I run Gurteen Knowledge Cafés in London and occasionally elsewhere in the UK several times a year. They are open to the public and are free.
In 2020, I plan to run them once a month, starting late February.
To date (8 January 2020) the following organizations have agreed to host a Café in 2020.
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Westminster Business School
House of Commons Library
NHS Leadership Institute
Gurteen Community Cafés
are the regular meetings of the
Gurteen Knowledge Community.
Their purpose is to bring people together to learn from each other in order that they may make a difference.
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World Values Day 2020 Virtual Knowledge Café Thu 15 Oct 2020, Gurteen Knowledge & World Values Day Online (Zoom) Online
London Knowledge Cafe: British Library Details yet to be announced Thu 23 Apr 2020, Gurteen Knowledge The British Library , London, United Kingdom
The University of the Future Gurteen Knowledge Cafe at Regents University (February 2020) Wed 26 Feb 2020, Gurteen Knowledge Regents University , London, United Kingdom
Why is conversation so damned important? Gurteen Knowledge Cafe Wed 10 Jul 2019, Gurteen Knowledge Westminster Business School , London, United Kingdom
How do you feel about fear? Tue 05 Feb 2019, Gurteen Knowledge Fieldfisher , London, United Kingdom
What can you do to make your Workplace Happier? Gurteen Knowledge Cafe @ House of Commons (June 2018) Thu 21 Jun 2018, Gurteen Knowledge Portcullis House , London, United Kingdom
Paying attention to attentiveness Gurteen Knowledge Cafe at the NHS London Leadership Academy (May 2018) Tue 29 May 2018, Gurteen Knowledge NHS London Leadership Academy , London, United Kingdom
What does ‘working out loud’ look like in successful, collaborative, organisations? Gurteen Knowledge Cafe at Arup (October 2017) Wed 04 Oct 2017, Gurteen Knowledge Arup , London, United Kingdom
How is service transformation possible, and what would it mean? Gurteen Knowledge Cafe at RedQuadrant (Sept 2017) Thu 21 Sep 2017, Gurteen Knowledge RedQuadrant , London, United Kingdom
Applying the discipline of Behavioural Science to Knowledge Management Gurteen Knowledge Cafe at Ipsos MORI (June 2017) Mon 26 Jun 2017, Gurteen Knowledge Ipsos MORI , London, United Kingdom
What advice would you give to ensure that major built environment projects are collaborative enough to reflect the needs of all stakeholders? Gurteen Knowledge Cafe at Argent (May 2017) Wed 03 May 2017, Gurteen Knowledge Argent , London, United Kingdom
Generative Conversation Gurteen Knowledge Cafe with Kate Pugh (March 2017) Fri 03 Mar 2017, Gurteen Knowledge Westminster Business School , London, United Kingdom
How do we become better teachers of our knowledge? Gurteen Knowledge Cafe - Farnborough Tue 08 Nov 2016, Gurteen Knowledge Fluor , Farnborough, United Kingdom
Conversare Café Tue 19 Jul 2016, Gurteen Knowledge The Lamb Bloomsbury , London, United Kingdom
Serendipitous Conversations Gurteen Knowledge Cafe (July 2016) Tue 05 Jul 2016, Gurteen Knowledge British Dental Association , London, United Kingdom
Multiple perspectives: electrons and people in an energy system Gurteen Knowledge Cafe Tue 10 May 2016, Gurteen Knowledge and SCiO RedQuadrant , London, United Kingdom
This Café believes that one day soon businesses will become truly social Gurteen Knowledge Cafe - Farnborough Mon 22 Feb 2016, Gurteen Knowledge BAE Systems , Farnborough, United Kingdom
What can we do to increase the passion, learning and interaction in Communities of Practice? Gurteen Knowledge Cafe - Farnborough Wed 25 Nov 2015, Gurteen Knowledge Fluor , Farnborough, United Kingdom
What should I do with the rest of my life? A Gurteen Knowledge Cafe Wed 04 Nov 2015, Gurteen Knowledge Regents University , London, United Kingdom
Do your little bit of good Thurs 1st Oct, Mon 2nd Nov, Mon 30th Nov 2015, Gurteen Knowledge St Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace , London, United Kingdom
Accelerating change by inspiring people to reflect on the foundations of their beliefs, attitudes and behaviours Gurteen Knowledge Cafe Tue 21 Jul 2015, Gurteen Knowledge Westminster Business School , London, United Kingdom
Changing the world with empathy Gurteen Knowledge Cafe Tue 30 Jun 2015, Gurteen Knowledge ProFinda , London, United Kingdom
How can we transform our corporate culture to empower people to be entrepreneurial and adventurous? Gurteen Knowledge Cafe - Farnborough Mon 15 Jun 2015, Gurteen Knowledge Fluor , Farnborough, United Kingdom
How can we improve our business conversations? Gurteen Knowledge Cafe - Farnborough Tue 21 Apr 2015, Gurteen Knowledge BAE Systems , Farnborough, United Kingdom
Cloud Computing: What are the implications for the future? Gurteen Knowledge Cafe Thu 16 Apr 2015, Gurteen Knowledge The Rubens at the Palace , London, United Kingdom
Mobile Working - Friend or Foe? Gurteen Knowledge Cafe Thu 05 Feb 2015, Gurteen Knowledge Hoborn Bars , London, United Kingdom
The Passion Cafe: Discovering your Passion A Gurteen Knowledge Cafe on Passion (17 July 2012) Tue 17 Jul 2012, Gurteen Knowledge Regents College , London, United Kingdom
Video: Knowledge Cafe at KM Egypt 2010
This video was taken at
in September 2010 where I was invited to run a Knowledge Cafe.
It is probably one of the best videos that not only describes my Knowledge Cafes but where you also get to see it in action and hear some of the insights from the people taking part.
Note: the room and the tables are not the ideal setting for a Knowledge Cafe nor is the reporting back process but often the Cafe needs to be adapted to fit the room and the number of participants.
If you are interested in Knowledge Management, the
or the role of conversation in organizational life then you my be interested in this online book I am writing on
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The Gurteen Knowledge Community is a global learning community
of over 21,000 people in 160 countries across the world.
The community is for people who are committed to making a difference:
people who wish to share and learn from each other and who strive to see
the world differently, think differently and act differently.
Membership of the Gurteen Knowledge Community is free.