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This conference is for anyone looking to build a fulfilling career after corporate life.
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Most people want a portfolio which could include acting as non-executive director, trustee, consultant, advisor or mentor. But these are competitive markets. How do you stand out? A big issue is that anyone in an advisory role is increasingly expected to understand what the future of the world looks like. And that has to involve a familiarity with the digital age.
A leading headhunter says the non-executive directors who stand out are those who can add value in terms of changing markets, technology and spotting disruptions and threats coming over the horizon.
Sue Tyrer, of specialist non-executive search firm, The Orcid Partnership, is a speaker. She says, “This conference is an easy way for non-executive directors and advisers to keep up to date and demonstrate that wider interest and conversation when discussing non-executive roles with chairpeople.”
This day will…
The day is a combination of expert speakers, panel discussions and practical first-hand mentoring and advising tech entrepreneurs and charities, with plenty of time and opportunity to network with peers and meet non-executive search firms.
Lexi Mills (Keynote Speaker)
Managing Partner at Shift6 & President of The Future of Search Foundation
Sue Tyrer (Keynote speaker)
Co-founder of The Orcid Partnership
Jill Clancy (Keynote speaker)
Collaboration Consultant and Chair of BSI EMEA Impartiality Committee
Julian Horrocks (Keynote speaker)
Former insolvency partner at Eversheds; Co-founder, Yorkshire Business Mentor
Bernadette Byrne (Keynote speaker)
Independent board adviser, thebigword, Director, Service Reality, Angel Investor
During the day we’ll hear directly from 10 young tech entrepreneurs talking about the future of tech and digital from big data to virtual reality, voice search and social influencers, they will bring it to life.
Steve Kuncewicz (Panel Facilitator)
Partner at BLM, intellectual property/social media author & commentator
Director at Cooperative Innovations and GameMakers, augmented virtual reality in 20 years
Founder Risk Box on cyber security risks of the future
Digital partnerships, Polydor Records on blogger influencers and move away from ‘PR’
Tax and financial adviser for high tech start-ups
CEO, Panintelligence on data analytics for education & health
BBC producer and founder braveteaching, the Airbnb of teacher training
Fleek marketing, the future of voice search – Alexa and Siri
Founder Six & Flow on the future of conversational marketing
Coffee and networking
Victoria Tomlinson, Next-Up Founder & CEO
Future of NED’s and advisory roles
Hear the latest trends in big data, augmented virtual reality, voice search, blogger influencers and more – and how they are shaping our lives and business.
Sue Tyrer, The Orcid Partnership
Aspirations to be a Trustee or Non-Executive Director? Hear from the experts what skills it takes to be credible and successful.
Lunch & Networking
Key take-aways from the morning sessions by Next-Up Members and Advisors
Practical mentoring and advisory experience
Offer your insight and expertise to tech entrepreneurs and charity leaders to help them overcome their real-life, real-time challenges. How can your skills and experience support them? During this fast-paced interactive session you will hear from your ‘Hot Seat’ guest and, working in table groups, have the opportunity to offer practical advice and ideas. And learn from others in the process!
These are some of the challenges looking for your insight and experience
Real opportunities for delegates to get involved with charities and business start-ups.
Short, sharp pitches to the delegate audience from our Hot Seat guests looking for mentors, investors, trustees and other advice. Who would you like to work with? Take note and speak to them in person at the end of the day.
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