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Tuesday, 22 September

Time Title Type Streaming Location Location
11:15 AM – 11:45 AM Morning Yoga Networking Virtual
11:45 AM – 12:00 PM Coffee Break Networking Virtual
12:00 PM – 12:15 PM Welcome - State of the Association Virtual
 

Speakers: Angela Cain, Michelle Myer, MCR.w, SLCR

12:15 PM – 1:00 PM Economic Outlook Series - Part 1 Virtual
  COVID-19. The unexpected happened. The pandemic brought broad segments of the economy to a halt and is causing an unprecedented global economic slowdown.

Speakers: Neil Blake, PhD

Topics: Geopolitics, Market Conditions, Portfolio Management

12:15 PM – 1:00 PM Recognising the Unsung Heroes of the Workplace – The Human Experience
  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic there is has been a remarkable level of appreciation shown globally for healthcare professionals and other essential workers.

Speakers: Michael Davidson, Andrew Hallissey, Rakesh Kishan, Sylvia Metayer, Darryl Prince, Daaf Serné, MCR

Topics: Service Delivery, Workplace Culture

12:15 PM – 4:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open
1:00 PM – 1:15 PM Tech Demo - In the Future Workplace, We Will Prioritize People Over Place
  The drop in workplace use triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a universal inquiry into the future of the office.

Speakers: Brian Haines

Topics: Data Analytics, Workplace

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch Break Virtual
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Exhibit Hall Networking Virtual - Exhibit Hall
1:15 PM – 1:30 PM Tech Demo - The Power of Data – From COVID-19 and Beyond
  Join Newmark Global Corporate Services’ Simon Davis, Executive Managing Director of Global Tech, for an interactive demonstration of their re-entry and portfolio planning tools.

Speakers: Simon Davis, MCR.w, Simon O'Reilly

Topics: Technology & Portfolio Management Tools

1:30 PM – 1:45 PM Tech Demo - Work Safe. Work Smart. Create safe, optimised spaces - return to the workplace with conf
  Join us as we discuss the tools needed to start adapting your facilities management to create safer spaces, focus on occupant well-being, and control costs.

Speakers: Paul Gatland, Priesh Kamani

Topics: Wellness, Workplace

1:45 PM – 2:00 PM Tech Demo - Your Technology-Driven Return To Workplace: Flexible. Safe. Interactive
  How do you calm the nerves of your employees and bring them back to workplaces in such an uncertain environment? See how Spaceti's integrated technology will help you analyze, plan, and communicate the return to work.

Speakers: Max Verteletskyi

Topics: Technology & Data Management

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Intelligent Workplace: Siemens Technology Strategy for the New Normal Virtual
  This virtual fireside chat will focus on Siemens’ strategy for implementing technology to safely return 100,000 employees to the workplace, post-COVID.

Speakers: Erica Eaton, Wes Krutsinger

Topics: Workplace

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Sub-Saharan Africa: Future of Corporate Real Estate
  Sub-Saharan Africa is a diverse region of 49 countries stretching from the rolling savannas south of the Sahara Desert to the coastal mountains and valleys of the Cape.

Speakers: Gikonyo Gitonga, Gloria Mamwa, MCR, SLCR, Jonathan Turner, John Wentzel, PhD

Topics: Corporate Real Estate, Market Conditions, Wellness

2:30 PM – 2:45 PM Awards & Recognition Program Virtual
 

Speakers: Michelle Myer, MCR.w, SLCR

2:30 PM – 2:45 PM Focus 15: Opportunities for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Time of COVID-19
  COVID-19 has transformed business practices, leading to a global shift towards remote work and virtual interactions. How do we sustain the cultures of our organizations in this unprecedented time?

Speakers: Melony Bethala, PhD

Topics: Diversity & Inclusion

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM Virtual Coffee and Tea Networking Virtual
3:00 PM – 3:15 PM Focus 15: Return to Work, with The Right Data at The Right Time
  As governments lift COVID-19 lockdowns, organisations need to determine their strategy for employees’ safe return to work. The right data at the right time can drive and support intelligent return-to-work decisions.

Speakers: Eldar Gizzatov, PhD

Topics: Artificial Intelligence, Technology & Data Management, Workplace

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Measure What Counts: Revisiting the Value of Workplace in Maximising Employee Experience Virtual
  Organisations and their leadership teams need a comprehensive understanding of how remote working is affecting employees.

Speakers: Peggie Rothe, PhD

Topics: Workplace

3:15 PM – 3:30 PM Focus 15: Analytics and Pandemics: What’s Changed?
  Data is everywhere, but are you getting the insights needed to support the urgent tasks facing businesses today? Data integration and analytics holds the key to great value.

