The Antidote to the Age of Overload: International Networking Expert in Conversation at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Published: November 3, 2017


An international expert in modern networking and Social Health will explore the technology-driven ‘age of overload’ in an exclusive talk at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Julia Hobsbawm OBE is the first guest in a new series of free events, Exchange Keys, which will address a range of contemporary themes around the artist in society and how to live and work healthily, creatively and effectively.

In the event on Monday, November 6, Julia – the world’s first professor in networking – will share insights from her latest book, Fully Connected: How to Survive and Thrive in the Age of Overload, which is shortlisted for the CMI Management Book of the Year Awards in the ‘Management Futures’ category.

Fully Connected presents Social Health as an antidote to help individuals and organisations manage their knowledge, networks, time and wellbeing more efficiently in a hyper-connected and increasingly digital society. The event will also include a Q&A session hosted by Nick Kuenssberg, chair of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

An entrepreneur and author, Julia Hobsbawm is a leading voice on behavioural networks, the future of the workplace and Social Health. In addition to her writing, teaching, speaking and consultancy work, she is a broadcaster, having written and presented two series for BBC Radio 4. Julia is Honorary Visiting Professor at London’s Cass Business School and at the University of Suffolk. In 2005 she founded the ‘knowledge networking’ business Editorial Intelligence and the ideas conference Names Not Numbers and the UK Comment Awards.

Deborah Keogh, Knowledge Exchange Manager at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, said:

“We are delighted to welcome Julia Hobsbawm to the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland for the first in our series of Exchange Keys. These public seminars are a platform for members of our staff, academia and the professions to share their research insights to inspire and enlighten audiences and ignite conversations on the issues that matter.”

The Julia Hobsbawm Exchange Keys event on Monday, November 6 takes place from 6-7pm in the Ledger Recital Room, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Renfrew Street, Glasgow.

The event is free but ticketed, to reserve a place visit our Box Office or call 0141 332 5057

For more information, visit www.juliahobsbawm.com