CIMR debates in public policy continue in Autumn 2020

During October, November and December CIMR invites you to participate in our next set of lunchtime one hour on-line debates on topical issues.

In each, leading scholars and practitioners will present their ideas on current economic, innovation and policy issues. You will have the chance to respond to their ideas.

The seminars will be held between 1pm and 2pm on a Wednesday.

Wednesday October 14 – “The technological rise of China”

Prof. Klaus Nielsen (Birkbeck); discussant: Prof. Xiaming Liu (Birkbeck); chair: Prof. Suma Athreye (University of Essex)

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Wednesday November 4 – “Welfare state: a facilitator or inhibitor of inclusive entrepreneurship?”

Dr Eva Kašperová (Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship (CREME), Aston Business School); discussant: James Brook; chair: Prof Helen Lawton Smith (Birkbeck)

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Wednesday November 18 – “Entrepreneurship policy: a research agenda”

Dr Jonathan Potter (Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities, OECD); discussant: Dina Mansour (Birkbeck); chair: Dr Fred Guy (Birkbeck)

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Wednesday December 9 – Technology Transformation for Public Good – Role of AI/Automation to address societal challenges

Dr Riccardo Zecchinelli (Senior Economist at Cabinet Office), Harry Rhys Davies (AI Programme Lead at TechNation), Mark Hodgson (Chief Business Officer at Cervest), Julia Beresford ( Deputy Director,Policy, Strategy and Planning, Cabinet Office), Katie Rhodes (Senior Policy & Strategy Advisor, Cabinet Office)

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