“The Future: A User’s Guide.”


Starts in 3 Days, 23 Hours

27th November 2017 5:30 pm - 8:15 pm

Adrian Nixon, Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Adrian Nixon began his career as a scientist and is a Chartered Chemist and Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry.  He is also an advisory board member for the National Graphene Association in the USA.

As a scientist he worked for an international chemicals company in Technical Service and R&D where he created several patents.

He moved in to management after an MBA at the University of Bradford then changed career to work for one of the world’s leading global consulting companies.

In 2002 Adrian established Nixor Limited; a consulting company that works with international clients to create clarity from complexity.  He specialises in Horizon Scanning, Strategy & Business Planning. He is a board member of VAC, a charity based in Calderdale. Since 2015 he has been a senior editor at investorIntel.com with a particular interest in emerging technologies such as graphene.

Electric vehicles, artificial intelligence, super materials

For most of us the future has arrived. But was it what we expected? And who decided it?

Adrian Nixon is a scientist who advises businesses on the future; yet he is keenly aware that the ‘future’, which interests corporations usually, equates to the average tenure of their chief executives.

Which is to say little more than around five years.

Drawing on a vast range of informed sources, Adrian’s illustrated talk considers the nature of change and evolves a method for understanding future trends.

When working on strategic planning projects with clients, more material is generated than is used.  This un-used knowledge is usually longer term in nature and is normally regarded as sweepings from the cutting room floor.

Rather than abandon this material, Adrian has collected the more interesting trends together and would like to share some of his findings with you.

Discover the technologies that will really influence our children’s lives and what marvels lie ahead…

Arthur Francis Lecture Theatre, Faculty of Management and Law, School of Management, University of Bradford, Emm Lane, Bradford, BD9 4JL

5.30-6.00pm: Registration.

6.00-7.30pm: Evening speakers.

7.30-8.15pm: Coffee and light bites

Closing with Networking in the Atrium.

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