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WORKTECH13 Melbourne

Masterclass Programme

Wednesday 15th May 2013, 8.40am - 1pm | SOLD OUT
Please note the sessions are sequential

Transformation at the BBC

Chris Kane CEO, BBC Commercial Projects

Under Chris's leadership the BBC has delivered a £2bn property transformation, modernising 60% of the entire estate and delivering two million square feet of highly flexible new office and production space. A key element being the BBC's new home in Media City UK. In 2012 he masterminded the £200m sale of the BBC's 1m sq. ft. Television Centre. His long-term commitment to and enthusiasm for place making and encouraging new ways of working have been key in ensuring that all the BBC's new workplaces will provide effective support for an increasingly agile workforce.

Scenario Envisioning: Developing New Perspectives on the Future

Ryan Anderson , Director of Future Technology, Insight & Exploration Team

Join us in looking at the world through a new set of lenses. Scenario envisioning is a process that enables us to overcome the abstractions of the future through the development of stories. Learn about how scenario envisioning can help you and your organization with future planning and to create a dialogue about preparing for the future. In this master session, we will practice this method using one of Herman Miller’s most recent hypothetical scenarios of what work might be like in the year 2018.

SMART Working at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Philadelphia

Steven Bernstein , Technical Director, Faithful+Gould
Andrea Shook , Senior Consultant, Faithful+Gould
John Campbell , Principle, Francis Cauffman
Julia Leahy , Associate, Francis Cauffman

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) recently moved into a new double LEED Platinum certified home at Philadelphia's historic Navy Yard. The 208,000-SF building showcases the latest evolution of GSK's work environment principles to create an open, vibrant and collaborative work experience. GSK's new agile working environment has speeded up decision-making and increased group effectiveness, while drastically reducing its square footage. Hear how it has fostered communication and boosted efficiency, while offering employees more freedom and variety in their working environment.

Collective Social Intelligence

Professor Jeffrey Jones, CEO, Collaboration Hub and Professor Interaction Design, The University of Queensland

In our modern world we are over connected to each other through an ever-increasing number of social technologies - Over one quarter of the world's population are registered to one or more social networks. That is 1.5 billion people exchanging information of every conceivable type everyday, but to what end? This master class will be of interest to those wishing to see how creating and harnessing a global collective consciousness can improve rather than corrupt the human condition by providing an in-depth exploration of how social networks and well-indexed information can be put towards change an improvement at individual, corporate and national levels.

Australian Space Planning Best Practices - Using Utilization Data to drive $m Savings

Ian Morley Co-Founder, Serraview

Based on nearly a decade of learning?s with Australia's largest companies (combined footprint of over 25m sqft) who have been moving to Flexible / ABW working environments, Serraview will share case studies and practical best practice processes on how to deliver the workplace of the future. We will show how technology has enabled better decision making, and resulted in 20-30% annual property savings for these businesses.

Productivity - The Holy Grail of Commercial Real Estate

Benice Boucher, Managing Director, Head of Workplace Strategy - Americas, Jones Lang LaSalle

Measuring the productivity of knowledge workers has been described as the 'Holy Grail' of workplace strategy. Whether just starting out or engaged in a more mature model, how can organizations go about capturing the impact of workplace and mobile work strategies on individual and group effectiveness as well as on organizational culture and employee engagement? Join us for perspectives on this and the current debate around presence and performance in the workplace and its impact on collaboration and innovation.

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