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Agile working events: promoting health, productivity and flexibility

London | Wednesday 20 June 2018, 10am - 3pm

Museum of London, Terrace Gallery & Garden Room, 150 London Wall, London, EC2Y 5HN

Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of agile working at our brand new event, ‘Agile working: promoting health, productivity and flexibility’.

This free, day-long event will take you on a journey through the core principles and challenges of managing an agile workforce.

It will be delivered in four parts:

Part 1 - A day in the life of an agile worker

Speakers: Chris Hollely & Katharine Metters

Bios: Chris has worked for Posturite for 15 years. He manages our London & South East region of the country which is a team of 38 people. Chris is also responsible for looking after a number of our large national accounts. Most of Chris’ clients are looking to embrace agile working in various different ways.
Katharine is a Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists, holds a Masters Degree in Ergonomics and is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Safety and Health. This unique combination of qualifications, together with her vast range of experience working within healthcare, food, retail and utility sectors, enables Katharine to offer a very broad based range of training, education and health & safety management in the workplace.

Part 2 - Training a workforce on the move

Speaker: Ryan Church

Bio: Prior to joining Posturite, Ryan spent three years as a personal trainer and a further three in the telecoms industry. This gave him a sound understanding of both the human body and the various technologies that can be found in the marketplace, all of which can be closely related to the products and services provided by Posturite’s WorkRite division. His role now is primarily to ensure our customers understand the features and benefits of our suite of e-learning courses and systems.

Part 3 - Wearable technology for agile workers

Speaker: Ed Butler, DorsaVi

Bio: Ed is a Chartered Physiotherapist with a special interest in the objective analysis of human movement. With expert knowledge of using wearable sensor technology to monitor and track changes to posture throughout the day or during a specific task, Ed will introduce this growing industry and discuss the advantages of using this technology to understand how a workforce sits and moves throughout the day.

Part 4 - Legal considerations around agile working

Speaker: Tony Hyams-Parish, Partner, DMH Stallard

Bio: Tony is an employment Partner at award-winning law firm DMH Stallard. With many years’ experience in employment law and people issues, Tony frequently speaks at conferences around the world on topics such as discrimination and equality. He is also Co-Chair of the International Bar Association’s Equality and Discrimination Committee, officer of the Global Employment Institute, and an advisory member of the Diversity Council. As well as contributing to employment law books and reports on the future of the workplace, Tony also delivers a range of in-house training to businesses.

Alongside these educational talks, you will be provided with lunch, refreshments and a mini exhibition featuring some of our core agile working products. The exhibition is a fantastic opportunity for you to see and try out many of the products you may have seen online, including sit-stand desks, ergonomic chairs and ergonomic accessories for tablets and laptops. Our experts will be on-hand to answer any questions you have about agile working or anything else related to workplace health, happiness and productivity - plus you’ll be able to take home many free resources, including advice sheets, posters and flyers.