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UKSPA - Edinburgh Presentations

UKSPA - Edinburgh Presentations

UKSPA in Edinburgh - October 2016

Programme and Delegate List

CPD Evaluation Form (Word Document)

Day One - Thursday 6 October 2016. The Roslin Institute

Plenary 1. The Easter Bush Campus. David Hume, Director of The Roslin Institute

Plenary 2 The Roslin Insitute : An Environment for Innovation.

Professor Bruce Whitelaw, Deputy Director, The Roslin Institute

John Mackenzie, CEO of Roslin Innovation Centre and Roslin BioCentre.

Plenary 3 Enterprise at The Roslin Institute/Moredun. Three tenant company presentations.

Jaymin Amin of Ingenza

Steve Parsons of Greengage Lightning

Richard Mole of Wormvax

Parallel Session One: Funding Growing Companies

Graeme McInstry, Portfolio Manager, Par Equity

Glen Illing, CEO, Roslin Technologies (Prezi link to external website)

Parallel Session Two: Building Design

Christoph Ackermann, Archiitect Director, BDP

David Ross and Neiil McLean, Atkins

Day Two - Friday 7 October 2016. Pentlands Science Park

Plenary 1. Welcome to Moredun. Julie Fitzpatrick, Director of the Moredun Institute and CEO of the Moredun Foundation.

Plenary 2. Edinburgh City Region Support Ecosystem.

Ian Johnson, Midlothian Council

Derek Ballantyne, Scottish Enterprise

Parallel 3: Investment, Infrastructure and Science

Jonathan Burroughs, Creative Places

Lindsey Moodie Inverness Campus, Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Session chaired by Simon Hoad, Trinity Investment Management.

Parallel 4: Knowledge Infrastructure - connecting Research to Business

Bob Cushing, Bridge Fibre

Fred Walker, Jiscom

Session Chaired by Austin Flynn, Partner, Morton Fraser

Parallel Session 5: Innovation and Incubator Investment

Tom Oglvie, University of Edinburgh

Maranda Knaggs, Stevenange BioScience Catalyst

Session Chaired by Catherine Johns, Business Durham

Parallel Session 6: Europe and Beyond

Simon Doherty, Department for International Trade

David MacCallum, Scottish Development International

Session chaired by Joanne Boag-Thompson, Shepperd Wedderburn

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