WORKSHOP & SITE TOUR DAY

8:00 am - 8:30 am COFFEE, BREAKFAST, & MORNING NETWORKING

8:50 am - 9:00 am OPENING REMARKS

Workshops are designed to be an interactive and educational deep dive into the most pertinent drivers within Real Estate and Workplace Strategy, Design, Culture, and Technology.

WORKSHOPS

8:30 am - 10:00 am WORKSHOP A: REFINING YOUR CORPORATE REAL ESTATE STRATEGY: COMBINING HR, IT, AND FINANCE
As most companies can attest to, real estate is one of the largest expenses that affect their commercial operations. Between occupancy, location, space utilization, and financial planning, the goal is to position your portfolio to support evolving workplace and business needs.

FOCUS: Enhance corporate real estate strategy development and focus points to take into account for understanding space needs, workplace strategies, and approaches for both existing and potential properties.

Anthony Parzanese, Global Senior Manager | Head of Workplace Innovation, Red Hat
Anthony Parzanese, Global Senior Manager | Head of Workplace Innovation at Red Hat

Anthony Parzanese

Global Senior Manager | Head of Workplace Innovation
Red Hat

Corporate Real Estate & Workplace Executives Only
Future Offices University was implemented to provide real estate and workplace crash courses to help our end user attendees move towards a personally determined future role.

Future Offices University

8:30 am - 10:00 am TAKING THE NEXT STEP AS A GLOBAL HEAD OF REAL ESTATE
• Advancing in the opening, constructing, relocating and remodeling of corporate real estate
• Enabling world class colleague experience and protecting workplace experience, cost and space performance goals
Tracy Hawkins, Global Head of Real Estate & Workplace, Twitter
Tracy Hawkins, Global Head of Real Estate & Workplace at Twitter

Tracy Hawkins

Global Head of Real Estate & Workplace
Twitter

10:00 am - 10:30 am SNACKS & SCHMOOZE

10:30 am - 12:00 pm WORKSHOP B: THE RELATION OF SPACE AND BELONGING: A SENSE OF COMMUNITY AND DESIGN

Space is more than merely a backdrop or setting in which things happen. Space affects how people interact - and how people and their interactions shape space. By applying this approach, we can discover deeper insight of employees experiences.
FOCUS: Combining architecture, design, and corporate planning for insights into how your built environment can affect social interactions. How to implement strategies to capture how different employees are experiencing spaces and to facilitate belonging.
Michelle Samura, Associate Professor, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education, Chapman University
Michelle Samura, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education at Chapman University

Michelle Samura

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education
Chapman University

10:30 am - 12:00 pm TAKING THE NEXT STEP WITH WORKPLACE OPERATIONS AND WORKPLACE EXPERIENCE

• Maintaining on-site programs to enhance your workplace experience and career
• Architecting your program and defining the ideal end user experience, which will help drive the design and services required for your future workplace environment

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm LUNCH

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm WORKSHOP C: HEALTHY SNACKS AREN’T ENOUGH: INCREASING WELLNESS IN THE WORKPLACE

As we move towards 2020, company gym memberships and nutritious office snacks just don’t cut it anymore. Sure the perks are well-received, but the idea of quality over quantity is the new and necessary strategy for workplace wellness programs.
FOCUS: Help workplace and real estate strategists find the wellness value add for their specific workforce. Learn new ways to tailor your wellness strategy to keep your employees happy and healthy, and of course… keep your employees!

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm A CFO PERSPECTIVE ON YOUR CORPORATE REAL ESTATE

• Approving real estate transactions: understanding the CFO needs
• Considering factors such as capital requirements and financial risk, business projections, your product life cycle, and industry benchmarks
Andrew Zezas, CEO at CFO Studio

Andrew Zezas

CEO
CFO Studio

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm REFRESHMENTS & RUB ELBOWS

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm WORKSHOP D: INCREASING TECHNOLOGY ENABLED COLLABORATION THROUGH DESIGN

Technology not only impacts every single part of real estate and workplace strategy nowadays but additionally impacts its employees and how they collaborate. We take for granted the
innovative practices and solutions that were unrealistic just a few years ago without the use of today’s technology.
FOCUS: Leverage the right technology to deliver a tailored environment for your staff and business. Who wouldn’t want to perfect your office layout through technology implementation?

SITE TOURS

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm LinkedIn Site Tour

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Instacart Site Tour

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Twitter Site Tour

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Knotel Site Tour