Alumni and industry contacts are invited to join leading experts and senior representatives from the University of Edinburgh Business School for a special event and dinner focused on low carbon innovation.

December
8

UEBS in Beijing: Alumni Dinner and Guest Lecture on "Developing a low carbon economy through innovation”

📅8 December 2017
18:00 - 22:00 (4 hours)

Speakers

👤Professor Richard Harrison, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Co-Director of the Centre for Strategic Leadership, University of Edinburgh Business School

👤Dr Xi Liang, Senior Lecturer in Energy Finance & Director, Centre for Business and Climate Change, University of Edinburgh Business School

👤Graham Winkelman, ‎Practice Lead Climate Change, ‎BHP Billiton

Description

Please note that registration is required for this event. Confirmed registrants will be emailed an entry pass which they must print out and bring with them, along with valid I.D. to ensure entry to the Peking University campus. Guests who have not registered, or who do not bring their pass will not be able to attend the event.

The development of a low carbon economy poses a number of challenges and opportunities, which must be addressed in order to achieve a fully functioning innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Drawing on a strategic leadership perspective, guests will receive new insights from leading experts at the University of Edinburgh Business School, who will draw on their extensive knowledge of renewable energy activities and strategic leadership to reflect on what this means for the future of the low carbon sector. Attendees will be able to connect with fellow University of Edinburgh alumni and senior representatives from the University and the Business School who will also be in attendance.

We are delighted to host this special event at our partner institution, Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management as part of a wider visit to Beijing.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Professor Richard Harrison Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Co-Director of the Centre for Strategic Leadership, University of Edinburgh Business School
  • Dr Xi Liang Senior Lecturer in Energy Finance & Director, Centre for Business and Climate Change, University of Edinburgh Business School
  • Graham Winkelman ‎Practice Lead for Climate Change at ‎BHP Billiton

A formal Q&A will follow to enable further discussion and will continue informally with a networking dinner after the event.

N.B. To access the event, guests must bring a printed copy of their entry permit along with their ID/passport for security checking. Entry permits will be emailed in advance to all registered attendees. Please enter the NORTHEAST GATE OF PKU only. Vehicles are not allowed to enter the campus. They are suggested to take public transportation or park their cars at the parking areas nearby the PKU campus. Thank you for your cooperation.

Venue

Dining Hall (entry via North East Gate)
Guanghua School of Management, Peking University
Bei Jing Da Xue Guang Hua Guan Li Xue Yuan, Haidian Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100871

Contact

👤 Julianne Reddin
julianne.reddin@ed.ac.uk
📞 +44 (0)131 650 3856

Register

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