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The Oxford Cambridge Arc Innovation Day
June 14 @ 9:30 am - 6:30 pmFree
9.30am – 3.30pm. Networking and drinks 4.00pm to 6.30pm
Plus free return travel for University of Oxford staff and students (ID required) on the Stage Coach Bus S3, travelling to and from Oxford City Centre and Begbroke Science Park; on Tuesday 14th, Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th June.
An Exemplar Collaboration Of Innovation, Industry And Academia
9.30am: Arrival, refreshments and networking
10.00am: Welcome by Alistair Cory (Oxford University Begbroke Science Park) and introduction to the Oxford-Cambridge regional collaboration by Bev Hindle (Executive Director, Oxford-Cambridge Arc Leadership Group).
10.15am – 11.30am: Session 1 – Collaboration At Its Best – Presentations and panel discussions from a variety of speakers including Andy Gilchrist, University of Oxford and Chair of the Energy Innovation Group; Simon Jackman, University of Oxford Innovation and Business Partnerships Space clusters; Mike Axon, Chair of Future Mobility, plus other guests.
11.30am: Refreshments & networking
12.00pm – 1.00pm: Session 2 – Oxford-Cambridge Innovation – a unique story to tell internationally – Hear from a variety of speakers and panellists about the Arc as a Scientific Powerhouse. Oxford Nanopore’s Zoe McDougall, VP Marketing and Corporate Affairs. The Arc Internationalisation Plan; a collaboration piece between the DIT, the OxCam Arc Region stakeholders and the Arc Universities Group to deliver a new Investment and Trade Plan.
1.00pm – 2.00pm: Lunch, refreshments & networking
2.00pm – 3.30pm: Session 3 – Arc Universities Group (AUG) Collaborations – The Triple Helix – Introduction to the Arc Universities group, Alistair Lomax, Director; with a variety of speakers and panellists sharing case studies and success stories from across the Arc region. Anne Miller, RISING WISE & Enterprise Programme Manager. Will include unravelling some of the forward thinking with the Student Panel on some current matters, such as Economy, Development and Climate Change
3.30pm: Refreshments and networking
4.00pm – 6.30pm: Networking at Pitch @ the Park with drinks: Enjoy the elevator pitches from spin-outs, start-ups, businesses and entrepreneurs, with peer to peer and audience interaction, evening drinks and networking in the summer sunshine!