Main Conference Day 1
7:30 am - 8:20 am Registration | Coffee & Breakfast | Morning Networking
8:20 am - 8:30 am Chairperson’s Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:30 am - 9:00 am Real Estate as a Service and how this Impacts Corporate Real EstateLucia Diana, National Transaction Projects | Global Real Estate,Verizon Melissa Marsh, Founder & Executive Director,PLASTARC
9:00 am - 9:30 am CONNECTIVITY, TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN: ENHANCING PRODUCTIVITY AND EFFICIENCYJulia Goldberg, VP, Facilities, Real Estate and Security,BuzzFeed
9:30 am - 10:15 am LEADING WELL: HEALTHY PEOPLE, PLACES, AND PROFITSDrew Suszko, Lead Strategist | Architect,BHDP Architecture Patrick Donnelly, Client Leader,BHDP Architecture
10:15 am - 11:00 am DEMO DRIVE
Join us to interact with the leading vendors and technology providers in the space! Learn more about the cutting-edge workplace technologies and design that will enable your team to develop your unique Real Estate & Workplace strategy!
11:30 am - 12:00 pm FIRESIDE CHAT: TRANSITIONING TRADITIONAL WORKPLACES TO STATE-OFTHE- ART OPEN ACTIVITY-BASED WORK ENVIRONMENTSVonda Peterson, Enterprise Space Planning Manager, Move Management and Workplace Strategy | Corporate Security and Facilities,Fannie Mae Ian Morley, CSO & Co-Founder,Serraview
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm NETWORKING LUNCH
12:45 pm - 1:30 pm PANEL DISCUSSION: ENHANCING PRODUCTIVITY THROUGH SERVICESGlenn Hodge, Senior Vice President Client Solutions,ISS Facility Services Eleanor Forster, Managing Director North America,Leesman Wade Lewis, Vice President, Business & IT Sector,ISS Facility Services
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm PANEL DISCUSSION: LEVERAGING REAL ESTATE, IMPLEMENTING AND SUSTAINING CULTURE, AND DEPLOYING CAPITALJason Saltzman, CEO & Co-Founder,Alley Ray Ehschied, Director of Client Services, Retail and Financial Sectors,IA Interior Architects Jesse Middleton, Co-Founder,WeWork Labs Pay Wu, SVP, Head of North American Corporate Real Estate,TD
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm AFTERNOON NETWORKING | REFRESHMENT & WELLNESS BREAK
2:45 pm - 3:30 pm CULTURE AND ENGAGEMENT | DESIGNING FOR THE EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE
While cultures vary between organizations, aligning the physical workspace with its culture can greatly enhance employee productivity, engagement, innovation and overall job satisfaction. Understanding each company’s values is a critical first step in any successful facility design endeavor. Join the SmithGroupJJR Workplace team along with clients Google and Ally Financial to discover how to leverage workplace design strategy to enhance your organization’s culture.
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm THE FUTURE OF FACILITY OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT, AND ADMINISTRATIONBrendan Robinson, Director, Facilities and Operations | Corporate Real Estate,Under Armour Tracy Hawkins, Global Head of Real Estate & Workplace,Twitter Christina Clark, Managing Principal |Global Portfolio Solutions,Cresa
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm DRINKS RECEPTION | EXHIBITION AREA
A drinks reception for all attendees and speakers will take place immediately following the last session of the day and will be held in our exhibition room. Please join us as this is a fun opportunity to engage directly with executives and speakers from the event. Cheers!