The International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS) will celebrate its 20th Anniversary in 2018. In recognition of this, they are hosting an international conference on Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th May 2018 at the University of Derby, UK.
The conference title is “Imagining new perspectives on work – the role of career development in shaping futures.”
The event aims to examine how the concept of work might develop and evolve over the next decade and in conjunction with this how the role of career development practitioners might need to adapt to continue supporting individuals in the future.
Keynote speakers include: Professor David Blustein, (Boston College, USA), Dr Phoebe Moore (University of Leicester), Dr Deirdre Hughes OBE (University of Warwick), Professor Tristram Hooley (University of Derby), and Dr Siobhan Neary (Head of the International Centre for Guidance Studies, University of Derby).
The conference focus will be on key themes shaping the concept of career and the way in which career guidance is theorised and practiced. Themes will include globalisation, social change and technology.
Contributions have been received from academics, researchers and practitioners interested in offering a 20-minute paper presentation. Indicative topic areas have included the following: Read more