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Language Show Live 2015 Preview

OFFICIAL SHOW PREVIEW 16-18 OCTOBER LONDON 2015 • OLYMPIA CONTENTS REGISTER FOR FREE TICKETS SPEAK TO THE FUTURE SYMPOSIUM BY INVITATION ONLY, ROOMS 1 AND 2 09.30 – 10.30 REGISTRATION, WELCOME TEA AND COFFEE 10.30 – 13.00 LEEP: LANGUAGES FOR EMPLOYABILITY, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND THE PROFESSIONS Leading figures from the business world will be joined by young entrepreneurs, professional linguists, career advisers and HR specialists in a live debate about the value of languages at work. The forum will provide fresh evidence that languages matter to all young people and will illustrate the added value of languages in business by showing how languages can inspire entrepreneurship. Key speakers: Baroness Coussins, APPG, Richard Hardie, UBS Ltd, Bernardette Holmes MBE, Speak to the Future, Jocelyn Wyburd, UCML, Lizzie Fane, ThirdYearAbroad.com and GlobalGraduates.com, Jack Porteous, UKTI, Mark Herbert, British Council, Paul Kaye, European Commission Representation in the UK, Ian Andersen, European Commission, Louis Adams and Thomas Lansdowne, London Accent 13.00 – 14.00 LUNCH AND NETWORKING Please take this opportunity to explore Language Show Live’s main show floor where you’ll be able to discover the latest language products, technologies and resources from over 160 exhibitors, watch cultural performances, attend live talks, demos and network with 10,000 other language enthusiasts. 14.00 – 16.00 COMMUNICATING FOR BRITAIN 2020 AND BEYOND This session will span policy and practice in Community Languages, with opportunities to update professional knowledge on languages policy and assessment/accreditation and debate the issues, such as public perceptions of bilingualism and multilingual identity. Together with the NRCSE (National Resource Centre for Supplementary Education), and with teachers of lesser taught languages in supplementary and mainstream schools, speakers will be looking at ways to build capacity from primary through to secondary. Key speakers: Pascale Vassie, NRCSE, Bernardette Holmes MBE, Speak to the Future, Richard Hardie, UBS Ltd, Sam Holmes, Freeword, Teresa Tinsley, Alcantara Communications, Vicky Gough, British Council FRIDAY 16 OCTOBER STRATEGIC PARTNER OFFICIAL SYMPOSIUM SPONSOR Full symposium agenda at www.languageshowlive.co.uk/symposiumagenda


Language Show Live 2015 Preview
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