Knowledge Exchange Date Location

Theme meeting on Knowledge Exchange
Date: 10 December 2008
Location: National e-Sciences Institute, South College Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9AA
10h00 Arrive for coffee
10h30: Meeting Start
10h30-10h45: Welcome, introduction and workshop objectives (Rounsevell,
Werrity, Kerr)
10h50-12h00: Plenary presentations on different examples of knowledge
exchange in SAGES partners:
SFC SPIRIT Funding and Local Authority activity (UWS)
Scottish Government and its Climate Change Bill (Kerr)
ESRC/NERC/Government KE expectations
Open session for participants to present their activities
12h00-12h30: Discussion and introduction to the breakout sessions
12h30-13h30: Lunch and networking
13h30-15h30: Breakout sessions (3 groups, depending on numbers) – discussion
about how to maximise opportunities for SAGES partners to develop
KE activities and funding streams, guided by the key questions: What
are the needs and expectations of the different stakeholders and of us
(as researchers)? What are the best practice mechanisms for
delivering knowledge exchange (what has worked; what has not)?
What plan of action needs to be put in place to maximise these
opportunities and support you, the researchers?
15h30-16h00: Coffee break
16h00-16h30: Report back from breakout sessions (3 x 10 minutes)
16h30-17h00: Discussion and planning of follow-up actions
End of workshop and post-meeting drinks