11th November 2010
The Freemasons Hall
Great Queen Street
London, WC2B 5AZ


Thank you for your interest in Sparks@LSE '10. If you would like to buy a ticket please visit the ticket page. If you would like to find out more about the day itself, read on...


8:00 - 8:45Registration and Breakfast
8:45 - 9:00Welcome
President: Benjamin Wigoder
LSE Director: Howard Davies
9:00 - 10:00Opening Keynote: Lord Karan Bilimoria
10:00 - 11:00Panel Discussion: Nature or Nurture: Are entrepreneurs born or made?
Lance Uggla
Toby Baxendale
Sajaad Jetha
Greg Delaney
Chair: Sarah Chen
11:02 - 11:25Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30Keynote: Edward Wray
12:30 - 13:45Lunch
13:45 - 14:45Keynote: John Bird
14:45 - 15:45Panel Discussion: Young Entrepreneurs: How old is too young?
John Pluthero
Shanker Patel
Danny Rimer
Chair: Christian Busch
15:45 - 16:05Coffee Break
16:10 - 17:10Closing Keynote: Mike Clare
17:10 - 18:00Networking Drinks

Attendee Benefits

Conference attendees will receive free membership to the 1Eat Student Dining Club worth £37! Membership gives students up to 50% off at hundreds of restaurants in the centre of London. For more information check out

Attendees will also be well fed, with a breakfast, delicious lunch and refreshments throughout the day!

Not only that, but each keynote speaker and panel will field Q&A from the audience, so if you have tough questions to put to some of the brightest business minds in the UK, this is your chance!

Attendees are also given a welcome pack filled with freebies on arrival, and the ticket price includes flexible entry, so that students can attend only the parts of the day which don't clash with their lectures and classes.

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