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Took place on 8th-9th February, 2018 at Strathclyde University
The HESPA 2018 Annual Conference was the biggest yet and saw over 250 delegates attend, and while planners made up the vast majority of attendees, there was also a balanced combination of other HEI colleagues, agency and sector body staff and business partners. The programme ran similarly to the previous year with a mixture of plenary and breakout sessions.
> Welcome - An introduction to the conference - Professor Andrea Nolan OBE
> Plenary 1 - Putting the 'strategy' into strategic planning - Pietro Micheli
> Plenary 2 - Acknowledging the importance of a changing global environment and how it impacts strategic planning
> Workshop 1 - What does Value for Money (VfM) really mean and how can you report it?
> Workshop 2 - Student Number Planning: sharing good practice and exploring common challenges
> Workshop 3 - Research Indicators and Responsible Metrics
> Workshop 4 - Strategic planning across the nations
> Workshop 5 - Beyond Horizon-Scanning - Steve Chadwick, Dr Christine Couper, Sonia Virdee, Mark Leach
> Workshop 7 - Strategic Analysis - John Pritchard and Dr Giles Carden
> Workshop 8 - Change Leadership - Tracy Hayler
> Workshop 9 - HECos, HESA Code of Practice and Data Futures Update
> Workshop 10 - Managing strategic risk and making decisions in an uncertain environment - Ivana Vasic Chalmers, Phil Boshier, Rosa Scoble
> Conference Bites - Does culture eat strategy for breakfast? - Linda Mason
> Practical Session 2 - Plan Better Now (not later) for a Changing World - Account-Ability
> Practical Session 3 - Informed Strategy Planning - StudyPortals
Achievability (Platinum Sponsor)
Thank you to our sponsors, who were:
Account-Ability Ltd (Gold Sponsor)
StudyPortals (Gold Sponsor)
Tribal (Gold Sponsor)
Barrachd Limited (Exhibitor)
Billigence (Pre-Dinner Speech and Exhibitor)
Digital Science (Lanyard Sponsor and Exhibitor)
EY-Parthenon (Practical Session and Lunch and Refreshments Sponsor)
Halpin Partnership (Exhibitor)
Simpson Associates (Exhibitor)
Times Higher Education (Exhibitor)
To find out what happened at the previous conferences and to download the presentations, follow the links below:
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