Site Tours & Workshops: Tuesday, 9th July 2019
SITE TOURS A
9:00 am - 10:30 am HUB AUSTRALIA – HUB HYDE PARK, 223 LIVERPOOL STREET
Hub Australia is Australia’s largest privately owned coworking operator. They are known for creating premium coworking spaces that help businesses attract and retain staff to grow their businesses. Hub considers itself a hospitality business where they design, curate and host a ‘work’ experience where people love coming to work each day. As many companies across all industries are transitioning to new, more flexible ways of working they are adapting their office space design to facilitate the new needs of a collaborative workforce. This site tour will provide insights into the thinking and creativity behind successful workspaces which cater to the needs of the modern worker.
The guided tour will discuss:
- Assessing the needs of the modern worker in an Agile environment
- Considerations in the design of a multifunctional and flexible workplace
- Insights into effective technology that enhances workplace productivity and efficiency
- Creating an environmentally sustainable workplace whilst maximizing space utilization
- Thinking outside the box: innovations which engender creativity in the workforce
Adam LodgeGM, Sydney
SITE TOURS B
11:30 am - 1:00 pm LEND LEASE, BARANGAROO DEVELOPMENT
Barangaroo is a mixed use precinct located on the western side of Sydney CBD and is one of Sydney’s most significant urban renewal projects undertaken in recent times. International property and infrastructure company Lendlease was the developer of the 280,000m2 Barangaroo South development which is now home to more than 23,000 workers, 90 retails shops and 1,500 residents. It is an internationally recognised leader in sustainability, health and wellbeing. Lendlease’s innovative global Head Quarters showcases the next evolution of agile workplace design and will host the tour. The precinct is also home to the one of the largest timber commercial buildings globally as well as many other innovations including climate positive and carbon neutral.
- Understand the key elements that collectively make up this internationally recognised precinct.
- Learn about Lendlease’s innovative approach to sustainability, health and wellbeing
- Tour Lendlease Lease’s global Head Quarters and the Barangaroo precinct
(45 minute talk / Q&A, 20 minute fitout tour and 20 minute tour of Barangaroo.)
Duncan YoungHead of Workplace Health & Wellbeing
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm RUNNING TO THE CLOUD: IS YOUR PHYSICAL WORKPLACE AND EMPLOYEE WORKPLACE TECHNOLOGY DESIGN READY?
With the transformations happening in modern workplaces, the design and technology of the physical space must cater to the continuous evolution of ways of working and employee needs. There are countless considerations to be taken in making sure your technological capabilities are up to date and malleable to the needs of the organization. With a wealth of experience in workplace technology, Tim Olorenshaw of Vodafone Australia shares his expertise on how to best leverage technology within the workplace in an age of continuous transformation.
What the workshop will cover:
- Learn how to best leverage new cloud technologies
- Discuss the choice between choosing a single vendor ecosystem or combining several
- Evaluate how to transition and bridge between the on-prem network and off-network experience
- Learn the pros of keeping the process simple
- Realize the implications on the physical office - beacons, trackers and the 'smart' building
- Compare and evaluate 'Mobile' and 'Traditional' employee computing experiences
This will include the following discussions around:
- What stage are you at in your transformation?
- What are the reservations you have and why?
- What are the challenges with technology?
- What are the pros for security?
Tim OlorenshawHead of Workplace Technology
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm HOW UBER ARE TRANSITIONING TO AN EMPLOYEECENTRIC WORKPLACE TO BETTER THE WORKPLACE EXPERIENCE AND BUSINESS OUTCOMES
Employee experience is all about the environment organizations provide their workforce and the perception of the workforce as a result. The process should focus on keeping employees engaged and satisfied. Employee experience is affected by various factors such as the physical environment, the tools and technologies employers provide and the ways in which employers demonstrate commitment to the wellbeing and success of the workforce. Here Jeremy Kopstein of Uber discusses how they are prioritizing the needs of the employee and what you can do to better the experience and engagement of your workforce.
What the workshop will cover:
- Making Workplace a business enabler
- Prioritizing and accommodating the diverse needs of your employees to improve workplace experience
- Incorporating user-centric amenities and wellness facilities to enhance employee engagement
Jeremy KopsteinGlobal Workplace & Real Estate Technology Manager