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Engagement Day

About this event:

Brunel’s Engagement Team welcomes you to this free event to learn more about how we connect and develop collaborative relationships with business and community groups within Hillingdon, West London and beyond.

This event provides the platform for networking and discussions over FREE lunch provided to guests. (Limited Spaces Available). Representatives from across the University will be introducing their work on the latest Public, Business and Community Engagement initiatives.

There will be plenty of networking opportunities and the chance to discuss your views on how Brunel can best engage with local community groups and businesses.

A number of our partner organisations will also be running networking stalls to showcase their activities.

10.00 Registration and meet our partner stallholders over tea, coffee and pastries

10.30 Welcome and introduction to our work – Professor Geoff Rodgers, Vice-Provost Research.

10.40 Introductions from Brunel’s Engagement Team

10.50 Examples of our engagement with business – Professor Ainurul Rosli (Brunel Business School) and Ms Rhona Denness (Brunel Co-Innovate Team)

11.10 What do we mean by Public Engagement? – a discussion led by Brunel’s Engagement Ambassador, Professor Akram Khan, in conversation with academics who have been delivering ground breaking public engagement activities.

12.10 Break for tea and coffee

12.25 Brunel’s Engagement Vision - Mr Andrew Kershaw, Director of Engagement

12.35 Breakout sessions to discuss how Brunel can maximise Public Engagement, Business Engagement and Civic/Community Engagement

13.15 Feedback discussion and closing remarks – Professor Geoff Rodgers, Vice-Provost Research

13.30 Lunch and networking

Please join us at our Brunel University London Campus in Uxbridge, in the Hamilton Centre.

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