Sci-Tech Daresbury Oct 17 Presentations

Sci-Tech Daresbury Oct 17 Presentations

Sci-Tech Daresbury October 2017

Conference Programme

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Thursday October 5th


Plenary Session

• John Leake (Sci-Tech Daresbury),  Malcolm Jackson (Langtree) -  Sci-Tech Daresbury overview and plans

• Tim Bestwick (STFC) – national picture on research and innovation campuses

Carol Treasure (X-Cellr8)

• Dave Shave-Wall, Chief Technology Officer Government IBM  - The development of cognitive and data analytics technologies and the implications for businesses in the UK

Parallel Sessions 

1 Industry 4.0 – what is it, where is it being used & how might your tenants benefit?

• Hartree Centre and work on big data analytics and cognitive technologies – Michael Gleaves (STFC Hartree Centre)

• Virtual Engineering Centre and work on AR/VR technologies – Michael Schraps - LCR 4.0 Programme Manager and  Andrew Borland – Commercialisation Manager

• Development of IOT technologies – Neal Forse (WND UK)

2 The current skills agenda

• Women in STEM – Catherine Johns (Business Durham)

• Skills Factory Daresbury – Paul Treloar (Sci-Tech Daresbury)

• Apprenticeship model & levy – Bill Williams (CEME)

Plenary Session

Helen Roberts, UK Space Agency

Friday October 6th

Parallel Sessions 

3. Science Park evolution: from incubation to maturity

• Incubator/Accelerator – Nick Sturge (SETsquared Bristol)

• Developing Science Park – John Leake (Sci-Tech Daresbury)

• Mature Science Park – Malcolm Parry (Surrey Research Park)

4. Research Hotels

• Biohub at Alderley Park - Ned Wakeman (Biocity)

• Innovations Technology Access Centre – Michael Norris (STFC)

Plenary Session

Rebecca Endean, Strategy Director, UKRI

Sherry Coutu, Executive Chair of the Scale-Up Institute & Non-Executive Director of the London Stock Exchange