WE @ Facility Fusion Chicago

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Date(s) - 03/19/2018 - 03/22/2018

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Sheraton Grand Chicago

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Pre-Conference @ a Glance:

WE + Sustainability = Your Competitive Advantaged


Date:
 Monday March 19th, 2018
Time:
 8:30am – 6:30pm

Description: 
Join the Workplace Evolutionaries (WE) & the Sustainability Community (ESUS) at one of the world’s largest sustainable buildings, theMart, as we heed the “call to action” and dive into the 3rd industrial revolution, its impacts on the built environment, and why we are the one’s we’ve been waiting for!

  • Join us for a highly–interactive, stimulating day with global thought leaders focused on this important topic of leveraging sustainability as a competitive advantage.
  • Experience one of Chicago’s most impressive sustainable landmarks in the heart of Chicago, the Merchandise Mart building, of which WE will have an exclusive behind the scenes tour.
  • Learn how you can make an impact on the built environment!
  • Socialize with drinks and nibbles with your WE and ESUS tribe.

Location:
The Merchandise Mart
222 Merchandise Mart Plaza
Marshall’s Landing
Chicago, IL 60654

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Pricing:

Option Members Nonmembers
WE + ESUS Pre-conference (for IFMA Facility Fusion Full Event attendees) $100 $150
WE + ESUS Pre-Conference only $200 $250

 

Pre-Conference Sponsors:

BREEAM® USA

Code Green

Optimaze, Inc.

 

Monday March 19, 2018

Time Topic
8:30am

Welcome, Introductions and Embracing the “Call to Action”
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Presenters:
Bill O’Neill, IFMA Chairman of the Board, Univ. of Minnesota
Kate North, Global Chair, WE and Managing Director, Workplace Innovation, Colliers International
Dean Stanberry, Chair, ESUS and Director, FM Services, AbraxasFM
Glenn Dirks, Workplace Strategist, Dirks Consulting | WE Customer Enablement

9:30am

EXPLORING “WHAT’S POSSIBLE”: Case Studies of Successful Sustainable Projects 

Moderator:
Christopher H. Cayten, Principal, CodeGreen Solutions

THE MERCHANDISE MART
Presenter:
Mark Bettin, Vice President, Engineering/Sustainability, Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc.
METHOD SOAP
Presenter:
Karl Heitman, Founder & President, Heitman Architects Inc.
COOK COUNTY
Presenter:
Dr. Ann KalayilBureau Chief, Cook County, Bureau of Asset Management

THE EDGE
Presenter:
Jan-Hein Lakeman, Executive Managing Director USA at OVG Real Estate

 11:30am  Lunch Break
 12:30pm MAKING IT HAPPEN: Leveraging Technology

Exploring the Latest Technologies: What’s here? What’s coming?  Why it matters?

Moderator: 
Dean Stanberry, Chair, ESUS and Director, FM Services, AbraxasFM

Panelists: 
Chris Zlocki, Head of Innovation, Colliers International
Sonny Garg, Energy Solutions Lead, Uptake
Ruairí Barnwell, Principal, DLR Group

 1:30pm MAKING IT HAPPEN: The Impact on Human Performance

The truth about density and utilization; Sustainability as a way to attract talent; The connection to well-being and the new ROI; Psychological and behavioral implications.

Moderator: 
Kate North, Global Chair, WE and Managing Director, Workplace Innovation, Colliers International

Panelists: 
Shona O’Dea, Senior Associate, DLR Group
Kate Lister, President, Global Workplace Analytics [View Presentation]
Dr. Sally Augustin, Principal, Design With Science 
Ellen Keable, Principal, Jacobs [View Presentation]

 2:30pm MAKING IT HAPPEN: Managing Energy

The new energy landscape: tools, resources and solutions to optimize energy performance and drive value in your organization.

Moderator: 
Christopher H. Cayten, Principal, CodeGreen Solutions

Panelists:
Cindy Zhu, Building Technologies Office Fellow, U.S. Department of Energy
Craig Haglund, Program Manager, ENERGY STAR, U.S. EPA
Amy Jewel, Chicago Advisor, City Energy Project

 3:30pm  Break
3:45pm MAKING IT HAPPEN: Taking Action – Prioritizing your Sustainability Goals

Facilitator:
Shona O’Dea, Senior Associate, DLR Group

 5:00pm  Wrap up
 5:15pm

 Behind the Scenes: Tour of theMart & Social Hour

Tour of the theMart’s sustainable features. Sign-up on-site. Limited availability.

 


WE @ Facility Fusion Chicago


Dates:
Tuesday March 20th – Thursday March 22nd, 2018

Location:
Sheraton Grand Chicago
301 E. North Water St.
Chicago, IL 60611

All sessions, unless explicitly mentioned, will occur in the WE Room, Chicago Ballroom X.
Please follow the signs.

