The Bristol Business School at UWE Bristol

Future Impact webinar series

The Bristol Business Engagement Centre (BBEC) at the Bristol Business School presents a webinar series highlighting the impact of the latest developments in science, technology and management practice.

Capitalising on the cross-disciplinary expertise of staff at UWE Bristol alongside pioneering practitioners, these webinars will address the questions that matter to us all in a way that is meaningful and relevant.

Previous webinars

How to plan and execute an effective employee engagement strategy

Wednesday 11 September - 12:00 - 13:00

In our latest Future Impact webinar we will be speaking to three experts on the topic of Employee Engagement, including UWE Bristol academic Dr Gareth Edwards, Steve Jones, Managing Director of Skills for Business, and Fiona Anderson, Founder of valuingYOU and My Change Expert. We will hear how they tackle challenges and their top tips for successful employee engagement. You will have a chance to ask questions live to our panellists and contribute to the discussion.

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Should we fear the robots?

Join Dr Jo Michell, Associate Professor in Economics, Professor Alan Winfield, Professor of Robot Ethics and Professor Sanja Dogramadzi, Professor in Medical Robotics as they discuss the rise and rise of robots in the workforce. How will this impact on our economy? What ethical questions are raised by the robot revolution and how far away are we from a post-work society? The Bristol Business Engagement Centre at the Bristol Business School aims to address these questions, amongst others, and leave you with a better understanding of the impact artificial intelligence could have on our society and the business of being human.

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The exploitation of money by financial criminals – do you know enough?

Thursday 15 November 2018 - 12:00-13:00

Currency symbols on blue screen

Have you ever thought about whether your online transactions could be a mask for terrorist activity? If not, this webinar will illustrate the threat posed by financial crime and the current trends adopted by financial criminals in disguising their proceeds of crime with a focus on cryptocurrency. Listen in as Nicholas Ryder, Professor in Financial Crime, heads up a panel tackling these questions and the problems associated with increasing levels of compliance.

With guest panelists from PwC and Lexis Nexis this webinar promises to tackle the big questions and leave you better prepared to take positive action to protect yourself and your business.

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Social media and body image: Finding the positives

Tuesday 25 September 2018 - 10:00-11:00

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Our inaugural webinar, presented by Dr Noordin Shehabuddeen, with panelists from the Centre for Appearance Research (CAR) focused on social media and body image. The Centre for Appearance Research (CAR) is the world’s largest research group focusing on the role of appearance and body image in people’s lives.

Dr Amy Slater, Deputy Director, CAR and Professor Diana Harcourt, Director, CAR will share their expertise, cutting edge research and knowledge.

You can still listen to the excellent inaugural Future Impact webinar.

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