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Yorkshire Chapter of the AcSS - 'Social Science & Industrial Strategy'

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Inox Dine, Level 5, Student's Union Building, Durham Road, Sheffield S10 2TG

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You are warmly invited to the next meeting of the Yorkshire Chapter of the AcSS, which will be held at the University of Sheffield from 17:30 - 21:00 on Wednesday 31 January 2018.

Professor Gill Valentine FAcSS, Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, will formally welcome Fellows, and the evening will be hosted by Professor Craig Watkins FAcSS, Vice-President and PVC for Social Sciences.

The theme for the evening will be social science and industrial strategy. We are pleased that Professor Richard Jones FRS, Professor of Physics at the University of Sheffield and member of the Industrial Strategy Commission, will be joining us to talk about the Industrial Strategy Commission’s recent report - http://industrialstrategycommission.org.uk/ - and the government’s industrial strategy white paper, which is due to be published next week, alongside the Budget.

The venue will be Inox Dine, Level 5, Student's Union Building, Durham Road, Sheffield S10 2TG. A map is available here: http://inoxdine.co.uk/contact/

The agenda for the evening will run as follows:
17:30 Tea and coffee on arrival at Inox Dine
18:00 Welcome from Professor Gill Valentine FAcSS, and opening remarks by Professor Craig Watkins FAcSS
18:15 Industrial strategy: the road ahead - presentation by Professor Richard Jones FRS
18:40 Q&A and discussion
19:15 Dinner and discussion to continue

Please register by 15 December, so we can confirm numbers for catering purposes.

We hope you can join us for what promises to be a thought-provoking and enjoyable evening.
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