Wednesday 16th November 2011, Masterclasses
Thursday 17th November 2011, Conference
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WORKTECH 11 London:
WORKTECH11 London is the 8th annual conference looking at implications of convergence between the worlds of technology, real estate, work and the workplace.
Join over 300 senior professionals from real estate, facilities, technology and executive management, architects, designers and other professional advisors.
- The Future of Work
- Health & Wellbeing in the Workplace
- The Future of London
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Editor, The Guardian, Work Section
Graham edits the Work section which appears in The Guardian every Saturday and also writes for the newspaper and website on a wide range of employment-related topics. He is a former assistant sports editor of the Independent and is the current Towers Watson national hr journalist of the year.
Key Note Speakers:
Brian David Johnson
Chief Futurist, Intel
Keynote: Science Fiction and the Future of Work.
The future is not set; it is not a fixed destination in time. The future is manufactured every day by the actions of people all over the world. As a futurist, Brian David Johnson believes it is incredibly important that we all become active participants in the future. We must ask ourselves what kind of world do we want to live and work in? Where do we want to go? What should we avoid? What scares us? Science fiction is one way that all of us can share visions of possible futures. In fact, science fiction gives up the language so that we can have a conversation about the future. As we look out to the year 2020, how will technological innovation and global trends shape our lives? Where and when will the lines between science fiction and science fact fall away?
Sir Terry Farrell CBE
Farrell & Partners
Sir Terry, london’s most influential architect, will explore the patterns and form that made london, how understanding them gives a basis for the future. Terry will also compare london to our work in China and how the future of East and West could have similarities and differences.
Author, Now and Next
Richard Watson is a writer, speaker and strategist who helps organisations to think ahead. He is the founder of nowandnext.com, a website that documents new ideas, innovations and trends from around the world and is co-founder of Strategy Insight, a scenario planning specialist. His clients have included, amongst others, PricewaterhouseCoopers, News Limited, Virgin, Toyota, McDonald’s, Westfield, Coca-Cola, the Dept of Education and St George Bank. Richard is also the author of Future Files: 5 Trends for the Next 50 Years (2007) and Future Minds: How the Digital Age is Changing Our Minds, Why This Matters and What We Can Do About It (2010)
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