NADSN Conference in Bradford 2016

The University of Bradford proudly hosted the second NADSN Conference on Friday 22nd April 2016, during the University of Bradford Diversity Festival 2016.

This was organised by Gill Cockburn and Cath Rose, Co-Chairs of n-able, in collaboration with PurpleSpace, and supported by Imperial College London’s EDIC.

Biographies of the speakers can be read in this document

PowerPoint slides, kindly provided by the speakers, can be downloaded as follows:

Copyright of the slides belongs to the authors.

If you have any queries about this conference, please contact Gill Cockburn and Cath Rose at the University of Bradford.

Here are some photos of the conference:


Cath Rose, Co-Chair of n-able









Joanne Marshall, Director of HR & OD, University of Bradford









Dr Hamied Haroon









Linda Robson









Laura (Mole) Chapman









Kate Nash OBE and the Panel









The Panel: (from left to right) Prof Udy Archibong MBE, David Caldwell, Thomas Anderson, Cherron Inko-Tariah MBE, Dr Hamied Haroon











A view from the audience

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