Time: September 7, 2017 from 9:45am to 4:15pm
Location: Room LS2/09, Lockside Building
Street: University of Huddersfield, Queensgate
City/Town: Huddersfield, HD1 3DH
Event Type: isbe, symposium
Organized By: ISBE/International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Latest Activity: Aug 20, 2017
Championing Difference – Exploring Entrepreneurship Amongst the Socially Excluded
We are very pleased to invite you to attend a free one day symposium investigating entrepreneurship amongst socially excluded individuals and groups. This interactive symposium, which is of increasing importance in the light of recent political and economic events, brings together academics, entrepreneurs and policy makers to discuss and explore this important issue. Attendees will gain insights into contemporary research taking place in this domain and, crucially, will be encouraged to consider ways in which research, policy and practice can work together to encourage and support entrepreneurship amongst socially excluded individuals and groups.
Arrival and Registration 9:45 – 10:00 AM
Welcome and Introduction 10:00 – 10:15 AM
Key Note Speech: Professor Kiran Trehan
(Centre for Research into Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship, University of Birmingham) 10:15 – 11:00 AM
Academic Presentations 11:00 – 12:00 PM
Lunch Break 12:00 – 12:40 PM
Insights from Policy and Practice:
Florentine Bootha-King, (Founder of the Elim ESOL Centre) 12:40 – 01:10 PM
Sue Weston, (Kirklees Council) 1:10 – 1:40 PM
Lauren Deakin-Davies, (Musician, Music Producer and Entrepreneur) 1:40 – 2:10 PM
Coffee Break 2:10 – 2:30 PM
Academic Presentations 2:30 – 3:30 PM
How Can We Move the Agenda Forward?
Feedback and Action Points 3:30 – 4:00 PM
Concluding Comments and Close 4:00 – 4:15 PM
This symposium is linked to a forthcoming special issue of the International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (http://journals.sagepub.com/pb-assets/cmscontent/IEI/IJEI_Championing_Difference_CfP.pdf).
To register your attendance, please click here.
For further information please contact Dr Bejan Analoui (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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