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From Ideas to IP! | 15 June 2021 | 12.30pm

This event is part of the InterTradeIreland All-island Innovation Programme delivered in partnership with Queen's University Belfast, NUI Galway, Dublin City University and University College Cork.

From Ideas to IP was an online interactive workshop that took participants through the basics of ideation and how it can extend to IP protection. The event was delivered by Dermot Tierney, IP and Licensing Manager at Queen's University Belfast.

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Justice in a Pandemic | 2nd June 2021

Chief Executives' Club Lecture and Online Discussion with The Honourable Mrs Justice Keegan, High Court Judge and QUB Judge in Residence

The Chief Executives' Club at Queen's were delighted to host Justice Keegan to share her reflections on the justice system, and specifically how it reacted to the covid pandemic. The High Court Judge was welcomed by Professor Richard English, Pro Vice-Chancellor of Internationalisation and Engagement, and the Q&A was facilitated by Dr Marek Martyniszyn, Interim Head of the School of Law.

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Reflections on Female Leadership | 10 May 2021

In Conversation with Leaders of the NI Executive & Civil Service, in association with the Chief Executives’ Club at Queen’s

The First Minister, Arlene Foster, the Deputy First Minister, Michelle O’Neill, and the interim Head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service, Jenny Pyper, shared their leadership journeys and experiences. The event was chaired by Professor Karen McCloskey, Director of Queen's Gender Initiative and Professor of Physiology at the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, and the panel of leaders were welcomed by the President and Vice-Chancellor of Queen’s, Professor Ian Greer.

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De-Mystifying the Deal - Belfast Region City Deal | 24 March

Innovation and Digital Strand | Panel Discussion

Chaired by Queen’s Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Enterprise Professor Emma Flynn, a panel of business leaders and academics pooled together their collective knowledge of Belfast Region City Deal and the Innovation and Digital Strands to ‘de-mystify’ the deal and explore the details and the opportunities it will create for Belfast and the surrounding regions. The event was streamed live on Queen’s University’s webpage. The discussion included areas of expertise for our panelists and also provided an opportunity for the online audience to submit questions throughout the event.

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Sustainable Finance | 25 March 2021

Investing towards Biodiversity Sustainability and a Net-Zero Carbon World

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Innovation Challenges and Industry 4.0 Solutions | 10 March

This online conference as part of the InterTradeIreland All Island Innovation Programme comprised of key insights delivered by leading actors of putting innovation into practice.

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Leading through a Pandemic | 23 Feb 2021

In this lecture hosted by the Chief Executives' Club at Queen's, Michael Dowling reflected on his experience of leading New York State's largest healthcare provider and private employer Northwell Health, through the COVID-19 pandemic.

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World Cancer Day - 'Time for an All-Island Cancer Moonshot'

Thursday 4 February at 1.00pm

Marking World Cancer Day, Queen's University and InterTradeIreland present an opportunity to review the advances made in cancer research and cancer care over the last 20 years and discuss the vision for collaborative cancer research going forward.

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Rapid Testing - Enabling a Safe Return to the Workplace

Thursday 28 January 2021

Angela McGowan, CBI Northern Ireland Director was joined by Norbrook, the Public Health Agency, as well as Professor Stuart Elborn and Damien Toner from Queen’s University Belfast to discuss the implementation of rapid testing in the workplace.

De/Re-Industrialisation | 13 January 2021

Understanding why regions around the world are experiencing de-industrialisation and the negative impact these processes have had on economies, societies, and political systems, have become increasingly pressing questions. In this LRI briefing, Dr Michael Aldous hosts a panel of leading economists, historians, and industry representatives, to examine the causes and consequences of de-industrialization and to discuss how long run perspectives help them to think about possibilities for re-industrialization, and the implications these trends have for today’s corporate decision makers and policy makers.

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ALL ISLAND INNOVATION PROGRAMME

Enhancing the SME Innovation Ecosystem for Competitive Advantage Conference

15th - 17th December 2020

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Queen's University Belfast Equality & Diversity Lecture

Wednesday 09 December 2020

The Annual Queen's University Belfast Equality and Diversity Lecture, entitled 'Tilting the Lens: A New Perspective' was given by Sinéad Burke.

