19 May 2021
13:00 - 14:15
The twin shocks of COVID-19 and Brexit, coupled with structural changes driven by automation and the transition to net-zero, demand an unprecedented response in raising productivity, boosting reskilling, and combating inequality. As drivers of social mobility, business innovation, regional growth and global partnership, universities can be a lynchpin in the UK’s efforts to level-up domestically and thrive internationally.
Join us as we discuss how to position universities at the centre of the CBI’s vision for an inclusive and internationally competitive economy.
Attend this event and you will:
13:00 Welcome address
13:05 The CBI economic vision
Lord Karan Bilimoria CBE DL, President, CBI
13:20 Virtual break-out rooms
These cross-regional breakout rooms will be chaired by the CBI's Regional Directors and Policy Advisers from the CBI's Education and Skills team
13:50 Audience Q&A
14:10 Closing Remarks
Whilst this event is arranged for Vice-chancellors, registration is transferable, but we ask that those joining the call have an overview of the organisation's thinking in this space:
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