Aspect Innovation Fellows Programme
Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester
Workshop on Social Projects and Professional Support for Social Enterprises

Masood Entrepreneurship Centre
Wednesday, 30 June 2021

Transforming society through social science innovation - This is one of the series of workshops organised by Aspect Innovation Fellows to showcase their projects and to share their experiences with other social scientists. Dr Ser-Huang Poon and Enduring Net, the charity she founded in 2019, focus on Distributed Technology, AI, Identity and Privacy in humanitarian work. This 1-day workshop showcases three current projects, and issues related to accounting, patent law, charity regulation and data privacy law that are core to such a tech-based enterprise.

9:55                   Welcome, House Keeping

10am-11am      Showcase Projects

10:00-10:20      Digitizing Indian Textile Supply Chains for Homeworkers (with Traidcraft Exchange, Incudeas funded by Turing/Gate)

Rohan Preece (Business and Human Rights Manager) & Kratika Choubey (Business Associate Consultant - Business and Human Rights), Traidcraft India [Slides] [Zoom recording]

Nick Spencer, Incudeas

10:20-10:40      Identity-less covid track and trace (with Soteria Institute and Imago)

Ingy Abdelhalim, Imago, University of Manchester  [Slides] [7min Demo Video ] [Zoom recording]

10:40-11:00      Vein-ID covid digital passport (funded by Innovate UK)

Simon Binns, Chief Commercial Officer, Sthaler-Fingo [2min Intro Video] [7min Demo Video ]

11am-4pm        Professional Support for Social Enterprises

11am-12pm      Chris Oxley, Partner, UHY Hacker Young Chartered Accountants (Accounts for small charity and government contract audit, VAT, and other tax matters) [Slides] [Zoom recording]

12pm-1pm        Jane Lambert, barrister practising intellectual property, technology, media, entertainment and competition law since 1977 (Patent infringement, defend and strategy) [Slides] [Zoom recording]

1pm-2pm         Lunch break 

2pm-3pm         Chris Willis Pickup, Head of Charities and Social Ventures at Taylor Vinters (Charitable purposes as defined by the high court, and the operation of charity)  [Slides] [Zoom recording]

3pm-4pm         James Boyle, Head of Privacy and Data Protection at Taylor Vinters (Managing privacy and data, risk and compliance for a tech-based charity) [Slides] [Zoom recording]

Dr Ser-Huang Poon, Aspect Innovation Fellow
Professor, AMBS, University of Manchester
Founder and Trustee of Enduring Net (UK) Ltd
Turing Fellow, Alan Turing Institute

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Resilience in Value Chain and Vulnerability Reduction

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Accounting considerations for Social Projects

Privacy & data for tech based charities

Understanding Intellectual Property

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