World Workplace 2018 – WE’s Week @ a Glance

World Workplace 2018 - WE's Week @ a Glance


10/03/2018 - 10/05/2018    


Charlotte Convention Center
501 S College St, Charlotte, NC , 28202

Event Type

WE Sessions @ World Workplace

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Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018

Time Topic Location

WE Workplace Kick-Off

Welcome and What’s New with WE- Kate North and Pat Turnbull

 “Live From the Podcast: A Year of Insights from the Industry’s Best Workplace Innovators” with renowned industry podcaster, Mike Petrusky from iOFFICE

WE Make Change Happen!  Leveraging bestselling author, Bill Jensen’s latest book, “The Day Tomorrow Said No”, he will teach us new models to embrace the future.  This fascinating exercise creates a completely new conversations about future of work and will provide attendees personal insights regarding their unique role in the future. 

Sneak Preview with bestselling author, Bill Jensen “The Discovery that Forever Changed the Future and How We Work” a WE Workshop

An interview with workplace strategist, Martin Ruppe to explore the Erste Campus Case Study in Vienna, Austria



 1:00pm -4:45pm

SHIFT HAPPENS: Communities Coming Together to Explore the Top 3 Big Shifts

WORKSHOP & WORLD CAFÉ – Free with registration but seating is limited so register today.

Council/Community Pavilion on the Expo Floor, Booth #134



Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018

Time Topi Location
8:00am – 9:00am WE HUB Workshop
Come and meet your fellow WE Hub leaders – nothing like finally putting a face to the name. WE want to share our experiences – the good, the bad and the ugly – and brainstorm ideas about the future of WE Hubs – how WE can make them more powerful, relevant and fun!
9:30am SHIFT HAPPENS: Welcome – Highlights from Wednesday- Kate North Council/Community Pavilion on the Expo Floor, Booth #134
9:40am SHIFT HAPPENS: Goals in the Age of Resiliency: ESUS – Dean Stanberry and Christopher Cayten Council/Community Pavilion on the Expo Floor, Booth #134
10:25am SHIFT HAPPENS: Leveraging Technologies to Accelerate Human Experience: WE – Molly Bales,  Lorri Rolandson,  Ujjaini Dasgupta Council/Community Pavilion on the Expo Floor, Booth #134

SHIFT HAPPENS: Crossing Generations with FM Technology: IT- Ted Ritter, Laura Svitak, Geoff Williams

Council/Community Pavilion on the Expo Floor, Booth #134
12:05pm SHIFT HAPPENS: Survival Skills for FM: REAL – Joseph Poskie Council/Community Pavilion on the Expo Floor, Booth #134
12:50pm SHIFT HAPPENS: Join a Community Today! – Pat Turnbull Council/Community Pavilion on the Expo Floor, Booth #134
1:00pm SHIFT HAPPENS: Conclusion – Community Leaders Council/Community Pavilion on the Expo Floor, Booth #134

 View the presentations: 


1:45pm – 2:15pm

The Big Shift
Kay Sargent – HOK

2:15pm – 2:45pm  

How Facilities Help Drive Culture And Employee Engagement
Kelly Duff – Allstate Insurance

View the presentation: Stimulating WP Innovation


3:00pm – 3:30pm

Highlights from the 2018 New Ways of Working Fifth Biennial Global Benchmarking Study

Chris Hood – Advanced Workplace Associates; Kate Lister – Global Workplace Analytics;
Dr. Gabor Nagy – Haworth

View the presentation: Benchmarking

3:30pm – 4:00pm 

Demystifying Workplace Experience in FM
Rachel Permuth, Ronni Schorr – Sodexo 

View the Presentation: WE WWP Demystifying WPX FM

4:15pm – 4:45pm  Revelations and Calculations about Circulation
Cheryl Duvall, Dudley Whitney – Avance LLC 

View the presentation: WE Circulation

4:45pm – 5:15pm 

Making the Change Process Predictable
Richard Fanelli – FM Studios,
Jennifer Olson – KGO Project Management

View the presentation: Making the Change Mgmt Process Pred-WE- R.Fanlli

 5:45pm – 8:00pm 

WE Tour, WE Learn, WE Socialize with IA

Join us as we tour and learn how America’s largest privately held full-service advertising and marketing agencies: Mower has leveraged their workplace to support their organization. Socializing and nibbles included!


Friday, Oct. 5, 2018

Time Topic Location

8:00am – 8:30am

Redefining Experience: Friends, Fit, Food, Find, Fix, Feel
Brennan McReynolds – CBRE 360

208 A

8:30am – 9:00am

Need for Focus Work and How to Design for It
Dr. Gabor Nagy – Haworth

View the Presentation: Designing for focus work


Quantifying the Impact of Change: A Brainstorming Session
Kate Lister – Global Workplace Analytics

View the presentation: WWP Lister Measuring Impact Brainstorming

9:45am – 10:15am

Quantifying a Great Experience: The Design Factors that Matter Most
Janet Pogue McLaurin; Timothy Pitman – Gensler Research Institute

View the presentation: Quantifying a Great Experience Pogue McLaurin Pittman


The Future of Work – Through the Lens of HR, IT, RE/FM
Kate North – Colliers International; Darrell Smith – Google

View the presentation: Future of Work Interview D. Smith Google K.North


11:00am – 11:30am

The New Landscape of Work: A Paradigm of Work and its Impact on the Workplace
Arnold Levin; Michael Johnson – SmithGroupJJR

View the presentation: WW18_PowerPoint_New Landscape of Work-SmithGroup2

11:45am – 12:15pm

Cracking the Code to Deploying an “Unassigned Workplace Strategy”
Dr. Sally Augustin– Design Science
Ilya Devers– WPA

View the presentation: Crackingthecode_iDevers

12:15pm – 12:45pm

Hacking the Workplace: A Simple Guide to Elevating the Employee Experience by Leveraging the Systems you Already Have
Elizabeth Dukes; Kenton Gray – iOFFICE Inc; 

View the presentation: Hacking the Workplace – EDUKES-iOFFICE