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.
THE FLEXIBLE WORKPLACE
B:HIVE Case Study | Post-Occupancy Insights on New Zealand’s Largest & Smartest Co-Working Space
BVN and Smales Farm will share the latest post-occupancy insights on the B:HIVE, which was recently voted the best office in the world at the 2019 World Architecture Festival. Interconnected, shared and cross related like the urban fabric; the B:HIVE emulates the future workplace environment and establishes a sustainable model which can be rolled out across the rest of the growth precinct. Whilst it incorporates elements of some existing workplace practices, this model is a global first. The building fosters growth and recognizes a need for adaptability.
Expert Panel Discussion | Placemaking
The essential measure of success for the placemaking concept in the workforce is experience. This panel will explore the importance of giving people choices when creating place, and fine-tuning those choices based on what the modern worker wants and needs. This ranges from workspace to amenities and retail.
Coffee Break & Networking
THE AUGMENTED WORKPLACE
AI and Cognitive Technologies Automating the Workplace Experience
Technology innovations such as AI : Machine Learning, advanced detection and recognition, natural language understanding, bots and digital assistants are providing workplace intelligence which are enabling successful dynamic workspaces and enhanced workplace automation and workforce experiences. We will look at these cognitive technologies, what they are and how they can be applied to delivering real-time augmented interactions, automation and visibility.
The Future of Human-Machine Collaborations
Soul Machines is a ground-breaking high tech company of AI researchers, neuroscientists, psychologists, artists and innovative thinkers; developing technology that will change the way we interact with machines. The use of AI in industry and business is on the rise, but the technology promises to transform more than just the ways industries operate. Greg will share insights on the more human side of Artificial Intelligence and how these technologies will change the world we live in.
Lunch Break & Networking
THE SUPER EXPERIENCE
The Sentient Workplace
Sentience is the capacity to feel, perceive or experience subjectively. It is the new battleground for workplace as people embrace AI and machine learning to personalise the future of work. The sentient workplace will explore the enablers behind this trend, how it will drive smart decisions and where companies will realise benefits as the battle of talent intensifies and focus shifts to contextualised employee experience and consumersised technology.
International Case Studies | Immersive Experience Design
Downstream is a global thought leader in the design and development of unique, digitally augmented environments and public spaces with innovative projects across the USA, Europe and Asia. They will share insights on their latest immersive experience projects with leading international brands such as Nike, PwC, Verizon, Telstra, Microsoft, VMWare, Red Hat and more.
THE HUMAN-CENTRED WORKPLACE
The 4 Day Week | An Idea Whose Time Has Come
Andrew will explore why a 4 Day Week is important to our businesses, our communities, our families and the planet. If you have wondered how you might be able to incorporate this in your business, this is the session for you.
End User Expert Panel | The People Perspective
Our expert panel will discuss major trends that we predict will make an impact on work and the workplace, addressing the future of employee experience and work culture. They will share their thoughts and perspectives on the corporate office of the future.
Expert End User Panel Discussion | The Future Workplace
Reflecting on insights shared throughout the day, this expert panel will address latest trends in workplace property and physical space that are impacting how and where work takes place.
Chair's Closing Remarks
B:HIVE Workplace Tours
INTERESTED IN SPEAKING AT THIS EVENT?
Our speakers are leading international thinkers, industry strategists and radical visionaries who come from some of today’s most successful companies as well as a broad range of progressive and influential organisations.
Please contact Samantha Cullum for more information about speaking at this event.