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.
Registration and Pre-Event Networking
New Needs of Employee Experience
With unprecedented changes to society and the economy, how employees experience work (EX) has become critical to an organization’s ability to navigate disruption, transformation, and economic uncertainty.
Engineering the Employee Experience of the Future
The workforce of tomorrow is shaping the workplace of today. This session will give you the tools to build your workplace strategy to empower your employees and deliver unparalleled workplace experiences.
Expert Panel: Creating an Exceptional Workplace Experience
Our expert panel will discuss how you can deliver a seamless workplace experience that embraces integrated design between space, technology, process, and people.
From Surviving to Thriving: What do Office Workers Need to Succeed at Work?
The way we work has completely transformed — digital complexity, information overload, and SaaS sprawl have become constant realities of the modern workplace. Workers need reliable information to do their jobs effectively and efficiently, but they're often spending too much time searching for it. The result? Workers spend days looking for information — and up hours per week on duplicated work. Productivity is lost, employees are unhappy, and organizations fall behind.
Culture of Connection and Belonging
How do we ensuring employees feel energized through deep connections and intrinsic motivations so they can realize their full potential within their career.
How to Create a Purpose-Driven Culture
Does your company make the world a better place? Shareholders, employees, customers, and global citizens want the organizations they invest in, work for, buy from, or share the planet with to behave ethically, – and share a common purpose. Companies need to demonstrate that their business model is “net-positive”. This requires fostering an authentic organizational culture that is purpose-driven. Claire will share Gallup research and discoveries about the growing importance of purpose in today’s business environment and offer advice about how to create and sustain a purpose-driven culture.
Networking and Coffee Break
Has the Time Come for a Four-Day Week?
Joe will be giving an overview of the case for a four-day working week and outlining the results of the UK four-day week pilot.
Rethinging the High Street for Learning and Working
What if the high street enabled the intersection of education and enterprise? Imagine a fluid space within which people might better own their story, co-operate, and belong, as active learners, workers and citizens? Learn how New Working Class is reigniting the heart of community, through co-design, programme and experience.
Lunch Break and Accenture Tours
High Performance Human-Centred Workplaces
How do we build strong productive workplace cultures, defined as systems of beliefs, values and symbols, across digital and material locations where work happens today.
Lego: New Hybrid ‘Best of Both’ Working Model
In Spring 2022, the LEGO Group opened its newest flagship workspace LEGO Campus in Denmark. The building is inspired by the unique LEGO values of fun, imagination and creativity and is designed to support the LEGO Group’s new hybrid working model, Best of Both. Tim shares the history and thoughts behind the space and reveals what’s next for the LEGO group’s workplace experience.
Expert Panel: Designing Engaging and Human-Centric Workplaces
Our expert panel will discuss how we create diverse, equitable, inclusive, human-centred workplaces.
Creating a Destination Workplace
How do we magnetise people back to the office and create a captivating destination that facilitates meaningful connections between employees, teams, and leadership.
What Workers Want
What is the future of our offices and our ways of working?
Gensler surveyed thousands of UK office workers to understand what is and isn’t working in the office today, and how to create a more compelling destination for employees. The data reveal that workers still value the office as a place to focus, and that they desire a diverse range of spaces to support work. This talk will explore how organisations can fine-tune their workplace recipe, to enable their talent to do their best work and use their office as a tool for transformation.
Experience Design - A Universal Foundation
For 35,000 years humans have been designing experiences to better forge connections across the tribe and to change the way we feel, think and act. And yet, today, as we lurch from crisis-to-crisis, businesses and governments, city-makers and brand-builders seem increasingly siloed in their response to rapid social change. I believe that experience design is the universal foundation for all design disciplines and the only way for developers and occupiers to properly meet the needs of the people they are designing and building for! Let's teach the world before it's too late!