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UKSPA Spring 2020 Conference - details announced

UKSPA Spring 2020 Conference - details announced

UKSPA Spring Conference, Nexus University of Leeds LS2 3AA

The UKSPA Spring Conference will be held on 5 and 6 March 2020 at Nexus, University of Leeds.

UKSPA will gather on Thursday 5th and Friday 6th March at Nexus, University of Leeds. The two days will consider and debate current national and regional trends for the science and innovation sector, sustainability, business growth and innovation support, collaborative environments and opportunities, fostering economic growth and social progress, lessons and perspectives from the north and much more 

As part of a packed agenda there are also speakers from the CBI, Channel 4, Transport for the North and the Northern Powerhouse Partnership alongside parallel sessions and discussion panels. For the current programme and timings please click here

Please note:  Priority booking is for UKSPA members only as it is anticipated that the conference will reach capacity. Early registration is strongly recommended. Members will have a maximum of two places at the conference. It is possible that a limited number of non-member delegate places will be available in late February.

To book your place at the conference and dinner please click here  


The conference hotel is the Ibis Styles (LS2 8NJ) and is 13 minutes' walk from Nexus and a 15 minute walk from Leeds Station. Rooms are available at a discounted rate for both the Wednesday (4 March) and Thursday (5 March) nights. The preferential rate for bed and breakfast is £69 per night which is available until 5th February.

To book your room at the Ibis Styles hotel please click this link . Please note that this will reserve your room against your card – payment will be required on your arrival at the hotel.

Conference Dinner 5th March 

The conference dinner will take place at Harvey Nichols Leeds, (107-111 Briggate, Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom, LS1 6AZ) which is an approximate 7 minute walk from the Hotel. Please reserve your place for this  - please click here  

Sponsorship and Exhibition  

To discuss sponsorship and exhibition opportunities please contact adrian.sell@ukspa.org.uk


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