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February 11, 2019

February 12, 2019

February 13, 2019

Time Session
13:45 - 14:15
Registration
Registration and Welcome Coffee
14:15 - 14:30
Plenary
Welcome by the Organisers
14:30 - 18:00
Parallel workshops and tours
Workshops & Tours
18:00 - 20:45
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Free time (hotel check-in, dinner ...)
20:45 - 23:00
Social activity
Pre-conference get-together (excluding dinner)
UIIN Professional Development Workshops
On June 19-20, 2018 UIIN will bring three of its Professional Development Workshops to Sydney. Benefit from this unique opportunity and combine your conference experience with a 1 1/2 day course. Deepen your knowledge, gain new skills and find solutions to be applied in your home institutions through these interactive workshops.

Based on research and practice these experienced workshop moderators will share their knowledge and experience from higher education and industry. You can register for these professional development courses through the registration form.

Further information will follow soon. To explore UIIN's Professional Development Workshops, please visit: https://edu.uiin.org
Time Session
8:30 - 9:00
Networking area
Conference registration and warm-up coffee
9:00 - 9:30
Plenary
Welcome address by organisers

9:30 - 10:45
Plenary
Discussion Panel

10:45 - 11:15
Networking area
Coffee & networking break
11:15 - 12:45
Parallel tracks
Parallel Sessions
  • Smart specialization: Building an innovation driven-economy
  • Becoming a more engaged and entrepreneurial organisation
  • Developing transversal skills: Making students and researchers employers and employable
  • Training and career perspectives for business developers, engagement officers and other practitioners
  • How to stimulate creativity & innovation in education and research
12:45 - 14:15
Networking area
Lunch & poster session
14:15 - 15:45
Parallel tracks
Parallel Sessions
  • Creating smart cities and regional and national innovation systems
  • The position of universities in the knowledge triangle and entrepreneurial ecosystem
  • Stimulating and evaluating entrepreneurial mindsets, attitudes and creativity
  • Building and managing mutually beneficial partnerships and projects in practice
  • Models and methods for strengthening innovation through universities
15:45 - 16:15
Networking area
Coffee & networking break
16:15 - 17:30
Parallel tracks
Parallel Sessions
  • Challenges in creating an innovative and entrepreneurial society
  • University management and leadership: building blocks & initiatives
  • Knowledge transfer offices and their management
  • Brokering talent from university to business and vice versa
  • Increasing and measuring the impact of innovation
17:30 - 18:20
Plenary
Keynote speech

18:20 - 19:00
Transport to Dinner
Transport to Dinner
19:00 - 24:00
Social activity
Conference dinner
Time Session
8:30 - 9:00
Networking area
Conference Registration & Warm-up coffee
9:00 - 10:30
Discussion Panel on University-Industry Partnerships

10:30 - 11:00
Coffee & networking break
11:00 - 12:15
Parallel Sessions
  • Measuring social and economic growth and impact
  • Cultural change: The transition towards a new generation of universities
  • How to stimulate student and academic entrepreneurship
  • Facilitating and driving university-business cooperation
  • Approaches towards technology commercialization
12:15 - 13:30
Lunch & poster session
13:30 - 14:00
Plenary
Keynote speech
14:00 - 14:05
Room Change Break
14:05 - 15:30
Parallel Sessions
  • University start-ups and spin-offs and their main challenges
  • Developing knowledge alliances, networks and strategic partnerships
  • Knowledge transfer: More than just selling patents and licenses
  • Creating entre- and intrapreneurs: Generate and recognize value and drive future growth
  • How collaboration can lead to mutual benefits
15:30 - 15:50
Coffee & networking break
15:50 - 17:15
Parallel Sessions
  • Universities, incubators, entrepreneurship centers, technology and science parks and their role in the entrepreneurship ecosystem
  • Measuring the impact of interactions and partnerships
  • Transitioning or translating: The role of the knowledge transfer officer
17:00 - 17:30
Closing