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Living and working in space: lessons for remote working

Nov. 17, 2020 17:30 - 18:30 GMT

Captain Scott Kelly, a retired NASA astronaut, was the first ever person to spend a whole year on the International Space Station. For him, work was home and home was work—and there was no way to escape it.

We’ve invited Captain Scott Kelly to speak about his personal experience of loneliness and isolation while living in space and offer advice on how we can all cope better with the very same feelings when working remotely. This session is not to miss!

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About Captain Scott Kelly

Captain Scott Kelly’s epic Year In Space, now a New York Times best-selling book, solidified his status as one of the greatest pioneers in history. In his acclaimed speech appearances, he now brings audiences to the edge of their seats with transcendent insights that inspire and challenge them to dream big, test the status quo, and “choose to do the hard things.”

One of a select group of Americans who embody a defining moment in the nation’s history, he captivated the world and seized the imagination of millions during his record-breaking voyage—proving that the sky is not the limit when it comes to the potential of the human spirit. On his trip, Scott, together with his identical twin brother Mark on Earth, paved the way for the future of space travel and exploration as the subjects of an unprecedented NASA study on how space affects the human body.

Scott’s New York Times best-selling memoir, Endurance: My Year In Space and Our Journey to Mars, is now available everywhere and has been optioned as a Hollywood film by Sony Pictures.

With awe-inspiring stories from space and personal reflections on leadership, teamwork and testing limits, Scott inspires others to believe that they can reach any goal, no matter how ambitious or audacious. As he looks back on the expedition that shuttled him into history books, audiences revel in the presence of a true American hero and gather unique takeaways on persistence, resilience and self-determination that transform the way they view their own journey through life.

About Nick Bartlett

Nick Bartlett Joined 1E in December 2013 as Vice President for Global HR and is responsible for the development and delivery of Human Resources for the group. As part of the Executive team, Nick’s role focuses on the company’s global HR strategy in effort to position 1E as a world-class organization.

Nick has more than 15 years’ experience in operations and Human Resource Management across a number of sectors including social media, mobile, IT, not-for-profit, e-commerce, and retail.

He has experience working in a number of complex organizations developing Global HR structures. Before joining 1E. Nick worked at GREE, one of the world’s largest mobile gaming platform providers where he was HR Director for EMEA. Originally from an operations background, Nick is focused on commercial success, but understands the importance people play in the growth and development of an organization.

Nick holds a BA in South Asian Studies from the University of London, and a MSc in Human Resources Management from King’s College, London.