Programme Student Day

Programme – Wednesday 19th November

TALKS

12:00 – 12:50 – Registration

12:50 – 13:00 – Welcome remarks from the organisers (Hakim Yadi & Peter Lusty)

13:00 – 13:20 – Talk 1: David O’Reilly

13:20 – 13:40 – Talk 2: Charlie Songhurst

13:40 – 14:00 – Talk 3: Samantha Evans

14:00 – 14:20 – Tea and Coffee

14:20 – 14:40 – Talk 4: Jack Kriendler

14:40 – 15:00 – Talk 5: Carina Namih

Please note at this point those with tickets for the master class sessions will proceed to the break out rooms. We regret that we are unable to host more than the ticketed allocation for these sessions.

MASTER CLASSES*

15:10 – 15:50 – Master Class Session 1

15:50 – 16:10 – Tea and Coffee

16:10 – 16:50 – Master Class Session 2

16:50 – 17:30 – Master Class Session 3

17:30 – 18:00 – Closing Remarks (In the Grand Hall)

 *Please note Master Classes will take place in breakout rooms

Master Classes Sessions – Topics

David O’Reilly

David has a unique perspective on the future of health, Proteus Digital Health will transform health technology and wearables, his session will focus on the challenges of brining a disruptive technology to market and are titled Entrepreneurialism as an Act of Rebellion

Dr Jack Kreindler

Jack is a doctor turned entrepreneur, working across a portfolio of companies in Silicon Valley. His area of interest is performance technology in sport – wearables and bio-sensors.

Charlie Songhurst

Based in Silicon Valley, Charlie holds a portfolio of companies. He will not only be able to talk about his current activities, but also his business he helped set up when at University where he founded and ran an auction trading company.

Samantha Evans

Working in Silicon Valley for the UK Government, Samantha works with Silicon Valley companies looking to establish in the UK and with UK companies launching in the US. Samantha has an interesting perspective having studied at the University of Manchester and now working in the Valley

Carina Namih      

Carina will be talking about her experiences in working for corporates and in start-ups as well  the difference between starting a company in the UK and in Silicon Valley, and importantly why the UK may be the better place.

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