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Welcome to BIO2020 LIVE, the three-day thought-provoking online event that helps ‘Change The Way You Think' about business.


Organised and curated annually by B4, Oxfordshire’s most trusted business network and magazine, Business in Oxford is the biggest business-networking and showcase event in the county.

Due to the unfortunate outbreak of COVID-19 in early 2020 and subsequent self-isolation and lockdown requirements, BIO2020 will be an online event with webinars, networking, roundtables and more.

BIO2020 will look at how to cultivate the right behaviours and adopt proven best practices to achieve and expand commercial business success. Come and learn from and be inspired by some of the region’s most prominent figures from business and beyond - a great combination of content comprised of CEO’s, entrepreneurs, innovators, thinkers, artists and more.

Schedule

· Sessions
Preview of the Day with Grant Hayward, Nigel Tipple & Rob Panting
Rob Panting Nigel Tipple Grant Hayward
· Sessions
Building Back Faster, Greener, Fairer (Peter Holbrook, Social Enterprise UK)
Peter Holbrook
· Sessions
How to attract and retain Gen Z and Millennials in Oxfordshire (Sian Hewitt & Ophelia Winyard, Freeths)
Sian Hewitt Ophelia Winyard
· Sessions
The Future of Leadership (Stephen Morris, Open Square Consulting)
Stephen Morris
· Sessions
The Hidden Dangers of Working from Home With Business IT (Neill Lawson-Smith, CIS)
Neill Lawson-Smith
· Sessions
Finding Our Feet: How we stuffed up our crisis response but will now change our world (Dominic Hare, Blenheim Palace)
Dominic Hare
· Sessions
GDPR – Past, Present & Future (Kellie Peters, Databasix)
Kellie Peters
· Sessions
Creating your 'new normal' (Jonna Mundy, You HR)
Jonna Mundy
· Sessions
The New Abnormal: Coping with constant change after the virus (Frank Nigriello, Unipart)
FRANK NIGRIELLO
· Sessions
How to exceed your customers’ expectations beyond the lockdown (Graham Hill, insight6)
Graham Hill
· Sessions
Circular business models: How to make more money by selling less stuff (Gerrard Fisher, QSA Partners)
Gerrard Fisher
· Sessions
Oxfordshire's Visitor Economy - the then, the now and the future (Hayley Beer-Gamage, Experience Oxfordshire)
Hayley Beer-Gamage
· Sessions
Resilient Pricing: Strategies To Get The Economy Moving (Alison Haill, Oxford Professional Consulting)
Alison Haill
· Sessions
Re-launching your business post global crisis (Mark Spolander, MODUS Accountants)
Mark Spolander
· Sessions
What next? Where do we go from here? (Michael Pawley, Proficio Solutions)
Michael Pawley
· Sessions
Do you measure up? How to use your business KPIs (Tony Hobbs, Chapman Robinson & Moore)
Tony Hobbs
· Sessions
Preparing to Return to Business as (Un)usual – Road Maps to the Restart (Daniel McNally, Christopher Sing & Will Richmond-Coggan, Freeths)
Daniel McNally Christopher Sing Will Richmond-Coggan
· Sessions
An audience with Mark Beard (Beard Construction)
Mark  Beard jayne woodley
· Sessions
Price is King, or is it? (Nick Hughes, Dynamic Coach)
· Sessions
Owen Mumford’s work in the community
Jarl Severn
· Sessions
How laughter can change your business forever (James Ainsworth, Laughter4Life)
James Ainsworth
· Sessions
How to beat these 5 common sales fears (James White, James White Sales Success)
James White
· Sessions
The web design and UX trends forecast 2020 (Sam Cranwell, Versantus)
Sam Cranwell
· Sessions
What’s your WHY? Who cares? Why does it matter now? (Stephen Cook, V. Purposeful Strategy)
Stephen Cook
· Sessions
The SpecialEffect BubbleBusters Story & The Twin Town Factor (Dr Mick Donegan, SpecialEffect & Brendon Cross, Twin Town Challenge)
Brendon  Cross Mick Donegan
· Sessions
The business case for sustainability (Gareth Dinnage, Seacourt)
Gareth Dinnage
· Sessions
Why creativity is essential for business success, more so now than ever before (Iain Lewis, Torpedo)
Iain Lewis (Torpedo)
· Sessions
Events Reimagined for the Contemporary World (Wendy Ball, Ashmolean Museum)
