IAN 2020 | London, 11-12 March 2020
Registration is now open for the 3rd Incubator and Accelerator Network annual conference. Join incubator managers from across the UK for two days of best-practice sharing, networking and collaboration.
This year’s conference will be hosted by Oli Barrett MBE, co-founder of StartUp Britain and a number of other initiatives, including children’s literacy campaign TOTS (Turn on the Subtitles) and social enterprise Volunteer It Yourself (VIV).
One of our lead speakers will Erik Boers, director of ACE Incubator in Amsterdam. The conference will revisit popular sessions convening incubatees, leading investors and government policy experts. It will also feature interactive workshops and discussions:
- Boosting diversity;
- Developing ecosystems;
- Building a common evaluative framework;
- Collaborating through the network
IAN 3rd annual conference draft programme
Ticket price details can be found below:
|Incubatee – 4 tickets available||£150|
Payment is via invoice or online card payment. Invoices must be paid in advance of the conference. Cancellations are refunded minus processing fees up to one week before the conference. Tickets can be transferred for free up two days before the conference.
IAN 2019 | London, 6-7th February 2019
From 6-7th February 2018, the Centre for Entrepreneurs, supported by NatWest, hosted the 2nd Incubator and Accelerator Network annual conference. Attendees heard from Ella Goldner (Zinc VC), Henry Whorwhood (Beauhurst), Daniel Harrison (BEIS), Nina Lovelace (Kandu), Philippa Seal, Effi Kli, Matthias Pastor (The Family), Michael Howe (Campus Capital) and others.
“My brain is melting – in a good way!”
Emily Davies, University of Exeter
“I’m so inspired and been filled with ideas to take back to my incubator.”
Bekki Coppock, University of East London
“You hear about a lot of these issues in the abstract and it’s good to hear them live from the actual practitioners themselves.”
Yanitsa Vladimirova, Enterprise Engagement Manager, NACUE
IAN 2018 | London, 8-9th February 2018
From 8-9th February 2018, the Centre for Entrepreneurs, supported by NatWest, hosted the inaugural Incubator and Accelerator Network annual conference. Attendees heard from Brent Hoberman (Founders Factory), Liz Truss MP (Chief Secretary to the Treasury), Alisha Slye (Blackstone LaunchPad), Harry Briggs (BGF Ventures) and others.
“I really saw the value of the conference. It brought together a lot of top people in incubation and acceleration, including big names like Brent Hoberman of Founder’s Factory and government minister’s like Liz Truss. It was fantastic and I highly rated it.”
Gaurav Singh, head of business incubation, University of Hertfordshire