Digital Revolution Conference

  • 23/12/2015

The Impact of Digital on the Professions

Wed 16 Mar. 2016 8:30am – 3:00pm

Radisson Blu Edwardian

A one day conference to learn, share and collaborate on ideas, business models and knowledge about the current and future impact of digital technologies on Professional Services, brought to you with Hiscox Chartered Insurers.

We are seeing major changes in our roles and responsibilities caused by the impact of new digital tools, techniques, platforms and ways of working. Whether it is in HR, marketing, insurance, finance, surveying, architecture or law – the way we do our jobs is changing and is set to be transformed in the coming years. This conference and networking event explores what these changes are likely to be and how they will impact  the traditional world of professionals services.

The conference will feature the following speakers:

James Akrigg, Head of Technology for Partners at Microsoft – Modern Working:how technology will transform the way you work
Steve Kuncewicz, Head of Intellectual Property and Media at Bermans – Marketing, Social Media Engagement and the Law
Stephen Ridley, Head of Technology, Cyber & Data at Hiscox UK and Ireland – Cyber Liability:emerging risks for your company
Mike Ryan, Futurist, Fusion Futures Ltd – Predicting Future Trends
Plus speakers from Google and the University of Salford and more to be announced!

Hosted by the UK’s leading professional institutions working together:Chartered Institute of Marketing; Chartered Institute of Management Accounting; Insurance Institute of Manchester; Chartered Institute of Professional Development; Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors;Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales; Manchester Law Society.

Learning Objectives
By the end of this seminar, delegates will be able to identify:
-What will our world of work look like in the coming years, new roles, new tasks, new ways of doing things?
-How will social media impact the ways we communicate with clients, employees and stakeholders?
-Could this result in the emergence of new professions, new job types, new employment methods ?
-What challenges will there be to the way the professions engage and interact with each other?
-What opportunities will this offer to our companies, our careers and to our work/life balance?
-What are the implications of digital transformation on the way we work and what will this mean for you?

Steve Swientozielskyj has had a highly successful executive career working with leading multinational and UK large corporates. His experience has included successful significant change management. One of his specialisms and expertise has been the implementation of complex and leading technology implementations at an industry level. Steve is now a business author and an international speaker to leading business schools and organizations. This year he has presented to the cabinet office finance team and Paris University upon leading thought leadership issues. He has various chairmanships roles and is based in Manchester.

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