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


Nick LiVigne

Manager, Workplace Transformation | Global Real Estate
Verizon

Dirk Schlotter

Director, Global Real Estate & Workplace Strategy
Verizon

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM CONNECTIVITY, TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN: ENHANCING PRODUCTIVITY AND EFFICIENCY

Julia Goldberg, VP, Facilities, Real Estate and Security, BuzzFeed

Julia Goldberg

VP, Facilities, Real Estate and Security
BuzzFeed


Drew 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!

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM IMPLEMENTING SMART DESIGNS THROUGH THE USE OF DATA DRIVEN WORKPLACE DESIGN

Dan Makoski, Vice President of Design, Walmart

Dan Makoski

Vice President of Design
Walmart

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM FIRESIDE CHAT: TRANSITIONING TRADITIONAL WORKPLACES TO STATE-OFTHE- ART OPEN ACTIVITY-BASED WORK ENVIRONMENTS

Vonda Peterson, Enterprise Space Planning Manager, Move Management and Workplace Strategy | Corporate Security and Facilities, Fannie Mae Ian Morley, CSO & Co-Founder, Serraview

Vonda 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: AN ENGAGING AND PRODUCTIVE WORKSPACE - WHAT DO USERS REALLY WANT?

Brought together by ISS World, ,

Brought together by ISS World


Sponsored by: ISS World


Jason 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

Sponsored by: IA Interior Architects

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

Brought together by SmithGroupJJR, ,
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.

Brought together by SmithGroupJJR



Brendan 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!

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM Board Busses for Site Tour

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Tour of BCG at 10 Hudson Yards OR Tour of Alley Powered by Verizon