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NU-KESS Extended: Local responses to economic shocks and strategies for economic recovery and resilience

NU-KESS Extended: Local responses to economic shocks and strategies for economic recovery and resilience

Thursday 20 May, 09:00 - 11:00 (BST)
Online

This webinar is organised as part of the Newcastle University-Knowledge Exchange Seminar Series (NU-KESS).

The webinar will bring together research on understanding local economic shocks and institutional and policy responses and shares ideas for strategies for economic recovery and resilience in a post-Brexit and post-pandemic world.

Speakers include: Andrea Henderson, Head of Engagement at Newcastle University; Professor Andy Pike, Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS), Newcastle University; Associate Professor Sally Weller, University of South Australia; Dr Marianne Sensier, Alliance Manchester Business School; and Richard Baker, Strategy and Policy Director at the North East Local Enterprise Partnership.

Programme

09:00 Andrea Henderson: Introduction

09:05 Professor Andy Pike, Newcastle University: Local Responses to Economic Shocks.

09:25 Associate Professor Sally Weller, University of South Australia: Managing high carbon industry closure and just transition.

09:45 Dr Marianne Sensier, University of Manchester: Levelling up regional resilience: policy responses to the COVID-19 crisis.

10:05 Richard Baker, North East Local Enterprise Partnership: North East responses and economic recovery strategy.

10:25 Q&A and discussion Chaired by Andrea Henderson.

 

Find out more about other NU-KESS events here.

If you are unable to make the event but would be interested in receiving a copy of the recording, please email Holly-Ann Carl at holly-ann.carl@newcastle.ac.uk.