Upcoming Event on April 25th 2018 - The Golden Triangle of Business, Government and Academia - Challenges and Benefits

Wednesday, 25th April; from 5:30pm; 10 West 2.47 (part of the Looking Further series) joint effort between HPC Supply Chain Innovation Lab and University of Bath


'The Golden Triangle of Business, Government and Academia - Challenges and Benefits'


The big social challenges facing society today such as productivity in economic development, delivery of clean water and safe energy, healthcare, and security, often require the commitments of business leaders, policymakers and researchers from a variety of disciplines, in order to access the technical knowledge and expertise required.


This event will be centred on the golden triangle of business, government and academia. The discussion will explore how industry leaders, policymakers and academics can work together to address social and economic challenges.


The presentaitons and discussion will draw out key benefits of this and how best to overcome challenges to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes.


Guest speakers and panellists include, amongst others, Ken Owen, Director, EDF Energy - Nuclear New Build, Professor Per Holder Andresen, Dean of Copenhagen Business School, Professor Beverly Tyler, Professor of Strategic Management at North Carolina State University and Derek Allen, Innovation Lead of Energy from Innovate UK.




I. Introduction to the event and key speakers

  • Professor Jens Roehrich, HPC Chair in Supply Chain Innovation and Director. HPC Supply Chain Innovation Lab, University of Bath, School of Management.

II. Keynote speakers

  • Ken Owen, Supply Chain Director, EDF Energy - Nuclear New Build- Hinkley Point C
  • Professor Per Holden Andersen (Dean, Copenhagen Business School)

III. Panel chair

  • Professor Veronica Hope Hailey - University Vice-President Corporate Engagement and Dean of the School of Management

IV. Panellist

  • Ken Owen, EDF Energy
  • Matthew Kirk, Vodafone Group
  • Tim Bowles, Mayor, West of England Combined Authority
  • Derek Allen, Innovate UK
  • George McFarland, Sector Development Director, CBI
  • Professor Per Holden Andersen, Copenhagen Business School
  • Professor Beverly Tyler, North Carolina State University

V. Audience

  • Mixed audience including business leaders, policymakers and academics
  • EDF Energy/HPC colleagues and key HPC stakeholders
  • Students and alumni of the University of Bath (UG, PG, MBA)
  • School of Management advisory board members


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