Events

Past and future IBP events open to individuals from all member organisations. Unless otherwise stated please e-mail us at ibp@imperial.ac.uk to register your interest.

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Diversity in the workplace 26 February 2014

Fuzzy Bitar, Global Head of Operations, Upstream, BP, presented the challenges, successes, and novel practices within BP of attracting, retaining and promoting women in Science, Engineering, and Technology (SET) roles. Read the briefing note from […]

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Bridging the gap: cultural and organisational differences in university-industry collaboration 5 November 2013

The IBP Winter Executive Dinner and Discussion was held on 5 November 2013. Sir Richard Sykes, Chairman of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, and former Chairman of GSK and Rector of Imperial, shared his insights […]

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2033: 5 July 2013 5 July 2013

The year is 2033 and the world looks very different… During our annual Tech Foresight conference, delegates from industry and Imperial worked together to explore the impacts that current technological breakthroughs might have on how […]

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Doing business in BRIC countries 11 June 2013

The IBP Summer Executive Dinner and Discussion was held on 11 June 2013. David Eyton, BP’s Group Head of Technology, and Professor Nigel Brandon, Director of the Energy Futures Lab, reflected with IBP members and […]

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Collaboration: driving Europe’s growth 19 March 2013

The IBP’s Spring Executive Dinner and Discussion was held on 19 March 2013. Robert-Jan Smits, Director General, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission, opened the evening with his view of the European Union’s need for […]

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Shaping the graduates of the future 29 January 2013

The IBP’s Quarter 1 Executive Dinner and Discussion was held on 29 January 2013. Professor Debra Humphris presented an overview of curriculum innovation occuring in universities across the globe, as a stimulus to discussion for […]

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Growth & innovation 27 November 2012

The IBP’s Winter Executive Dinner and Discussion was held on 27 November 2012. Professor David Gann took a fresh look at open innovation, sparking discussion amongst the guests of their experiences of the strengths and […]

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2032: 2 July 2012 2 July 2012

The morning session of the day allowed Imperial academics to identify and elucidate the important discoveries of their own areas – intelligent systems, minituarisation, regenerative medicine, and neurotechnology. Professor Nilay Shah: Sustainable Cities and Intelligent […]

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Productive partnerships with universities 12 June 2012

The IBP’s Summer Executive Dinner and Discussion was held on 12 June 2012. Professor Ammon Salter gave guests a sneak preview of his paper, ‘How to Create Productive Partnerships with Universities’ (PDF), co-authored with Markus […]

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The implications of higher student tuition fees 13 March 2012

Imperial Business Partners held the 2012 Spring event on 13 March. An executive discussion prior to drinks and dinner took ‘The Strategic Implications of Higher Student Tuition Fees for the Talent Pool for Global Businesses […]

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Inaugural dinner: Engineering and leadership 21 November 2011

The Imperial Business Partners inaugural dinner was held on 21 November 2011 and hosted by the Rector & President of Imperial College London, Sir Keith O’ Nions. Over dinner, Sir John Parker, President of the […]

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