Briefing Agenda


The future of work is on everyone’s agenda. This event brings thought leaders together to share cutting edge ideas on the future, from both a people and technology perspective. It will allow an understanding of the key drivers of change and enablers of innovation that will shape how, where and when work takes place. Our conference programme will explore future technologies, cutting edge award-winning workplaces and people, change and engagement.


Chairperson Opening Remarks

22 Bishopsgate: A New Workplace Concept

The State of the Workplace

In this session, Philip Ross will share how marginal ideas have become mainstream and by sharing an overview of emerging trends and latest innovations shaping the world of work, he will paint a portrait of the transforming landscape and share tools on how companies can embrace the New World of Work to create new paradigms for workplace.

22 Bishopsgate: A New Workplace Concept

The Journey and Vision for London’s Vertical Village

This session will share the original vision for 22 Bishopsgate – the most eagerly anticipated addition to urban landscape in a long time - and how this landmark building reflects a broader vision of development as a force for social good.

Networking Break

Interview: Designing for the Future

We discuss the buildings’ design process, exploring the key aspects that make this campus so unique, including why health, wellbeing and community are at the very heart. How can a tall building address urban challenges of overcrowded pavements, increased numbers of cycles and vehicles, whilst supporting a high-performance workplace culture?

The Augmented Workplace

Examining the role of Experience and Smart Technology as Enablers and Innovations in the new world of work

A Blueprint for the Office of the Future

The workplace is emerging from the pandemic in an altered form, adjusting to the new habits of hybrid working and the drive for more collaborative and efficient working environments. From this challenge form opportunities to build environments that inspire a more dynamic workforce and encourage them to work in a sustainable way. The panel of industry experts will discuss what these opportunities are, what the office of the future may look like and how technology will be key to enabling this.

Networking Lunch & Tours

The Strategic Case for delivering Smart and Sustainable Environments

What is the post pandemic next normal in the workplace? How can commercial real estate owners and operators use technology to differentiate, deliver incremental value and meet sustainability objectives? How are tenants and employees’ expectations changing? How can businesses use the workplace experience to avoid the ‘great resignation’ and win the war for talent.

The Future of Connected Buildings

Vorboss and 22 Bishopsgate both pride themselves on doing things a little differently. A common value that connected the two parties initially. Together, Vorboss and 22 Bishopsgate reimagined the commercial landlord and connectivity supplier relationship with a collaborative partnership that placed the needs of tenants at its core. Making a smart building, or making a building smart, begins by linking its core systems. There is no single set of standards that makes 22 Bishopsgate smart, but the fact every system connects and shares data with its counterparts makes the difference.

Networking Break

The Future Workplace: A Destination of Choice

Super Experience: Enabling 22 Bishopsgate

Experience – now more than ever - plays a pivotal role in how people perceive an organisation from the outside, and how they work together on the inside. As part of the return-to-work agenda, we will explore the different facets of 22 Bishopsgate unique community which provides over 100,000 sq. ft of inspiring shared spaces, services and experiences, designed to meet the needs of its diverse, connected community.

Expert Panel: The Occupiers Perspective

22 Bishopsgate is a new, people-focused workplace destination, expected to accommodate a community of up to 12,000 residents and visitors, and a working assumption that it will normally operate with about 6000 personnel at any one time. This panel will discuss why 22 Bishopsgate is the workplace of choice, and how this people focused smart building can support the evolving needs and future aspirations of the diverse businesses and people that inhabit it.

Chairperson closing remarks

Networking Drinks

Conference closes


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  • WORKTECH-Academy