Masterclasses, sold out, Tuesday 15th May 2012, 9am – 12.30pm
Conference Wednesday 16th May 2012, 9am – 5.30pm
The TIME and LIFE Building Rockefeller Center, New York
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WORKTECH12 New York is a forum for all those involved in the future of work and the workplace as well as real estate, technology and innovation.
WORKTECH12 New York will attract some of the biggest and brightest names to debate, discuss and divulge the latest thinking on the Future of Work and the Workplace.
Join over 250 senior professionals from real estate, facilities, technology, executive management, architecture, design and professional advisors to further knowledge and share expertise.
WORKTECH is a leading international workplace conference series. The event has been held at locations around the world, including London, Melbourne, San Francisco Bay, Amsterdam, Shanghai, Singapore and Manchester.
Key Note Speakers:
Professor, Cornell University
Prof. Becker will talk about different forms of evidence-based design, including both academic-based and practice-based research as these are occurring in the context of improving performance in the context of healthcare. He will argue that different forms of evidence are needed and appropriate depending on whether the goal is to justify innovative designs to sceptics, make incremental changes to improve performance in the short and long run, or stimulate transformative change. Read more
Brian David Johnson
Chief Futurist, Intel
Science Fiction and the Future of Work
The future is not set; it is not a fixed destination in time. The future is manufactured every day by the actions of people all over the world. Read more
Futurologist & CEO, Cordless Group & UNWORK
Into the Clouds – the new ‘thin’ workplace
Philip will look at new, emerging technology that is slimming down our workplaces, reducing costs by up to 30% while at the same time providing new types of space that are more aligned to future work styles. Read more
Facebook. Twitter. SecondLife. “Smart” phones. Robotic pets. Robotic lovers. Thirty years ago we asked what we would use computers for. Now the question is what don’t we use them for. Read more
Chairman of Strategic Futures, LLC (Chicago, Illinois) and President of the Center for Policy on Emerging Technologies (Washington, DC), Nigel Cameron has extensive experience leading high-level conversations focused on the future that cross disciplinary lines and bring together participants with diverse opinions and backgrounds. Read more
Director, Sander Architecten
This year Sander Architecten has won the Interior Design Award of World Architectural News (WAN Award) with the office for Rabobank Nederland, in category Workspace. The 56.000 m2 office space (Utrecht, the Netherlands) is a singular example of the role that design can play in the cultural changes that an organisation wishes to enact. Read more
Other thoughts leaders include:
- John Anderson, President and Chief Executive Officer, PeopleCube
- Ryan Anderson, Director of Future Technology, Herman Miller
- Christian A. Bigsby, SVP, Worldwide Real Estate & Facilities, GlaxoSmithKline
- Christopher Blackadder, Director of Interior Design, North America, Woods Bagot
- Cindy Froggatt, Author
- Robert Gaudreau, Global Executive VP Sales, Regus
- Phil Kirschner, Americas Regional Lead, Smart Working program, Credit Suisse
- Adam Lutz, New York Facilities Manager, Google
- Mark Marquis, Executive Vice President, Business Development, Johnson Controls
- Tracy McMichael, Senior Manager, Performance Environments, Herman Miller
- Peter Miscovich, Managing Director, Corporate Solutions, Jones Lang LaSalle
- Patricia Roberts, Executive Vice President, Strategic Consulting, Jones Lang LaSalle
- Erik Veldhoen, CEO, Erik Veldhoen For Change
- Patricia Wadors, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Plantronics
- Mark Wanic, Americas Head of Occupier Services, Cushman & Wakefield
Quotes from last year's attendees
‘Excellent insights into the trends and ever changing workplace complexities’.
Delegate, Johnson & Johnson.
‘ A well-spoken and experienced group of presenters providing leading edge subjects current topics and statistics. A great place to learn about new ideas’.
‘Convergence of pre-eminent thinkers in all aspects of work, workplace related issues, a mix rather than just corporate and real estate, cutting edge, resonant & thought provoking’.
Delegate, Kirkland Ellis.
‘Collaborative event providing ideas & networking that are productive & essential for success in our area’.
Delegate, Cardinal Health.
‘Great speakers – very forward thinking speakers – must attend! ’.
‘Incredibly relevant to anyone that manages technology, real estate or people’. Delegate, Coca Cola.
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