CAL Speaker Series - Dr Vivienne Ming

Thursday 10th October
10:00 - 12:00

Event Description

The Centre for Army Leadership Speaker Series
in association with The Sandhurst Trust

Thursday 10th October 2019

at The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst



The CAL's Leadership Speaker Series brings international, national and British Army leaders and leadership thinkers to an Army audience. Speakers are researchers or practitioners in their fields and come to share their knowledge, ideas, research and experiences of leadership. It gives leaders the opportunity to ask subject matter experts their personal views on the practical application of leadership.

1000 - 1020 Arrival and registration
1020 All to be seated in Churchill Hall
1025 Guest speakers and VIP's arrive
1030 - 1045 Welcome and Introduction
1045 - 1145 Guest speaker: Dr Vivienne Ming
1145 - 1200 Q&A
1200 Depart

Jacket and tie

Parking for this event is on Churchill Hall Parade Square.

The cost of the ticket includes attendance at the event in Churchill Hall and is followed by the opportunity to meet the speaker during a lunch in the magnificence of the New College Officers’ Mess.

Spaces for lunch are available to Sandhurst Trust members only. 

To book your place at the lunch please sign up on the next page.

Member tickets are for registered members of the Sandhurst Trust. All other bookings can be made via the non-member link.  Serving members of the MOD, including civil servants, can register to attend on the CAL SharePoint site (for those using MOD IT systems).

About the Speaker:

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Dr Vivienne Ming:
Theoretical neuroscientist, entrepreneur and author. 

Frequently featured for her research and inventions in The Financial Times, The Atlantic, Quartz and the New York Times, Dr Vivienne Ming is a theoretical neuroscientist, entrepreneur and author. She co-founded Socos Labs, her fifth company, an independent think tank exploring the future of human potential. Dr Ming launched Socos Labs to combine her varied work with that of other creative experts and expand their impact on global policy issues, both inside companies and throughout our communities. 

Previously, Vivienne was a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley's Redwood Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, pursuing her research in cognitive neuroprosthetics. In her free time, Vivienne has invented AI systems to help treat her diabetic son, predict manic episodes in bipolar sufferers weeks in advance and reunited orphan refugees with extended family members. She sits on boards of numerous companies and nonprofits including StartOut, The Palm Center, Cornerstone Capital, Platypus Institute, Shiftgig, Zoic Capital and SmartStones. Dr Ming also speaks frequently on her AI-driven research into inclusion and gender in business. For relaxation, she is a wife and mother of two. 

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