Event professionals from around the world will come together on 7th April to honour the life and work of Julia Rutherford Silvers. Speakers from nearly every continent will honour her memory. There will be short tributes about Julia's life and work - from her seminal publication Professional Event Coordination, to her collaboration on the Event Management Body of Knowledge (EMBOK) and her expertise in Risk Management. FREE TO ATTEND.
The opening tribute will be followed by the main programme of international speakers who will celebrate Julia's inimitable 6 A's in event design and delivery. The 6 A's event design model is followed by professionals globally and is used in education settings around the world. International start times: 8:30AM (PST); 11:30AM (EST); 4:30PM (BST); 5:30PM (CET).
The event takes place in the amazing new Exvo 3D virtual gamescape. This is a whole new experience in attending virtual events. This will be a truly celebratory and education event that will equip attendees with actionable ideas and inspiration for their future events.
This is a Learning Bridges event. Learning Bridges is a knowledge exchange initiative by universities who are committed to sharing events management knowledge between their institutions and with the event industry, globally. Learning Bridges institutions participating so far are the University of Brighton, University of Derby, Glasgow Caledonian University, University of Greenwich, Haaga-Helia University, University of Hertfordshire, University of Northampton, Manchester Metropolitan University, University of Salford, University of Sunderland, University of Surrey, University of Westminster, York St John University.