Past Events

Past Events

Browse a selection of NCUB events since our launch in 2013.

Please note titles are those held at the time of the event and not currently. 

March 2015:

Other Event
The Fuse Manifesto: Accelerating and Superfusing Creative and Digital Economies

The Fuse Manifesto is a set of proposals to support the UK creative and digital economy. Part of the manifesto's creation was the Fuse Manifesto Event at the Custard Factory in Birmingham. The event brought together 60 influential leaders to identify the best ways to work with universities, government and innovation funders to grow Fused and Superfused economies.
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Report Launch
Leading Food 4.0

Keynote by Lord de Mauley (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Natural Environment and Science). Speeches and panel discussion with Dr David Docherty (NCUB) and Food Economy Task Force Co-Chairs: Quintin McKellar (University of Hertfordshire) and Justin King (Former CEO, Sainsbury's).
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November 2014:

Chairs' Breakfast
Innovation, universities and growth hosted by Sir John Parker, Anglo American

Annual Lecture
Ruby McGregor-Smith, CEO of Mitie, speaking on Women in Leadership: Breaking Down Barriers.
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July 2014:

Chairs' Breakfast
Making Science more attractive to investors hosted by John Stewart, Legal & General

Other Event
50 Under 30 Network reception for members of NCUB group of future business and university leaders. 
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Chairs' Breakfast
Investing in SMEs and mid-capacity companies hosted by Sir Philip Hampton, RBS

May 2014:

Chairs' Breakfast
Women in Leadership hosted by Rona Fairhead
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April 2014:

Report Launch
State of the Relationship 2014

Speeches by Dr David Docherty (NCUB), David Sweeney (HEFCE) and Professor Alan Hughes (Cambridge Judge Business School). Panel Discussion with Professor Dame Julia King, (Vice Chancellor, Aston University), Anne Morrison (BBC Academy) and Dr Malcolm Skingle (GlaxoSmithKline). 
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March 2014:

Report Launch
Launch of the Student Employability Index 2014. Speech by Compass Group's Robin Mills, initial findings presented by Aaron Porter, Director of External Affairs at NCUB.
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November 2013:

Annual Lecture
Sir Andrew Witty, CEO of GlaxoSmithKline, Chancellor of the University of Nottingham and author of the Witty report speaking on Encouraging a British Invention Revolution.
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Chairs' Breakfast
Expert Nations and Global Universities hosted by Sir John Parker, Anglo American 

October 2013:

Report Launch
Presentation of Encouraging a British Invention Revolution by Sir Andrew Witty. Speeches and panel discussion with Sir Andrew Witty, David Docherty and the Rt Hon Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business.
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July 2013:

Chairs' Breakfast
Financing the science infrastructure hosted by John Stewart, Legal & General

January 2013:

Other Event
NCUB launch at the BT Tower. Speech from Rt Hon David Willetts, Minister for Universities and Science. 

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