28th June 2017 09:30

Oxfordshire Social Entrepreneurship Partnership (OSEP) would like to invite you to join us at The University of Oxford on 28 June for our annual SEE Changemakers conference, as we bring together individuals championing Social Entrepreneurship within and alongside Higher Education Institutions in the UK!

The University of Oxford, Oxford Brookes, Coventry University and University of Manchester have come together to build on the legacy of the UnLtd/HEFCE SEE Change programme by hosting a conference series in 2017 of 3 events, in 3 locations, to shape, inform and share the business case for enterprise programmes in the higher education sector.

After a dynamic opening at Coventry University, our second conference event will continue to build on the momentum, as we offer a series of engaging and interactive workshops, great food & networking opportunities, and all of this culminating with the SEE Change Annual Recognition awards. Outline programme: 9:30am → 10am Coffee & Registration 10am Plenary session Welcome & Keynote 11am → 11:30am Coffee 11:30am → 12:15pm Workshop Sessions 1: Nickala Torkington, Flourish CIC and UnLtd Associate To what extent does the English Higher Education (HE) sector have capacity to effectively support social entrepreneurship/social enterprise? Alison Honour, Professor and Associate Dean Student Experience at Oxford Brookes University Teaching Excellence Framework: Social mobility and the positive impact of Social Entrepreneurship engagement on students from lower socio economic and low participation groups Peter Ptashko (Chair of Panel), GSEN Consultant Supporting International collaboration in Social Enterprise Callum Usher-Dodd (Enactus UK), Indy Sira (Enactus Warwick), Imogen James (Enactus NTU), Lauren Milner (Enactus Oxford) Celebrating Success – Enactus case studies from student social entrepreneurs 12:15pm → 1:15pm FREE Lunch 1:15pm → 2pm Workshop Sessions 2: Charles Oham Senior Lecturer in Social Enterprise and MBA Social Enterprise Route Leader, University of Greenwich, Dr Gladius Kulothungan lecturer at University College in Denmark; Visiting Lecturer at the University of Greenwich, London; & Associate Research Fellow at the i3 Innovation Centre at the University of Greenwich SOCIAL LEARNING FOR PRACTITIONERS: Educating budding student social entrepreneurs Lucy Findlay Managing Director, Social Enterprise Mark CIC Practicing what we preach: Discussion about how universities can be more social enterprising Tanja Collavo Said Business School Strategies to influence the development of the SE sector. Influencing the social entrepreneurship sector: current practices and upcoming challenges The British Council, with Dr Stephen Dobson, Senior Research Fellow, ICTE Rebecca Fisher, Research Assistant, ICTE Dr Daniel Agyapong – Senior Lecturer in Finance and Entrepreneurship School of Business, University of Cape Coast, Ghana Policy and capacity building: International partnerships in Higher Education 2pm → 2:45pm Workshops Sessions 3 Keith Jeffrey Managing Director at Coventry University Social Enterprise (CUSE) Ltd How can we embed support for Social Entrepreneurs and Innovators within HEIs? Harry Jenkins, Manager at Student Hubs Place-based approach to student social enterprise support The British Council with Prof Richard Tomlins Community engagement: the social value of international partnership between Universities, the British Council and diverse communities 2:45pm → 3:30pm Closing Plenary 3:30pm → 4pm SEE Change Annual Recognition awards 4pm Coffee & Networking We look forward to seeing you there!

For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/breaking-barriers-making-connections-tickets-34618125746

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