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Autistic Entrepreneurs: Research and Practice Today

Date: 14 November 2018
Time: 14:00 - 20:00
Location:

LSBU Southwark Campus - Lecture Theatre B, Keyworth Centre, Keyworth Street, London SE1 6NG

Organiser: Cherry Cheung, Senior Lecturer & Prof Karin Moser, Director of Research
Contact details: busresearch@lsbu.ac.uk
Price: £15 General Sale, Free for LSBU Staff (20 places available)
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Hosted by the London Centre for Business and Entrepreneurship Research at LSBU, this event will encourage discussion on autism in entrepreneurship

Cherry Cheung, Senior Lecturer, and Professor Karin Moser, Director of Research, would like to invite you to an exciting event to highlight the fantastic work being done by autistic entrepreneurs and researchers on autistic entrepreneurship. We have a variety of speakers from academia and practice who have an array of experiences and knowledge to share with you. There will also be lots of opportunities for interactive discussions and networking with entrepreneurs, policy makers and academics.

The London Centre for Business and Entrepreneurship Research at LSBU is at the forefront in the field of social entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship for disadvantaged people, such as refugees or people with different abilities, for example, autism.

The day will include:

  • Keynotes by Anna Kennedy OBE - UK Autism Ambassador, Founder UK Autism Charity AnnaKennedyonline, Finalist BBC Peoples Strictly 2015, Founder Autism Got Talent, and Patron @ukcharity week & Dr Anna Remington, Director of the Centre for Research in Autism and Education at University College London.
  • Talks by a number of successful autistic entrepreneurs, who will be sharing their unique experiences.
  • Interactive Q&A sessions.
  • Excellent opportunity for networking with entrepreneurs, policy makers and academics.

See the Full Programme for the event.

Attendees at the conference will receive a conference folder and stylus.

There will be a quiet room available for anyone who needs to use this during the event.

 
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