Published: 22 March 2016 at 09:15
Beyond Balance symposium showcases latest research examining work-life balance
Beyond Balance, a one-day event focusing on how digital technology affects our work, our homes and everything in between, will take place in London on Monday, 27 June.
Open to businesses, technology developers, policymakers, HR professionals, flexible workers, researchers, postgraduate students, entrepreneurs and the media, the event will feature the latest research and debates taking place across 16 UK universities.
The keynote speeches will be given by Claire Fox and Oliver Burkeman. Claire is the global HR Director at Save the Children International, and author of Work/Life Symbiosis: The Model for Happiness and Balance.
Oliver is a journalist who writes The Guardian’s This Column Will Change Your Life. His books include The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking, and Help! How to Become Slightly Happier and Get a Bit More Done.
Beyond Balance is run by the Balance Network, which is led by Anglia Ruskin University and is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. The event on 27 June will include sessions on:
Dr Rosie Robison of Anglia Ruskin University, the Principal Investigator of the Balance Network, said:
Dr David Kirk of Newcastle University, Co-Investigator of the Balance Network, added:
The event, on Monday, 27 June (9.30am-5pm) takes place at the Institute of Engineering and Technology, Savoy Place, London, and there are a limited number of places available at £10. For more information, please contact Stephanie Cziczo.