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University of Oxford
United Kingdom

Oxford UIDP Summit 2021

July 12, 2021 - July 16, 2021

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A transatlantic conference for senior-level university and industry professionals, and government policymakers

Watch the video and see what industry, government, and university leaders say about the inaugural Oxford UIDP Summit experience.

Oxford UIDP Summit Sponsor Opportunities

The 2019 Oxford UIDP Summit attracted high-level thought leaders across government, industry, university, and non-profit sectors. Diverse representation ensured the CEOs, academic VPs and federal agency directors in attendance could share both knowledgeably and authoritatively. See the Event Prospectus for details about how your organization can support the Oxford UIDP Summit in 2021 and achieve your sponsorship goals.


July 12-16, 2021: Oxford UIDP Summit

UIDP is back at Oxford!

The University of Oxford, in collaboration with UIDP, will host a summit in Oxford, UK. This event will bring together global businesses, top universities and leading policymakers from both sides of the Atlantic to develop new policies, process, and approaches for addressing R&D priorities in areas such as AI, talent and workforce development, and broader societal interests. We will also present meaningful research results in the science of science, identifying new approaches for adoption by both participants and the broader community.

By convening academic, corporate, government, and non-profit thought leaders and practitioners from the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and Europe, we will create a unique opportunity to discuss contemporary issues affecting collaboration across sectors. We’ll also delve into ways government agencies can support fertile environments for advancing partnerships that accelerate innovation and positive societal benefits.


Key Themes

Summit sessions will:

  • Identify collaboration and partnership issues uncovered during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as key strategies developed to summon a comprehensive response to emerging research needs shared by government, academia, industry, and the public at large.
  • Uncover examples of and opportunities for the use of AI and learn from each other as we increasingly understand the complexity and scale of the underlying data, and begin to turn to AI and machine learning solutions to extract meaning and consider action.
  • Share company leaders’ experiences of new models to develop global partnerships and engagement with research institutions as shifting global structures prompt them to consider how to intelligently prepare for the future.
  • Explore best practices and evolving guidance for workforce and talent development, to include preparing the next generation of students to support for career continuity.


Oxford UIDP Summit Agenda

The agenda development is moving forward under the guidance of our Organizing Committee.

Pre-Summit UIDP Academy Workshops will be announced at a future date.  Additional fee required.

Accommodation and all meals and receptions will be included in the event fee.
This is a unique opportunity to meet at a University of Oxford college and dine in the magnificent Victorian Gothic Dining Hall. All rooms are ensuite and serviced daily, and include internet access points. Further event details and logistics to come.

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