Programme

13:30 – 14:00: Registration

14:00 – 14:10: Welcome, Professor Ruth Blakeley, Director of the White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership for the Social Sciences

14:10 – 15:10: Working in partnership – examples of successful academic / industry partnership

15:10 – 15:25: Break

15:25 – 16:25: High-level panel: How can organisational innovation create business growth and improved profitability?

Chair: Professor Gary Dymski, Professor of Applied Economics, Leeds University Business School and Governance Lead for the Productivity Insights Network

16:25 – 16:40: ESRC update: Dr. Adam Luqmani, Senior Portfolio Manager, Interdisciplinarity and Impact, Economic and Social Research Council

16:40 – 16:50: Laura Evans, Nifty Fox Creative

16:50 – 17:00: Next steps and close: Professor Adam Crawford, Director, Leeds Social Sciences Institute

17:00 – 19:00: Fostering collaboration networking reception

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