Residential venue Heaton Mount and welcome dinner
Congress delegates were hosted at the University of Bradford’s residential conference and event venue Heaton Mount.
Heaton Mount fuses the period features of an Italianate mansion with a state of the art conferencing and event venue, nestled within the home of the University of Bradford’s award-winning Emm Lane Campus.
Delegates arrived at Heaton Mount on Wednesday 7 September.
An informal dinner was hosted from 18:00-21:00 providing an opportunity for participants to meet fellow Congress delegates in a social setting.
September 8, 2016
08:45 - 09:15
Professor Brian Cantor, Vice-Chancellor, University of Bradford welcomed delegates to the inaugural World Technology Universities Congress.
The Leader of the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council, Councill...
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09:15 - 10:15
In this session leaders of three world technology universities gave presentations about the impact their institutions make.
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10:30 - 12:30
This session enabled participants to hear from speakers from a range of world technology universities about research which addresses global challenges.
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13:30 - 15:30
This session enabled participants to hear from speakers from a range of world technology universities about the role they play in educating global citizens. Click for more information on 'Congress – Educating the Global Citizen'
15:45 - 17:45
The University-Business Collaboration session allowed participants to hear from a range of business speakers about the collaboration they undertake with universities. Click for more information on 'Congress – University-Business Collaboration'
19:15 - 22:00
University of Bradford
Getachew Engida United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)
Baroness Ann Taylor hosted the Congress Dinner in the University of Bradford's Atrium.
Guests heard from Vivienne Stern and Engida Getachew.
The Dinner reception was sponsored by Odgers Berndston.
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September 9, 2016
09:00 - 13:00
Norcroft Centre, City Campus
The second day of the Congress enabled participants to review the outcomes from the previous day, and agree terms of reference and objectives for the World Technology Universities Network Click for more information on 'Congress – Day 2'
13:00 - 16:00
The University of Bradford is at the heart of the city, and the wider Bradford district is diverse and fascinating, both in terms of its people and its landscape. We would like to offer Congress delegates the opportun...
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