

Dr. Jackie Bell – ASDC – SESSION LEADER

 
The commercialisation of 2D Materials – Graphene, Carbon Nanotubes, Boron Nitride
 

James Baker – NGI/GEIC – SESSION LEADER, Kevin Hudson – William Blythe

 
Science Legislation, Guidelines and IP (Post-Brexit)
 

Philip Tunney – Eversheds Sutherland – SESSION LEADER

12:45 – 13:45 Lunch & Networking
13:45 – 14:00 Welcome back by Steve Bennett
14:00 – 14:25

Dr Mark Fletcher, Global Leader Water, ARUP

Water as a precious resource
14:25 – 14:45

Gail Cardew – Science & Innovation for Societal benefit Panel discussion with Mark Fletcher and others

14:45 – 16:15

Business of Science Innovation Awards  Steve Bennett / Geoff Mackey – SESSION LEADERS with “other judges” to include CIA Young Ambassador, BCF Young Leader, An Apprentice

Breakout sessions:

Emerging Technologies – AI, VR – practical applications and social considerations.

Business engagement with Academia and Research

16:15– 16:35 Leeds Regional Leader
16:35 – 16:45

Steve Bennett, Managing Director, Business of Science Ltd Conference overview and closing remarks

16:30- 18:00 Networking and Drinks 

Early Bird Tickets Available Now

 

A great networking event. Very well orchestrated. Keynotes were excellent and I was left thinking what more can be done to address the challenges that they mentioned. Looking forward to next years.

Mario Moustras
Mario Moustras
Director, Mazamo Coaching

Early Bird Offer

£115 + VAT ENDS SOON
  • Breakfast
  • Conference resources
  • Lunch
  • Post-conference drinks
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