IET Teacher Building

A city-centre landmark for distinguished events
This Glasgow landmark, once the headquarters of Teacher’s Whisky, has now been transformed into a versatile city centre venue for events, banqueting, conferences and meetings.

  • Adam Thilthorpe, BCS Director for Professionalism in IT, will be visiting the branch to talk about the BCS, it's mission, and the IT Industry.

    Free and Open to All. Refreshments at 1830, Talk at 1900.

    More details forthcoming.

  • Bots, Burnout and Blame: Using technology to build better organisations
    Matthew Bellringer

    Free and Open to All. Refreshments at 1830, Talk at 1900.

    Synopsis ::
    In our working lives we have tools that would seem magical to employees a hundred years ago. The small computers we keep in our pockets connect us immediately to most of the combined knowledge of humanity. Our working conditions have improved immeasurably. We sit in air conditioned offices, no longer toiling in coal mines and factories. Despite this, levels of anxiety and depression amongst employees is at an all-time high. The unhealthy psychological environment which gives rise to this suffering leads to poor decision-making and organisational failure.

    This talk identifies the key personal and organisational factors which give rise to workplace stress, and what can be done about them. It highlights research which suggests that the most effective organisations are not the most stressful, and that high performance is...