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Forthcoming Events

An Audience with Andrew Bailey

Tuesday 29 September 2020

The Chief Executives’ Club at Queen’s is delighted to host an audience with Andrew Bailey, Governor of the Bank of England. This virtual event will include opening remarks from the new Governor followed by an interactive Question and Answer session chaired by Ellvena Graham, Chair of the NI Economic Advisory Group. This event is by invitation only

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Due to the current pandemic and government guidelines, many of our planned events have been postponed. However we are still organising virtual events and webinars for our business audience.

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Previous Events

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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