August 31, 2017

CONGRESS – WELCOME ADDRESS

08:45  -  09:15
Debating Chamber, Emm Lane
Professor Brian Cantor, Vice-Chancellor, University of Bradford will welcome delegates to the second World Technology Universities Congress. The Chief Executive of the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council. ...

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TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITIES: RESPONDING TO GLOBAL CHALLENGES WITH EDUCATION AND RESEARCH

09:15  -  10:45
Debating Chamber, Emm Lane
In this session leaders of four world technology universities will speak about their Institutions role in tackling global challenges. Speakers and Session Titles: Dr Seung Hyeon Moon, President,...

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REFRESHMENT BREAK

10:45  -  11:00
Emm Lane Atrium

ENABLING COLLABORATION: HOW INSTITUTIONS AND ORGANISATIONS COLLABORATE ON A GLOBAL SCALE?

11:00  -  12:30
Debating Chamber, Emm Lane
Key speakers from business, industry, NGOs  and Universities will give their experience and perspective on global collaboration in this panel discussion. Speakers and Session Titles: Professor K...

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LUNCH AND NETWORKING

12:30  -  13:30
Garden Room, Heaton Mount

INTELLIGENT AND INNOVATIVE ENGINEERING PARALLEL SESSION: OPPORTUNITIES FOR COLLABORATION

13:30  -  15:30
Emm Lane
The parallel session will enable attendees to select one of the three themes where speakers will showcase research, projects or innovations with the aim of investigating possible opportunities for collaboration. Click for more information on 'INTELLIGENT AND INNOVATIVE ENGINEERING PARALLEL SESSION: OPPORTUNITIES FOR COLLABORATION'

CYBER SECURITY: A 21st CENTURY CHALLENGE PARALLEL SESSION: OPPORTUNITIES FOR COLLABORATION

13:30  -  15:30
Emm Lane
The parallel session will enable attendees to select one of the three themes where speakers will showcase research, projects or innovations with the aim of investigating possible opportunities for collaboration. The t...

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ADVANCED HEALTHCARE PARALLEL SESSION: OPPORTUNITIES FOR COLLABORATION

13:30  -  15:30
Emm Lane
The parallel session will enable attendees to select one of the three themes where speakers will showcase research, projects or innovations with the aim of investigating possible opportunities for collaboration. The t...

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REFRESHMENT BREAK

15:30  -  16:00
Emm Lane Atrium

THE SKILLS AND INNOVATION GAP – DEVELOPING A JOINT STATEMENT

16:00  -  17:45
Arthur Francis Lecture Theatre, Emm Lane
Business and Industry innovation and development is fast paced with digital and technology advancements creating new jobs and making traditional positions redundant at a rate not experienced before. Education institut...

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CONGRESS DINNER

19:15  -  22:00
Atrium, City Campus
The Congress dinner will bring together delegates from the Congress with other VIP guests and speakers.   Kersten England, Chief Executive, Bradford Metropolitan District Council Professor Brian Cantor, ...

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September 1, 2017

REVIEW OF DAY ONE

09:00  -  09:30
Debating Chamber, Emm Lane
Summary of any identified areas for collaboration and key learning points.

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WORLD TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITIES NETWORK: BOARD MEETINGS

09:30  -  11:30
Emm Lane
This will be and opportunity for the General Board and the Operational Board of the World Technology Universities Network to meet for the first time.

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WORLD TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITIES NETWORK: MOU SIGNINGS

11:30  -  12:00
Emm Lane
Signings of Memorandum of Understandings will take place for founding members launching the World Technology Universities Network.

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LUNCH AND NETWORKING

12:00  -  13:00
Heaton Mount
Final networking over lunch before departure

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SOCIAL EXCURSIONS TO EXPERIENCE BRADFORD

13:00  -  16:00
Various
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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