ISBE 2018 Outline Programme

Registration for ISBE 2018 (including the Doctoral Day) is now open!

Outline Programme
Tuesday 6th November 2018
Doctoral Day

Wednesday 7th November 2018
ISBE 2018 – Day One

Thursday 8th November 2018
ISBE 2018 – Day Two


Tuesday 6th November 2018
Doctoral Day
Coventry University Enterprises Limited, ACT UK Simulation Centre, Technology Park, CV1 2TT
Doctoral Day Chair: Prof Paul Jones, Swansea University

0930                                     Doctoral Day Registration

1030 – 1630                          Doctoral Day (see programme here)


EVENT POSTPONED
Pre-Conference Event – ‘Transforming Enterprise – A Collaborative Approach to Inclusive Growth’
Birmingham City University
C087, Curzon Building, 4 Cardigan Street, Birmingham, B4 7BD


1830                                       ISBE 2018 Welcome Reception, Crowne Plaza Birmingham City


ISBE 2018: Day One
Wednesday 7th November 2018
Crowne Plaza Birmingham City

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0900                                         Welcome

Prof Gideon Maas, Coventry University & President of ISBE
Prof Mark Gilman, Birmingham City University & ISBE 2018 Conference Chair

Keynote Session – The ‘Midlands Engine’ Plenary

Building a sustainable growing business in the Midlands
Rosie Ginday, Miss Macaroon

The Midlands – an Entrepreneurial Region?
Prof Stephen Roper, Warwick Business School & Enterprise Research Centre

Building a sustainable growing business in the Midlands
Richard Evans, Mechatronic Ltd

Importance of manufacturing for the regional economy – Challenges and Opportunities
Mike Wright, Former Executive Director of Jaguar Land Rover & until very recently Chair of the Automotive Investment Organisation (AIO)

Chair: Prof Kiran Trehan, University of Birmingham

1030                                         Morning break

1100                                         Parallel session 1, including:
1100                                         Entrepreneurial Finance Special Interest Group AGM (Meeting Room 4)

1230                                         Lunch (including additional events at 1300)
1300                                         Meet the Editors session – presentations and Q&A with leading journal editors (Meeting Room 1)
1300                                         Book launch – ‘Creating Entrepreneurial Spaces‘ Vol. 9A in ISBE/Emerald book series Contemporary Issues in Entrepreneurship Research (Vista Suite 2)
1300                                         Family Business Special Interest Group AGM (Executive Room 10)
1300                                         Gender & Enterprise Network Special Interest Group AGM (Vista Suite 1)
1300                                         Rural Enterprise Network AGM (Meeting Room 5)
1300                                         SMEs & Growth Special Interest Group AGM (Executive Room 9)
1300                                         Social & Sustainable Enterprise Special Interest Group AGM (Meeting Room 7)

1400                                         Parallel session 2

1530                                         Afternoon break

1600                                         Parallel session 3

1700                                         End

1930                                         Gala Dinner & Annual ISBE Awards, Macdonald Burlington Hotel


ISBE 2018: Day Two
Thursday 8th November 2018
Crowne Plaza Birmingham City

0900                                         Parallel session 4, including:
0900                                         Creative Industries Entrepreneurship SIG research workshop and AGM. Shaping your research journey: From ISBE to publication (Meeting Room 3)

1030                                         Morning break

1100                                         Parallel session 5

1230                                         Lunch (including additional events at 1300)
1300                                         Early Career Research Forum meeting (Meeting Room 4)
1300                                         Entrepreneurial Learning, Practice & Policy SIG AGM (Vista Suite 2)
1300                                         Entrepreneurship Studies Network SIG AGM (Meeting Room 5)

1400                                         Parallel session 6, including:
1400                                         Entrepreneurship Studies Network workshop: Entrepreneurial Heffalumps (Meeting Room 5)

1530                                         Afternoon break

1600                                         Plenary – Beyond Brexit: Supporting the competitiveness of the UK’s SMEs
An opportunity to look beyond the short-term issues raised by Brexit to the fundamentals of competitiveness – innovation, exporting, technology adoption – which will shape SME growth and success in the future.

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Panel discussion with:
David Hardman, Chief Executive Officer, Innovation Birmingham
Janette Pallas, Director and Business Programmes Manager, University of Warwick Science Park
Jonathan Potter, Head of the Entrepreneurship Policy and Analysis Unit, OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities (CFE)
Pam Waddell, Director of Innovation Alliance for the West Midlands

Chair: Prof Kiran Trehan, University of Birmingham

1730                                         End

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