Ideas in Practice seminar series
Ideas in Practice is a free seminar series bringing together business people, policymakers and academics.
The events take place in Leeds, London and online where we discuss important topics and share ideas to help companies and public bodies both in the UK and globally.
Launch of the Leeds Index of Platform Labour Protest
Please note that this is a hybrid event, hosted in person at etc.venues County Hall, Belvedere Road, London.
We will be launching the Leeds Index and exploring to what extent it can be used by the public and other academics.
The Leeds Index is developed by academics from the University of Leeds, based at the Economic Research Social Council (ESRC) Digital Futures at Work Research Centre (Digit) and the Centre for Employment Relations Innovation and Change (CERIC).
Implementation of gene editing into the food system
Thursday 26 January 2023.
Please note that this is an in-person event, hosted at One Great George Street, 1 Great George Street, London.
We will discuss increasing public acceptance of gene-edited foods, communicating gene editing to the public, and what transparency and labelling of gene-edited foods may mean.
Two projects funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)/Food Standards Agency (FSA) and Leeds University Business School (LUBS), respectively, have informed the research presented at this event.
‘Ideas in Practice’ Supply Chain Summit 2022: Realising the value of digitalisation
Tuesday 22 November 2022.
Please note that this is an in-person event, hosted at Squire Patton Boggs, 6 Wellington Place, Leeds.
We will be addressing the opportunities and challenges of the digitalisation of UK supply chains.
This is the sixth annual Supply Chain Summit, held by Leeds University Business School in partnership with Squire Patton Boggs.
Metaverse Roundtable: Just another buzzword or the next digital “holy grail”?
Wednesday 9 November 2022.
Please note that this is an in-person event, hosted at University House, Leeds.
We will be exploring the applications, challenges and knowledge gaps in the Digital Fashion Industry.
The event is sponsored by the University of Leeds Challenge Fund project 'Transformational Impact of Digital Platforms Ecosystems on Global Value Chains accelerated by COVID-19'.
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We address key issues in areas such as technology and innovation, finance and the economy, international business strategy as well as environmental sustainability and inclusive societies. The seminars give you the opportunity to:
- Gain insights from leading experts
- Network with people from different areas with different perspectives
- Collaborate on projects, small to large
- Take part in dialogue on important issues of the day
- Find out what other people are doing and how they overcome problems
Ideas in Practice supports the Business School's mission and values of producing research that makes an impact on society, business and the economy. We hope the events will:
- Lead to new collaborations to do research, e.g. as part of a grant application to a research funding council
- Inspire discussions about business and economic challenges and opportunities
- Bring leading experts from around the world in to contact with business and policy audiences
- Create a forum for bringing together different perspectives on a particular issue of current interest.
Please contact Grace Carter (G.M.Carter@leeds.ac.uk) if you would like to discuss an Ideas in Practice event or are seeking event organisation advice.
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