Schedule

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June 18, 2019

June 19, 2019

June 20, 2019

Time Session
13:00 - 13:30
Registration
Registration and Welcome Coffee
13:30 - 14:00
Plenary
Welcome by the Organisers
14:00 - 18:00
Parallel workshops and tours
Workshops & Tours

18:00 - 20:30
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Free time (hotel check-in, dinner ...)
20:30 - 23:00
Social activity
Pre-conference get-together (excluding dinner)
Time Session
8:30 - 9:00
Networking area
Conference registration and warm-up coffee
9:00 - 9:30
Plenary
Welcome address by organisers

9:30 - 10:45
Plenary
Discussion Panel & Keynote Speech


10:45 - 11:15
Networking area
Coffee & networking break
11:15 - 12:45
Parallel tracks
Parallel Sessions
  • Smart specialization: Building an innovation driven-economy
  • Becoming a more engaged and entrepreneurial organisation
  • Developing transversal skills: Making students and researchers employers and employable
  • Training and career perspectives for business developers, engagement officers and other practitioners
  • How to stimulate creativity & innovation in education and research
12:45 - 14:15
Networking area
Lunch & poster session
14:15 - 15:45
Parallel tracks
Parallel Sessions
  • Creating smart cities and regional and national innovation systems
  • The position of universities in the knowledge triangle and entrepreneurial ecosystem
  • Stimulating and evaluating entrepreneurial mindsets, attitudes and creativity
  • Building and managing mutually beneficial partnerships and projects in practice
  • Models and methods for strengthening innovation through universities
15:45 - 16:15
Networking area
Coffee & networking break
16:15 - 17:30
Parallel tracks
Parallel Sessions
  • Challenges in creating an innovative and entrepreneurial society
  • University management and leadership: building blocks & initiatives
  • Knowledge transfer offices and their management
  • Brokering talent from university to business and vice versa
  • Increasing and measuring the impact of innovation
17:30 - 18:20
Plenary
Keynote speech
18:20 - 19:00
Walk to Dinner
Walk to Dinner
19:00 - 24:00
Social activity
Conference dinner at the Museum of London at 150 London Wall, London.
Time Session
8:30 - 9:00
Networking area
Conference Registration & Warm-up coffee
9:30 - 10:30
Discussion Panel & Keynote speech
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee & networking break
11:00 - 12:15
Parallel Sessions
  • Measuring social and economic growth and impact
  • Cultural change: The transition towards a new generation of universities
  • How to stimulate student and academic entrepreneurship
  • Facilitating and driving university-business cooperation
  • Approaches towards technology commercialization
12:15 - 13:30
Lunch & poster session
13:30 - 14:00
Plenary
Keynote speech

14:00 - 14:05
Room Change Break
14:05 - 15:30
Parallel Sessions
  • University start-ups and spin-offs and their main challenges
  • Developing knowledge alliances, networks and strategic partnerships
  • Knowledge transfer: More than just selling patents and licenses
  • Creating entre- and intrapreneurs: Generate and recognize value and drive future growth
  • How collaboration can lead to mutual benefits
15:30 - 15:50
Coffee & networking break
15:50 - 17:15
Parallel Sessions
  • Universities, incubators, entrepreneurship centers, technology and science parks and their role in the entrepreneurship ecosystem
  • Measuring the impact of interactions and partnerships
  • Transitioning or translating: The role of the knowledge transfer officer
17:15 - 17:30
Closing