World of Work Conference: Work Reimagined

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Date of event: 12 September 2019
Event ends: 12 September 2019
Start time: 09:00
End time: 17:00
Price: Early Bird: £99 (Staff: £40)
World of Work Conference: Work Reimagined

Work Reimagined

What will your workplace look like in 2035? Will you even have a workplace? Will you have human workmates? Will you even work?

Join us on 12 September to hear from a range of fantastic speakers talk about the future world of work.

We will discuss:

  • Work and space - where and how will homeworkers, contingent working and gig workers work?
  • Work and difference - what does inclusion look like with a diverse workforce - and how do we create incredibly inclusive workplaces avoiding the cliches of privilege?
  • What will work look like in the future - a chance to see the future, looking at technology and AI and what tech firms have in store.

The World of Work conferences were started to create a community of like-minded people who are curious and committed to working together at the forefront of technological change. We want to explore how business education can help shape the future to meet the needs of employers. As the topic is so big, the conferences have had a huge range of speakers from various industries, and this year is no different!

By attending the conference you will get to hear from a number of different speakers about the future world of work, and find out how you can address the challenges ahead for your own job, for the jobs your graduates will do, and for the workforces you want to develop. This is an important topic to talk about, and getting out of the office to hear experts and meet like-minded people will help you think about your career and your company over the next ten or twenty years.

Confirmed speakers so far include:

  • Naeema Pasha, Director of Henley Careers at Henley Business School
  • Jacqueline Davies, Past Master at Guild of HR and Managing Director at Audacity Associates
  • Peter Cheese, CEO at CIPD
  • Danielle Harmer, Chief People Officer at Metro Bank
  • Richard Potter, Chief Technology Officer at Microsoft Services UK
  • Ginny Gibson, Professor Emerita at Henley Business School and Non-Executive Director at Association of Business Executives
  • Neil Usher, Chief Workplace Officer at GoSpace
  • Dr Giuseppe Di Fatte, Head of Computer Science at the University of Reading
  • Hema Bakhshi, Future of Work Strategic Advisor at Reimagine HR and Partner at Sprint Valley
  • Chad Wilson, Product Strategy Manager at InComm
  • Dan Kiernan, Careers Consultant at Henley Business School


The full agenda will be announced shortly!

Book your place before 1 July to secure the early bird rate of £99

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For more information or to get involved, please contact Shanies Mughal by email at worldofwork@henley.ac.uk .

Getting There

Henley Business School, Whiteknights Campus

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