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Unlocking Innovation through Skills and Talent

October 13, 2021 at 5:30 PM- 8:30 PM

We’re back and hosting our first face-to-face networking event on Wednesday 13 October 2021!

Leading staff across both universities will join industry speakers, alongside graduates and students working within their businesses, to explore how investing in talent and upskilling your workforce can drive productivity and growth in your business.


17.30 – Arrival and refreshments

18.00 – Welcome from Professor Dave Petley, Vice-President for Innovation, University of Sheffield

18.05 – Presentations from industry and academic speakers:

  • Richard Brown – LabLogic
  • Stephen Shaw – AESSEAL
  • Dave Latimer – Magnomatics
  • Nichola Jones and Daniel Swift – University of Sheffield AMRC
  • Dharmendra Shadija and Alexandra Anderson – Sheffield Hallam University

19.00 – Q&A

19.15 – Closing comments from Professor Kevin Kerrigan, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Business and Enterprise, Sheffield Hallam University

19.20 – Networking and food

20.30 – Event closes

The networking event will adhere to the government’s COVID-19 guidance.

This is a ticketed event. If you’re interested in attending please get in touch: [email protected]

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October 13, 2021
5:30 PM- 8:30 PM
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The University of Sheffield
The Heartspace, 3 Portobello Street
Sheffield, S1 4DT United Kingdom