Dublin Alumni Celebration with the Dean

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Date of event: 12 December 2017
Event ends: 12 December 2017
Start time: 18:30
End time: 21:30
Dublin Alumni Celebration with the Dean

Dublin Alumni Celebration with the Dean


Henley Business School Alumni in Ireland are invited to an alumni celebration for a knowledge session and for a celebratory networking drinks reception on 12 December 2017.

Join fellow Henley Business School alumni for an evening of socialising, networking, re-connecting and to catch up on news from Henley Business School. A great opportunity to meet the Dean, Professor John Board, and Jean-Pierre Choulet, Director of Alumni & Development, and exchange ideas with Henley Business School staff and fellow alumni.

The event will also be the official launch of the new Henley Business School Alumni Group Ireland.

The evening will be rounded off with a networking drinks reception.


18:30     Guest Arrivals and Refreshments
19:00     Welcome Address - Jean-Pierre Choulet, Director of Alumni & Development, Henley Business School
19:05     An Update from Henley Business School & Research Insight - Professor John Board, Dean Henley Business School
19:25     Faculty Knowledge Session on Flow and Technology: Being Lost in the Moment - Dr Susan Rose, Associate Professor in Marketing Management, Henley Business School
20:00     Launch of the Henley Business School Alumni Group Ireland and Introduction of the Inaugural Alumni Volunteer Committee
20:15     Networking Drinks Reception
21:30     Event Close

Faculty Knowledge Session
Synopsis: Flow and Technology - Being Lost in the Moment

The application of technology by consumers, in particular via hand-held devices such as smartphones, has increased significantly in the past few years. They are used today for a wide range of activities including shopping, banking, information access, map reading, entertainment, and even remote control of devices in our homes such as the heating or lighting. 

Psychological studies are looking at the effect on our cognitive behaviour as we use these new electronic devices. A recognised cognitive phenomenon is that of “cognitive flow” which refers to an individual becoming totally absorbed mentally whilst engaging in an activity. Whilst the concept was originally applied to activities such as music, sport and the arts, it is now relevant to human behaviour in relation to using the Internet. Absorbed young people using their phones is something we see around us all the time. 

Dr Susan Rose will be talking about her current research work around this interesting phenomenon.

Booking for this event has now closed, however if you have any queries, please email alumni@henley.ac.uk

Getting There

Irish Management Institute Conference Centre

Sandyford RoadDublin 16Ireland
Dublin 16