Enablers of Transformation Workshop for Foundation Industries
- Date: Wednesday 12 October 2022, 10:00 – 15:30
- Location: Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Leeds
- Type: Ideas in Practice
- Cost: Free
Leeds University Business School, in collaboration with Transforming Foundation Industries Network+ & TransFIRe, will explore the transformation of the Foundation Industries in this workshop.
Join our face-to-face workshop exploring the importance of innovation and transformation in Foundation Industry sustainability.
This workshop is a collaboration between Transforming Foundation Industries Network+, TransFIRe and Leeds University Business School, bringing together academics, industry speakers and government agencies and departments, to investigate how the Foundation Industries can effectively engage with policymakers and embed business models to enable successful transformation across sectors.
Discussions will cover the importance of government policy, supply chains, and business and operational models working collaboratively to meet net-zero emissions targets.
Please note that this event will take place both in person and online, though live streaming cannot facilitate all interactive elements.
|10:00||Registration and refreshments|
|10:20||Welcome and introductions by Professor Susan Bernal Lopez (School of Civil Engineering) and Professor Vera Trappmann|
|10:30||Introduction to TFI Network+ by Director Professor Ian Reaney|
|10:45||Keynote speaker - Dr Effrosyni Tzoura (Innovation Manager at Ferrovial)|
|11:15||Dr Ben Walsh (Deputy Director Transforming Foundation Industries Challenge at Innovate UK)|
|11:35||Dr Diana Casey (Director at Mineral Products Association Cement)|
|12:00||Panel discussion moderated by Professor Cameron Pleydell-Pearce|
|Panel members - Lucy Smith (Materials Processing Institute), Dr Alice Owen, (School of Earth and Environment), Steven Yearley (University of Edinburgh and TransFIRe), Dr Zhaleh Najafi Tavani and Dr Zlatko Bodrožić|
|13:45||Interactive workshop led by Professor William Sampson|
|15:00||Closing remarks and next steps|
If you have any questions about this event, please contact Grace Carter (G.M.Bird@leeds.ac.uk) at Leeds University Business School.