11:00 am - 11:55 am Morning Virtual Networking

11:55 am - 12:00 pm Kickoff and Opening Remarks

12:00 pm - 12:35 pm Tech-led Reality: What Digital Workplace and Real Estate Necessities Prove A Return On Investment?

Mike Petrusky - Director, Events and Growth Marketing, iOffice
Yitsy Montano - Campus Program Manager, UKG

It is necessary in today’s competitive environment to leverage the right technology in order to deliver a more personalized work environment that fosters growth in productivity.

• Implementing a digital workplace strategy to promote increased revenue.

• New digital workplace approaches to drive innovation.


Mike Petrusky

Director, Events and Growth Marketing


Yitsy Montano

Campus Program Manager

12:35 pm - 1:10 pm Panel Discussion: The Competitive Advantage of Connection and Culture: Robust And Cross Functional Strategy Between Workplace, Facilities & HR

Angela Dettore PMP, MCR.w - Regional Director, US-Central, MovePlan
Emma Hastings - Workplace Experience Manager, Grubhub
Jenn LaBelle - Director, Workplace & Employee Connections, Etsy
Jana Fain-Rossen - Director, Workplace, Zwift

It is no secret that the most connected workplaces stem from strategic leadership across all parts of a company. Whereas real estate & facilities, workplace, and HR were traditionally siloed, it is culture-critical to combine tactics amongst these three departments to create a healthy, connected, empathetic, and sustainable workplace.

• Breaking down the barriers amongst departments and maintaining collaboration.

• How workplace strategies that require IT and Finance also feed into HR

• Intentional leadership in 2021 and beyond, requiring cross-departmental support and strategies


Angela Dettore PMP, MCR.w

Regional Director, US-Central


Emma Hastings

Workplace Experience Manager


Jenn LaBelle

Director, Workplace & Employee Connections


Jana Fain-Rossen

Director, Workplace

1:10 pm - 1:45 pm People Are Weird - The Once in a Generation Opportunity to Modernize Buildings

Andrew Farrah - CEO, Density

As companies around the world attempt to return to offices safely, there is a new breed of technologies defining what it means to have an intelligent space or building. What companies choose to do in the next 6 months will lay the groundwork for the next decade. Attendees will learn how to:

  • Anticipate employee patterns with anonymous occupancy data
  • Identify unused space in order to dramatically increase bottom line savings
  • Help steer corporate architecture trends into a new era of smart, efficient buildings


Andrew Farrah


1:45 pm - 2:20 pm Tailoring Workplace Design To Employee Behavior For The Purpose Of Fostering Innovation & Engagement

Andres Cueto - Vice President of Corporate Real Estate, TDECU

Designing spaces tailored to employee’s behavior will both maximize your real estate and improve productivity but even more so performance.

• How does understanding your employees allow you to design spaces that enable success?

• Leveraging interior design as a strategic tool to achieve employee and organizational goals.


Andres Cueto

Vice President of Corporate Real Estate

2:20 pm - 3:00 pm Determining Not Just When, but Also How to Get Your Employees Back to the Workplace

Rachel Karitis - Director of Marketing, TransitScreen, Inc

Thankfully, even if we don’t know exactly when it will occur, it is starting to feel as if returning to the workplace will become possible in the foreseeable future. While companies have been planning for how they must adjust their office spaces almost since lockdowns began, the idea of how employees will get to those office spaces require forethought as well. It is imperative to start planning a commute plan for your employees now. It is likely many of your employees will change how and when they are getting to the office so you must make sure your workplace adapts with them. In this session you will learn tips to: 

·        Evaluate your role in commute management

·        Discover infrastructural changes, commute tools, and adapted policies to enable a safer commute for your employees


Rachel Karitis

Director of Marketing
TransitScreen, Inc

1:45 pm - 2:20 pm Space Per Person: What Does This Mean And How Are Companies Now Adapting?

Michele Crane - Architect, City of Boulder

Square footage per person in offices are getting smaller, given a spike in remote working and the rise of expanding workplace amenities. It is time to capitalize on a proper activity-based work environment.

• How to increase density without incurring extra, unplanned costs?

• Creating shared work environments where employees can choose where and when they would like to work.


Michele Crane

City of Boulder