THURSDAY 19 & FRIDAY 20 MAY 2016
The programme for the UKSPA May Conference hosted by Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park is now available. Click here for a copy.
Online registration for the event can be made here.
The UKSPA Conference is at the Holywell Park Conference Centre, on Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park. This purpose built facility is recognised for unrivalled quality, and has achieved the highest level of venue accreditation, AIM Gold.
The conference will provide delegates with an opportunity to find out more about the ambitious plans of LUSEP as well as attend sessions including
- the national agenda for the science and innovation sector
- adding value to innovation property
- Nesta research on innovation acceleration
- smart buildings - smart workplaces
- together with the networking reception and dinner and a choice of (optional) study tours.
Nicky Morgan MP Member of Parliament for Loughborough & Secretary of State for Education, Minister for Women & Equalities who will be discussing “The role of the local MP in supporting the knowledge based economy”
The full programme is available on the UKSPA website.
Christopher Haley, Head of Startups and New Technology Research at Nesta. Chris leads Nesta’s research work on how startups and new technologies can drive economic growth, and what this means for businesses, intermediaries and for the government.
See the programme for details of all speakers.
The Study Tours
All Study Tours are now fully booked.
Registration and Hotel Information
Hotel rooms have been reserved at the Conference Hotel, Burleigh Court, a modern four star hotel, highly acclaimed for its people and service and just a few minutes’ walk from Holywell Park Conference Centre.
Discounted rooms can be booked for the event with a smal number of executive rooms available. All lodge rooms have now been reserved by delegates.
Please phone 01509 633089 to reserve your hotel room quoting reference 222174.
Online registration for the event can be made here
About Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park
Outstanding facilities in a central location - Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park (LUSEP) is home to 50 organisations and 2,000 people, with expertise in energy, the environment, health and wellbeing, and sport.
LUSEP is one of the most accessible sites in the UK, less than one mile from Junction 23 of the M1 and 90 minutes from London. A 35 hectare expansion is underway to create a further 100,000 sq m floor space, to make it one of the biggest science parks in the UK.
City Deal investment in 2014 provided essential infrastructure for fully serviced plots for design and build. The Advanced Technology Innovation Centre (ATIC) opened in September 2015, with ERDF support and is on target for 80% occupancy in March 2016.
The UKSPA May Conference at the Holywell Park conference centre will provide delegates with an opportunity to find out more about the ambitious plans of LUSEP.