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Entrepreneurship Vibes 2019

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Event information
Date 21st October 2019
Time 11:00am - 1:00pm

The purpose of the event is to show the student body the exciting ways they can get involved with entrepreneurship, from getting advice on a business idea to attending workshops or entering competitions that can help you turn it into a reality.

The event will take place in the Meadow Suite in the Park House building on Whiteknights campus, 12:00pm to 2:00pm. The provisional schedule for the day is outlined below:

12:00pm - Arrival and 'Welcome to Entrepreneurship at Henley' talk by Prof Andrew Godley, Academic Director of HCfE, including a screening of the new HCfE and Entrepreneurship Vibes videos and an introduction to the students selected as HCfE Ambassadors

12:20pm - 'What HCfE Offers Students' talk by Jurek Sikorski, Executive Director of HCfE, announcing the launch of the IDEAFEST Student Business Idea Competition 2020

12:35pm - Introduction to the Entrepreneurship Society and its programme of events by Julia Kala, President of the Entrepreneurship Society

12:40pm - Entrepreneur talk by Andrew Ingle and Katie Falcon-Uff, both University of Reading graduates that went onto found TimeTrap Escape Rooms

12:55pm - handout of eBuddy Networking forms and 'What's Your Vibe?' wristbands

1:05pm - eBuddy Networking Programme, led by Dr Lebene Soga, Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Leadership

1:35pm - Invitation to the Festival of Digital Disruption, led by Louize Clark, founder of ConnectTVT

2:00pm - Roundup, call to action and refreshments, including pizza and cake!