Speakers

Keynote speakers

Our 2018 line up



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Fred Bakker

Financial analyst, journalist, and author of the book The Smartest Places on Earth

Dr. Celia Caulcott

Vice-Provost of Enterprise and London at University College London

Valeria D'Amico

Head of Joint Open Labs at Telecom Italia

Dr. Lars Frolund

Development Manager at Aarhus University, Visiting Researcher at MIT

Prof. Mariana Mazzucato

Chair in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London

Prof. Tim Minshall

Head of the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) at University of Cambridge

Jeff Selingo

Author of There is Life After College

Dr. Malcolm Skingle

Director of Academic Liaison at GSK

Prof. Poh Kam Wong

Director for NUS Entrepreneurship Centre and Professor at the National University of Singapore




Parallel session speakers

Our 2018 line up

Adrián Guerrero

PhD Candidate, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya

Alan Bickley

Director of the Weir Advanced Research Centre, Weir Group

Alan Senra Cheib

Project Analyst / Economist, Euvaldo Lodi Institute - IEL

Alasdair Taylor

Industry Programme Manager, The Royal Society

Alberto Soraci

Head of technology transfer department, Italian Technology Broker Association (AIBT)

Andrea Belz

Vice Dean, Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship , University of Southern California

Andrea Frank

Head of Programmes Research, Knowledge Transfer, Dialogue, Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft

Andrew James

Associate Dean Business Engagement & External Relations (Faculty of Humanities), University of Manchester

Anna Sinell

Research Assistant, Fraunhofer IAO

Anneli Kakko

Project Manager, Senior Lecturer and Academic Advisor, JAMK University of Applied Sciences

Antonia Muschner

Researcher, Center for Responsible Research and Innovation at Fraunhofer IAO

Arne Smolders

Founder & CEO, AcademicLabs

BIjan Azad

Director, American University of Beirut

Balzhan Orazbayeva

Research Associate, Science-to-Business Marketing Research Centre

Bernd Janson

Holder of general commercial power of attorney, ZENIT GmbH

Birgitte Wraae Rasmussen

PhD student, Associate Professor, TU Berlin, Germany/University College Lillebælt, Denmark

Brigitte A. Lavoie

Corporate Partnership Manager, University of Southampton

Carolin Plewa

Deputy Director - Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre, The University of Adelaide

Christopher Christodoulides

Director of Administration and Finance, Open University of Cyprus

Christopher John Brown

Knowledge Transfer Leader, University of Hertfordshire

Coleen Burrus

Director, Princeton University

Cynthia Cliff

Director Knowledge Transfer & Partnership Development, Queensland University of Technology

Daehne

PhD Researcher, HTW Dresden - University of Applied Science

Daithi Fallon

Rep to Faculty of Engineering and Science, Cork Institute of Technology

Daniela Tanhua

Senior Lecturer, Satakunta University of Applied Sciences

Darren Gibson

Manager, Edith Cowan University

David Brukardt

Associate Vice President, University of Wisconsin System

David Cameron

Center Coordinator SIRIUS , University of Oslo

Dominique Ursprung

Lecturer, Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW)

Dushyant Pathak

Associate Vice Chancellor, Technology Management and Corporate Relations, University of California, Davis

Eduardo Ferro dos Santos

Professor, CEO Foundation to Support Research and Education, University of Sao Paulo

Ekhi Atutxa

Research&Program manager, Euskampus Fundazioa

Elena Urdaneta

COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH MANAGER, EUSKAMPUS FUNDAZIOA

Eric Romano

International Marketing Manager, SIAD

Fabio Lopez-Pires

Researcher, Itaipu Technological Park

Fiona O'Sullivan

Director, External Engagement and International, The University of Sydney Business School

Francesca Esposito

Research fellow, University of Salerno

Franziska Brodack

Research Assistant, Fraunhofer Center for Responsible Research and Innovation (CeRRI)

