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School of Business, Economics & Informatics, Birkbeck, University of London

Monday, 23 June 2014 at 15:00 - Thursday, 26 June 2014 at 21:00 (BST)

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Film in Birkbeck Cinema- Waste Land, 23 June 2014 3pm - 5pm: Reception follows in Clore Management Centre
Contemporary artist Vik Muniz takes us on an emotional journey from Jardim Gramacho, the world's largest landfill on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, to the heights of international art stardom. _________________________________________ Location: Birkbeck Cinema 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD
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Andrew Booth Memorial Lecture - The impact of digital technology and social media on sport, Richard Ayers and panel session, 23 June 2014, 6pm - 7.30pm: Arrival reception from 5:15pm, reception and networking follows.
This keynote lecture, followed by a panel session, will discuss contemporary usage and possible future trends in digital technology and social media in sport. _________________________________________ Panel Session Chair - Richard Ayers, Founder & CEO of Seven League. _________________________________________ Panellists: _________________________________________ Professor George Roussos - Professor of Pervasive Computing, Birkbeck. _________________________________________ Nick Bourne, Chief Operating Officer at Big Balls _________________________________________ Gill Leivesley - Management Consultant, Takeout _________________________________________ Dan McLaren - Founder and Editor-in-Chief, UK Sports Network _________________________________________ Alex Balfour - Head of New Media at LOCOG. _________________________________________
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Film in Birkbeck Cinema - Linha de Passe, 24 June 2014, 3pm - 5pm: Reception follows in Clore Management Centre.
Linha de Passe is a 2008 Brazilian film directed by Walter Salles and Daniela Thomas. It tells the story of four poverty-stricken half-brothers who live in a suburban neighbourhood in the periphery of Sao Paulo and have a fight to follow their dreams. ________________________________________ Location : Birkbeck Cinema 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD
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Costa Rica vs England, live screening of England's final group match, 24 June 2014, 5pm - 6.45pm
LIVE coverage on the big screen in the Clore Management Centre, with a free beer on us!
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Alec Rodger Memorial Lecture - What can business learn from sport? Adrian Moorhouse MBE, 24 June 2014, 7.15pm - 8.15pm: Reception and networking follows.
In his keynote address, Adrian Moorhouse, Olympic gold medallist and Managing Director of Lane 4 will discuss how concepts within sport and organisational psychology can help to create high performance business environments.
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Film in Birkbeck cinema - Senna, 25 June 2014, 3pm - 5pm: Reception follows in Clore Management Centre.
Senna is a British 2010 documentary that depicts the life and death of Brazilian motor-racing champion, Ayrton Senna. ________________________________________ Location : Birkbeck Cinema 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD
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Tress Memorial Lecture - Economic regeneration and the impact of major sporting events, Neale Coleman CBE and panel session, 25 June 2014, 6pm - 7.30pm: Arrival reception from 5:15pm, reception and networking follows.
In his keynote address followed by a panel session, Neale Coleman CBE, Deputy Chair of the London Legacy Development Corporation, debates if the London Olympics acted as a catalyst for stimulating economic development, particularly in East London. _________________________________________ Panellists: _________________________________________ Professor John Driffill - Professor of Economics, Birkbeck. _________________________________________ Professor Maurice Roche - Emeritus Professor of Sociology, Sheffield University. _________________________________________ Professor Chris Gratton - Emeritus Professor of Sport Economics, Sheffield Hallam University. _________________________________________ Stephen Gifford - former Director of Economics, Confederation of British Industry (CBI). _________________________________________
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Whole Day Conference Pass - Selecting this ticket will book you on to all sessions on Thursday 26 June 2014, from 10am - 6.30pm inclusive. If you choose this option, please do not book on to individual tickets below.
10am - 11am: David Goldblatt ___________________________________________ 11.15am - 1pm: Jens Sejer Andersen ___________________________________________ 2pm - 3.15pm: Professor Jean-Loup Chappelat ___________________________________________ 3.30pm - 5pm: Debbie Jevans CBE ___________________________________________ 6.30pm - 7.15pm: David Bernstein CBE ___________________________________________ Coffee and registration at 9:30am in Clore Management Centre, lunch and refreshments provided.
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Setting the scene - The socio-cultural context of Brazil and a discussion of sport's place in the country, David Goldblatt, 26 June 2014, 10am - 11am: Coffees follow.
Speaker and Q & A session. _________________________________________ Speaker David Goldblatt- Author and social commentator, outlines the recent political, economic and social history of Brazil and explains the role of sport and football in Brazilian society. _________________________________________ Chair: Dr Linda Trenberth - Professor of Management and Dean of the Business School, Griffith University, Australia
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Good governance in sport: a real event, Jens Sejer Andersen and panel session, 26 June 2014, 11.15am - 1pm: Lunch follows.
Jens Sejer Andersen, International Director, Play the Game and the Danish Institute of Sport, will present an overview of the quality of governance in the world's leading international sport governing bodies. _________________________________________ Panel Chair- Klaus Nielsen - Professor of Institutional Economics, Birkbeck. _________________________________________ Panellists: _________________________________________ Alan Tomlinson - Professor of Leisure Studies, University of Brighton. _________________________________________ David Goldblatt - Author and Social Commentator. _________________________________________ Ali Guven - Lecturer in International Relations, Politics Department, Birkbeck. _________________________________________
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The reform of sport governing bodies, Professor Jean-Loup Chappelet and panel session, 26 June 2014, 2pm - 3.15pm: Coffees follow.
Professor Jean-Loup Chappelet, Professor of Public Management at Swiss School of Public Administration ( IDHEAP), University of Lausanne, a leading expert on the governance of international sport governing bodies, and the IOC in particular, presents proposals for setting international standards in sports governance. _________________________________________ Panel Chair - Dr Geoff Walters - Director of the Sport Business Centre and Senior Lecturer in Sport Management, Birkbeck. _________________________________________ Panellists: _________________________________________ Professor Barrie Houlihan - Professor of Sport Policy, Loughborough University. _________________________________________ Joy Johnston- Governance Manager UK Sport. _________________________________________ Sean Hamil - Director of the Sport Business Centre and Lecturer in Sport Management, Birkbeck. _________________________________________
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How cities use major sporting events and build a lasting legacy, Debbie Jevans CBE and panel discussion, 26 June 2014, 3.30pm - 5pm: Reception follows.
Debbie Jevans CBE, CEO England World Cup 2015 outlines why England bid for the Rugby World Cup 2015; the specific legacy case made in the bid and why she believes the tournament will deliver the legacy. _________________________________________ Panel Chair - Sean Hamil, Director of the Sport Business Centre and Lecturer in Sport Management, Birkbeck. _________________________________________ Panellists: _________________________________________ Professor Holger Preuss - Professor of Sport Economics and Sport Sociology at the Johannes Gutenberg, University in Mainz, Germany. _________________________________________ Professor Simon Shibli - Head of Sport Industry Research Centre, Sheffield Hallam University. _________________________________________ Dr Larissa Davies - Reader in Sport Management, Sheffield Hallam University. _________________________________________ Dennis Hone CBE - CEO London Legacy Development Corporation. _________________________________________ Yawar Abbas, Head of Major Events. Manchester City Council ___________________________________________ Iain Edmondson - Head of Major Events at London & Partners. _________________________________________
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Lord Marshall Memorial Lecture - From Club To Country: A twenty-year journey in football, David Bernstein CBE, 26 June 2014, 6.30pm - 7.15pm: Arrival reception- 5:15pm, reception and networking follows.
In his key-note lecture, David Bernstein CBE presents an overview of the challenges facing the chairman of a major national sport governing body as it seeks to deliver successful outcomes in a highly complex sport governance environment and build long-lasting partnerships.
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Our theme for Business Week 2014 is " From London to Rio - The Business and Politics of Mega Sport Events". From the impact of digital communications to the application of sporting lessons to improve your business performance, we will be delivering an exciting series of lectures and interative panels.

