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Businesses with Brains

Date: Tuesday 14 June 2016

Time: 5pm – 7.30pm

Location: 11th Floor, Paragon Suite, University of West London, Brentford site, TW8 9GA

Invest Hounslow is proud to sponsor this event aimed at bringing with world of academia together with our Borough’s businesses.During the evening key business/organisation challenges will be addressed and SMEs will have the opportunity to engage with the University of West London on how they can help you tackle these issues.

The University of West London requests that guests, prior to the event, send a short description of their business or company, and the challenges that they face over the next five years, to  This information will be used to identify common themes and challenges, to discuss at this Event.


Event programme (subject to change)


Arrival and registration – Ground floor reception, University of West London, Brentford site


Welcome and introductions – 11th Floor, Paragon Suite

  • Ms Aqbal Mohindroo, Project Manager (Operations & Engagement), UWL
  • Professor Vicky Vass, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, UWL

Presentation of key business themes and their challenges

  • Dr. Amelia Au-Yeung, Head of Business, Marketing and Management UWL, The Claude Littner Business School
  • Ali Bekada, Head of Accounting and Finance UWL, The Claude Littner Business School

Presentation of how the University of West London can support these themes and challenges

  • Professor Dimitrios Rigas, Interim Dean, The Claude Littner Business School, UWL

Discussions and questions


Networking, wine and canapés


Closing comments and way forward

  • Deputy Vice -Chancellor, UWL and Claude Littner (depending on his availability)


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