Time Session # Attendees
10:00 - 10:30
Registration with tea & coffee
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10:30 - 10:40
Welcome & Introduction

Prof. Tom McLeish (Durham) & Prof. Brent Murray (Leeds)

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10:40 - 10:50
Overview of current SOFI research at Durham

Prof. Lian Hutchings (Durham)

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10:50 - 11:00
Overview of current SOFI research at Edinburgh

Prof. Wilson Poon (Edinburgh)

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11:00 - 11:10
Overview of current SOFI research at Leeds

Prof. Brent Murray (Leeds)

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11:10 - 11:30
Overview of opportunities for industry co-funding

Robert Whiting (Leeds RIS)

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11:30 - 12:00
Presentations: research challenges

Brief (5 min max.) presentations by potential or existing partners of research challenges

Delegates please indicate in advance if they would like to make a presentation. Do this via your online profile (login required).

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12:00 - 14:30
Lunch, Posters, 1:1s

Lunch, posters (SOFI cohort 2 students only) PLUS one to one discussions between academics and industry partners. Book meetings via the 1:1 system.

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14:30 - 15:30
Brainstorming sessions
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15:30 - 16:00
Report back & Close

Brief reporting back of brainstormed ideas and close.

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