Headlining this year's conference is Google X's Former Chief Business Officer, Bestselling Author, Podcast Host and world-leading AI expert, Mo Gawdat.
Focussed on the future, Mo's keynote will share how to stay ahead of the AI revolution and he'll take part in a live Q&A about his career and incredible journey finding 'the 'happiness equation.'
Also headlining THRIVE LIVE is Baroness Karren Brady of Knightsbridge CBE. She is one of the most influential, high profile and respected female business leaders in the world.
As CEO of West Ham United and Mentor & Advisor on BBC One's The Apprentice, Baroness Brady CBE shares her journey of breaking glass ceilings as the youngest and the first woman to run a football club.
|11:00 - 11:15||Opening session: A welcome to THRIVE LIVE ‘23
An inspiring and snappy session to start the day, get you energised and share what’s in store for you and more.
|11:15 - 12:15||Scary Smart: The future of AI with Mo Gawdat
Mo began his career at IBM as a systems engineer, before working in various roles at Microsoft and Google where he then joined Google’s innovation arm at ‘Google X’ as Chief Business Officer.
In this headline keynote Mo will share everything you need to know about Artificial Intelligence, how it will radically change our future, his experiences witnessing its evolution firsthand, his recommendations for managing the growth of AI and how to harness it both within your organisation and for learning and development.
|12:15 - 12:45||Focus on the future: Road to innovation
In this session, you’ll discover what’s next for THRIVE. With exciting announcements, new features and innovative developments dropping, you can expect a big roadmap reveal which includes key topics such as skills, mentoring & coaching, AI, content, community and UI. Watch this space THRIVE TRIBE.
|12:45 - 14:15||Networking break & lunch|
|14:15 - 15:15||Leading the way for women in business with Karren Brady CBE
Businesswoman, Vice Chairman of West Ham, a mainstay on BBC One’s The Apprentice and the youngest person to run a publicly traded company, Karren Brady has broken glass ceilings and believes it’s reachable for everyone. In this keynote, Baroness Karren Brady shares experiences from her career, what drives her and how others, especially women can harness their talents, ambitions and determination to be successful.
She will also discuss how the business world has evolved, how women have had to adapt and what core skills, traits and values are needed to succeed in leadership. This keynote will be followed by a Q&A so get your questions ready to ask Baroness Brady for her career and business advice.
|15:15 - 16:00||Removing that little voice in your head: Q&A with Mo Gawdat
In 2018, Mo left his role as Google X’s Chief Business Officer to lead the #onebillionhappy global movement, which focused on helping one billion people become happier in their life. His perspective about life since his son died has sent him on an incredible journey to look within himself and find the ‘happiness equation’, a simple technique that can help us all reduce our unhappiness and appreciate life, and ourselves, more.
Now having authored two books; ‘Solve for Happy’ and ‘That Little Voice in your Head,’ Mo has become the happiness expert that made 51 million people happier, and you’ll be able to tap into that mindset and perspective in this inspiring Q&A.
|17:00 - 23:00||
After-party at Restaurant Ours
Networking drinks, live entertainment and a free bar and food at Restaurant Ours in Kensington.
In the heart of Kensington, The Science Museum is a short walk from South Kensington and Gloucester Road stations which are accessible on London's Circle, District and Piccadilly lines.
Please enter the museum via Main Exit Doors on Exhibition Road and proceed down the ramp into Lift C where you'll head up to the 3rd floor. Walk straight through to the Flight Gallery where you'll find the Thrive team, registration and cloakroom.
You're invited to the ultimate Thrive Live after-party at Kensington's hottest spot Restaurant Ours. We'll be celebrating the launch of something big. There will be a free bar (of course), delicious food, networking opportunities and live entertainment all night. It's the perfect opportunity to bond with your team, meet like-minded L&D leaders and hang out with your Thrive favourites!