Social enterprise, it’s all around us

Oct 18

Thursday 18 November 2010
4:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Key Note Speaker, Dave Dawes
Dave is an inspiring and serial entrepreneur. He will be telling his story of how he became involved in the social enterprise world. If you are unsure about what social enterprise is and how you could be a part of this inspiring worldwide movement. If youa re then interested in taking your career and ideas further come along to the UnLtd session straight after!
Time: 4pm

UnLtd Session
Professionals from the national charity UnLtd will be coming in to speak about funding available for students and staff who are interested in try out a community or environmental project that they are interested in. This could be a wild idea that you have always wanted to have a go at or it could be something that you are extremely passionate about and just need that extra push to get started.
Time: 5pm

Key Note Speaker, TBC – TBC
Time: 6.30pm

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Pitching practice competition (XING)

Oct 18

Wednesday, 17 November 2010
1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Do you want to chance to represent Lancaster University at an all expenses paid international pitching competition?

Using the business planning game XING you will compete in teams to prepare and present the best pitch. We are looking for a team of six students to represent Lancaster in the international FLUX competition on the 4-6th April 2011.

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Keynote speaker – Ian Aspin

Oct 18

Tuesday 16 November 2010
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Who is Ian Aspin? Ian has primarily worked in TV and radio (BBC, ITV, Sky, Channel 4) but would probably describe himself as a journalist. He is now putting the finishing touches to his book “How to be a Superhuman Using the Amazing Powers of Social Networks to Make a Living, Make a Life and Make a Difference”.

Ian has interviewed entrepreneurs from across the world to try and find out what makes them tick and how they have used their time, money, power or influence to make a difference to the people around them. Ian is a truly inspiring individual, don’t just take my word for it, he has over 81,000 followers on Twitter. Come and listen to what Ian has to say about entrepreneurs, the economy, and the future, and how it will affect every single one of us!

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    Investing in England's Northwest

    How a part of Global Entrepreneurship Week and is organised by the Northwest Enterprise Champion project.