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Work-Life Balance in the IT Profession

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School of Computing, University of Portsmouth, Buckingham Building, Lion Terrace, Portsmouth PO1 3HE

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Work Life balance within the IT profession

Wednesday 7th December 2016; 12:30 for 1pm start; 1pm – 5pm
Buffet Lunch and refreshments provided.
Buckingham Building; University of Portsmouth, Lion terrace, Portsmouth PO1 3HE

This session focuses on the Work Life balance within the IT profession. This is a joint BCS (British Computer Society) and Balance Network event hosted by the Systems and Information Systems research group, University of Portsmouth.

The plan for the session is:

12:30 for 1pm arrival and welcome

1:00 pm Finger/Buffet Lunch and refreshments

1:30 Introduction and Welcome: Dr Carl Adams, UoP

1:45 Introduction to the Balance Network : Dr Stephanie Cziczo, Anglia University

  • Projects and initiatives

2:15 Work Life balance in the IT Profession: Dr Penny Ross and Dr Penny Hart, UoP

  • Insights from the World IT Project

3:15 External speaker from Balance Network: Marta Cecchinato, UCL

  • Digital Epiphanies research

4:00 pm Panel discussion: Key themes for Work Life balance in the IT Profession

5:00 pm Close

The session will include speakers from the Balance network, and an update of results for a global project exploring the Work Life balance issues across the IT profession, The World IT Project. It will also include a panel discussion session exploring the wider issues and challenges in achieving sensible work life balance within the IT sector.

Eventbrite link : https://www.eventbrite.com/e/work-life-balance-in-the-it-profession-tickets-28582840044



This builds on the work of the Balance Network (http://balancenetwork.bimserver2.com/), some current research from the Systems and Information Systems research group, University of Portsmouth, and The World IT Project

Sponsored by Balance Network ; BCS Hampshire Branch ; University of Portsmouth


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