Are You Ready to Rumble? Join a Debate on the New Metrics for Hybrid Workplaces Monday, 8 November 2021 from 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM

The gloves will come off during this no-holds-barred debate around a simple question: what should we measure to assess effective workplaces? Moderator Brandon DeWitt of Genentech will emcee this debate between David Gray, Senior Vice President Colliers International and host of "The Mosh Pit", and Kate Davis, Principal and Director of Commercial Interiors at HKS. Gray will fiercely defend the long-held, industry-standard metrics for measuring and comparing workplaces. He'll argue that the need to mitigate risk demands reliance on trends and benchmarks. Be sure to join this lively, fun, and timely debate.

Key Takeaways:

  • Identify why we should lean into the current disruption of workplace metrics to reconsider long held standards of measurement for workplace efficiency.

  • Compare effectiveness between traditional and new measures focused on effectiveness and efficiency of hybrid workplaces.

  • Define how new metrics offer opportunity to activate any organization's single biggest investment - their talent


Portrait photo of Kate Davis Kate Davis
Associate Principal and Senior Vice President, HKS
Portrait photo of Brandon DeWitt Brandon DeWitt
Director, Head of Workplace Strategy, Genentech
Portrait photo of David Gray David Gray
Senior Vice President, Colliers


Corporate Real Estate, Metrics, Talent

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  • Learning Theaters - Effective, timely, topical presentations by SME's on Innovation, Sustainability and Workplace.
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  • Technology Playground - Informative technology insights and trends to keep you ahead of the curve!

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