How to be Good?

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How to be Good?


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Date/Time
Date(s) - 11/10/2018
6:45 pm - 9:00 pm

Location.
Ely Cathedral
Chapter House,
The College,
Cambridgeshire,
CB7 4DL.


Event Description


To be a good doctor means more than just being good at medicine. Technical excellence is only part of any profession’s definition of goodness. But how, in today’s world, how do you work out what goodness means in your profession?

A founding principal of the Ely Cathedral Business Group is that there’s ‘more to business than profit’. But what is ‘good’ business? At our Celebration of Business exhibition and reception in April this year Lord Bird MBE of the Big Issue described ‘good’ business as ‘where every pound spent improves someone’s life’.

In an open-forum under the awe inspiring Ely Cathedral Octagon speakers from the Cathedral’s own How to be Good series with will compare notes, and bring together the insights and findings of the whole six sessions in a wide-ranging debate on the rules, the responsibilities, the potential and the pitfalls of their work.

We’ll also be joined by Mike Bushore who will discuss the challenges of programming ethical responses into robots deployed in the futures market on the trading floor. Mike Bushore is the CEO and Board Director at Tyler Capital, a London-based trading firm, focused on the systematic application of machine learning to the global financial markets. Mike is the architect of the firm’s global strategy, oversees performance management for the group, assists in the product design of the machine-learning agent, and coordinates trading and operations for the firm.

FREE ENTRY – the event starts at 6.45pm with a drinks reception. All are welcome.

FRANCIS SPUFFORD – Award wining author and Fellow of the The Royal Society of Literature

BEVERLY DIXON – Group HR Director at G’s Fresh and co-chair of the Ely Cathedral Business Group

ANDREW BROWN – Journalist for The Guardian and Founding member of The Independent

EDWARD WINGFIELD – Former infantry officer British Army, senior government adviser

MICHAEL WATSON – Vice President, Avon , joint chair of the Ely Cathedral Business Group

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Ely Cathedral Business Group believes that there is a strong correlation between the health of the business sector, and the well being of the communities in which those businesses operate. The purpose of ECBG is to explore this relationship and to strengthen the correlation: to help businesses succeed and thereby make our communities stronger

Thank you to our sponsors who’s generosity enable us to put on this and other events absolute free of charge:

Ely Cathedral
G’s Fresh Ltd
Avon
Marshall of Cambridge (Holdings) Ltd
Ridgeons

Event Contact Information


Website Address: elycathedralbusinessgroup.org/autumn-discussion
Contact Telephone Number:

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