Our academics and key note speakers will provide insight and commentary as well as posing thought -provoking questions on the legacy of sporting events. Alongside this, we will be showing three excellent films, all with a Brazilian theme in the Birkbeck cinema. To continue the Brazilian theme, our hospitality and music will have a South American flavour and there will be an opportunity to network after each evening session lecture. Whether you are a business professional, student, alumni or simply a sports fan, please come and join us to learn, challenge, reflect and enjoy!  


Andrew Booth Memorial Lecture,

Monday 23rd June 2014: 6pm - 7.30pm

Richard Ayers: The impact of digital technology and social media on sport

Richard Ayers is the founder and CEO of Seven League, a digital media firm with a specialism in sport. He has worked as Head of Digital for Manchester City FC and is also proud to have helped Channel 4 with their digital coverage of the Paralympics 2012. After delivering a keynote address, Richard will be chairing a panel debate. 

                                     

Alec Rodger Memorial Lecture

Tuesday 24th June 2014: 7.15pm - 8.15pm 

Adrian Moorhouse MBE: What can business learn from sport?

                                                       

Adrian Moorhouse MBE, Olympic gold medallist and Managing Director of Lane 4, helps organisations build competitive advantage through individual and team development. Voted Best Leader in The Sunday Times contest Best Small Companies to Work For in 2007 and 2009, he has been listed in HR Magazine's Most Influential UK Thinkers since 2010.  

 

 The Ronald Tress Memorial Lecture

 Wednesday 25th June 2014: 6pm - 7.30pm  

Neale Coleman CBE: Economic regeneration and the impact of major sporting events 

 

Neale Coleman CBE is Deputy Chair of the London Legacy Development Corporation. He has extensive experience in major regeneration projects and chaired a key Olympic group which supported the Olympic Masterplan and outlined planning consent for the Olympic Park. After delivering a keynote address, Neale will be chairing a panel debate.


The Lord Marshall Memorial Lecture

Thursday 26th June 2014: 6.30 -7.15pm

David Bernstein CBE: From Club To Country: A twenty-year journey in football.

 

David Bernstein CBE was Chairman of the Football Association (FA) during a period when the organisation achieved a successful governance reform process. He was Chairman of the FA in the latter stages of its bid application process for the award of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. During his tenure, Wembley Stadium, which is owned by the FA, emerged as probably the most attractive stadium for major events in Europe.


To view the full programme please visit our website:

http://www.bbk.ac.uk/business/about-us/events/business-week/business-week-2014

 

 

We are grateful to Waterstones, Gower Street for their support with Business Week.

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When & Where


Clore Management Centre (Films shown in Birkbeck cinema - please see individual listings for address)
Birkbeck University of London
27 Torrington Square
WC1E 7JL London
United Kingdom

Monday, 23 June 2014 at 15:00 - Thursday, 26 June 2014 at 21:00 (BST)


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School of Business, Economics & Informatics, Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck is a world- class research and teaching institution, a vibrant centre of academic excellence and London's only specialist provider of evening higher education.

The School of Business, Economics & Informatics brings together leading research and teaching in its four constituent departments: Computer Science and Information Systems, Economics, Mathematics and Statistics; Management and Organizational Psychology. Some of our departments have heritages that place them among the longest standing in their fields in the UK.

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