High Sheriff’s Lecture 2018

The Internet Century: Innovation and Change

It has become a tradition in recent years for the High Sheriff of Hertfordshire to speak at the University. Will Hobhouse, the current High Sheriff will be delivering his address as the keynote speaker at an event celebrating the business community in Hertfordshire. More information about our event  - Connecting our Business Community

About Will Hobhouse

Mr Hobhouse has worked with high street names such as Tie Rack, Whittard of Chelsea, Jack Wills, and Heal's, to restaurants such as Villandry and Le Pain Quotidien. His entrepreneurial background makes him the ideal speaker at this event which showcases the support available to start-up and micro companies; small to medium growth innovations; and to large and corporate organisations.

More information and booking

Event registration will open at 18:00 giving time for delegates to explore our business exhibition including  the University's incubator scheme, student enterprise, the work we are doing with degree apprenticeships and much more.

The High Sheriff's lecture will commence at 19:00 and be followed by a light buffet supper.

This free of charge event is open to the business community and the public. Please register to attend using the online form or contact the Events Team by emailing events@herts.ac.uk or call (0)1707 284121.


The Weston Auditorium, de Havilland Campus, Hatfield, Hertfordshire AL10 9EU