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Dublin 2015 Presentations

Dublin 2015 Presentations

Presentations made at the UKSPA Conference at Croke Park, Dublin in June 2015 are now avaiilable for download.


Conference Programme and Delegates List


Wednesday 10 June

1.00 - A step closer to the real world. Professor Brian Norton. President, Dublin Institute of Technology

1.30 - Delivering Excellence in Ireland.

John Andy Bonar, Letterkenny Institute of Technology

Ciaran O'Beirne, University College Dublin

2.15 - Delivering Innovattion through Partnership. Norman Apsley, CEO, Northern Ireland Science Park Group. 

Parallel Session A - Making Innovation Happen

The emerging global incubation landscapes and the evolving roles of Innovation Centres and Accelerator Programmes. Nick Duggan, Viadynamics

The road ahead. Owen Laverty, Maynooth University

Parallel Session B - Current Science Park Developments

Caroline Livingstone, Manager, Begbroke Science Park

Keith Purdie, Colworth Park

Pryderi ap Rhisiart, M-SParc

4.15 Tom Hayes, Enterprise Ireland 

4.35 - Science and Innovation - the view from Ireland.  Mark Ferguson, Director General, Science Foundation Ireland

Thursday 11 June 2015

09.30 - Hubs for Innovation: Rapidly evolving models. Eileen Walker, CEO, Association of University Research Parks

10.00 - Thornton Science Park and Irish Sea Rim. Phil Leigh, University of Chester.

Parallel Session A - Incubation and Accelerators (Joint Session with Praxis Unico)

(Presentations from all sessions of the Praxis Unico Conference can be downloaded from the Praxis Unico website).

Parallel Session B - Measuring the Knowledge Econony

Measuring the Knowledge Economy. James Kingdom, Bilfinger GVA

The Knowledge Economy Index. Steve Orr, Director, NISP Connect

Science Parks and Innovation Centres: Making our Case. Charles Monck, Charles Monck & Associates

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