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Keynote speakers:

  • Professor Ed Byrne AC, President & Principal, King's College London: Sector context and outlook.
  • Rebecca Endean OBE, Director of Research and Innovation Reform, Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy: Reserach organisation, policy and regulation.

Breakout sessions:

  • FRS 102:  how the adoption of the new financial reporting standard (FRS 102) impacts on TRAC and how the TRAC Guidance has been updated to reflect the changes.
  • Management information projects: outlining the three new publications on enhanced benchmarking, costing postgraduate taught delivery, and improving the efficiency of TRAC processes.
  • New to TRAC: focussing on key principles, how to access and use the TRAC guidance, and how to ensure the TRAC requirements are met.
  • Clarity and impact: providing helpful hints and tips to increase clarity and impact of internal communication to gain greater utility from TRAC data.

Presentation slides

Contents of the slide pack

Session titleSpeakerSlide number
Conference welcome Ian Creagh 3
Keynote 1: Sector context and outlook Professor Ed Byrne AC 5
TRAC Development Group update Ian Creagh, Andrew Bush 16
FRS 102 Mark Dawson 25
Management Information Projects Andrew Dicken, Tim Jenkinson, Alastair Newall 57
New to TRAC Graham Willard, Ameena Bradford 98
Keynote 2: Reserach organisation, policy and regulation Rebecca Endean OBE 122