Gustavo Riveros

Researcher , Itaipu Technology Park

Haenen Chrisje

Coordinator corporate relations, KU Leuven

Hanna-Greta Puurtinen

Development Manager, Tampere University of Applied Sciences

Haruhiko Maenami

Associate Professor, Tottori University

Igor Campillo

GENERAL DIRECTOR, EUSKAMPUS FUNDAZIOA

Jacob Thomsen

Assistant Lecturer, LILLEBAELT ACADEMY

Jasmina Berbegal-Mirabent

Associate professor, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya

Jason Steinwedel

Senior Program Manager, ManuFutures, Deakin University

Jean-Pierre Segers

dean PXL-Business & chairman StudentStartUP / PXL Innovative Entrepreneurship, University College (applied sciences)

Jim Collins

Senior Partnerships Manager (London & Policy), University College London

Johan Blaus

Partner Manager strategic partnerships, KTH (Royal Institute of Technology)

John MacRitchie

Senior Director, Business Development and Strategic Planning, Ryerson University

Juan Antonio Bertolin

Managing Director, FUNDACIO GENERAL DE LA UNIVERSITAT JAUME I

Karla Zimpel-Leal

ESRC Innovation Fellow (Faculty of Social Sciences|Management School), University of Sheffield

Kateřina Čihařová

Partner, CEO, ILA, s.r.o.

Kent Glasscock

President, Kansas State University Institute for Commercialization

Kimpe Bérénice

International cooperation, ABG

Koranyi

Director of Innovation, Óbuda University

Maddalena della Volpe

Associate Professor, University of Salerno

Margie Atkinson

Executive Manager, Collaboration Hub, CSIRO

Mary Moloney

Lecturer and Researcher, Cork Institute of Technology

Mateusz Jezowski

Chief Research Officer, Polish National Agency of Erasmus+ Programme (FRSE)

Matteo Landoni

Post-doc, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Matthew Guest

Policy Manager (Knowledge Exchange & Industrial Strategy), GuildHE

Mattijs Janssen

Senior research / assistant professor, Dialogic / Utrecht University

Maureen Reitze

Development Manager, Strategic Partnerships, Deakin University

Michalis Savva

Coordinator tof Research, Innovation and Liaison Unit , Open University of Cyprus

Montira Nopharatana

Vice President for Industry and Partnerships, King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi

Morten Solgaard Thomsen

Senior Advisor, REG LAB

Muru Linjala

Career Specialist, University of Jyväskylä

Nataliia

Senior analyst, Moscow school of management SKOLKOVO

Natasha Kinsella

Regional Skills Manager , Dublin Regional Skills

Noel Lindsay

Pro Vice Chancellor (Entrepreneurship), The University of Adelaide

Paul Woodfield

Senior Lecturer, Auckland University of Technology

Pavel Náplava

Researcher, Industrial Liaison Officer, Lecturer, CTU Faculty of Electrical Engineering

Pawel Poszytek

Director-General, Director for the Erasmus+ Programme , Foundation for the Development of the Education System

Peter Dobers

Professor, Södertörn University

Professor Irene Sheridan

Head of CIT Extended Campus, Cork Institute of Technology

Raphael Bar-El

Department Chair, Sapir Academic College

Ray Kent

Director of Research Administration, The Royal Veterinary College, University of London

Rebecca Robinson

Director of Economic Development, Kansas State University

Reelika Alunurm

Project manager for Asian cooperations; PhD student, University of Tartu

Reza Mortazavi

Assistant Professor in Diagnostic Pathology, University of Canberra

Rita Bruckstein

Director, Technion R&D Foundation Ltd.

Roda Müller-Wieland

Research assistant, Center for Responsible Research and Innovation des Fraunhofer IAO

Sandra Marin Ruiz

Head of Unit - Entrepreneurship & Industry Engagement, University of Missouri

Shanta Aphale

Business Engagement Manager, University of Manchester

Simon Linacre

Executive Publisher, Emerald Publishing

Simona Cavallini

Director, Fondazione FORMIT

Stuart Perrin

Dean for International Affairs/Professor of Education, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

Swen Günther

Professor, HTW Dresden

Tiina Brandt

Research and development specialist, Tampere University of Applied Sciences

Tomas Dostal

HR Marketing Specialist for Cooperation with Universities, ŠKODA AUTO

Yatin Karpe

Director- Commercialization, Rowan University

Zoe

Partnership Programs Lead, Data61 | CSIRO

İhsan Sabuncuoğlu

Rector, Abdullah Gul University