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Workplace Trends Research Summit #WTRS

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We’re delighted to bring you this virtual conference, containing the very best and latest applied research into work and the workplace. 

Presentations have been selected by a blind peer review by our moderators, Nicola Gillen (Cushman and Wakefield) and Nigel Oseland (Workplace Unlimited) and the resulting programme forms a fascinating, informative and sociable day, unlike any other that you’ll find on the conference circuit.

Download the list of main stage presentations here

  • Join 200+ fellow workplace consultants, occupiers, designers and suppliers for a fantastic virtual event, packed-full of information and online visual networking opportunities.

  • Immediate access, upon registration, to the Hopin online app: view the attendee list and text-chat with fellow delegates! Before registration you can view a list of organisations who've already registered at https://workplacetrends.co/wtrss2020-whos-attending/

  • To see a demo of the delegate experience you can expect, please check this short video from our platform hosts at Hopin. 


Main stage presentations are listed below and can be downloaded here as a PDF.

Your registration allows you full access to 


  • All main stage presentations
  • Chat / comment features
  • Video and chat networking sessions
  • Expo Booths 
  • Recordings of presentations to study after the event

If you already had a ticket for the original Spring Summit, which was postponed from March 2020, please email [email protected] for details of how to transfer them to this event. 

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Schedule

· Sessions
Set-Up Chat Room - Speakers & Event Team
Chat area just for speakers and organisers
· Stage
Set-Up Time
We've opened the doors early to help us set up. There won't be much to see but visitors can get comfortable with their surroundings!
· Sessions
Set-Up Chat Room - All Welcome
Informal chat space during set up time. All welcome.
· Sessions
Designers' Chat
Meet fellow designers, or find one to chat to.
· Sessions
Newbie Chat
Meet other attendees who are new to Workplace Trends, anyone can join them.
· Networking
"Doors Open", morning networking and Expo Booths
· Sessions
Workplace Managers / Consultants' Chat
Chat with occupiers/managers and workplace consultants.
· Sessions
Regular Attendees' Chat
Where our most regular delegates can meet and chat, anyone can join them.
· Stage
Welcome and Introduction: Nicola Gillen, Cushman & Wakefield
Nicola Gillen
· Stage
A future workplace informed by millennial & post-millennial insights: Fiona Duggan, FiD and Richard Jobson, Design Engine Architects
What are the aspirations of millennials and post-millennials as they make the transition from the world of education to work.
Fiona Duggan
· Stage
Facility & Workplace Experience - what are the needs, drivers and values of end-users in the office environment: Iris de Been & Bote Scholtens, TwynstraGudde
Survey results of workers in the Netherlands gives insights to help Workplace Services develop a working environment according to those needs.
Bote Scholtens Iris de Been
· Stage
How to Catalyse Your Workplace for Growth: Oliver Baxter, Herman Miller
Results of a vast pool of research that shows when it comes to creating workplaces for organisational growth, only unique, research-based environments will do.
Oliver Baxter
· Sessions
Designers' Chat
Meet fellow designers, or find one to chat to.
· Sessions
Workplace Managers / Consultants' Chat
Chat with occupiers/managers and workplace consultants.
· Sessions
Speaker Q&A with Fiona Duggan and Richard Jobson
Join Fiona and Richard for an interactive Q&A. Take part with video &/or just view.
Fiona Duggan
· Sessions
Regular Attendees' Chat
Where our most regular delegates can meet and chat, and anyone can join them.
· Sessions
Newbie Chat
Meet other attendees who are new to Workplace Trends, anyone can join them.
· Networking
"Coffee", Networking, Q&A Speaker Sessions, & Expo Booths
· Sessions
Speaker Q&A with Iris de Been & Bote Scholtens
Join Iris and Bote for an interactive Q&A. Take part with video &/or just view.
Iris de Been Bote Scholtens
· Sessions
Speaker Q&A with Oliver Baxter
Join Oliver for an interactive Q&A. Take part with video &/or just view.
Oliver Baxter
· Stage
Rethinking Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in the Workplace: Edward Finch, Independent Workplace Commentator and Guillermo Aranda-Mena, RMIT University, Melbourne
The mediating role of the office environment as a leveraging tool capable of enhancing the emotional intelligence of individuals and groups.
Guillermo Aranda-Mena Edward Finch
· Stage
Why indoor air quality matters – creating sustainable future working environments: Johanna Trüstedt, Drees & Sommer Schweiz AG
Air quality has great impact on the wellbeing of users. This presentation demonstrates how indoor air quality matters with examples of reference projects.
Johanna Trüstedt
· Sessions
Newbie Chat
Meet other attendees who are new to Workplace Trends, anyone can join them.
· Sessions
Attendees' Chat - All Welcome
Where our most regular delegates can meet and chat, and anyone can join them.
· Sessions
Workplace Managers / Consultants' Chat
Chat with occupiers/managers and workplace consultants.
· Sessions
Designers' Chat
Meet fellow designers, or find one to chat to.
· Networking
"Lunch", Networking, Q&A Speaker Sessions, & Expo Booths
· Sessions
Speaker Q&A with Johanna Trüstedt
Join Johanna for an interactive Q&A. Take part with video &/or just view.
Johanna Trüstedt
· Sessions
Speaker Q&A with Edward Finch and Guillermo Aranda-Mena
Join Edward and Guillermo for an interactive Q&A. Take part with video &/or just view.
Edward Finch Guillermo Aranda-Mena
· Stage
Afternoon Chair's Welcome Back: Nigel Oseland, Workplace Unlimited
Nigel Oseland
· Stage
Understanding the new workplace landscape: Peggie Rothe, Leesman
How employees are coping during/post Covid, what are the main pressure points, and what is the resulting impact on our physical offices?
Peggie Rothe
· Stage
Menopause: The last workplace wellbeing taboo: Kate Usher, Second Phase
Menopause is set to be at the centre of the inclusive wellbeing agenda with women aged 50-55 being the fastest growing demographic in the workplace.
Kate Usher
· Stage
The New Inclusivity: Neurodiversity & Workplace Inclusion: Kay Sargent & Julie Lecoq, HOK
How to create spaces that are more physically and culturally inclusive for people with a wide spectrum of neurological conditions.
Kay  Sargent Julie Lecoq
· Sessions
Attendees' Chat - All Welcome
· Sessions
Speaker Q&A with Kay Sargent & Julie Lecoq, HOK
Join Kay and Julie for an interactive Q&A. Take part with video &/or just view.
Kay  Sargent Julie Lecoq
· Sessions
Speaker Q&A with Peggie Rothe, Leesman
Join Peggie for an interactive Q&A. Take part with video &/or just view.
Peggie Rothe
· Networking
Tea-Time Networking, Speed Dating Lucky-Dip
Speed-Dating Workplace Trends Style!
· Sessions
Speaker Q&A with Kate Usher, Second Phase
Join Kate for an interactive Q&A. Take part with video &/or just view.
Kate Usher
· Stage
Communicative Spaces: A New Way to Measure Workplace Effectiveness in Co-Working Spaces: Rositsa Pachilova, brainybirdz
An objective method that can be used during the design stages of workplaces where communication is of high importance.
Rositsa Pachilova
· Stage
The AI-powered team-centric workplace: Bruce Davison, GoSpace AI
Artificial Intelligence (AI) promises much, but has yet to show how it can help – until now.
Bruce Davison
· Stage
Contact Centres: A revolution waiting to happen
How AI and the internet of things will shift the nature of service calls and how tech changes will drive the wellbeing experience of contact staff.
Jo Upward
· Sessions
Speaker Q&A with Rositsa Pachilova, brainybirdz
Join Rositsa for an interactive Q&A. Take part with video &/or just view.
Rositsa Pachilova
· Networking
Networking - Speed-Dating Workplace Trends Style!
Speed-Dating Workplace Trends Style!
· Stage
Afternoon Chair's Thanks to All and Conclusions: Nigel Oseland, Workplace Unlimited
· Sessions
'Drinks Social' Attendees' Chat
Grab a tea, coffee, wine or beer, and catch up with anyone you've missed today.
· Sessions
Speaker Q&A with Bruce Davison, GoSpace AI
Join Bruce for an interactive Q&A. Take part with video &/or just view.
Bruce Davison

