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Latest events

Terrific talks, exciting events, eye-popping art - there's something for everyone. All open to the public.

Upcoming events

Enscite: Opportunity Mapping

Tuesday, 23 January 2018 at 9.00 AM
Running until Tuesday, 23 January 2018 at 1.00 PM

Academics from the University of Derby will support you to use practical elements of opportunity creation, recognition and exploitation to work on your business idea, whether this is a trading business or still at the incubation of ideas stage.

Knights Mock Tribunal

Wednesday, 24 January 2018 at 4.00 PM
Running until Wednesday, 24 January 2018 at 8.00 PM

We're pleased to invite you to our Mock Employment Tribunal, in collaboration with the Knights 1759 Employment team.

Be the Boss Roadshow

Monday, 29 January 2018 at 1.00 PM
Running until Friday, 2 February 2018 at 4.00 PM

Be the Boss Roadshow

Data Science and Engineering Innovation Event

Wednesday, 31 January 2018 at 8.00 AM
Running until Wednesday, 31 January 2018 at 12.30 PM

Join our breakfast seminar to find out how we can help your business - with fully funded technical expertise, access to facilities, grants for innovation, projects and R&D collaboration.

Almost a Swan

Wednesday, 31 January 2018 at 10.00 AM
Running until Friday, 23 February 2018 at 3.00 PM

In February, Banks Mill affiliate member, Gerry Henegan Barr, will exhibit work in the ground floor foyer gallery. Private view and meet the artist: 11 February 3pm-6pm Exhibition open week days 10am-3pm.

British Academy of Management

Wednesday, 7 February 2018 at 1.00 PM
Running until Wednesday, 7 February 2018 at 5.30 PM

Exploring capabilities for organisational transformation towards sustainability and climate change

Global change - local impact: Issues of coastal change in Ghana

Wednesday, 7 February 2018 at 6.00 PM
Running until Wednesday, 7 February 2018 at 8.00 PM

Global change - local impact: Issues of coastal change in Ghana

Logistics and Supply Chain Week

Thursday, 22 February 2018 at 4.00 PM
Running until Thursday, 22 February 2018 at 8.00 PM

The University of Derby is set to host its 5th annual Logistics Week.

Human Performance Unit: Introducing our Sports Performance Services

Tuesday, 6 March 2018 at 7.30 AM
Running until Tuesday, 6 March 2018 at 9.30 AM

Human Performance Unit: Introducing our Sports Performance Services

Post-Brexit Bridge Building: A first look at Government proposals for EU nationals living and working in the UK post-brexit

Tuesday, 6 March 2018 at 4.30 PM
Running until Tuesday, 6 March 2018 at 7.00 PM

Thalej Vasishta, CEO and senior solicitor at Paragon Law, will provide the latest details and Immigration Rules to employ international students.

The SEND Reforms four years on

Wednesday, 7 March 2018 at 6.00 PM
Running until Wednesday, 7 March 2018 at 7.30 PM

How schools can improve SEND Practice and why OFSTED is your best friend in achieving this!

Women in Engineering 2018

Thursday, 8 March 2018 at 6.00 PM
Running until Thursday, 8 March 2018 at 9.00 PM

An annual celebration event showcasing Women in Engineering and Technology careers.

Linking Enterprising Minds - Sponsored by Nelsons

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 at 5.30 PM
Running until Wednesday, 14 March 2018 at 6.30 PM

An opportunity for students to demonstrate their enterprising skills and for businesses to support our future business leaders.

Marketing 2020

Monday, 19 March 2018 at 4.30 PM
Running until Monday, 19 March 2018 at 7.45 PM

This event will consider the way in which marketing information is consumed in 2018 and how that will continue in the future.

The Big House Programme: Brand Storytelling for Business Workshop

Wednesday, 11 April 2018 at 9.30 AM
Running until Wednesday, 11 April 2018 at 4.30 PM

Learn how to use story structure to bring your presentations, web copy and marketing to life and develop a deeper understanding of who you are and how you can build brand loyalty from with your customers.

1st Annual Education Studies Conference 2018, The Battle for Children’s Minds

Wednesday, 11 April 2018 at 10.00 AM

Dr Stephen Law, author of The War for Children’s Minds, and Dr Helene Guldberg, author of Reclaiming Childhood: Freedom and Play in an Age of Fear, will introduce us to the contemporary battle for children’s minds and morals.

The Big House Programme: Social Media ‘Developing A Social Strategy That Connects’ Workshop

Thursday, 19 April 2018 at 9.30 AM
Running until Thursday, 19 April 2018 at 4.30 PM

Learn techniques for managing your social media profiles and which platform works best for your communication style in this full day workshop.

Derby Business School Showcase

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 at 4.00 PM
Running until Wednesday, 25 April 2018 at 6.30 PM

Our undergraduate and postgraduate Business students will showcase their work.

Derby Book Festival

Friday, 1 June 2018 at 9.00 AM
Running until Saturday, 9 June 2018 at 7.00 PM

The fourth Derby Book Festival will take place in venues across the city with a programme packed with book related activities and events for all ages and interests.

What's still currently running

How to Create a Social Media Strategy for your Business

Running until: Thursday, 18 January 2018 at 5.00 PM

Aimed specifically at businesses operating in the transport equipment manufacturing supply chain, this one day workshop will empower you to use social media to generate sales and leads, improve customer service, boost brand awareness, or make your recruitment strategy more effective.

Masquerade Exhibition

Running until: Friday, 26 January 2018 at 3.00 PM

An annual exhibition of upcycled and eco-friendly art, inspired by the all too often confusing definition of what constitutes ‘Eco Friendly’.