Wendy Ball
· Sessions
R&D project to develop off-grid ultra-low carbon buildings (Jonathan Finnerty, Green Unit)
Jonathan Finnerty
· Sessions
Building the New Normal - realising an inclusive economy for Oxford (Paul Roberts, Aspire)
Paul Roberts
· Sessions
The B Corp Movement - Generating Profit with Purpose (Grant Hayward, Collaborent)
Grant Hayward
· Sessions
Our Employee Ownership Journey (Alexandra Rae, Wise Investment)
Alexandra Rae
· Sessions
Unleashing the power within people (Sam Bishop, Sam Bishop Coacing)
Sam Bishop
· Sessions
Skills for Business: Workforce planning for SMEs (Kate Pullen, Oxfordshire LEP)
Kate Pullen
· Sessions
Review of the Day
· Sessions
Preview of the Day
· Sessions
How Entrepreneurs Sell: What they do that you don’t, but probably should! (Paul Essery, My Sales Guru)
Paul Essery
· Sessions
Business in Crisis: The Role of Purpose (Colin Mayer CBE, Said Business School)
Colin Mayer
· Sessions
How to build a resilient consulting brand in challenging times (Lucy Eckley, Build Your Brand Story)
Lucy Eckley
· Sessions
Supporting Oxfordshire’s Businesses (Richard Byard & Helen Brind, OxLEP)
Helen Brind Richard Byard
· Sessions
From Paid Advertising to SEO - Choose the right strategy (Natasha Ellard, Urban Element)
Natasha  Ellard
· Sessions
Business for the New World Order (Simon Biltcliffe, Webmart)
Simon Biltcliffe
· Sessions
How your Lockdown experience can help you to do business better (Thalia Carr, Thalia Carr Coaching)
Thalia Carr
· Sessions
In Conversation with Cllr Ian Hudspeth, Oxfordshire County Council
Ian Hudspeth
· Sessions
Financial Freedom: Building A Business That Works Without You (Jo Bentley, ActionCOACH)
Joanne Bentley
· Sessions
Financial Brands: The Trust Issue - Transparency, Reorientation, Growth (John F Kennedy, Flexible Funding)
John F Kennedy
· Sessions
Get More Customers To Your Website With Google Advertising (Becky Hopkin & Michael Kenny, Digital Gearbox)
Becky Hopkin Michael Kenny
· Sessions
NOW is the RIGHT time to CARE for your employees (Janette Cardy, Janette Cardy Fitness)
Janette Cardy
· Sessions
What does the future of workplace wellbeing look like? (Darren & Craig Aston, Aston & James)
craig Aston Darren Aston
· Sessions
Organisations for a new world (Bartholomew Ashton, Lady Margaret Hall)
Bart Ashton
· Sessions
Driving business growth in today's connected world (Lee Jay Burningham, Facebook)
Lee Jay Burningham
· Sessions
Contracts and Coronavirus: What happens next (Penny Rinta-Suksi, Aimee Cook, Oliver Clymore & Helen Dent, Blake Morgan)
PENNY RINTA-SUKSI Aimee  Cook Ollie  Clymow Heleen Dent
· Sessions
In conversation with Paul Blackthorne (Actor)
Paul  Blackthorne
· Sessions
Networking in your PJs (Cathy Dunbabin, Opendoorz)
Cathy Dunbabin
· Sessions
Connect with your local college to boost business and inspire the next generation (Nancy Buckley, Activate Learning)
Nancy Buckley
· Sessions
What I have learnt about Oxfordshire (Jayne Woodley, Oxfordshire Community Foundation)
jayne woodley
· Sessions
How to Keep Making Your Ideas Happen (Lydiah Igweh, Rebecca Heppolette & Katrina Gill, Oxford Brookes Enterprise Support)
Katrina Gill Rebecca Heppolette Lydiah Igweh
· Sessions
5 ways your communications strategy is key to thriving in new normals (Kate Stinchcombe-Gillies, Coconut PR)
Kate Stinchcombe-Gillies
· Sessions
Sustainable Business in a post-COVID world: Let’s not waste this crisis (Alice Schmidt, AS Consulting)
Alice Schmidt
· Sessions
Old normal? New normal? How about no normal? (Stephen Cook, V. Purposeful Strategy)
Stephen Cook
· Sessions
Future proofing the next generation (Lucinda Whiteley, Novel Entertainment)
Lucinda Whiteley Joe Seddon
· Sessions
Apprenticeships Panel with Oxfordshire LEP
Paul smith Shilpa Bhatt Ben Morley Tiffany Pedley
· Sessions
Growth Mindset – Get the life you want (Salim Benadel, Storm Internet)
Salim Benadel
· Sessions
Spending for Good - Your buying power can make a positive impact
Grant Hayward Paul Roberts Dominic Hare
