Hear from global thought leaders


The future of work is on everyone’s agenda. This event brings thought leaders together to share cutting edge ideas on the future, from a people, place 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.


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Emerging Trends for the Future of Work

The pandemic has been a catalyst of re-shaping and re-thinking a new world of work. We examine what’s on the horizon for the future of work. We will examine essential insights and provide an overview of key trends to help you navigate today’s workplace challenges

Emerging stronger from disruption through human-centric innovation

The worldwide pandemic has changed the way we work permanently. In the face of this shift, we will share an exploration of how we harness innovation to drive effective work environments despite significant disruption. Within this, we will share the fundamental principles of an effective work environment, and offer up real-life approaches which can be taken by organisations to emerge stronger from disruption.

Creating the Right Spaces for the Great Office Return

This session will discuss the WORKTECH Academy’s 2021 Trend Report that seeks to address the key questions that real estate professionals need answers to, as they finalise plans to re-open offices. Drawing on evidence and insights from across WORKTECH Academy’s global network of workplace academics, experts and practitioners, the report identifies six desirable characteristics for the future office -Creative, Sustainable, Digital, Healthy, Inclusive and Agile.

Networking Break

Workplace Experience – A New Reality

How we engage with technology, space and each other is changing. Companies are accelerating plans to invest in new technology and environments to support their employees experience and stay ahead in the increasing war for talent. We examine the latest solutions and innovations that will enhance workplace experience in 2021 and beyond.

Expert Panel: Real Estate Re-set

As we look to the future, office and real estate strategies will continue to act as a tool to support existing employees and attract new ones. In this discussion, we will address key concerns for corporate real estate leaders, including how to make the office an attractive proposition to employees who now have more choice in where and how they work.

Make Hybrid Work For You

The pandemic has accelerated the digital transformation of workplace and has forced the adoption of new ways of working and every organization’s approach will need to be different. In this session, Dinesh will share how Smarten Spaces has helped companies get back to work and shift to the Hybrid Workplace with the new Jumpree technology which features hybrid workplace scheduler to maximise employee engagement, collaboration and productivity.

Expert Panel: Tech-Tools Redefining the Future of Work

In the age of the “anywhere office”, technology will play a more vital role than ever. It is now crucial for businesses to understand how people are using work spaces and implement technologies that will keep teams connected, organized, safe and ultimately enhance their experience and productivity. From virtual reality to workplace analytics, visitor management solutions to workplace apps and collaboration tools, our experts will shed light on some of the key technology innovations that are transforming how people work.

Networking Break

What’s Next for the Future of Work?

Resilience and flexibility have become critical characteristics for the workforce and workplace of the future. As we look beyond the pandemic, what are the key priorities for businesses and workplace, to stay competitive in a constantly evolving landscape.

Disruptive Design for an Integrated Work/Life Experience

Now, more than ever, we have the opportunity to redesign and reimagine the way we work. Whether we deplete or nourish, destroy or regenerate, depends on our courage and skill in designing new ways to live and work; and in recognizing our limits as designers and therefore the need for bold, prolific experimentation. Jane will take us on a whirlwind tour not only of the possibilities presented by this new world of work; but she’ll also share a practical Disruptive Design method, to help workplace experience innovators amplify their influence and serve as agents of change.

Expert Panel: Navigating Uncertainty: The Future of Work

In the wake of the global pandemic, emerging technologies combined with accelerating economic, social and climate-change related risks have begun to converge with increasing frequency and greater intensity. These disruptive factors will contribute to greater complexity, increased uncertainty, and heightened risk exposure for global organizations. Join experts, as they discuss how the corporate workplace of today and tomorrow will need to adapt to these challenges and adopt more innovative and ‘elastic,’ solutions to create a resilient business framework fit for the future.

New Paradigms for Workplace

In this session, Philip Ross will share how marginal ideas have become mainstream and roundup the conference by painting a portrait of the transforming landscape of work–sharing tools on how companies can embrace the New World of Work to create new paradigms for workplace.

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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


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