6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Emails, texts, news feeds, smartphones, social media and the internet. Welcome to the fully connected era. But how healthy or desirable is this, really? Today’s technologies have changed our ability to connect, and when confronted with the ugly, unhealthy face of connectedness, we often feel powerless. Technology exacerbates, complicates, accelerates and infiltrates our lives in ways that are reshaping the way we live and work. We all love to be connected, but we are overloaded – says science network & social health expert Julia Hobsbawm. How can we cope?
Through telling case studies and personal experience, Julia Hobsbawm helps us navigate the rough seas of overload more successfully, maintain a healthy work-life balance, and rebalance our social health and wellbeing. Come and hear how.
JULIA HOBSBAWM is an expert on connectedness in modern working life and a prominent entrepreneur with expertise in science network and management of time and knowledge. She has emerged as a leading voice on the future of the workplace, Social Health and behavioural networks. She was made the world’s first Professor in Networking in 2011, and is Honorary Visiting Professor at Cass Business School and at the University of Suffolk. In 2005 Julia founded the pioneering knowledge networking business Editorial Intelligence. She was awarded the Order of the British Empire in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in 2015. Specialising in modern day networking, she has developed a system teaching individuals, professionals and organisations how to build connections, develop ideas, and how to best handle the age of overload.
Fully Connected. Surviving and thriving in an age of overload (2017). The See-Saw 100 Ideas for Work Life Balance (2009).
Julia Hobsbawm’s website