The future of work is on everyone’s agenda. This event will feature leading industry experts, discussing where next for the future of work and the broad-reaching complexities of the current crisis. What the post-Covid-19 workplace will look like and how can organisations begin to cope with a new normal. In normal WORKTECH style, we will continue to discuss the opportunities and challenges for the future of work from a people, place and technology perspective.
CONFIRMED SESSIONS INCLUDE
Leading People Through an Era of Crisis and Complexity
An Interview with Professor Lynda Gratton, London Business School
The dynamic of change in the post-COVID-19 era will combine new technologies, revised business priorities and shifting demographics leading to the 100 year life. But advances in technology and longevity have not been matched by supporting innovations to our social structures. Lynda Gratton looks at new leadership strategies as a path out of crisis.
Leading an organization through the uncertainty of COVID-19
Celebrated US Army General Stanley McChrystal will join WORKTECH CEO, Philip Ross in a debate about how the role of leadership is changing in these unprecedented times. McChrystal will share a new philosophy for leadership and team curation, whereby the role of leaders is to boost team morale, inspire and motivate. Given the current pandemic crisis, Philip Ross and General Stanley McChrystal will discuss the uncertain future of work and the importance of adaptability for organisations to become more resilient in the future.
The Forces Shaping the Future of Work
NASA: Innovation and Transformation
Dr. Douglas Terrier will discuss how America’s Space Program has created new business practices and operations during the pandemic. He also will share insights on NASA’s Artemis Program to return astronauts to the Moon and explore how NASA spinoff technologies have resulted in viable commercial products and services used in our everyday lives. In addition, Terrier will discuss how NASA is embracing digital transformation, a critical operational and culture change necessary for continued American space leadership in the 21st century.
State of the Workplace: Global Trends
Expert End User Panel: The Post COVID-19 Workplace
Over the coming months and years, individuals and organisations will make their own assessments about the role and value of a dedicated workplace, and they may reach very different conclusions. Returning to the workplace is set to become a conscious decision rather than the default position for most office workers. Our experts will discuss what new strategies will be required to lure people back and offer their predictions for the future of the workplace.