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The Best of Impact 2017

The Best of Impact 2017

Award-winning highlights from the MRS Annual Conference

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It's your chance to catch some of Impact 2017’s award-winning speakers who will share their client stories, passionate beliefs and original approaches to the research process. This year's London conference spurred much debate and buzz. Come and listen to the sessions that made a stir and network with speakers and delegates at one of Northern England’s most inspiring contemporary landmarks, The Lowry in Salford.


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The Lowry Arts Centre

Pier 8
Salford Quays
M50 3AZ

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14.30 Registration and coffee

15.00 Welcome
Jane Frost CBE, CEO, MRS

15.05 Chairs’ introduction
Quentin Ashby, MD, Join the Dots

15.15 Fashion design and sustainability through ResearchGames (Winner of Best Newcomer)
Betty Adamou, Research Through Gaming

The greys matter: through the mind of Wendy - living with dementia and dealing with financial services (Winner of Best Overall Contribution to Conference)
Leslie Sopp, FCA
Lisa Edgar, The Big Window


16.15 Refreshments

16.30 Just one thing: Getting young Londoners to recycle (Winner of Best Presenter)
Ali Moore, Resource London
Jon Cohen, Kindling

Driven to distraction: aligning the team on the road ahead (Finalist for Best Presenter)
Susie Seldon, Department for Transport
Ailean Mills, BAMM


17.30 Drinks reception in The Lowry Galleries

19.30 Close

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Please click on the photographs to view each speaker's biography.


MRS Members: £55

MRS Company Partners: £55*

&more offer: send two researchers aged under 30 for price of one standard Member

Non Members: £65

To book please email stating the number of tickets required, name(s) of delegate(s) and where your invoice should be sent.

All costs quoted are subject to the addition of VAT at 20%.

Each ticket covers one delegate attendance at the event only - tickets cannot be shared between attendees. All invoices must be settled prior to the event date to ensure attendance. Click here to view our booking conditions and find answers to frequently asked questions about attending.

*Please note, MRS Company Partner tickets may be used for this event, but this is not the most cost-effective way to use these tickets. If you have any questions about this please contact the Company Partner Team.




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