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Tuesday 17 November

Covid-19 & Cities: Not Just A Temporary Crisis, A Permanent Disruptor

Presented by the William J. Clinton Leadership Institute in association with the Chief Executive's Club at Queen's and featuring Deborah Colville, founder of Smart Belfast, Belfast City Council and Dr Philippe Bouvier, INREGU France, we shall look at the impact of the crisis on cities and examine the trends before and after the pandemic.

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Brexit and the Economy in Northern Ireland

This special event, organised by the Chief Executives' Club at Queen's and Queen's Policy Engagement, explored the latest Brexit developments and what they mean for Northern Ireland.

Tuesday 10 November 2020

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2020 John Bell Day Lecture - 'Quantum Reality'

Wednesday 4 November 2020

The Chief Executives' Club at Queen's University Belfast in association with the Royal Irish Academy were delighted to host Professor Vlatko Vedral FInstP, Professor of Quantum Information Science, University of Oxford to give the 2020 John Bell Day Lecture.

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DECLAN KELLY TENEO LEADERSHIP LECTURE

Wednesday 28 October 2020

The Chief Executives’ Club at Queen’s were delighted to host the 2020 Declan Kelly Teneo Leadership Lecture, with guest speaker Vincent Roche, President and CEO of Analog Devices. The title of the lecture was 'Seizing Opportunity in Technology Disruption'. This event was broadcast live and included a Q&A session with Vincent and Declan, hosted by Professor Nola Hewitt Dundas, Pro Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences with members of the Chief Executives’ Club and friends of the University.

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An Audience with Andrew Bailey

Tuesday 29 September 2020

The Chief Executives’ Club at Queen’s were delighted to host an Audience with Andrew Bailey, Governor of the Bank of England. This event was broadcast live and included a Q&A session with members of the Chief Executives’ Club, friends of the University and invited press.

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All Island Innovation Programme - Online Innovation Briefing

Business Model Innovations for post-Crisis Growth

Wednesday 29 July 2020

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All Island Innovation Programme - Online Innovation Briefing

Navigating the Crisis: Where to for SMEs?

Wednesday 17 June 2020

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All Island Innovation Programme - Online Innovation Briefing

Strategic Tools for SME Crisis Management

Wednesday 19th May 2020

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Imagine! Belfast

The Chief Executives’ Club at Queen’s has brought together a panel of leaders of business representative groups, to discuss 'What do NI Businesses need to drive Growth in our Economy?'.

Thursday 26 March 2020

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19th Annual Sir Bernard Crossland Lecture

The 19th Annual Sir Bernard Crossland Lecture will be given by Ms Marguerite Sayers, Executive Director of Customer Solutions at ESB entitled, 'Switching on to the Energy Transition'.

Tuesday 18 February 2020

Switching on to the the Energy Transition: The 19th Annual Sir Bernard Crossland Lecture
Mary McAleese Diversity Lecture 2020

The Queen's Management School 2020 Mary McAleese Diversity Lecture in association with The Chief Executives' Club was entitled 'The Future of Work and Women' and was given by Dr Anita Sands.

Friday 7 February 2020

Mary McAleese Diversity Lecture 2020
All Island Innovation Programme

'Building a Strong Start-up Ecosystem in Northern Ireland' - A lecture and interactive masterclass with Henry Joseph-Grant, Chief Commercial Officer at Talixo.

Friday 13 December 2019

Building a strong start-up ecosystem in Northern Ireland
Confronting the Productivity Challenge

A roundtable discussion from the Long Run Initiative in association with the Chief Executives' Club at Queen's University. The keynote speaker was Canadian economist, the Honorable Kevin G. Lynch.

Friday 08 November 2019

Confronting the Productivity Challenge
The 2019 John Bell Day Lecture

‘A New Quantum Revolution: from Einstein’s Questions to Quantum Information’ with Professor Alain Aspect, ForMemRS

Wednesday 6 November 2019

2019 John Bell Day Lecture
All Island Innovation Programme Masterclass

'Innovation for Growth in SMEs: Exploring Successful Innovation Practices' with Dr Lawrence Dooley, University College Cork

Wednesday 16 October 2019

All Island Innovation Programme: Innovation for Growth in SMEs
Declan Kelly Teneo Leadership Lecture

'Are Democracy and Capitalism under threat?' A Chief Executives' Club Lecture with Lord Mervyn Davies

Wednesday 2 October 2019

CEC Events: 3rd Annual Declan Kelly Leadership Lecture
Climate Breakdown Belfast

Sir Jonathon Porritt engaged with a roundtable of Belfast business representatives and Queen's University staff to discuss how we avoid climate breakdown and strive build a sustainable city

Tuesday 6 August 2019

Interview with former Irish President Mary McAleese

Queen's Management School Inaugural Mary McAleese Diversity Lecture

Friday 21 June 2019

Mary McAleese Diversity Lecture
Chief Executives' Club Breakfast

The Chief Executives' Club at Queen's were hosted by Pinsent Masons for an executive breakfast.

