Add these KE events to your diary

Add these KE events to your diary
Events like these will be a great chance for you to collaborate across departments and sectors! Image Source: PraxisAuril/Annual Conference 2022

Knowledge Exchange is an exciting space to be in.

And as we move further into the new year, there are many events to look forward to in the KE sector!

Here are a few to get booked in your diary (and if you have any more to add- let us know!)

PraxisAuril Annual Conference 2023

📅 When and where: East Midlands Conference Centre, 7-9 June 2023

By: PraxisAuril

The annual PraxisAuril conference is back this June in the historic city of Nottingham, and it’s already brimming with a programme full of exciting plenaries and speaker sessions.

Those who have attended a PraxisAuril conferences in the past will be well attuned to how engaging and valuable they are.

#PrAConf23 gives us the opportunity to see and hear from many of the key movers and shakers within KE including the Executive Director of Research England Dame Professor Jane Corner. Then there are heaps of opportunities to benefit from in terms of career development - including training courses such as software commercialisation and getting to grips with all the latest trends in the KE world.

But without a shadow of a doubt, one of the best things about attending #PrAConf23 is the networking opportunities and the chance to meet and share ideas with other KE professionals. Through engaging with a diverse range of KE professionals, you will walk away with great perspectives and connections.

We look forward to exhibiting this year, grab your tickets here!

ASTP Annual Conference 2023

📅 When and where: Tallinn, Estonia. 24-26 May 2023


Europe’s premier association of knowledge transfer professions ASTP has over two decades of experience in educating, connecting, and advocating for the profession. So when you hear its annual conference is around the corner, it’s sure to pique your interest!

This three-day event will take place in the vibrant capital of Estonia- a city which recently acquired the status of European Green Capital!

The Estonian city of Tallinn is the European Green Capital for 2023. Img Source: Mahsha Ziapour / Unsplash

The conference will be one of the knowledge transfer community’s largest European meetings, with up to 400 professionals and industry leaders from across the globe joining together at the Hilton Tallinn Park.

Across the three days, attendees can get stuck into a fantastic variety of speaking events, masterclasses and workshops including “How to say no to Researchers and Industry” and “The Knowledge Stock Exchange”, which invites KTOs, partners and businesses to share their latest projects and ideas with the community.

We look forward to exhibiting at this year's conference- get your tickets here.

The Power of Collaborative Action: Leading the Future of Cultural Knowledge Exchange

📅 When and where: Online, 8 March, 10am - 12.30pm (GMT)


The National Centre for Academic and Cultural Exchange (NCACE) has announced its annual workshop, "The Power of Collaborative Action: Leading the Future of Cultural Knowledge Exchange."

Funded by Research England, NCACE promotes and support the exchange of knowledge between the higher education and arts and cultural sectors, with a particular emphasis on demonstrating the social, cultural, environmental, and economic benefits of such activities.

This annual workshop will focus on the leadership of Cultural Knowledge Exchange, exploring various leadership approaches and models that encourage collaboration and knowledge exchange between these two sectors.

Key experts, practitioners, and policymakers will reflect on the complexity involved in leading impactful and collaborative work, the benefits and challenges of co-curated leadership, and the importance of recognising and supporting diverse leadership potential and practice.

Get your tickets here.

BBSRC: Sparking Innovation Conference

📅 When and where: DoubleTree by Hilton, Bristol City Centre, 2 March 2023

By: Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), part of UKRI, is the largest UK public funder of non-medical bioscience. It predominantly funds scientific research institutes and university research departments in the UK.

BBSRC’s first ‘Sparking Innovation Conference’ will take place on Thursday 2nd March in the City of Bristol. The aim of the event is to bring together bioscience innovators, entrepreneurs, TTOs and investors for a face-to-face networking and knowledge exchange opportunity.

The event will be centred around four panel discussions with experts. This includes:

  • Panel 1: Developing your bioscience technology with commercial potential
  • Panel 2: Finding product-market fit, understanding the end user, and identifying the value proposition of your bioscience innovation
  • Panel 3: Building your bioscience start-up and accelerating its growth
  • Panel 4: Seeking investment for your bioscience start-up

Among a wide variety of experts, panellists will include Oliver Sexton (Investment Director, UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund), Simon Aspland (Head of Commercialisation, Emma Fadlon (KTN Manager - Early Stage Investment, Innovate UK Knowledge Transfer Network), John Innes Centre), Paul Donachy (Head of Innovation, Queen's University Belfast).

Get your tickets here.

The Knowledge Exchange Framework Conference 2023

📅 When and where: etc. venues, Chancery Lane, London, 28 Feb, 08:45 - 15.20

By: Inside Government

Get ready for an exciting conference that will give you a glimpse into the future of the Knowledge Exchange Framework! Following the release of the KEF2 results, the event aims to explore what lies ahead as the sector looks towards the third iteration of the Framework.

This Conference will offer practical insights on knowledge exchange delivery across the sector with deep dives into the metrics and case studies from institutions across the clusters.

Attendees will also get to hear from industry practitioners who are at the forefront of developing the Knowledge Exchange Concordat. Plus, you'll gain insider insights into what the HE-BCI Major Review means for the KEF.

Examine Research England's approach to the technical evolution of the KEF, and discover what the latest results tell us about the state of the knowledge exchange ecosystem. And you’ll be in great company with key speakers including Ellen Bamford (Head of Data and Evidence at Research England),  Greg Wade (Policy Manager at Universities UK), Fariba Soetan (Policy Lead, Research and Innovation at NCUB), and many more.

Don't miss this opportunity to be part of the conversation and shape the future of the KEF!

Get your tickets here.

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