Cambridge Network members can join the Cambridge Enterprise and Technology Club (CETC) on 28 July for presentations, debate and Q&A on Brexit and Cambridge for the special rate of £15.
Brexit: Looking ahead for Cambridge’s technologies and enterprises
The future may no longer be so blue, but surely we make certain it is bright?
18.00-21.00 Thursday 28 July 2016
St John's Innovation Centre, Cowley Rd, Cambridge, CB4 0WS
Contact: Dr Andrea Lorenz, Chair Cambridge Enterprise and Technology Club
The CETC aims to give you glances into possible futures post BREXIT from Cambridge experts in business, science, policy and politics. Presentations, debate, Q&A.
Guest tickets for Cambridge Network Members at £15 available via the CETC website.
- Vicki Ford, MEP for the East of England
Vicki has long campaigned for the EU to reform itself. As Chairman of the European Parliament Internal Market and Consumer Affairs Committee she is a champion of Consumer Rights. She was a lead negotiator on Europe's €80 billion Horizon fund for science and research.
- Michael Barnes, Head of EU Programmes at the Greater Cambridge/ Greater Peterborough local Enterprise Partnership
Michael has significant experience of EU structural funds, having managed ERDF and ESF programmes during his time as a Senior Manager at the Government Office for the East of England. Prior to joining the LEP in 2013, Michael had a 26-year career in central government
- Dr Cahir O'Kane, Group leader of the O’Kane Group, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge
The O’Kane Group is interested in signalling processes that regulate neuronal function - both their basic biology, and their relevance to neurodegenerative disease like Huntington's disease; Multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease. Cahir is an ardent supporter of collaborative research across borders and has engaged extensively with pan-European research programmes.
- Dr Christopher Bickerton, Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge
Christopher Bickerton is University Lecturer in politics at POLIS and an Official Fellow at Queens’ College, Cambridge. He has published widely on international relations, comparative European politics and European studies. He is currently working on the topic of state transformation in post-1945 Europe.
The Cambridge Enterprise & Technology provides a networking forum for business people, academics, technologists and service providers, together with a unique opportunity to learn about cutting edge technologies.