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RSA Oxfordshire: Future of Work Driven by Technology
Thursday 18 June @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
OCF CEO Jayne Woodley joins the panel of this RSA Oxfordshire online discussion: Future of Work Driven by Technology
The RSA Fellowship in Oxford holds informal gatherings to provide Fellows with opportunities to socialise, share experiences, spark ideas, and support initiatives that can transform our places and people’s lives. If you wish to attend please register online as numbers are limited. Tickets can be booked via EventBrite.
Future Work Driven by Technology – past understanding, present reality, future opportunity.
If nothing else Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted how we work is not as clear cut as we thought.
RSA and many other organisations had already been looking at the future of work and how technology will influence on a personal level but economically and politically. Our global economies have been challenged with community and individuals the focus for many now furloughed.
The three speakers talk from the perspective of Academia, Business and Social Enterprise, to give their personal views on how their past research and knowledge, the current pandemic can/will influence/direct the future of work.
On the panel:
Professor Jonathan Trevor is a leading expert on strategy and organisation and the author of the best-selling book, Align: A Leadership Blueprint for Aligning Enterprise Purpose, Strategy and Organisation (Bloomsbury, 2019). Associate Professor at Said Business School where his expertise includes future of work and next generation organisation providing insight into how industry will have to change. In 2016 he led the annual GOTO programme on Future of Work that researched drivers of change, change on human, organisational, social and technological capital.
Ross Smith FRSA (Director of Tests Microsoft) based in USA as an accomplished speaker on technology and the workplace. A talk he gave in 2011 was ‘how gaming changes the workplace’ identifying how technology is changing the skills base of future generations enter the workplace. Technology has and will transform and change the way we communicate, specialising in Productivity Games and “gamification” in the workplace and Organizational Trust, Ross is at the forefront of technological change.
Jayne Woodley Chief Executive of the Oxfordshire Community Foundation (OCF), one of 46 similar organisations across the UK, part of the UK Community Foundations and local partner for organisation such as Comic Relief and the Big Lottery. Jayne swap Barclays Capital to take on the role at OCF motivated by a growing personal desire for greater social justice and belief in ‘community as a cause’. Jayne’s knowledge and understanding will provide a perspective of social capital and the future of work.