Trust Me, I’m a Philosopher: Why Trust Matters in Business and How Philosophy Can Help – 16th January 2018

Ingenuity Breakfast Event


Join us for the first Ingenuity breakfast event of 2018 when Dr Jonathan Tallant, a popular speaker at previous Ingenuity events, returns to our breakfast programme – this time to explore the theme of trust. We’ll be looking at why trust matters in business and what philosophy has to say about this.

More information to follow soon…

Our speaker

Jonathan TallantDr Jonathan Tallant
Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts

Jonathan Tallant is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Head of Faculty Taught Postgraduate courses at the University of Nottingham. He’s also an external member of the Graduate School at the University of Milan and Philosophical Advisor to From 2013-2016 he was Head of the Department of Philosophy.

He works mostly in metaphysics, with a focus in the philosophy of time. He also dabbles a little in the philosophy of mathematics and the philosophy of science.

The programme

07:45 – 08:10       Registration, breakfast and networking
08:10 – 08:15       Welcome and introductions
08:10 – 09:00       Keynote
09:00 – 09:10       Q&A
09:10 – 09:30       The Shop Window
09:30…                  Networking – for those that want to stay on

State Aid

This event is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund 2014-2020 and is part of the Enabling Innovation Programme. This event is classed as State Aid to participating businesses, the value of which is £100, but is delivered completely free of charge to participants.

The ‘Shop Window’

The Shop Window is your chance to take the floor to make a brief presentation to the room about something you are looking for help with.

From the University? If you have a business-facing project or want to work with local small and medium-sized businesses as part of your research, this is your opportunity to make contact with business owners. Our network members are already interested in what happens at the University and may be interested in participating with your initiative.

From a business? Sorry, but the Shop Window isn’t the time for a “60 second pitch”. Feedback from our network members tells us that our businesses want something different from Ingenuity. But it is your opportunity to do some research of your own: request volunteers for new product or service trials, ask if anyone has any recommendations for difficult-to-find suppliers, or simply share some news that the audience might not find out about otherwise.

If you would like to participate in the Shop Window just drop us a line.

The venue

Sir Colin Campbell Building, Triumph Road, Nottingham, NG7 2TU

To register

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