The Workplace Leaders Summit
The Workplace Event is proud to launch The Workplace Leaders Summit. Free to attend, this high-level conference will bring together practitioners from multiple disciplines to discuss and explore the current challenges facing the workplace. From what is the point of workplace? Where is the workplace - where does it start and finish? Integration of professions and much more! We will address the hard-hitting questions that every workplace and FM professional is facing today.
In a closed-door format, no holds barred - this conference will be like no other.
The VUCA sessions
The global events of the past five years have sent shockwaves through all corners of our lives. Brexit, the pandemic, and the war in Ukraine; all of them have contributed to a number of unpredictable and difficult-to-manage challenges in the workplace and facilities sector, This morning's session will explore how organisations are navigating this VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous) world.
Afternoon – HACKATHON
We welcome back Perry Timms and his team to guide us through a hackathon where we’ll roll our sleeves up and take the challenges outlined in the morning and get into solution mode.
The Future Session
To finish off our programme we imagine a new future. With all of the ideas that we've been sharing over the last two days was does the future of work look like and how will we best support that? We'll explore new business models, new mindsets, new strategies and new tactics. This is a commitment to shaping the future, not waiting for it to happen.
Afternoon – Have I Got Workplace News For You
Day two will feature two panels of workplace experts who are put through their paces in a quiz based on the infamous BBC programme. Drinks, laughs and insights gathered as we see the week out.
The Data Sessions
How equipped are we for the digitisation of the workplace? What innovations exist that can move the dial? How are jobs going to change and how will it change the working lives of people? This morning session will explore the cutting edge of technological advances and assess their implications for the workplace community and the employees they serve.
Afternoon – Workplace Geeks LIVE!
We welcome back the Workplace Geeks podcast who will be bringing their show to ours as they interview a globally leading academic on the implications of technology on the way we work and how organisations support that work.
From a global pandemic, shortages in labour, the war in Ukraine and the rising costs in energy to name but a few. The Workplace industry has had a tough time navigating through the tidal wave of crises.
Join this session to hear from Mike Povey (Vice President - Corporate Services Europe for VISA) on how he has been approaching coping with emergencies.
The world of work is rapidly transforming. Businesses need to better understand their employees desires and aspirations, to enable them to recruit the best people and to keep those people happier and more productive in the workplace.
Join this panel discussion to explore the key piece to the puzzle ‒ enabling employees to lead more flexible working lives. Although it will require a change in mind-set for some businesses, the substantial benefits of enabling flexibility can come at a low cost. But in order to maximise those benefits, businesses need to be able to tailor their practices to appeal to the new ‘QuadGen' workforce.
Bringing about breakthrough-thinking, this immersive and creative problem-solving workshop uses the Hackathon technique to innovate on some of the Workplace Experiences more wicked problems.
With work and life entering a new post-pandemic era, we have a historic opportunity to re-imagine the role of the modern workplace. This talk from MillerKnoll can help your organisation seize this opportunity while reinvigorating your culture, improving the health and productivity of your teams, and fostering a greater sense of belonging among your people.
Operational net zero is a target we should all be aiming for, and there are numerous ways of achieving it. Hear from Kerry Conneely (Head of UK Facilities Management for ISG UK) on her approach to navigating the net zero journey.
A comedy quiz show that grills our contestants on the workplace's top stories and news of the year.
Hosted by the Workplace Geeks, Chris Moriarty and Ian Ellison, join Simone Fenton-Jarvis (Chief Workplace Officer - The Human-Centric Workplace), Steve Roots (Head of Estates - iQ Student Accommodation), Nicola Lathbury (Managing Director - Hexagon FM) and Ian Baker (Head of Workplace - EMCOR UK) for a session not to be missed!
Workplace experience takes into account how the design of your space and technology can drive better outcomes for your business from employee engagement and productivity to talent retention and lower real estate costs.
Join Chris Moriarty and Ian Ellison as they share with us Audiem, a workplace experience analytics platform that uses cutting edge technology to uncover actionable insights from employee feedback.
From workplace interiors and design, digital technology, facilities services, building management and more, you will find a supplier to help you elevate your workplace strategy and performance.
Featuring a large-scale exhibition, a host of new features and content theatres, we have something for everyone working in the workplace and facilities management sector.
FIND OUT MORE
Register for your free pass to The Workplace Leaders Summit 2023. Don't miss out on this opportunity to discuss and explore the current challenges facing the workplace.