Rise to the Challenge seminar

Rise to the Challenge seminar

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Images courtesy of The Varsity Match

Join leading academics from Cambridge and Oxford for insight into key topics for international businesses at this seminar in collaboration with the Varsity Match.
Thursday, 12 December 2019 - 9.30am to 3.00pm GMT
Open to: 
Alumni and guests
Friends and supporters

This event takes place in the new Twickenham East Stand hospitality facilities and attendees will gain 1.5 CPD points as well as enjoying the matches.

Speaker sessions will start at 10am before the Women’s Varsity Match starts at 11.30am.

Tickets include:

  • Buffet lunch, wine and tea/coffee
  • Premium match ticket
  • Talks and discussion from the speaker panel

Speaker sessions

  • The evolution of extreme right wing movements in western democracies, notably in Europe, and the impact on societies and business
    Dr Chris Bickerton, Reader in Modern European Politics at the University of Cambridge and Fellow of Queens’ College, Cambridge
  • China and the opportunities for a post-Brexit Britain from the Belt and Road programme and the opening of the Chinese economy
    Dr KC Lin, Tun Suffian Lecturer in politics and international relations and Deputy Director of the Forum on Geopolitics, University of Cambridge
  • The evolution of Asset Management
    Professor Ludovic Phalippou, Professor of Financial Economics at the University of Oxford Said Business School
  • The response of business to climate change
    Dr Emily Shuckburgh, Director of the Cambridge Carbon Neutral Futures Initiative, University of Cambridge
from £285 per person including a £10 charitable donation to the Varsity Match's official charity Leonard Cheshire


Twickenham Stadium
Whitton Rd
United Kingdom

Location information

This event takes place in the East Stand. Further information can be found on the stadium's website: www.twickenhamstadium.com/getting-here