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  1. National Symposium on Developing Socially Responsible STEM Professionals
  2. Programme
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Programme

09:15-09:30

Welcome and Opening Address

Professor Sir Paul Curran, President, City, University of London

A representative from the City of London (TBC)

09:30-09:45

Setting the Challenge

Professor Rajkumar Roy, Dean of School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering, City, University of London

09:45-10:00Break
10:00-11:30

Keynote addresses (15 mins each)

Sir Kenneth Olisa, OBE, Chairman, Restoration Partners

It depends what you mean: Defining the problem

Professor Fiona Charnley, University of Exeter Business School

The Circular Economy: Inspiring a Change in Mindset

AmickyCarol Akiwumi, MBE, CEO, Money4YOU

Social-Impact Initiatives that create Real Value

Professor Bobby Banerjee, City, University of London

Misguided Virtue: The Failure of Corporate Social Responsibility

Professor Colin Turner, Ulster University and President of EPC

Turning Ethics into Ethos

Saqlain Riaz, President, City Students' Union

Talk Title TBC

11:30-11:45Break
11:45-12:45

Panel Debate: The Need and the Challenges

Presented by: Will Stirling

  • Sir Kenneth Olisa, OBE, Chairman, Restoration Partners
  • Professor Fiona Charnley, University of Exeter Business School
  • AmickyCarol Akiwumi, MBE, CEO, Money4YOU
  • Professor Bobby Banerjee, City, University of London
  • Professor Colin Turner, Ulster University and President of EPC
  • Saqlain Riaz, President, City Students' Union
  • Professor Zoe Radnor, Vice-President (Strategy & Planning; EDI), City, University of London
  • Mark Wakefield, IBM, CSR Lead
12:45-13:45Lunch break
13:45-15:30

Keynote addresses (15 mins each)

Emma Crichton, Engineers Without Borders UK, Head of Engineering

Are STEM professionals able to respond to our global challenges, and is this a priority in their education?

Simon Fanshawe, OBE, Founder, Diversity by Design

Responsibility and the Power of Difference

Adam Thilthorpe, Dir. of Professionalism, BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

Socially Responsible STEM Professionals

Dr Rhys Morgan, Dir. of Engineering and Education, Royal Academy of Engineering

What do we really want from our future engineers?

Professor Charles Fleddermann, University of New Mexico, USA

Fostering Ethical Awareness and Decision Making in STEM Professionals

Dr Piers Bursill-Hall, University of Cambridge

Mathematicians: the hard case

Maria Alexiou, ESG Senior Advisor, TITAN Cement Group, Greece

STEM and Quality Education (SDG4) as a catalyst for sustainable and inclusive growth (SDGs2030)
15:30-15:45Break
15:45-16:45

International Debate: Curriculum Development

Presented by: Will Stirling

  • Emma Crichton, Engineers Without Borders UK
  • Simon Fanshawe, OBE, Founder, Diversity by Design
  • Adam Thilthorpe, Dir. of Professionalism,BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
  • Dr Rhys Morgan, Dir. of Engineering and Education, Royal Academy of Engineering
  • Professor Charles Fleddermann, University of New Mexico, USA
  • Dr Piers Bursill-Hall, University of Cambridge
  • Maria Alexiou, ESG Senior Advisor, TITAN Cement Group, Greece
  • Dr. Anton Cox, Associate Dean (UG Education), City, University of London
  • Julia George, Liveryman at WCIT, Chartered Fellow CISI, Strategy Lead at APeopleBusiness and Digit Music

Summary and Close:

Professor Rajkumar Roy, Dean of School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering, City, University of London