IOP Business Forum: “Physics in the North West”

Daresbury Innovation Campus
11 May 2011
18:00 - 21:00


In the current economic climate, it is more important than ever that we act to support the strength of physics in business.

This meeting will bring together business people, policymakers and educationists to discuss current opportunities for physics-based business in the North West, and how businesses can ensure that the physics graduates they hire have the right skills.

For more information please email business@iop.org


Programme

18:00Arrival and registration, with refreshments
18:30Introduction
Dr Norman Apsley, Institute of Physics Vice President, Business and Innovation
18:40Exciting times for science and innovation in the north west (PDF, 2 MB)
Professor Colin Whitehouse, Deputy Chief Executive, Science and Technology Facilities Council
19:00HE STEM employer engagement
Professor Ian Morrison, Joule Physics Laboratory, University of Salford
19:30Open forum for debate and discussion
Led by Dr Norman Apsley
20:00Buffet and networking
21:00Departure