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HUMANE Study Visit – University of Edinburgh

Change and Stability: How innovation works in Higher Education

Wednesday, 27 November 2024

Venue: Old College

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKER

18:00

Study Visit Welcome: HUMANE and University of Edinburgh

18:30

Introduction to Edinburgh, Traditions & Context

19:00

Evening reception in the Playfair Library, Old College

19:45

Welcome Dinner & Networking

Thursday, 28 November 2024 – Morning

Venue: Bayes Centre

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKER

09:00

Study Visit Introduction

09:15

Strategy 2030 and the Edinburgh & Southeast City Region Deal (including TRADE and BRP)

10:00

Coffee & Networking

10:30

A Sector Based Approach to Partnership with Industry

11:15

Introduction to Bayes (Industry Co-location and Entrepreneurship)

12:15

Developing an Innovative & Multidisciplinary Curriculum (Executive Education, Data Skills Gateway and Data Upskilling)

13:00

Lunch at Bayes

Thursday, 28 November 2024 – Afternoon

Venue: Edinburgh Futures Institute

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKER

14:15

A journey towards KPIs

15:00

Innovation & Social Capital (Net Zero. Circular Economy and Sustainability)

15:45

Coffee & Networking

16:15

Edinburgh Innovations and Old College Capital – Our Story

17:00

Panel Session: Outcomes & Contribution – “Why does it matter to us, and our Region?”

  • Economic Growth
  • Porous University
  • University of Edinburgh Objectives
  • Modernisation
  • Reflections & Challenges

18:00

University of Edinburgh HUMANE Alumni Mixer Event & Networking

19:00

Dinner (Edinburgh Futures Institute)

Friday, 29 November 2024

Venue: National Robotarium

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKER

08:45

Bus Pick Up from Hotel Reception

09:30

Robotarium : Context and Tour

10:30

Coffee & Networking

11:00

BioQuarter Innovation District: Partnering for Success

11:45

Success Stories (Entrepreneurial and Student Successes in Commercialising IP)

12:45

Reflections & Conclusions

13:30

Buffet Lunch at Robotarium

14:30

Close (Transport to Airport or City Centre)

Please note that this programme may be subject to marginal change.

Important information:.

Neither HUMANE nor the University of Edinburgh are liable for any losses, accidents or damage to persons or objects during the HUMANE Study Visit in Edinburgh. Participants attending the HUMANE Study Visit in Edinburgh do so at their own risk and responsibility.