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Oxford Road Corridor Masterclass

Wednesday 5 June
09:00 – 17:00
Registration fee: £145

The Oxford Road Corridor is a dense Innovation District which is currently undergoing a significant amount of investment, with Enterprise Zone status in place to encourage further growth. The Partnership, established as a company Limited by Guarantee in 2007, has evolved over a period of time through the interactions between universities, industry and government. Many of the assets within the Oxford Road Corridor area have gained international recognition and include higher education institutions, cultural venues, digital infrastructure projects and research and development facilities.

Wednesday 5 June

Time Activity Key learning outcomes
9:00 – 9:30 Arrival and registration (tea & coffee)
9:30 – 9:45 Welcome and Introduction to the Oxford Road Corridor The importance of inclusive prosperity
9:45 – 10:30 Digital & Smart Cities Digital Infrastructure and the significance of ‘Internet of Things’
10:30 – 11:15 Employment & Skills The importance of Innovation District growth
11:15 – 11:30 Break (refreshments)
11:30 – 12:15 Culture & Creative Drawing on wider opportunities
12:15 – 13:00 Health & Wellbeing Understanding and developing key assets
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:30 Overview of Oxford Road Corridor Enterprise Zones Incentivising strategic relocation for businesses with Life Sciences specialisms
14:30 – 15:15 Plenary “What do successful Innovation Districts look like?”
15:15 – 16:00 Panel debate
16:00 – 17:00 Close

*draft programme subject to change

Triple Helix Masterclass

Wednesday 5 June
14:00 – 16:00
Registration fees:
£50 for delegates / £35 for members of the TH Association /
£20 for (PhD) students and third-world countries

Wednesday 5 June

14:00 Introduction by the Chair
14:05 – 14:35 Henry Etzkowitz: “The Triple Helix and the Entrepreneurial University”
14:35 – 14:50 Q & A
14:50 – 15:00 Maria Laura Fornaci introduces the TH Association
15:00 – 15:15 Break (refreshments)
15:15 – 15:45 Loet Leydesdorff: “Synergy in Triple Helix Relations: What is it? How can it be measured?”
15:45 – 16:00 Q & A

*draft programme subject to change

Arts and Health Masterclass

Wednesday 5 June
11:00 – 16:00
Registration fee: £145

A unique opportunity to explore the complex and rich relationship between arts, culture and heritage – and their potential to influence health and social change. This master-class all takes place in the city that gave birth to the Arts & Health movement – Manchester. Led by Director of Arts for Health – Clive Parkinson – and co-facilitated by a rich range of people whose work has informed policy, driven cultural change and inspired new thinking, this masterclass will equip participants to better understand the potential of arts participation to promote health, prevent ill-health and inspire social change. With input from the UK, Japan and Australia and a focus across the life course, this master-class is a one-off opportunity to be inspired and equipped to take home new ways of thinking about public health.

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