A Year to go: Brexit and Beyond

University of Edinburgh Business School Event

Date: Tuesday 1st May 2018

Time: 08:30 - 11:00

Venue: University of Edinburgh Business School, 29 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh,EH8 9JS

With just under a year to go until the UK leaves the EU, and trade negotiations between Westminster and Brussels gathering pace, the University’s Business and Law Schools are jointly hosting a breakfast event to provide business and organisations with perspectives from a country both in Europe but flourishing outside the EU.

We are delighted to be hosting a high level speaker Minister François Voeffray, Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of Switzerland. The event will welcome leading academics, business leaders/advisers and interested students. You will also be invited to engage in the debate through the Q&A session.


08:30 – 09:00: Registration (tea, coffee and breakfast roll)

09:00 – 09:15: Opening Address: Professor Wendy Loretto, Dean of the Business School and Professor of Organisational Behaviour

09:15 – 09:30: Setting the Scene: Professor Martin Hogg, Head of Law School and Personal Chair Of The Law of Obligations, University of Edinburgh Law School

09:30 – 10:30: Keynote Speech: Minister François Voeffray Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Switzerland in the UK, followed by Q&A discussion chaired by Professor Chris Carter, Chair in Strategy and Organisation

10:30 – 11:00: Tea and Coffee Networking

To register please click here.