12.00 Arrival, Lunch and Networking

12.45 Introduction (Matthew Linsley - Chair of School Impact Steering Committee, School of Maths & Statistics)
12.55 Why Impact is important to us and what we are doing to deliver Impact (Prof Andrew Willmott - Head of School, Maths & Statistics)
13.05 Research Impact: What we currently know about the next REF (Dr Eve Simcox - SAgE Faculty Research Impact Officer)
13.20 EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account (Chris Angus – SAgE Faculty EPSRC Impact Acceleration and IP Manager)
13.30 Opportunities for Maths & Stats with DEFRA (Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs) (Dr Sam Grant - DEFRA)
13.55 Opportunities for Maths & Stats with the National Innovation Centre for Data (NICD) (Steve Caughey - NICD/School of Computing Science)

14.10 Coffee and Networking

14.40 Why Impact is important to our new Faculty and Newcastle University (Prof Phil Taylor - Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering, Newcastle University)
14.55 Software Tools for Road Safety Hotspot Identification and Evaluation (Dr Lee Fawcett - Lecturer in Statistics, School of Maths & Statistics)
15.10 Progress report: Forecasting Gas Demand and Modelling Occurrence of Alarms at Northern Gas Networks (Dr Kevin Wilson - Lecturer in Statistics, School of Mathematics & Statistics)
15.25 Northeast Organisation of DiscretE Structures (NODES): Applications of Discrete Maths in Industry (Prof David Bourne - Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Durham University)
15.45 Modelling the Response of Farmland Ecosystems to Environmental Change (Dr Clive Emary – Lecturer in Applied Mathematics/Quantum, School of Mathematics & Statistics)
16.00 Summary (Matthew Linsley)

16.15 Drinks Reception and Networking

17.30 Close