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UKSPA Summer Conference: Tues 27th & Wed 28th June 2023, York Science Park

June 27, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - June 28, 2023 @ 3:00 pm

The Guildhall York

UKSPA members and stakeholders will gather in York on Tuesday 27th & Wednesday 28th June, for the UKSPA Summer Conference 2023, hosted by York Science Park. The conference sessions will take place at the Exhibition Centre on the main University of York campus, with the evening drinks reception and formal dinner at the recently renovated York Guildhall, in the city centre.

Following on from the last UKSPA Conference at the University of Southampton Science Park in March, the two days will consider and debate current national and regional trends.

The Conference will start at lunchtime on Tuesday and conclude on Wednesday afternoon. Throughout the two days, leading speakers from the UKSPA network and key partners and stakeholders will discuss in depth the challenges, opportunities, and innovative ways the sector continues to further engage, inspire, and grow.

The full conference programme is now available to download here.

Drinks Reception and Dinner

There will be a drinks reception and networking dinner on Tuesday 27th June from 19:00-21:30 at The York Guildhall

Due to limited spaces available at the Guildhall, the evening dinner will be on a first come first served basis, so please book early to avoid disappointment. You will find further details when registering, including cancellation T&C’s.

Sponsorship and Exhibition

To discuss sponsorship and exhibition opportunities please contact Adrian Sell – adrian.sell@ukspa.org.uk. Please note that space is limited so early registration is strongly recommended to guarantee your place.


Please find below a list of recommended hotels, some of which are offering discounted rates for a limited period. Alternatively, there is a wide range of hotels located close to the City Centre.

About our Hosts

York Science Park is situated on the University of York Campus, at the innovative hub of a prestigious heritage and science city.

York Science Park enables businesses to connect with world leading knowledge and expertise at the University of York. York Science Park is based at the heart of the University of York campus and is a hub of over 100 businesses and innovators.

All UKSPA Members are entitled to up to two free places at the Conference. There are a limited number of non-member places (or for the booking of an additional delegate place for Members) with delegate fees shown on the Eventbrite registration page.



June 27, 2023 @ 12:00 pm
June 28, 2023 @ 3:00 pm
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Exhibition Centre, University of York
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