Disrupt London is a professional workshop in innovation and creativity, delivered by former Vice President of Innovation & Creativity at The Walt Disney Company, Duncan Wardle. The innovative masterclass will help participants to gain an insight into what it takes to create innovation magic within their organisation, as they’ll hear first-hand about Duncan’s groundbreaking approach and tools.
The event will take place at the London Marriott Hotel Regents Park on Friday 1st November 2019.
As a promotional partner for the event, Pearson College London was able to offer its students the unique opportunity to act as assistant facilitators. This opportunity will enable them to network with industry professionals and to expand their knowledge, by learning more about innovation within the workplace, during their studies.
Over the course of the interactive full day event, participants will learn a unique ‘Design Thinking’ process and gain insights from Duncan’s former career at Disney. Participants will also take part in a hands-on masterclass, learn tools and actionable steps that they can implement into their organisation the next day.
VIP access to the event is extremely limited, as only 10 VIP places will be released. A VIP ticket provide exclusive access to the following:
- Guaranteed front row reserved seating at the event
- A private dinner with Duncan Wardle and 10 other thought leaders
- Direct uninterrupted access to Duncan, the man who literally sent Buzz Lightyear into space!
Ticket prices for the full day workshop (including all taxes) are:
- Early Bird tickets (£299.65) - available until mid-September
- Standard Tickets (£399.66) - available until mid-October
- Last Minute Tickets (£499.67)VIP Tickets - limited to 10 places (£999.95)
Staff, friends and family of Pearson College London and Pearson Plc are entitled to a 20% discount on all tickets, using the bespoke discount code: PEARSON20
About Duncan Wardle
Duncan is the former Vice President of Innovation & Creativity at The Walt Disney Company, whilst there he spent his 25-year career developing some of their most innovative ideas and strategies. Ideas that would forever change the way the company expands its impact, trains its employees, and solves problems creatively.
Duncan left Disney in 2017 to launch his creative consulting company id8, which has quickly become one of the top innovation consulting firms in the world, and in the process, has allowed Duncan to share his creative consultant services and innovation workshops to thousands of employees and executives at companies such as Ford, McKinsey, Coca-Cola, NBA, Apple, Johnson & Johnson and Forbes.
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