Head of Research & Development, John Barker recently journeyed to this years International Enterprise Educators Conference (IEEC), held in Leeds Beckett University.
With a conference theme of Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Education on a global stage, John explored Regional Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in his Pecha Kucha Presentation, as he is passionately interested in cultural and social expectations and differences from around the world when it comes to entrepreneurship, and entrepreneurial competencies.
Following the conclusion of the conference, John wrote a brief round up of the 3 days for us. Head over to his blog to see his thoughts on on the conference, what surprised him and what truly stood out.
Bio: John’s expertise in business support and research development has seen him take on a variety of roles in Higher Education culminating in managing research and knowledge exchange in the University Enterprise Zone at UWE, Bristol. He is an active researcher with recent publication and dissemination in the Journal of Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning and is undertaking a PhD in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Cardiff Metropolitan University.
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