Pitch Workshop (TechPitch 4.5)

How to pitch your company in 3 minutes. Free pitch-training workshops that provide the crucial first step for startups looking for funding.

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Date: 25 March 2014
Location: Pennington Manches offices, UK

Internal Communications Conference - Real Impact, Real Results

Short Description: Join 22 Brands – including Morrisons, Telefónica, The Body Shop, Virgin Media Business and Alliance Boots - at this one-day conference and find out how to drive engagement, unlock collaboration & exploit new technologies with innovative internal channel strategies to get your message out there.

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Date: 18 June 2014
Location: Museum of London Docklands, UK

How to Organise the Perfect Event (The Event Expert)

Join our breakfast networking event with Chris Powell, director at The Event Expert. The Event Expert team’s aim is to help individuals, businesses and public-sector officers to design and plan events that deliver results, as well as inspire and engage their audience.

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Date: 26 March 2014
Location: The Bakery, UK

The Wrong Social Network: How Cognitive Bias Fools Marketers

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kensington market graffiti by Jacob Earl

This post was written by Mat Morrison, Social Media Strategy Director at Starcom MediaVest Group and originally appeared on his blog. You can find him @mediaczar and his evil alter ego, @evilczar.

Like most other modern human beings (and I’m including you in this), I’m naturally bad at prioritising my life. There are all sorts of psychological processes that — while nicely suited to living in the early hominid moment — aren’t much use when it comes to mid- and long-term planning in the modern world. Wikipedia maintains a handy-dandy list of the resulting cognitive biases that’s worth perusing from time to time.

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Catfish On A Roll-In Much less Than 10 Minutes


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Date: 2 February 2012
Location: karl

PsychUp is Back!

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PsychUp is back! This first gathering of 2014 takes place on
4th Feb at 6pm and it’s going to be a great way to start your Psych journey for the year with optimisation maestro, Craig Sullivan and colour psychologist, Karen Haller.

In addition to presentations, there’s drinks, snacks and plenty of time for networking and chat. Early-bird tickets have almost sold out, so don’t wait too long to book.

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The Psychology of UX - - UXPA UK

Join us at 6.15pm (for a 7pm start) to enjoy an evening of learning, networking and socialising with colleagues. Please note that we will be at a brand new space with larger capacity near St Paul's and City Thameslink.

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Date: 23 January 2014
Location: see Eventbrite, UK

User Experience Strategies 2 - The UX Meetup

A free meet up focussing on user experience and web design, featuring Andy Budd, Evgenia Grinblo and Matt Gibson. They will be discussing the ways in which to create enjoyable user journeys, online.

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Date: 6 February 2014
Location: The Clerkenwell Centre, UK

Chinwag Psych: February PsychUp

Whether you're in marketing, analytics, academia or just fancy learning from the experts about the power of psychology, neuroscience & behavioural economics within a business. This event is for you.

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Date: 4 February 2013
Location: The Bakery, UK

Training course: Designing for Persuasion

Learn how to make sure your design and copy creates action and avoids procrastination. An intensive one day introduction to designing for persuasion. Using ideas honed from years of scientific study from the disciplines of behavioural economics, sociology and psychology.

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Date: 5 December 2013
Location: Bunnyfoot London, UK

CharityComms Audience first: defining, understanding and reaching your key targets conference

Join us to understand how best to generate insight from your own data and how to integrate this with external sources. You will learn how to prioritise your key audiences, work out the communications mix across all channels that delivers the results you need, and get a clear view of who and where your best prospects are.

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Date: 16 July 2014
Location: Dexter House, UK

Wearable Futures 2013

50 speakers. 300 attendees. A world of possibilities. Exploring the future of wearables, from smart materials to new technologies. Two days of thinkers and doers showcasing, debating and sharing. A place for designers, innovators, and all creative minds.

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Date: 10 December 2013
Location: Ravensbourne, UK

PsychUp November Speaker update: #FoodPsych & Cognitive Modelling

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Moesephine & The Brain by davidd

OK, we admit it. We got a little greedy with not one, but two new speakers who've kindly agreed to come and speak at next week's PsychUp November: Karen Fewell author of upcoming book #FoodPorn and Ian Randolph, Head of Cognitive Modelling at Samos Analytics.

Along with Alex Sass, who'll explore how social phobias can be used in planning digital marketing campaigns, it's going to be a varied session with plenty of food for thought. And drinks. And nibbles. There's still time to grab a ticket.

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PsychUp: Social Phobia. A Digital Marketer’s Best Friend?

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Got Fear? Use It!

Next week Alex Sass will be speaking at the November Edition of PsychUp, we caught up with him to ask some questions to whet your whistle for the big day (Nov 12).

If you haven’t already snapped up a ticket, don’t fret, there are still a few more available. Get your’s here. Over to Alex...

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Chinwag Psych: November Psych Up. Have You Got Your Ticket?

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The time is almost upon us for the next monthly instalment of Chinwag Psych: November PsychUp. If you haven't got your ticket, why ever not? Grab one now.

Save the date, Nov 12, Alex SassManaging Director, Hyperworld Control and Social Media Consultant, Dynamo PR will be speaking on "The Value of Social Phobia in Digital Marketing". Find out more about Alex here.

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