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Future Offices Spring ONLINE 2020 Agenda

Future Offices is going digital! Check out the Online Event Agenda to get a scope on the topics, sessions, and speakers we have on board so far.This Online Event will be centered around changing tenant demands, work-from-home best practices, new flex office trends, maintaining em ...


Past Attendee Snapshot - Sponsorship

Curious to see who attended previous Future Offices events? Download our Past Attendee Snapshot to get a preview of who you can expect to meet & learn from at our 2020 spring event!

SiS Ergo - A Sponsor Testimonial

We sat down with Sean Dimmic, Vice President of Sales at SiS Ergo. He tells us the benefits of sponsoring Future Offices and as well as adding on a special package!

Envoy - A Sponsor Testimonial

We got the chance to have a one-on-one with Larry Gadea, Founder & CEO at Envoy. He discusses the importance of sponsoring and attending Future Offices!

Future Offices Sponsorship Prospectus

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Future Offices Winter Trailer

Future Offices Winter 2020 was an incredible experience that brought together the best of the best from the workplace industry; the highest ranked workplaces, biggest brands and most innovative companies! The epicenter of the conference was at Convene's brand new space at 225 Liberty Street in New York City and...

Past Attendee Snapshot

Curious to see who attended previous Future Offices events? Download our Past Attendee Snapshot to get a preview of who you can expect to meet & learn from at our 2020 spring event!


Applying Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to Space Planning & Optimization

How Offices Use AI Technology in Workplace StrategiesPresentation by:Sunil Suram, Director of AI & Big Data, TangoBart Waldeck, CMO & SVP Product StrategyHow Tango Uses AI Technology:Computational infrastructure for real estate and facilities Modeling for commercial AI implementation; ex: foot traffic

The Future of Workplace: Mike Coons & Jeffrey Goldman

Transformations into the Future of the WorkplacePresentation by:Mike Coons, Director, Design Strategy, Knotel Jeffrey Goldman, Head of Workplace Operations, SegmentFind out how Knotel and Segment is adapting to the changing office needs: Researching office utilization with collaboration spaces & floor plansRecognizing the needs of employees to maximize productivity Updating technology...

Designing for Equity: What it is, How it Works, and Why it Matters to Your Organization

Presentation by:Rachel Hunter, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Comcast-NBCUniversal Tracy Needles, Regional Facilities Manager, GoogleMichele Neptune, Director of Sustainability and Wellness, HLWMat Triebner, Director of Strategy and Discovery, HLWSydnee R Corriders, Racial Equity Consultant & Facilitator, SRCorriders, LLCPresentation highlights:Panel discussion about how different companies implement equality/diversity in the workplaceInteractive group...

Change Management Tools and Processes That Help Generate Culture Driven Solutions

Introducing employees to culture, structure, and language as workplace strategies. Presentation by:Paul Battaglia, Principal, Clark-NexsenNona Gross, Workplace Transformation and Change Management, VerizonMatthew Glynn, Manager, Interior Designer, House of CommonsDanielle Kennedy, Founder & CEO, Kadima LeadershipWork-streams identified:health and wellness (HR)technology (IT)coworkingergonomics

Measure Twice, Build Once (Video)

The Science Behind Occupant Focused Specification To Achieve Improved Building Performance, Occupant Productivity And PerceptionPresentation by:Lucas Hamilton, Manager, Building Science Applications, CertainTeed/Saint-Gobain

Make Work Fun: Designing Creative Workspaces Where Employees Can Thrive

More than the Millennial: Modernizing and designing offices for a multigenerational workforce Designing offices that support productivity, innovation, and additionally entertainment Presentation by: Matthew Morris, Director Corporate Real Estate, Cigna Sanjiv Awasthi, VP Global Real Estate, Cigna

Inside Atlassian's 2019 Office Design Strategy

At the 2019 Future Offices Winter, we sat down with Larry Segal, Real Estate Development Lead at Atlassian to discuss:How workspaces enhance the employee experience and increase productivityTips for localizing officesEnsuring space is optimized and fully connected

How Patreon Blends Culture & Office Design

How culture shapes Patreon's approach to workplace designThe importance of localizing work environments and designing for equityAn overview of Patreon's new office developments and renovation projects Embracing technology-powered collaboration

Articles & Thought Leadership

Designing for Human Interaction in the Office

Organizations are increasingly realizing that in order to attract and retain topmost talent, they must ensure work environments promote productivity, wellness and meaningful, human interactions. However, accomplishing this requires more that simply a deep understanding of space usage and work process but, above all else, empathy. To truly understand what...

