This Creating connections conference will address important issues connected to science and industry in the North East. Through a series of workshops and round-table discussions it will bring together leading scientists and experts from industry, academia, and local government to share their perspectives on supporting R&D in the North East and the region’s role in driving UK innovation and prosperity.
The meeting will consist of six sessions over two days. The workshops on Friday 7 September at the Centre for Life are on the themes of the UK Government's industrial strategy and 2.4% target for R&D investment, education and skills, dynamics of data science, and research culture. All participants will have the opportunity to network during breaks, explore the exhibition space, hear a keynote presentation from Chi Onwurah MP (Newcastle upon Tyne Central; Shadow Minister for Industrial Strategy), and learn about the work of the Royal Society.
Further details are included in the agenda below. This event is free to attend by invitation only, if you would like to request an invitation to a session please use the session-specific contact information provided in the agenda below, with a short explanation about your interest. Please note places are limited. For general enquiries please contact the industry team.