Over 2 full days the event will offer great content through a unique blend of ideas, case studies, workplace innovations and visions of the future.
Join 300+ senior professionals from real estate, facilities, technology, HR, architecture, design and executive management to examine the collision and convergence between these worlds and how it’s affecting work and the workplace.
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Charles Handy social philosopher, writer and broadcaster and widely acknowledged as a world leader in management thinking. His prolific authorship includes books which are standard works on bookshelves worldwide, most recently his memoir, Myself and other More Important Matters, a personal memoir, as well as The elephant and the Flea, and The Age of Paradox, The Age of unreason, The Hungry Spirit.
His concern for society and individuals as the world faces the changes that technology, demography and economics bring, has been awarded with a dozen doctorates, numerous prizes, and a CBE.
Independent Consultant at Frank Duffy, Founder at DEGW, President at Royal Institute of British Architects, Editor at AA Journal, Architectural Assistant National Building Agency.
The 'Godfather' of Activity Based Working (ABW), Erik Veldhoen, will share the new theories he describes in his recent book You-topia. Erik ruminates that virtual space is the new space to work and live in. You-topia describes the new playground, rules for work and the life-work balance you can create based on your energy and way of life.
Greg Lindsay is a contributing writer for Fast Company and an author of the international bestseller Aerotropolis: The Way We’ll Live Next. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, The Financial Times, and McKinsey Quarterly, among others. He was previously a contributing writer for Fortune and an editor-at-large for Advertising Age.
Ben Waber is the President/CEO of Sociometric Solutions, a management services firm that uses social-sensing technology to drive innovative transformation services. He is also a visiting scientist at the MIT Media Lab, where he received his PhD, and was previously Senior Researcher at Harvard Business School. His work has been featured in Wired, NPR, and The Economist, and he has given invited talks at Google, EMC, and Samsung. His upcoming book, People Analytics, will be released in May 2013.
Philip is an author, consultant and commentator specialising in the future of work. He predicts the way that new trends and forces such as emerging technology will shape how we work, live, learn and enjoy leisure.
He has written a number of books on the future of cities, work and workplace including The Creative Office, The 21st Century Office and Space to Work (all co-authored with Jeremy Myerson). He has also contributed to a number of other books including the Corporate Fool and the Responsible Workplace.
Since joining Microsoft in 2005, Dave Coplin has worked across a wide range of industries and customers, providing strategic advice and guidance around the impact of technology on a modern society both at work and in play. As an established thought leader in the UK and having spent a considerable amount of time in both the public and private sectors providing leadership and guidance around key technology issues like Cloud Computing, Privacy, Big and Open Data, Social Media, Open Government, Advertising and the “consumerisation” of IT. Dave is currently working as the Chief Envisioning Officer for Microsoft UK, helping organisations and individuals envision the full potential that technology offers a modern, digital society.
Jeremy Myerson is Director of the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design at the Royal College of Art, London, where he holds the Helen Hamlyn Chair of Design. A leading academic, author and activist in workplace design, he has co-authored a trilogy of books with Philip Ross of Unwired. His latest book, NewDemographics, NewWork Space, was published in 2010 and explores an ageing workforce in the knowledge economy.
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