13-16 May 2019
Worcester College in Oxford, United Kingdom
A four-day interactive, international course on stimulating and facilitating commercial services, alliances & entrepreneurship
AESIS is proud to announce this ambitious international course, in where leading experts in the disciplines of the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) will demonstrate how to implement and foster business in SSH. Questions that will be examined and answered include:
- What are the most effective ways to manage an impact unit?
- How do I make academic business ideas 'market-ready'?
- How do I set up public & private alliances in business units?
- How and when should I set up consultancy (& other) services?
The course will be held in an intimate setting, while each session will be taught in an interactive manner and includes many collective exercises, in order to make this initiative as fitting as possible to all of your particular aims and needs. Moreover, throughout the entire course, a case-study exercise will challenge you to create and develop a business case. This all aims to provide you with adequate insights and tools to stimulate and facilitate business development in your organisation.
- Science funders
- Science policy managers
- Research managers within Social Sciences & Humanities (SSH)
- Facilitators of Societal Impact (knowledge exchange, business development)
- Strategists within universities
- Managers of public-private SSH research & consultancy programs
Registration is open now! In order to create an interactive and intimate setting, we accept a maximum of 30 participants. Registrations will be accepted based on a first come, first serve-principle.
Click here for the pdf-version of the programme.
Chris graduated from the University of Oxford after having read Modern History, he then went onto study Politics and Government at the London School of Economics. After graduation, Chris worked at Accenture, covering projects across; Public Sector, Energy, Digital and Communications as well as their Clean Tech growth area (in partnership with the World Economic Forum) and Institute for High Performance. Chris left Accenture to work for FutureLearn, an Edtech start-up (or MOOC platform) founded by the Open University. At FutureLearn, Chris led the market research and helped develop FutureLearn’s strategy, partnerships and business models across B2C/B2B and public education initiatives.
David is the recipient and co-recipient of competitive grants from the Danish Council for Independent Research, The Velux Foundation, The Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science, The European Commission Horizon 2020, The Obel Family Foundation, and the Swedish Research Council. David Budtz has about 150 entries on his list of publications ranging from research papers, research monographs, edited volumes, policy reports, op-ed columns and newspaper articles.
Alongside his research, David has an international public presence with outreach activities in science policy, speaking frequently on the topics of Open Science, Responsible Impact Assessment and Evidence-Informed Policy-Making.
David regularly works as a policy adviser. He entered the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science in 2005, working in technological foresight and science policy until 2012. In 2007, he became a member of the European Commission’s Programme Committee for the Socio-Economic Sciences and Humanities, dealing with analysis and priority-setting in SSH research. In 2012, he supported the Danish Presidency of the European Union in the area of Responsible Research and Innovation, co-organising the conference “Science in Dialogue”. More recently, David was Director of the Science Policy Programme during Denmark’s presidency of the largest interdisciplinary conference in Europe, Euroscience Open Forum 2014. In 2018, he was appointed member of the Danish Governments’ Commission on Rewards and Reputation in Research.
Oliver is a historian by training, and received his undergraduate, masters and doctoral degrees from the University of Oxford. He teaches architectural and cultural history with a focus on the long eighteenth century.
Oliver has published widely on Gothic Revival architecture, landscape gardening, patriotism, and the country house. His most recent peer-reviewed journal article explores the politics of horse racing in the early 1760s Britain.
Oliver has worked as a Consultant for a range of different organisations, from the Mount Stuart Trust in Scotland, numerous television production companies, tourism providers and the investment management firm, Quilter Cheviot. Oliver is an Associate of Thompson Harrison and is part of the teaching faculty at the Said Business School for Oxford Cultural Leaders and the Oxford Strategic Leadership Programme.
He is a Council Member of the Oxfordshire Record Society; Heritage Officer for the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (BSECS); Governor of Compton Verney House Trust; and sits on the Education and Publications Committee of The Gardens Trust and Arts Council England’s Designation Panel. Oliver is chair of The Heritage Alliance’s Digital, Learning & Skills Advocacy Group.
Victoria has worked in Museums and Higher Education for the last ten years and has completed her PhD in the area of museum and cultural project management.
Before joining TORCH in 2014, Victoria was at the Ashmolean Museum as a Project Manager for seven years, working on the £61 million Redevelopment of the Ashmolean Museum, overseeing the object processing and mount-making for the 12,000 objects installed in the 35 new galleries. Victoria also managed the creation and development of the new Broadway Museum in Worcestershire.
Working as a Project Management and Museums consultant, Victoria has also worked with Bahrain National Museum, Qal’at al Bahrain Museum, UCL Petrie Museum and also in Greece for the British School at Athens in Knossos, Crete, and Portugal and Spain.
Victoria is currently a Trustee of MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology) and the Museum of Oxford Redevelopment Trust
Oxford OX1 2HB, United Kingdom
|Welcoming Dinner (May 12)
|Course Dinner (May 14)
Oxford is conveniently located close to London's main airports.
From London Heathrow Airport, Oxford is only 50 minutes away by car, and a little more than an hour away by public transport. Please find a detailed description of the available means of transportation to and from this airport here.
|Please note that no hotel rooms have been booked for participants and arranging accommodation is at your own responsibility. We do recommend the following hotels in the centre of Oxford:|
13-16 May 2019
Oxford OX1 2HB, United Kingdom
This course is organised by the AESIS Network.
You can register through the course website. After registration, you will receive a confirmation via email. You will receive further details about the conference in due time. We kindly request that you register before May 9 2019. In order to create an interactive and intimite setting, we accept a maximum of 30 participants. Registrations will be accepted based on a first come, first serve-principle.
COSTS & PAYMENT:
Participation costs: € 1.950,-/ £1695,-
Participation costs AESIS network members: € 1.750,-/ £1525,-
The participation fee includes four lunches, two dinners, coffee/tea and course documentation.
The exchange rate is subject to change. Payment of the participation fee should happen before the course starts. You will receive an invoice together with the confirmation. Personal or company cheques are not accepted. All amounts are excluding VAT, if applicable.
If you are unable to attend the course it is permitted to allow someone else to participate in your stead, if the name of the replacement is communicated before the start of the course to the organisers. Cancellation without cost is possible until March 18 2019. If you cancel between March 18 and April 15 2019, we will invoice €95/ £85 administration costs. After April 15 2019, you owe us the full amount.
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