08:30 Registration and refreshments
09:00 Chair: Martin Hale CEO The Work Surgery
09:10 Welcome from Tom Purton Partner Travers Smith
09:25 Changing Minds Panel Discussion
So, you’ve done the move, the refurb, the new IT, but how do you empower people to embrace the potential of smart working? Each of our panelists has recently been involved with one of these catalysts of change, but here’s your opportunity to discover how they’ve nudged the change management along before, during and after the event.
Damien Behan IT Director Brodies
Nigel Blackwood BIS Director Gowling WLG
Abby Ewen IT Director BLM
10:20 Data, Mine, Field? Panel Discussion
From slaves of technology to masters of big data, across multiple industries one thing is certain those who can harvest the value from their data collection have a distinct advantage. Panelists share how this new level of knowledge is shaping traditional business models.
Mike Nolan IT Director Berwin Leighton Paisner
Matt Ballantine Former Head of Digital Eversheds
11:00 Morning refreshments
11:30 That’s Not My Desk! Panel Discussion
With a growing plethora of alternative workspaces available how can firms empower colleagues to make the best choices where to work? Our panelists share their experiences on making so called 'third spaces' work for their organization.
Trent Baker Head of Communications Knoll Office Europe
Nick Brook Head of Facilities Mills & Reeve
12:10 Future of Work and the City Panel Discussion
It’s not about the office, it’s about the way people work. With the demise of command and control enabling us to use existing office space differently what will this mean for the future of the office, the HQ building and our towns and cities? Our panelists discuss the changing dynamics of the way we work and how this will impact the wider built environment.
Alan Bainbridge Portfolio Director BBC Workplace
Richard Francis Principal Monomoy Company
Steve Pette Founder Hearts & Minds
13:00 Closing comments and discussion
13:10 Working Lunch
14:00 Surgery closes