Wednesday 24 March
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.Click here to watch again
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.
Wednesday 10 March 2021View again
Tuesday 23 February at 1.00pm
In this lecture hosted by the Chief Executives' Club at Queen's, Michael Dowling will reflect on his experience of leading New York State's largest healthcare provider and private employer Northwell Health, through the COVID-19 pandemic.Click here to watch again
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.Click here to watch again
Thursday 28 January 2021 at 5.00pm
Join senior executives from Northern Ireland to discuss the implementation of rapid testing in the workplace. Angela McGowan, CBI Northern Ireland Director will be joined by Norbrook, the Public Health Agency, as well as Professor Stuart Elborn and Damien Toner from Queen’s University Belfast.Register here
Wednesday 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. The panel, will also 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.Click here to watch again
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.Click here to watch again
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.Click here to register
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 2020Click here to watch again
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.Click here to watch again
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.Click here to watch again
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.Click here to watch again
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 2020Click here to register
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 2020Switching on to the the Energy Transition: The 19th Annual Sir Bernard Crossland Lecture
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 2020Mary McAleese Diversity Lecture 2020
'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 2019Building a strong start-up ecosystem in Northern Ireland
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 2019Confronting the Productivity Challenge
'Innovation for Growth in SMEs: Exploring Successful Innovation Practices' with Dr Lawrence Dooley, University College Cork
Wednesday 16 October 2019All Island Innovation Programme: Innovation for Growth in SMEs
'Are Democracy and Capitalism under threat?' A Chief Executives' Club Lecture with Lord Mervyn Davies
Wednesday 2 October 2019CEC Events: 3rd Annual Declan Kelly Leadership Lecture
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.More information
Breakfast Lecture with Martin Taylor, Member of the Financial Policy Committee, Bank of England
Thursday 7 February 2019Positive Externalities - Breakfast Lecture with Martin Taylor, Bank of England
It's not all about unicorns...Growth through Innovation:Start-up to Scale-up
Tuesday 22 January 2019All Island Innovation Programme: 'It's not all about Unicorns...Growth through Innovation: Start-up to Scale-up'
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