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Business events at the British Science Festival

British Science Festival

The British Science Festival comes to Birmingham from 14-19th September with the programme including a number of events which will appeal to a business audience.

You can join leading experts as they explore the ways science and technology will affect business, the environment and the economy. Here are a selection of some of the events that may appeal to your business:

Tuesday 14th September


Managing our energy needs for the future: How Birmingham Science City can help
Organised by: Birmingham Science City
venue: Aston University
time: 10-12pm

The new psychology of leadership
Organised by: British Science Association
venue: Aston University
time:10-12pm

Inspiring women in science, engineering and technology
Organised by: The UKRC
venue: Aston University
time: 11-2pm

Joseph Lister Award Lecture: Can marketers control your mind?
Organised by: British Science Association
venue: Aston University
time: 12-1pm

Birmingham Science City - technology in action
Organised by: Birmingham Science City
venue: MacDonald Burlington Hotel
time:5-7pm

Thursday 16th September


UK-China Symposium on clean energy and nanotechnology
Organised by Aston University
venue: Aston University
time: 10-6pm (Also on Friday)

Getting on with the boss: Why the relationship with your manager is so important
Organised by: Aston University
venue: Aston University
time: 11am-12pm

From nanomedicine to jet engines: What did advanced materials ever do for you?
O
rganised by: Science City Research Alliance for the Universities of Birmingham and Warwick
venue: Aston University
time: 4-6pm

Technologies for sustainable transport
Organised by Aston University
venue: Aston University
time: 4-5pm

Friday 17th September


Obesity and metabolism: New research in the West Midlands region
Organised by: Science City Research Alliance for the Universities of Birmingham and Warwick
venue: Aston University
time: 10-12pm

What is it thinking about? Building brain ‘tissue’ in the laboratory
Organised by: Aston University
venue: Aston University
time: 11-12pm

Fuel for the future
Organised by: University of Birmingham
venue: University of Birmingham
time: 4-6pm

Future cities
Organised by: British Science Association
venue: Aston University
time: 4-5.30pm

Population change and the future of the UK's population: Implications for policy
Organised by: Aston University
venue: Aston University
time: 4-6pm

Saturday 18th September


Humans and the Climate: Past and future
Organised by: Birmingham Science City
venue: Aston University
time: 4-5.30pm

Sunday 19th September


The political economy of regulating the market economy
Organised by British Science Association
venue: Aston University
time: 10-12pm

Find out more: 
Events and Family Programme: http://www.britishscienceassociation.org/web/BritishScienceFestival/WhatsOn/Onlineprogrammesearch.htm

Sponsorship opportunities or general information: www.britishsciencefestival.org

Contacts:
Claire Hopkins
0121 204 4542
c.l.hopkins@aston.ac.uk

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