• 2021

WORKTECH21 Sydney is the conference for all those involved in the future of work and the workplace as well as real estate, technology and innovation.

WORKTECH brings innovative ideas and inspiration to the workplace community through inter-disciplinary speakers and learning experience to enhance creativity and move thinking forward.

Join over 300 senior professionals from real estate, facilities, HR, technology, executive management, architecture, design and professional advisors to listen to global thought leaders, further their knowledge and share best practise and expertise.

More information coming soon! To read reviews of our other events click here

Please note: Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the conference scheduled for Thursday, March 26th will now provisionally be held on Friday, December 11th.



  • Dr. Ayesha Khanna

    Co-Founder and CEO of ADDO AI

  • Gauri Bhalla

    Faculty, the School of Life

  • Dr. Christhina Candido

    Senior Lecturer, The University of Sydney

  • Geoff Sloan

    Global Head of Corporate Real Estate, Macquarie


WORKTECH speakers are leading international thinkers, industry strategists and radical visionaries. Our speakers come from some of today’s most successful companies as well as a broad range of progressive and influential organisations.

Please contact Isabel Dewhurst-Marks for more information about speaking at this event

Key Themes

Day 1

Sessions include

Emotional Skills and the Future of Work
Gauri Bhalla, Faculty, the School of Life

Designing High-Performance Workspaces
Dr. Christhina Candido, Senior Lecturer, The University of Sydney

Future of Workplace: End User Expert Panel Discussion
Ken Lynch, Head of Workplace, ANZ | Geoff Sloan, Global Head of CRE, Macquarie | Chairperson – Philip Ross, CEO, Cordless Group & UnWork

Augmented Work Report Launch
Esme Banks Marr, Development Director, the WORKTECH Academy | Paul Edwards, General Manager, Workplace Experiences Mirvac

Places That Accelerate Entrepreneurship
Alice Drew, Head of Place Futures, Lendlease | Paul Hogan, Exec Director – Corporate Engagement, Macquarie University | Helen Palmer, Associate Director, Business Innovation and Ecosystems, NSW Treasury

Day 1

Sessions include

The Return on Investment of Designing for People and Wellbeing
Christine Bruckner, Director, Global Head of Wellness, Health & Sustainability, M Moser Associates | Hannah Gibson, Senior Associate, M Moser Associates

The Deep Work Academy
Natalie Slessor, Head of Customer and Product Futures, Lendlease | Duncan Young, Duncan Young, Head of Health and Wellbeing, Lendlease

The Future of Work: How to Amplify Human Potential in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Dr. Ayesha Khanna, Co-Founder and CEO, ADDO AI

Building a Best Workplace That Drives Performance
Dan Bognar, Exec VP, Head of Strategy & Planning, Asia Pacific, Salesforce

Day 1

Sessions include

Where to Next – From the Perspective of User Strategists
Andrea Ergert, Strategy Director, ERA-co |James Calder, Global Director, ERA-co

Digital Safari
Philip Ross, CEO, UNWORK

Buildings As Active Contributors In Business Success
Steve Wooderson, Exec GM, Smart Infrastructure Regional Solutions and Services, Siemens

Workplace 4.0: Bigger. Better. Bespoke.
Damien Sheehan, Country Head Australia, IWG

The Journey to Net Carbon Zero and Beyond
Keith Miller, Real Estate Segment Lead, Schneider Electric


Become a WORKTECH Ambassador

Consider yourself a social media warrior? Love WORKTECH and all that we do?

Then sign up to be a WORKTECH ambassador. We’re looking for people that love the future of work and workplace and social media who are willing to become a part of a team and help spread the word to the masses. There will be a free event ticket available to successful applicants.

Please fill in this application form or email Rhianna Thomson to apply!


Host Sponsors

  • Lendlease

Gold Sponsors

  • IWG
  • Mirvac

Bronze Sponsors

Supported By

  • WORKTECH-Academy


Our market-leading WORKTECH conferences are “unmissable” events for senior corporate workplace professionals.

WORKTECH provides a vehicle to build your business relationships with these decision makers, develop senior contacts and enhance your credibility with key prospects by alignment with the event.

Please contact Joseph Hayes for more information on commercial partnerships