January 22 - 24, 2020 | New York, NY

MAIN DAY 1

7:30 am - 8:20 am COFFEE & REGISTRATION

8:20 am - 8:30 am OPENING REMARKS

8:30 am - 9:05 am 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

9:05 am - 9:40 am THE FUTURE OF THE WORKPLACE

• Traditional leases and long-term strategic planning holds back your company's ability to innovate and develop.
• Embracing the unexpected is a competitive advantage with your real estate strategy

9:40 am - 10:15 am SCALING & DESIGNING WORKPLACES TO PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

Using cross-collaboration efforts to connect employees to company goals

10:15 am - 11:30 am OFFICE INNOVATION DRIVE AND WELLNESS BREAK

11:30 am - 12:10 pm CHANGE MANAGEMENT TOOLS AND PROCESSES THAT HELP GENERATE CULTURE DRIVEN SOLUTIONS

• Driving workplace strategy success through change management
• Taking into account employee interests to minimize resistance during design implementation

12:05 pm - 1:00 pm LUNCH/SPEAKER LUNCHEON

TRACK 1

1:00 pm - 1:40 pm MISTAKES WERE MADE! FICO’S GLOBAL CHECK-IN DEPLOYMENT AND WHAT WE’VE LEARNED
  • How a centralized global experience solved GDPR compliance and reduced logbook admins from 27 to 1.
  • Survey results show 70% of US visitors have checked out previous visitor’s names in a paper logbook.

TRACK 1

1:40 pm - 2:15 pm MEASURE TWICE, BUILD ONCE: THE SCIENCE BEHIND OCCUPANT FOCUSED SPECIFICATION TO ACHIEVE IMPROVED BUILDING PERFORMANCE, OCCUPANT PRODUCTIVITY AND PERCEPTION
-Putting people first is the right order when it comes to creating spaces for companies to thrive
-Design and product specification should be based on how the occupants will feel, respond and perceive the new working environment

TRACK 1

2:15 pm - 2:50 pm APPLYING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING TO SPACE PLANNING, OPTIMIZATION AND OTHER FACETS OF IWMS

TRACK 2

1:00 pm - 1:40 pm DESIGNING AND TRANSFORMING SPACES FOR BOTH INDIVIDUAL WORK, TEAM WORK, AND NO WORK
•Not all open-plan offices are created equal. If not done right, open-plan can hurt collaboration and even performance
•Merck implemented Activity Based Working to create more open & transparent offices to foster teaming but that also support focused work

TRACK 2

1:40 pm - 2:15 pm WORKPLACE EXPERIENCE: WHY IT MATTERS NOW MORE THAN EVER

TRACK 2

2:15 pm - 2:50 pm WHERE TO START?: IMPLEMENTING AN ENTIRELY NEW WORKING ENVIRONMENT
• Creating a more efficient, innovative and sustainable workplace strategy
• Increasing connectivity, supporting different work styles, and retaining talent

2:50 pm - 3:30 pm ENHANCING HUMAN EXPERIENCE THROUGH BIOPHILIA AND TECHNOLOGICAL NATURE

• Integrating natural design elements, plants, and “live” within your workplace
• Utilizing lighting, natural light, and outside views to increase employee productivity

3:30 pm - 4:10 pm AFTERNOON REFRESHMENT BREAK

Interactive Discussion Group 1

4:10 pm - 4:55 pm CO-WORKING: WHAT’S ALL THE HYPE ABOUT?

Interactive Discussion Group 2

4:10 pm - 4:55 pm HOW TO QUELL "OPEN OFFICE" UNREST

Interactive Discussion Group 3

4:10 pm - 4:55 pm UNDERSTANDING THE WORLD OF IPTV

Interactive Discussion Group 4

4:10 pm - 4:55 pm LET'S TALK ABOUT SECURITY AND HOW IT EFFECTS YOUR WORKPLACE STRATEGY

Interactive Discussion Group 1

4:55 pm - 5:30 pm SENSE OF COMMUNITY AND DESIGN: THE RELATION OF SPACE AND BELONGING

Interactive Discussion Group 2

4:55 pm - 5:30 pm “WHERE TO START”: NEW INITIATIVES TO TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION WHEN STARTING WORKPLACE DESIGN PROJECTS

Interactive Discussion Group 3

4:55 pm - 5:30 pm HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY IMPLEMENT AN "OPEN OFFICE" STRATEGY

Interactive Discussion Group 4

4:55 pm - 5:30 pm LOCALIZING THE WORKPLACE TO SUPPORT DIVERSITY, A WEALTH OF AMENITIES, AND LOCAL CULTURE

5:30 pm - 6:15 pm ARE YOUR EMPLOYEES AVERAGE? HOW YOUR NEXT SPACE COULD MAKE OR BREAK YOUR COMPANY.

•How workplace trends are disrupting the commercial real estate industry and the priorities of landlords and real estate managers.
•The employee experience and how we plan spaces with them in mind. •Space-as-a-Service, flexible office space, activity-based working. What do they REALLY mean?

6:15 am - 7:45 am Office Freedom's NSFW (Not Safe For Work) COCKTAIL RECEPTION

Have a drink on us in our exhibit hall!