Amazing Sessions + Awesome Registration Perks

The Human Centric Office Conference was an amazing experience for real estate, facilities and workplace leaders. We've included the agenda and sessions below.

Access to all Live Sessions with Recordings

Each session is broadcasted live with full Q&A from the audience. Each registration receives a link to live feed and the recordings.

A Chance to Win Prizes for Registration

Every sponsor is putting up SWAG raffle prizes. Prizes are raffled for attendees that will be delivered by each partner.

One Tree Planted for Each Registration in Your Name

We will plant a tree for every registration we receive through the charity, One Tree Planted.

Agenda - December 8, 2021

Sessions will be occurring throughout the day on the Zoom live stream. Registrants will be able to go in and out of sessions with their registration link.

Below are the times, descriptions and speakers for the sessions.

1:00 - 1:05

Introductions to The Human Centric Office

Chris Brablc, Senior Director of Marketing, CrowdComfort

Chris Brablc will be the MC for the event and will kick off for attendees all the details attendees need to know with sessions, giveaways, tree planting and much more.

He will set the stage for the day.


1:05 - 1:25 PM ET

The New Operational Model for the Workplace

Eric Graham, CEO & Co-founder, CrowdComfort

CrowdComfort CEO Eric Graham will kick us off with a look at the evolution of workplace operational model and the stages necessary to ensure the workplace is a healthy place for employees to collaborate and be productive.

Eric Graham New Operational Model for the Workplace

1:30 - 2:10 PM ET

Returning to the Workplace: How do we earn employee trust back while operating efficiently?

Chris Brablc, Senior Director of Marketing, CrowdComfort (moderator)

Dave McGuinness, Head of Business Development, Openpath

Kelly Colon, Director of Workplace Strategy, Cresa

Matt Giffune, CEO & Co-Founder, Occupier

This panel discussion will discuss what has worked and not worked with ensuring a safe and healthy return to the workplace. What trends will stick in terms of real estate, facilities, health & safety and technology? How do workplace trends impact real estate and facilities teams in the future? What should we prioritize when building and executing our plans?

Returning to the Workplace Human Centric Office

2:15 - 2:35 PM ET

Return to Work Strategies Built for the New Way of Work

Zach Dunn, VP of Customer Experience & Co-Founder, Robin

The traditional workplace is no more. Between Covid-19 restrictions and employee demands for hybrid and flexible workplaces, employers have had to re-think the conventional office model to fit the new normal of work. Failure to do so could leave businesses at the mercy of "The Great Resignation", which sees employees leaving for jobs that better meet their needs. Companies, as a result, must think about how to create a workplace model that is enticing to employees, prioritizes productivity, and creates a strong company culture.

In this presentation, Zach Dunn will share data that paints the picture of how return to office (RTO) strategies have played out globally, including which workplace models worked and which didn't throughout the year. Zach will share examples from Robin's data science team on how businesses can create a consistent employee experience for both in-office and remote workers to meet the new workplace standards employees are looking for.

New Way of Work Zach Dunn

2:40 - 3:20 PM ET

How the Workplace Experience will impact the overall Employee Experience

Kevin Loos, COO, CrowdComfort (moderator)

Jeff Wachs, Assistant Director of Facility Operations, Northwestern Mutual

Nellie Hayat, Workplace Innovation Lead, Density

With the shift to more flexible work models, the experience of the office will be integral to ensuring collaboration, community and retention for employees. The question is what role the office play in the overall employee experience? What should organizations do to improve the occupant experience and how can we measure the impact of the office on employee collaboration, productivity and satisfaction?

Workplace Experience Human Centric Office

3:25 - 4:05 PM ET

The Role of Technology in our workplaces and facilities

Simon Davis, SVP of Workplace, Impec Group (moderator)

Felipe Pla, Technology Innovation Leader, Fidelity Real Estate Company

Kimberly Castle, Practice Director Workplace Technology Solutions, Buildingi

Minas Apelian, VP Internal and External Venturing, Saint-Gobain

Proptech innovation during the pandemic has increased tenfold, however, the big question is what does the future of technology look like in the office? How central is the employee to these technologies? What does this mean for data? How do we centralize and validate this data to make better decisions?

Workplace Technology Human Centric Office

4:10 - 5:00 PM ET

The Evolution of Corporate Real Estate: The Technology and Amenities That Will Get You Coming Back

Michael Beckerman, CEO, CRETech

James Whalen, SVP - Chief Information and Technology Officer, Boston Properties

Patrick Mcgrath, EVP, CIO, Head of Client Technologies, Savills

Thijs van der Burgt, Managing Director, Global Corporate Solutions, HqO

As we move into 2022, the question is what should corporate occupiers expect from their landlords and real estate partners? What health & safety initiatives will become commonplace? What amenities will be differentiators? How will technology help to facilitate this? This and more on the future of corporate real estate.

Evolution of Corporate Real Estate

Get the Recordings Free Below!

Every registrant will be receive a link to the Live Stream, be eligible for our gift raffle and receive session recordings at the conclusion of the event.

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