Dinner Journal

Liverpool Sensor City Dinner, May 10, 2018

BESSEMER SOCIETY DINNER SENSOR CITY, LIVERPOOL, MAY 10TH 2018 LIVERPOOL OPEN TO THE WORLD Speakers Sir Robin Saxby: Founding CEO of ARM Holdings; Angel investor, mentor Jon Hague: Vice President for Science and Technology, Unilever Homecare Divsion Iain Hennessey: Clinical Director of Innovation at Alder Hey Children ‘Living’ Hospital   The Evening Sensor City is an iconic building designed to reflect the [...]

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Oxford Acceleration Dinner, March 8th 2018

F1 ACCELERATION MODEL Speakers Mark Preston: Team Leader, TECHEETAH Formula E Racing Team; Founder, Street Drone and Preston Racing, based in Oxford. Graeme Purdy: Founding CEO of AIM listed, Ilika plc, Southampton Jarl Severn: Managing Director of privately owned, Owen Mumford, Woodstock, Oxford The Evening It was a packed house in the Varsity Club, Oxford High Street. The evening consisted [...]

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Fellowship Award Dinner, London, Nov. 9th 2017

Venue: THE INSTITUTE OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS, One Birdcage Walk, SWI The venue for the dinner has been witness to the pride and success of mechanical engineering since the nineteenth century. Sir Henry Bessemer became a member of the Institute in July 1861 when he gave his address as the Bessemer Steel Works, Carlisle Street, Sheffield, which is where he had [...]

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Launch of the Bristol Bessemer Society

September 27, 2017, The Engine Shed, Bristol Professor Guy Orpen, Provost of the University of Bristol, welcomes guests at the Engine Shed, now transformed from a city networking hub into a high class dinner venue. BRISTOL AT THE CENTRE Bristol is a leading centre of the aerospace industry, and, with Cambridge, the leading centre for the semiconductor and wireless communities [...]

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Launch of Bessemer Oxford Society

The dinner was held on July 11th at Rhodes House, a Cotswold style mansion, with Colonial influences, in the heart of Oxford. The occasion was the launch of the Bessemer Society’s Oxford chapter. We had 50 guests, mainly CEOs and founders of start ups in the Oxford area, together with selected members of the Oxford innovation community. The Self-introductions [...]

By | August 29th, 2017|Categories: Events, People, Technology|0 Comments

Launch of Bessemer North

Launch of the Northern Chapter in Manchester The northern hard tech community On Feb 21st we held a dinner for 30 people in the Manchester Central Library’s swish, Cunard style, 1930s era, event space, next to the magnificent Town Hall, where we had held our first dinner in September. The purpose of the evening was to launch the [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|Categories: Events, People|Tags: , |0 Comments