Thursday 13 June 2019

CEC Event: Pinsent Masons Breakfast
Leadership: Caring for and Empowering your Team

Tuesday14 May 2019

The Chief Executives' Club at Queen's University Belfast hosted an evening lecture with Mr Feargal McCormack, President of Chartered Accountants Ireland and Managing Director of PKF-FPM Accountants on Tuesday 14 May. Mr McCormack is a proud Queens University Belfast Alumnus, having graduated with an Economics honours degree in 1982 and successfully completed the postgraduate diploma in Accounting in 1983. In the academic year 1982/83 he became the inaugural President of the Queens University Accountancy Society.

Leadership: Caring for and Empowering your team
Handley Page Named Lecture 2019

Thursday 2 May 2019

Queen's University Belfast provided a live stream of this prestigious lecture from the Royal Aeronautical Society Headquarters in London. This year's lecture was titled 'Aeronauts and Innovators – Northern Ireland’s Aviation Pioneers and their Inspirational Engineering Achievements' and was given by Professor Mark Price, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at Queen's University Belfast.

M&S Food: Transforming with Integrity

Wednesday 27 March 2019

The Annual KPMG Lecture in association with The Chief Executives' Club at Queen's and Queen's University Management School presented a keynote lecture from Steve Rowe, Chief Executive at Marks and Spencer on Wednesday 27 March 2019 titled 'M&S Food: Transforming with Integrity'. Mr Rowe was introduced by Professor Nola Hewitt-Dundas, Head of School, Queen's University Management School and Ashleen Feeney, Director, KPMG and after the keynote address a Q&A session was facilitated by Professor Chris Elliott, founder of The Institute of Global Food Security at Queen's University Belfast.

M&S Food: Transforming with Integrity
Creating Sustainable Low-Carbon Organisations

Thursday 21 March 2019

Professor John Bratton, Visiting Professor at Edinburgh Napier University & Strathclyde University, addressed the issues linking leadership in organisations and the challenges they face in trying to lead low-carbon sustainable changes in organisational practices.

Creating Sustainable Low-Carbon Organisations: Leadership Challenges
Resolving failing banks: Better next time?

Thursday 7 March 2019

In this talk, Patrick Honohan - who was in the thick of the post-crisis recovery as Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland and a member of the European Central Bank's Governing Council between 2009 and 2015 - will look back at the damage the last failures caused and consider whether the new approach that banking authorities in the UK, the euro area and the US are implementing to resolve failing banks can deliver on what it promises.

Excellence from Technology

Tuesday 19 February 2019

The 18th Annual Sir Bernard Crossland Lecture was hosted at Riddel Hall by The Chief Executives' Club at Queen's University and Engineers Ireland as part of the NI Science Festival. Professor Frank Kirkland, Chief Designer of Civil Aerospace at Rolls-Royce gave an excellent address titled 'Excellence from Technology: The Rolls-Royce Trent Engine' to a capacity audience.

18th Annual Sir Bernard Crossland Lecture - Excellence from Technology
Tech Trainee Scheme: Business Breakfast

Monday 11 February 2019

Queen's University Belfast - in partnership with the British Council held an information breakfast to introduce the Tech Trainee Scheme. The Tech Trainee Scheme aims to make International students more accessible by removing barriers to recruitment in the UK. International students from Queen's bring diversity and skills that will equip your business to compete in an increasingly competitive global economy.

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Positive Externalities

Breakfast Lecture with Martin Taylor, Member of the Financial Policy Committee, Bank of England

Thursday 7 February 2019

Positive Externalities - Breakfast Lecture with Martin Taylor, Bank of England
All Island innovation Programme

It's not all about unicorns...Growth through Innovation:Start-up to Scale-up

Tuesday 22 January 2019

All Island Innovation Programme: 'It's not all about Unicorns...Growth through Innovation: Start-up to Scale-up'

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