World Workplace 2014 New Orleans

World Workplace 2014 New Orleans


09/16/2014 - 09/19/2014    


Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA, 70130

WE had an exciting lineup of activities and SRO participation at World Workplace in New Orleans!

WE: Tuesday, September 16

WE Master Class –  1:00 – 5:00

1.  Lessons learned based on 10 Workplace Case Studies from a wide range of industries

2.  A WE Genius Bar:  Workplace challenges, experts solutions

3.  A round-up of key insights shared at the UK Workplace Strategy Summit

WE: Wednesday, September 17:

WE: Connect 7:30 to 10:00 –Room 291

Learn how to fully leverage your WE membership in our new Community!   Access our research, learn about WEknow, join our monthly Webinars, and hear about Friends of WE.  During this session you will meet our WE leadership team and Evolutionaries from across the globe as we brainstorm “what’s possible”. Last but not least, we will have some of the leading workplace authors talk about their books….and an opportunity to have your copy signed!

WE: Thursday, September 18:

Workplace Track in the WE Room

  1. Workplace as Experience:  No longer a commodity, the definition of workplace now includes services, tools and technologies. 8 – 9AM
  2. Academic Trends Influencing Workplace:  Fierce competition for talent has led to innovations lifted from academia.  9:30 – 10:30AM
  3. Making Mobility Work: Learn how to move past impediments to successfully implement a mobility as a key element of a broader workplace strategy 2:30 – 3:30PM
  4. Emotional Intelligence:  Increase employee engagement. Learn why only 13% of employees are emotionally invested and focused on creating value for their firms. 4 – 5PM

WE EAT – 7:00 PM – Bacchanal Restaurant

WE: Friday, September 19:

Workplace Track in the WE Room

  1.  Organizational Performance:  Move the discussion beyond productivity to show the value of workplace design strategies 8 – 9AM
  2. Dollars and Sense of the Healthy Workplace:  People costs trump facilities by a wide margin. Reducing costs can come at the expense of the occupiers 9:15 – 10:15AM
  3. Are your Workplace Metrics in Order?:  Evolving workplace and technology have added flexibility, but also complexity. How to measure the effects? 2:30 – 3:30PM
  4. Bending Boundaries SAP’s User-Designed Workplace:  How SAP has empowered their employees to create the space they need.  11:45AM – 12:45PM