July 3 – London – APMG Showcase UK

Join the UK’s most interactive event for organizational and professional improvement

APMG UK ShowCase 2014Now in its 12th year, the UK APMG Showcase has proven itself to be a highly effective event for learning and sharing experiences in programme, project, risk and IT service management.

2014 will be the biggest and most comprehensive Showcase yet focusing on a wide range of products and using new technologies to improve your delegate experience on the day.

APMG-Showcase takes place at the Queen Elizabeth 11 Conference Centre in Westminster. The venue offers excellent 5* service with a magnificent view over Parliament Square to Big Ben.

Refreshments and snacks will be available throughout the day with buffet lunch also served, all free of charge.

Registration is free! To find out more and register, click on the button below:

Tim Harford – world renowned behavioural economist and award-winning Financial Times columnist

Tim is fequently described as ‘Britain’s Malcolm Gladwell,’ his first two books, The Logic of Life and The Undercover Economist, have been translated into 30 languages and sold well over a million copies. He is also presenter of Radio 4’s More or Less, and Pop Up Economics.

Tim’s recent book is ADAPT: Why Success Always Starts With Failure. It shows how the challenges we face today can’t be solved with simple ready-made solutions; we must learn to improvise rather than plan. Drawing on psychology, evolutionary biology, physics, maths and economics, Tim shows how adaptive, trial-and-error processes can help tackle everything from innovation to financial crises. Gillian Tett describes it as « required reading for anyone trying to navigate an increasingly complex world. »

But whilst he’s a ‘serious’ economist with a career spanning Oxford, Shell and the World Bank, Tim’s FT columns dwell on the economics of daily life and offer tongue-in-cheek solutions to readers’ problems. He used a similar, highly accessible style as presenter of the BBC2 series Trust Me, I’m an Economist.

Drawing on the frontiers of economic research, Tim’s speeches cover everything from theories on how to save the world from Armageddon to how we can match odd socks, lose weight and find happiness. He might also reveal the hidden logic of the world around us: when a teenager commits a burglary or a smoker lights a cigarette we seem to be a million miles from common sense – or are we? Weaving evidence from sources like casinos and speed-dating, Tim shows that human behaviour is actually surprisingly logical.

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