Speakers: Andrew Targell

Topics: Data Analytics

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM Build Resilience and Positivity in Your Organisation
  As a leader, it is important to ensure both high performance and sustainable well-being for yourself and your people.

Speakers: Dave Keeling

Topics: Talent, Team Effectiveness, Wellness

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM How Resilient is the Logistics Market? Virtual
  As companies seek to strengthen business resilience, the importance of supply chains and risk management is more apparent than ever.

Speakers: Guy Douetil, Mathieu Giguere, Raimund Paetzmann, Charles Pease

Topics: Location Strategies, Supply Chain, Talent

Wednesday, 23 September

Time Title Type Streaming Location Location
11:15 AM – 11:45 AM Mindfulness Virtual
11:45 AM – 12:00 PM Coffee Break Networking Virtual
12:00 PM – 12:15 PM Welcome and Sponsor Thank You - Day 2 Virtual
 

Speakers: Michelle Myer, MCR.w, SLCR

12:15 PM – 1:00 PM Business Recovery: Now, Next, and Beyond Virtual
  Corporate real estate leaders have been focused on how they can best protect their people, serve their customers, and enable business recovery against a very uncertain landscape.

Speakers: Joanna Atkinson, Mary-Louise Gray, MCR, Adam Hoy, Kenneth Manke

Topics: Resiliency, Workplace Strategy

12:15 PM – 1:00 PM Inflection Point: Adapt and Thrive
  There has been a fundamental shift in how we work, and the purpose of place requires adaptation.

Speakers: James Kerrigan, Natasha Luthra, Amy Manley, Lisa McGregor, MCR.w

Topics: Emerging Trends, Leadership & Management, Workplace Culture

12:15 PM – 3:45 PM Exhibit Hall Open
1:00 PM – 1:15 PM Lunch Break Networking Virtual
1:15 PM – 2:00 PM Dealing with VUCA - Building Trustful Relationships in an Uncertain World
  Everyone is talking about VUCA as a description of our world today. But what is the concrete response to volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity?

Speakers: Sipho Fuhr, Locke McKenzie, Daaf Serné, MCR, Bettina Stefán

Topics: Collaboration, Leadership & Management, Workplace Culture

1:15 PM – 2:00 PM The Future of Workplace - A Work / Life Ecosystem Virtual
  The pandemic is casting conventional wisdom aside. The role of the office and how work is done is being reimagined.

Speakers: Josh Artus, Ronen Journo, SLCR, Despina Katsikakis

Topics: Co-working & Flexible Workspace, Employee Engagement, Workplace

2:00 PM – 2:15 PM Tech Demo - How to use your organization's existing IT infrastructure to plan a safe return to the office. Virtual
  More than ever, CRE professionals must understand their office buildings’ occupancy, based on data. If they don’t, they’re risking business success and their employees' health.

Speakers: Tarik Schmidt

Topics: Technology & Data Management

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Exhibit Hall Virtual - Exhibit Hall
2:15 PM – 2:30 PM Tech Demo - How to create a smart post-Covid office?
  In a society where keeping a 1.5-metre distance is essential for our collective health, most existing office buildings are not yet safe enough for a return to work.

Speakers: Dirk Dittrich, Cees van der Spek

Topics: Technology & the Built Environment, Wellness

2:30 PM – 2:45 PM Tech Demo - Enabling Flexible Office Environments: Retooling Your Portfolio
  Equip yourself to deliver on occupier requirements for flexible and agile real estate, in flex environments, through tech that provides greater control, reliability, visibility and productive tenant experiences.

Speakers: Andrew Debenham

Topics: Co-working & Flexible Workspace

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM Tech Demo - The Importance of Digital Connectivity in the Office of Today
  Wired Certification is the commercial real estate rating scheme that empowers tenants to understand the digital infrastructure of the building in which they operate.

Speakers: Rollo Gwyn-Jones

Topics: Technology & the Built Environment

3:00 PM – 3:45 PM Economic Outlook Series - Part 2
  COVID-19. The unexpected happened. The pandemic brought broad segments of the economy to a halt and is causing an unprecedented global economic slowdown.

Speakers: Damian Harrington

Topics: Geopolitics, Market Conditions, Portfolio Management

3:00 PM – 3:45 PM Walk the Talk: Learn and Act on UN Sustainability Goals
  Retreating glaciers, prolonged droughts, extreme weather events—the effects of global warming are alarming in growing frequency and intensity.

Speakers: Peter Amasreiter, Alan Calderwood, Angelique Ferreira, Mary-Louise Gray, MCR, Anton Marra, Petra Melander, Emma Siva

Topics: Achieving Results, Corporate Real Estate, Sustainability

3:45 PM – 4:00 PM Closing Remarks Virtual
 

Speakers: Michelle Myer, MCR.w, SLCR