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2009

 

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Topics & Speakers

Venue - Harrogate International Centre - Auditorium

(# Programme change 15/10/10)

Plenary A: Enterprise Support Policy -vs- Practice - Monday, 8th November 11.00-12.30

Plenary B: Entrepreneurship Education Policy -vs- Practice - Tuesday 14.00-15.30

Plenary C: Enterprising Inspiration for Youth - Wednesday 11.00-12.30

Monday, 8th November 2010 - 11.00-12.30

PLENARY A

ENTERPRISE SUPPORT POLICY -vs- PRACTICE    

Too often policy makers complain that they do not know enough about what works and practitioners complain that policy inhibits their freedom to deliver what works. This session provides an opportunity for practitioners to explain what policy makers need to do next.

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David Irwin

Barry Naisbitt

Kevin Horne

Doug Scott

Chair: David Irwin, Partner, Irwin Grayson Associates (QAEP 2009)

  • Barry Naisbitt, Chief Economist, Santander Business Banking

  • Kevin Horne, Chief Executive, NWES & Leader “Lowestoft Most Enterprising Place 2009/10”

  • Doug Scott, Chairman, National Federation of Enterprise Agencies & Chief Executive, TEDCO

  • George Derbyshire, CEO, National Federation of Enterprise Agencies

  • Leigh Sear, Chief Executive, SFEDI Solutions

  • Nat Hardwick, CEO, Institute for Enterprise & Entrepreneurs

  • Alhaji B U Girei, President, WASME, World Association of SMEs, India

National Federation of Enterprise Agencies - http://www.nfea.com

George Derbyshire

Leigh Sear

Nat Hardwick

Alhaji B U Girei

Tuesday, 9th November 2010 - 14.00-15.30

PLENARY B

  ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION POLICY -vs- PRACTICE

Enterprise and entrepreneurship education must be relevant for students who are interested in start-up, students who can benefit from developing enterprise skills and also students who want insight into the latest research. Achieving all three is no easy task. The speakers will explore a number of issues relevant to this challenge.

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Andy Penaluna

John Thompson

Nigel Adams

Chair: Prof Andy Penaluna, Chairman, EEUK & Prof. of Creative Entrepreneurship, Swansea Metropolitan University

  • Prof John Thompson, The Business School, University of Huddersfield (QAEP 2009)

  • Mr Nigel Adams, Programme Director BSc Business Enterprise, University of Buckingham #

  • Dr Joan Lockyer, Principal Lecturer, Institute of Applied Entrepreneurship, Coventry University #

  • Hushpreet Dhaliwal, Chief Executive, NACUE (National Consortium of University Entrepreneurs) #

  • Charles Skene, Chairman, Serial Entrepreneur; Visiting Professor of Entrepreneurship, Robert Gordon University (QAEP 2005)

  • Dr Pradeep Wagh, Secretary General,  Development Education International Society, India

Enterprise Educators UK - http://www.enterprise.ac.uk

NACUE - http://www.nacue.com

Joan Lockyer

Charles Skene

Pradeep Wagh

Wednesday, 10th November 2010 - 11.00-12.30

PLENARY C

ENTERPRISING INSPIRATION FOR YOUTH
- MAKING AN ENTERPRISE YOUR LIVING

Does the current enterprise and entrepreneurship promotion policy really inspire and meet the ever-changing needs and expectations of our young people?   This session will present a number of successful initiatives that have worked well - as evidenced by several Young Entrepreneurs who have made a success of starting up their own businesses.

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John May

Janet Brumby

Chair: John May, Chief Executive, Young Enterprise UK (QAEP 2008)

  • Janet Brumby, Senior Team Manager, Young Enterprise Yorkshire & Humber (QAEP 2006)

  • Jane Walton, Policy Director, Young People's Enterprise Forum, Yorkshire

  • David Kilburn, YEYH Volunteer Board Chairman;  Chief Executive, MKM Building Supplies

Plus a Panel of successful young entrepreneurs:

  • Sean Scott, Director of Vuba Group
    At the age of 21 Sean is a successful entrepreneur who is proud to have experienced ‘Half a decade in business’

  • Stuart Powell, Director of Inspiring Influence Ltd
    and Young Enterprise Ambassador - believes that enterprise is all about 'Building Success on Strengths'

  • Julia Thompson, Director of Eastcoast Pictures enjoyed a successful career in the television industry as a producer for Simon Cowell's SYCO and Director of Entertainment for Sony Pictures Television. Julia has recently set up Eastcoast Pictures working in TV and online media

  • Stephanie Kyle is currently in her final year at secondary school and was voted Young Enterprise Managing Director of the year in 2009 in the Humber region

  • Molescroft Primary School is a truly enterprising primary school. Headteacher Mr Michael Loncaster and guest pupils are looking forward to sharing their experiences with delegates, including a recent Young Enterprise day in which every pupil from the age of 4 to 11 took part

Young Enterprise - http://www.young-enterprise.org.uk  

Jane Walton

David Kilburn

Main Supporters

The Queen's Awards

Santander Business Banking - www.santander.co.uk

Yorkshire Bank

A4e Enterprise & Education - www.mya4e.co.uk

http://www.nfea.com/act

http://www.enterpriseuk.org

http://www.ibconsulting.org.uk

National Federation of Enterprise Agencies

Small Firms Enterprise Development Initiative

Young Enterprise - http://www.young-enterprise.org.uk/

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