Participants who have paid the conference fee will have access to all sessions including the workshops and networking.  Please email abeats@glasgow.ac.uk if you plan to attend any of the workshops or the networking sessions.  You do not have to be an author of a paper to attend these sessions. However, you need to pay the conference fee to attend any of the sessions.  All times are GMT.
Please use the QR-code or click the following link to go to the conference schedule and meeting links: https://virtual.oxfordabstracts.com/#/e/abeats2021/program

7th December 2021

08:30 – 09:00 – Participant registrations

09:00 – 09:05 – Welcome from Conference Chair Dr Ramona Blanes

09:10 – 09:20 – Welcome from the ABEATS Board Prof Robbie Paton

09:20 – 09:30 – Welcome and Opening by Mr Jamie Hepburn MSP, Minister for Higher Education and Further Education, Youth Employment and Training

09:30 – 10:15 – Keynote Address by Mr Aria Putera Ismail, CEO SME Bank Malaysia entitled “The role of financial institutions in guiding MSMEs in an uncertain future”

10:15 – 10:30 – Q&A with Keynote speaker

10:30 – 10:40 – Break & Networking

10:40 – 11:40 – Panel discussion – Title: Managing Changes in the Post-COVID-19 Era. Moderator: Prof Robbie Paton. Panel Members: Prof James McCalman, Dr Rozainee Khairuddin and Dr David Potter.

11:40 – 11:50 – Break & Networking

11:50 – 13:50 – Paper presentations in breakout rooms according to Tracks. Moderator: Track Chairs

13:50 – 14:00 – Break & Networking

14:00 – 16:00 – Paper presentations in breakout rooms according to Tracks. Moderator: Track Chairs

Please click here to go to the conference schedule and meeting links: https://virtual.oxfordabstracts.com/#/e/abeats2021/program

8th December 2021

08:30 – 09:15 – Plenary Talk by Prof. Nuran Acur, University of Glasgow entitled “The Green Innovation Revolution”

09:15 – 09:30 – Break & Networking

09:30 – 11:30 – Developing Paper Workshops 1 (Prof Sarah Robinson), 2 (Prof Cecilia Tortajada) and 3 (Dr Paula Karlsson-Brown) in breakout rooms.  

11:30 – 11:40 – Break & Networking

11:40 – 13:40 – Paper presentations in breakout rooms according to Tracks. Moderator: Track Chairs

13:40 – 15:40 – Paper presentations in breakout rooms according to Tracks. Moderator: Track Chairs

15:40 – 15:45 – Break & Networking

15:45 – 16:30 – Best Paper winners’ announcements and Closing ceremony

Please click here to go to the conference schedule and meeting links: https://virtual.oxfordabstracts.com/#/e/abeats2021/program

Visit the campus

Guided tours

Guided tours of the University are available, offering you the chance to discover more about the University’s architecture and 550 years of history.

‌Campus tours for visitors are organised on behalf of the University by the Student Representative Council (SRC). Tours are led by trained student guides and last approximately one hour.

Other campus attractions include:

  • The Hunterian Museum; the Hunterian Art Gallery, The Mackintosh House and the Zoology Museum.
  • The Gift Shop for University merchandise and Scottish gifts.
  • Cafés and restaurants for coffee or a bite to eat. 
  • Live music, including a lunchtime concert every Thursday during term time.

UofG Campus tour!