The programme at 2015 will again feature the three main streams: Funding, Learning and Innovation.


The Innovation Stream has been separated into the four key stages of business: Birth, Childhood, Adolescence and Adult. Each of these four stages will include half a day of presentations and workshops focused on the age of the business. They will also have a focus on of the five key clusters: Advanced Engineering, Digital, Life Science, Low Carbon and Space.


There will be three keynote sessions, the opening session at 0900, lunchtime keynote at 1245 and the closing keynote and panel debate at 1645, all in the Nelson Mandela Lecture Theatre.


The lunchtime keynote will be at 1245 – 1330 From White Board to White Coats & Waves,
Mike Brady.


The closing plenary will be at 1645 – 1730 Oxford and Cambridge in conversation: How to get beneath the rhetoric and get some action! Speakers will include Will Hutton, Adrian Shooter, Bob Price, Craig Marshall, to represent business, university, LEP and local govt plus reps from Cambridge, Ian Bates and Ian Mathers. Chaired by Lord Drayson.


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