Festival of Ideas 2018

08:00 - 17:00
Tom Bridges - Director, Cities Advisory at Arup; Mike Barry - Director of Sustainable Business (Plan A) M&S, and many more
The Great Hall and University House
Who can attend:
Staff, students, alumni and external guests
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The Festival of Ideas is a free one-day conference on campus showcasing the breadth and quality of Business School research, encouraging academic progression and connecting researchers. Join Business School staff and external guests, exploring the latest thinking on a range of business related topics. Attend the full day conference or opt for as few or as many sessions as you like.

  • Celebrating impactful research
  • Promoting interdisciplinary collaborations
  • Inspiring the next generation of researchers

Download the full programme here 

For Students

  • Find out more about our areas of expertise
  • Discover synergies with other disciplines
  • Define your pathway into academia

For Staff

  • Grow your networks
  • Align your areas of expertise
  • Forge cross-discipline partnerships

Event format

08:00 - 09:00 Registration The Great Hall
09:15 - 10:45 Opening plenary: 'Defining the City of the Future'The Great Hall
11:00 - 12:30 Morning parallel sessions: Corporate Social Responsibility; Emerging Markets; University House
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch and postgraduate poster session The Great Hall
13:45 - 15:15 Afternoon parallel sessions: Technology and Innovation; Entrepreneurship University House
15:30 - 17:00 Closing plenary: 'Building a Sustainable Supply Chain' The Great Hall

For further information, please contact the Research Office at research.LUBS@leeds.ac.uk

About the speaker

External speakers and panel chairs

To help stimulate discussion and provide insight from other institutions and industries, the Festival of Ideas welcomes external speakers and panel members:

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