High Performing Teams Conference 26th – 27th April

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High Performing Teams Conference 26th – 27th April

Venue: Xfi Building, University of Exeter, Rennes Drive, Exeter, EX4 4ST

Organiser: The Philosophical Breakfast Club is a not-for-profit organisation that believes in challenging the status quo and thinking differently. They do this by bringing together leaders, both researchers and practitioners, from a wide range of disciplines including all aspects of high performance, leadership, psychology, design, change management, implementation science and innovation to share their experiences and stimulate debate leading to collaboration and the creation of new solutions through translation of their ideas into the delivery of better, safer healthcare.

Confirmed faculty:
Simon Timson – Director of Performance at the Lawn Tennis Association. Previously as Director of Performance at UK Sport (2013 – 2016) he led the high performance system to unprecedented success at Rio 2016 where Great Britain became the first nation ever to be more successful in both the Olympic and Paralympic Games after hosting.

Emma Sky OBE – From 2007-2010 she served in Iraq as a political advisor to U.S. General Ray Oliderno, and as the Governorate Coordinator of Kirkuk for the Coalition Provisional Authority 2003-2004. She is currently Director of the Yale University World Fellows program.

Sir David Dalton – Chief Executive of Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

Professor Vincent Walsh – Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, UCL who researches all aspects of cognition: visual search, priming, awareness, eye movements and visual memory.

Conrad Humphreys – is a triple round the world yachtsman. He competed as the youngest entrant in the Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race and as skipper, he led his team to victory in the BT Global. Conrad became the fifth British yachtsman in history to complete the legendary Vendée Globe .

Dr Sam Vine – is a Psychologist with a broad range of interests in the area of skill learning, expertise and performance under pressure. Sam uses eye tracking and VR technology to examine the psychological and physiological processes that mediate motor skill and decision making performance in safety critical settings. Sam has worked within the NHS, the MOD and Civil aviation and with Olympic athletes.

Professor Paul J. Taylor – is a psychologist who has spent the last 20 years unpacking the ‘black box’ of how human interactions works. He has particularly focused on interactions in ‘crisis’ environments, translating what we know about interaction to verbal and nonverbal strategies that promote cooperation.

Professor Elizabeth Stokoe -is Professor of Social Interaction in the Department of Social Sciences at Loughborough University.

Colonel Mike J Tanner OBE – Royal Marines, Commandant, Commando Training Centre Royal Marines, Lympstone, Devon

Liam FitzGerald-Finch QGM – is a former British Army Officer who has served in major conflicts in both Iraq and Afghanistan as a high threat bomb disposal operator and team commander.

Professor Mark de Rond – is Professor of Organizational Ethnography at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. He completed his DPhil at Oxford University. In 2007, Mark was awarded one of only two Fulbright Distinguished Scholar Awards in the UK and chose to spend his year at Stanford University.

Steven Shorrock -is a Chartered Psychologist and Chartered Ergonomist and Human Factors Specialist interested in real human and system behaviour, with experience in aviation, rail, onshore process industries, healthcare and government administration.

If you would like register for this conference please go to the organiser’s website


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