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Surrey Business School is delighted to be hosting the first Academy of Management (AoM) Specialized Conference 
Big Data and Managing in a Digital Economy. 


We would like to extend our warmest welcome to all delegates and wish you an informative, productive and enjoyable time at the conference. University of Surrey - a top ten university The University of Surrey is one of the UK’s top professional, scientific and technological universities. Named as The Times and Sunday Times University of the Year 2016, Surrey has a world-class profile and a leading reputation in teaching and research. Collaboration and Research Excellence Surrey is a world-class, research-led university, committed to research excellence. 

Through collaboration with the wider university and our worldwide partners, we are addressing key global challenges. There are plenty of opportunities for collaboration and shared learning across the university, with Surrey being home to: 

The 5G Innovation Centre - The largest UK academic research centre dedicated to the development of the next generation of mobile and wireless communications. 

Surrey Research Park - Supporting inventive business ideas as a major centre of excellence in technology, science, health and engineering.  

Surrey Incubation - One of the most successful Science Parks in Europe. As a Founding Member of the SETsquared Partnership, they support high-growth technology businesses. 

Surrey Business School 
A bit about us… 

At Surrey Business School we accelerate innovative thinking into practice – investing in pioneering world-class research to deliver business-ready solutions that offer an immediate and lasting impact in the world. We’re dedicated to improving business practice and creating sustainable, positive change – while inspiring others to do the same.  The Business School acts a as a catalyst to propel the ground-breaking business ideas into the market quickly and drawing out real value effectively. 

Everything we put into practice in business, is underpinned by solid theoretical frameworks; through our collaborations within the university and industry, we have built a dynamic and resourceful community. Digital Advancements Our pioneering research stems from real-world business application, connected with the latest industry developments. 

VHive Partnership  
Spearheading Surrey Business School’s digital innovation is our Centre for the Digital Economy (CoDE). 
The Centre is at the forefront of measuring the effects and implications of digital innovation across multiple industries and disciplines. Partnering with Zoetis, one of the world’s leading animal health companies, and the University’s School of Veterinary Medicine and 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC), CoDE have launched VHive, a centre for digital innovation to advance e-Animal Health initiatives. 

Business Insights Lab 
We have cultivated a unique space enabling fast-paced business engagement and interdisciplinary collaboration. Our Lab conducts experiments on the latest digital business models and ideas, using agile innovation methodology to bridge knowledge gaps as businesses create, refine and implement their strategies.



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