CRE 2020 Report: What Corporate Real Estate Tenants Want

he rise of digital technology and changing customer expectations has transformed commercial landlords from rent collectors to service providers. Though cost and location will always be top priorities for commercial tenants, modern tenants also want flexibility, connectivity, lively, urban surroundings and, above all else, VALUE. As a result, the landlords...

Past Presentations

Is Coworking Right For You? Finding the Right Real Estate Strategy Mix [VIDEO]

Utilizing expansion spaces for company growth or project based initiativesStrategies for shorter, flexible leases, management and consumption of office spaceThis panel from the 2019 Future Offices Summer Features:- Richard Sexton, President, Office Freedom - Kevin Anderson, Director Of Membership Development, CommonGrounds Workplace - Lucia Diana, Global Real Estate, Verizon

Workplace Experience: Keeping Employees At The Heart Of BMO's Digital Transformation Journey

Increasing collaboration and employee engagement through multi-use spacesEnabling technology to drive productivity and automationCreating an agile workplace to bring together people, processes, and connectivityIntegrating wellness in the employee experience through a human-centric approachCrucial to this change is a human-centric approach to transformation. Learn how BMO puts humans at the heart...

#FAILPROOF Your Digital Workplace Initiatives With These Ingredients For Success

How to keep employees satisfied and engaged through a digital workplace transformationWhat technology works best? How to find the right solutions for your corporate real estate technology needsMichelle Caldwell, North America Digital Workplace Transformation Lead, AvanadeRuven Gotz, Workplace Experience Lead, Avanade

From NASA to Your Office: How Science & Technology are Transforming the Workplace

Learn how simple changes in your office can provide higher natural alertness and wellness.Learn how preference folds into holistic human-centric design.Robert Soler, VP Human Biological Technologies and Research, BIOS

Back To The Future: Delivering Workplaces In 2020 [VIDEO]

Over the last 40 years, technology and innovation have impacted nearly every industry from finance to travel to retail. Amazon delivers our orders in hours, we can book a vacation in minutes, and soon we’ll take driverless uber rides to work, -yet the way design and construction services are delivered...

Where To Start With Your Workplace and Real Estate Strategy [Video]

Drivers for determining your investments within your real estate strategyDistinguishing workplace and workspace initiativesPanelists include:Sally Augustin, PhD, Principal | Consulting Expert, Design With Science | UC BerkeleyChirag Kadiwar, Director, Workplace Planning, FacebookLucia Diana, Global Real Estate, VerizonAri Kepnes, Director of Market Research, Density

New Content!

How to Design an Office Millennials will Love

......and why your entire workforce will thank you. Perhaps unlike previous generations, millennials demand that their work environments reflect their values, organizational mission, support work/life balance and are, generally speaking, comfortable. Due to their refusal to compromise on these issues, few generations have changed the workplace as much and as...

Beauty & the Budget: How Whole Foods & Gensler Build Work Environments that WOW Employees and CFOs

Budgets. We all have them and building workspaces that are not only beautiful and functional, but also don't break the bank is one of the most challenging yet rewarding aspects of the office design process. With that in mind, we sat down with 3 speakers from our upcoming Future Offices...

How Uber Designs Beautiful & Bottom-line-Friendly Spaces

At Future Offices Winter 2020 (January 22 – 24) in New York City at Convene’s brand new space at 225 Liberty Street, we got the chance to have a one-on-one with AJ Greulich, Head of Workplace and Real Estate, US & Canada Geo Lead at Uber. He discusses:Ways to design...

PwC's Approach to Culture & Change Management

At Future Offices Winter 2020 (January 22 – 24) in New York City at Convene’s brand new space at 225 Liberty Street, we got the chance to have a one-on-one with Katherine Huh, Advisory Real Estate Director at PwC. She discusses:How PwC brand values and culture are portrayed within their...

[Presentation] Turning Workplaces into Smart Spaces – Google, SpaceIQ

At Future Offices Winter 2020, attendees got an incredible presentation, titled Turning Workplaces into Smart Spaces from:Laura Woodard, (Former) Real Estate Executive, GoogleJeff Revoy, Chief Operations Officer, SpaceIQMore than just square footage, your workplace is a dynamic environment that’s central to profitability, productivity, and positive employee experiences. They discuss:How to...

Choosing the Right Video Security System

Perhaps your current system is aging and in need of replacement, or your organization has reprioritized physical security and updated its requirements. Regardless of the motivation for change, approaching a new technology project is easier with an understanding of your organization and team’s needs, the solutions landscape and the purchasing...