· Sessions
The Importance of Building A Digital Community (Rosie Jacobs & Anna Munday, Independent Oxford)
Anna Munday Rosie Jacobs
· Sessions
Getting back to business (Ambi Silk, CQR Consulting)
Ambi  Silk
· Sessions
The new normal of energy demand? (Dr Philipp Grunewald, University of Oxford)
Phil Grunewald
· Sessions
A new dawn to sustain a resilient future (Angela Smith, Cherwell District Council)
Angela Smith
· Sessions
Opportunities for business to be a force for good (Lizzy Hawkins, HM Government)
Lizzy Hawkins
· Sessions
AI is here, but what soft skills will be required to support it? (Linda Hughes, Dynamic Coach)
Linda Hughes
· Sessions
Review of the Day and OxLEP Economic Outlook Forum hosted by Howard Bentham
· Sessions
Preview of the Day
· Sessions
How To Look After Your Staff (Gary Bloom, Broadcaster & Psychotherapist)
Gary  Bloom Megan Carter Jonna Mundy
· Sessions
10 things I’ve learned whilst running a social enterprise (Georgina Atwell, Toppsta)
Georgina Atwell
· Sessions
ESG Investing in an Uncertain World (Rebecca Stein & Sara Anscombe, Charles Stanley)
Sara  Anscombe Rebecca Stein
· Sessions
Recovery Strategies: New business ecosystems with a healthy bottom line (Dr Jayne Manley, Earth Trust)
Jayne Manley
· Sessions
Sustainable Public Transport Solutions for Business in a New World (Phil Southall, Oxford Bus Company)
Phil Southall
· Sessions
Top tips for start-ups looking to secure investment (Attilio Leccisotti & Nicole Sole, Penningtons Manches Cooper)
Nicola Sole Attilio Leccisotti
· Sessions
Your post-lockdown HR questions answered (Jonna Mundy, You HR)
Jonna Mundy
· Sessions
What it means to run a business in uncertain times (Charly Cox, Climate Change Coaches)
Charly Cox
· Sessions
Sail Forward! (Wendy Tindsley, Oxford Innovation)
Wendy Tindsley
· Sessions
Supporting local organisations in transition (Giles Orr & Nic Rattle, Oxford Brookes University)
Nic Rattle Giles Orr
· Sessions
Why there has never been a better time to become an accountant (Ian Parker, Whitley Stimpson)
Ian Parker
· Sessions
From Pause to Accelerate: Technology businesses need to confront COVID-19 (Paul Ballinger, STL Communications)
Paul Ballinger
· Sessions
Restart, Recover and Renew – How Oxford might recover better? (Matthew Peachey, Oxford City Council)
Matt  Peachey
· Sessions
Establishing the High Pay Off activities for growth that must control your diary (Mike Foster, The Entrepreneurs Mentor)
Mike Foster
· Sessions
When did conditioning become an invisible routine? (Placi Espejo, Oxford Technology Park)
Placi  Espejo
· Sessions
Mindfulness and Resilience (Sophie Maclaren, Awaris)
Sophie Maclaren
· Sessions
Managing CX from Crisis to Recovery: 6 ways to engage with customers (Lindsay Willott, Customer Thermometer)
Lindsay Willott
· Sessions
3 lessons for successful post-crisis leadership (Peter Collins, Vistage)
Peter Collins
· Sessions
The Journey to Zero-Carbon Homes (Ian Pritchett, Greencore Construction & Ssassy Property)
Ian Pritchett
· Sessions
Business Culture post Coronavirus (Mike Jennings, Jennings)
Mike Jennings
· Sessions
This is my County, my County is me (Stephen Cook, V. Purposeful Strategy)
Stephen Cook
· Sessions
Can we compete in an Amazon world and not compromise on ethics? (Renee Watson, The Curiosity Box)
Renee Watson
· Sessions
The Future of Food (Amanda Burningham, MasterChef Quarterfinalist)
Amanda Burningham
· Sessions
How I moved my business online (Joy Foster, TechPixies)
Joy Foster
· Sessions
4 ways to build a fitter business (Emma Jones, Enterprise Nation)
Emma Jones
· Sessions
Future-proof your business (Tom Cheesewright, Book of the Future)
Tom Cheesewright
· Sessions
Cracking the Rhythmical Acquisition of Customers (Rachel Foord, Verve Creative)
Rachel Foord - EC Coach
· Sessions
Getting your Grant Claim Right (Steve Neal, Shaw Gibbs)
Steve Neal
· Sessions
Building Red Arrow Team Resilience (Diane Wilkinson, Connecting to Excellence)
Diane Wilkinson
· Sessions
Review of the Day with Frank Nigriello
FRANK NIGRIELLO

