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