Innovation in periods of emergency – CIMR at the Bloomsbury Festival 2020

The Centre of Innovation Management Research at Birkbeck has been invited to organize an event at the Bloomsbury Festival 2020.

The event organized by CIMR is a panel discussion reflecting on the experience of Covid-19 in its different phases, from lockdown to a new start, looking at how innovation processes, modes and practices have evolved. Taking on the different research streams on innovation and Covid-19, the panel will share insights and ideas on how a system of innovation reacts in the case of an emergency to go through it and learn from it. The reflection should take us towards a system of innovation prepared to face unknown emergencies, a sort of emergency-proof system of innovation.

Event Details

  • Date: October 18, 2020 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Venue: online via Zoom (the event will be held with a live audience at Conway Hall if Covid-19 guidelines allow it)

FREE – but pre-booking is essential

Please book using the following link:


The Bloomsbury Festival

“Bloomsbury Festival captures the diversity of bright minds connected to these few streets of London, from the past to the present day”
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2020 Festival Programme NOW ONLINE
Bloomsbury Festival 2020 will take place from Friday 16 October until Sunday 25 October. The theme for 2020 is VISION. 
Bloomsbury Festival is an annual celebration of the area’s pioneering creativity, presenting an inspiring programme of arts, science, literature, performance, discussion and reflection.