Tuesday March 20, 2018

Time

Topic

9:00am – 10:00am

General Session – Chicago Ballroom VI & VII

10:15am – 10:25am

WE Welcome Announcements 

Presenter: 
Kate North, Global Chair, WE and Managing Director, Workplace Innovation, Colliers International

[View Presentation]

10:30am – 11:00am

RESPECTING HUMAN LIMITS: Densification Research and Design 

Presenters:
Ellen Keable, Principal, Workplace Strategies, Jacobs
Lisa McGregor, Director of Planning Strategies, Jacobs

[View Presentation]

11:05am – 11:35am

THE IMPACT OF PLACE ON INNOVATION AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE

Moderator:  Kate Lister, President, Global Workplace Analytics

Panelists: 
Tom Mulhern, Senior Associate/Strategist, Gensler
Dr. Sally Augustin, Principal, Design With Science
Todd Heitman, Director of Technology & Innovation, Heitman Technologies

[View Presentation]

11:40am – 12:15pm

DIG THE GIG ECONOMY: A Seismic Shift in People and Place 

Presenters: 
Mary Lee Duff, Principal, Interior Architects, Inc.
Jim Truhan, Senior Workplace Strategist, IA Interior Architects

[View Presentation]

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Power Speaker Lunch – Sheraton Ballroom IV & V

1:45pm – 2:20pm

WORKPLACE STRATEGY AND BUSINESS RESILIENCE: Keeping the Workplace Productive During a Crisis

Presenter: 
Diane Coles-Levine, IFMA Foundation Chair, Workplace Management Solutions [View Presentation]

2:25pm – 3:00pm

WE + SUSTAINABILTY = A COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE 

Presenters:
Kate North, Global Chair, WE and Managing Director, Workplace Innovation, Colliers International
Dean Stanberry, Chair, ESUS and Director, FM Services, AbraxasFM
Christopher H. Cayten, Principal, CodeGreen Solutions
Shona O’Dea, Senior Associate, DLR Group
Glenn Dirks, Workplace Strategist, Dirks Consulting | WE Customer Enablement

 

Wednesday March 21, 2018

Time

Topic

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Power Speaker Lunch – Sheraton Ballroom IV & V

1:30pm – 1:55pm

EXPLORING BOUNDARIES FROM LEARNING TO WORKING ENVIRONMENTS, WHY THEY NEED TO BE CONNECTED AND HOW WORKPLACE CAN LEARN FROM LEARNING

Presenter
Arnold Levin, Principal, Workplace Strategies, SmithGroup JJR
Alexis Kim, Principal, Workplace Strategies, SmithGroup JJR

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2:00pm – 2:25pm

WORKPLACE DESIGN + SPACE UTILIZATION = TALENT RETENTION

Presenter: 
Joseph Poskie, Market Strategist, Trimble

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2:30pm – 2:55pm

WE Case Study: Willis Towers Watson

Introduction: Marita Schardt, Director of Global Programmes, Advanced Workplace Associates

Presenter:
Bryon Olsen, Director of Corporate Real Estate, North America for Willis Towers Watson

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2:55pm – 3:10pm

Break

3:10pm – 3:40pm

KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER TECHNIQUES & TECHNOLOGIES IN THE MULTI-GENERATIONAL WORKPLACE

Presenters:
John Brisk, Business Development Manager, Sensory Technologies
Stephanie Stilson, EMBRACE™ Strategist, Sensory Technologies

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3:45pm –  4:15pm

WE Case Study: William Blair Corporate Headquarter Relocation

Presenter:
Jeanette Scott, Workplace & Real Estate Management, William Blair & Company

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5:00pm –  7:00pm

WE Strike IT: Lucky Strike Bowling

Join the Workplace Evolutionaries & the Information Technology Communities for a fun social hour that is right down your “alley.” Connect with your tribe as WE bowl, ping pong and pool.

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Thursday March 22, 2018

Time

Topic

8:00am –  9:05am

TRANSFORMATIONAL CHANGE THROUGH APPRECIATIVE INQUIRY (AI)

Presenters:
Cheryl Duvall, President, Avancé LLC
Diane Coles-Levine, IFMA Foundation Chair, Workplace Management Solutions

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9:15am –  9:45am

Break

9:45am –  10:15am

PROMOTING WORKPLACE HEALTH AND WELLNESS THROUGH AN OPEN SOURCE ANALYTICS

Presenters: 
Young Lee, Director, Innovative Workplace Institute
Michelle Osburn, Planning & Strategy Senior Consultant, Perkins + Will
Jessica Wolkoff, Senior Consultant, Perkins+Will\

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10:20am – 10:50am

THE SCIENCE OF WORKPLACE

Presenters:

Sharon Henderson, Associate Director, Lawrence Group
Lisa Morrison, Design Associate, Lawrence Group

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10:55am – 11:05am

WE IGNITE

Facilitator: Kate Lister, President, Global Workplace Analytics | Pat Turnbull. Global COO/CFO, WE and COO Workplace IQX

11:10am –  11:40am

INCREASING R&D EFFECTIVENESS THROUGH WORKPLACE CHANGE: A Case Study

Presenters: 
Suki Reilly, CEO, MovePlan
Ray Milora, Head of Design and Change Management, Worldwide Real Estate & Facilities, GSK

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11:45am –  12:15pm

REMEMBERING THE PEOPLE WHEN ASSESSING AND TRANSITIONING THE WORKPLACE ENVIRONMENT

Presenters:
Suzette Baker, Director of Client Services, e-work.com
Gary Miciunas, Principal, Advisory Services, Nelson
Shannon Solomon, Assistant Vice President and Workplace Program Leader, at Fifth Third Bank

[View Presentation]

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Closing Lunch – Sheraton Ballroom IV & V