Speakers

Wendy Tindsley

Oxford Innovation

Stephen Morris

Open Square Consulting

Bart Ashton

Lady Margaret Hall

Georgina Atwell

Toppsta

Joy Foster

TechPixies

Gerrard Fisher

QSA Partners

Michael Kenny

Digital Gearbox

Lucinda Whiteley

Novel Entertainment

Mick Donegan

SpecialEffect

Darren Aston

Aston & James

Brendon Cross

Twin Town Challenge

Janette Cardy

Janette Cardy Fitness

Lee Jay Burningham

ex Global Facebook / Instagram Leadership

Giles Orr

Oxford Brookes University

Paul Essery

My Sales Guru

Cathy Dunbabin

Opendoorz

Nancy Buckley

Activate Learning

Neill Lawson-Smith

CIS

jayne woodley

Oxfordshire Community Foundation

Mark Beard

Beard Construction

Tom Cheesewright

Book of the Future

Nic Rattle

Oxford Brookes University

Tony Hobbs

Chapman Robinson & Moore

Peter Collins

Vistage

Sophie Maclaren

Awaris

Salim Benadel

Storm Internet

Hayley Beer-Gamage

Experience Oxfordshire

Simon Biltcliffe

Webmart

Alexandra Rae

Wise Investment

Phil Grunewald

Environmental Change Institute

Grant Hayward

Collaborent

Michael Pawley

Proficio Solutions

Ian Pritchett

Greencore Construction & Ssassy Property

Emma Jones

Enterprise Nation

Linda Hughes

Dynamic Coach

Lindsay Willott

Customer Thermometer

Kellie Peters

Databasix

Ian Parker

Whitley Stimpson

Lucy Eckley

Build Your Brand Story

Joanne Bentley

ActionCOACH

Matt Peachey

Oxford City Council

FRANK NIGRIELLO

Unipart

Sian Hewitt

Freeths LLP

Rebecca Stein

Charles Stanley

Sara Anscombe

Charles Stanley

Placi Espejo

Oxford Technology Park

Steve Neal

Shaw Gibbs

Rachel Foord - EC Coach

Verve Creative

Mark Spolander

MODUS Accountants

Kate Stinchcombe-Gillies

Coconut PR

Sam Bishop

Sam Bishop Coaching

Natasha Ellard

Urban Element

Phil Southall

Oxford Bus Company

Wendy Ball

Ashmolean Museum

Ben Morley

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Iain Lewis (Torpedo)

Torpedo

Amanda Burningham

MasterChef Quarterfinalist

Paul Ballinger

STL Communications

Renee Watson

The Curiosity Box

Charly Cox

Climate Change Coaches

Stephen Cook

V. Purposeful Strategy

Colin Mayer

Said Business School

Paul Roberts

Aspire Oxford

Sam Cranwell

Versantus

Dominic Hare

Blenheim Palace

Mike Jennings

Jennings

Jonna Mundy

You HR

James Ainsworth

Laughter4Life

Graham Hill

insight6

Ambi Silk

CQR Consulting

Jonathan Finnerty

Green Unit

Becky Hopkin

Digital Gearbox

Peter Holbrook

Social Enterprise UK

Alice Schmidt

AS Consulting

James White

James White Sales Success

Attilio Leccisotti

Penningtons Manches Cooper

Nicola Sole

Penningtons Manches Cooper

Mike Foster

The Entrepreneurs Mentor

Lydiah Igweh

Oxford Brookes Enterprise Support

Rebecca Heppolette

Oxford Brookes Enterprise Support

Katrina Gill

Oxford Brookes Enterprise Support

Rosie Jacobs

Independent Oxford

Gareth Dinnage

Seacourt

Thalia Carr

Thalia Carr Coaching

Anna Munday

Independent Oxford

Ophelia Winyard

Freeths LLP

Alison Haill

Oxford Professional Consulting

Diane Wilkinson

Connecting to Excellence

Colette Norbury

Oxfordshire Mind

Daniel McNally

Freeths LLP

PENNY RINTA-SUKSI

Blake Morgan

Christopher Sing

Freeths LLP

Jarl Severn

Owen Mumford

Kate Pullen

OxLEP

Helen Brind

OxLEP

John F Kennedy

Flexible Funding

craig Aston

Aston & James

Aimee Cook

Blake Morgan

Ollie Clymow

Blake Morgan

Paul Blackthorne

Actor

Shilpa Bhatt

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Gary Bloom

Sports Broadcaster & Psychotherapist

Megan Carter

Blenhem Palace

Rob Panting

OxLEP

Ian Hudspeth

Leader of Oxfordshire County Council

Nigel Tipple

OxLEP

Will Richmond-Coggan

Freeths LLP

Heleen Dent

Blake Morgan

Lizzy Hawkins

HM Government

Joe Seddon

Zero Gravity

Angela Smith

Cherwell District Council

Richard Byard

OxLEP

Tiffany Pedley

Nielsen

Jayne Manley

Earth Trust

Paul smith

OAS Phase 2

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