Speakers

richard jobson

Design Engine Architects

Guillermo Aranda-Mena

Associate Professor at RMIT University, Melbourne

Bote Scholtens

FM consultant at TwynstraGudde

Bruce Davison

CEO, GoSpace AI

Johanna Trüstedt

Workplace and healthy indoor environment consultant

Iris de Been

Adviseur Huisvesting at TwynstraGudde

Oliver Moore

Senior Associate at Design Engine Architects

Sjoerd Memelink

Partner Huisvesting, Vastgoed & Facility Management bij TwynstraGudde

Nicola Gillen

Head of Total Workplace EMEA at Cushman & Wakefield

Peggie Rothe

Chief Insights & Research Officer, Leesman

Kate Usher

Working with women to create develop & maintain relationships throughout their Menopause & into their Second Phase

Jo Upward

Managing Director, Platform Group

Nigel Oseland

Environmental Psychologist and Workplace Consultant, Workplace Unlimited

Edward Finch

Independent Workplace Commentator

Oliver Baxter

Psychologist and Brand Evangelist, Herman Miller

Rositsa Pachilova

Architect and Design Researcher, brainybirdz

Julie Lecoq

Workplace Consultant and Change Manager, HOK

Kay Sargent

Senior Principal - Director of WorkPlace, HOK

Fiona Duggan

Founding Director, FiD

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