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Tuesday, 22 September

Time Title Type Streaming Location Location
11:15 AM – 11:45 AM Morning Yoga Networking Virtual
11:45 AM – 12:00 PM Coffee Break Networking Virtual
12:00 PM – 12:15 PM Welcome - State of the Association Virtual
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM Economic Outlook Series - Part 1 Virtual
  COVID-19. The unexpected happened. The pandemic brought broad segments of the economy to a halt and is causing an unprecedented global economic slowdown.

Speakers: Neil Blake, PhD

Topics: Geopolitics, Market Conditions, Portfolio Management

12:15 PM – 1:00 PM Recognising the Unsung Heroes of the Workplace – The Human Experience
  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic there is has been a remarkable level of appreciation shown globally for healthcare professionals and other essential workers.

Speakers: Michael Davidson, Andrew Hallissey, Rakesh Kishan, Sylvia Metayer, Daaf Serné, MCR

Topics: Service Delivery, Workplace Culture

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch Time Experience Virtual
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Tech Demos
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Exhibit Hall Networking Virtual - Exhibit Hall
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Education Sessions/Roundtable Discussions Virtual
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Sub-Saharan Africa: Future of Corporate Real Estate
  Sub-Saharan Africa is a diverse region of 49 countries stretching from the rolling savannas south of the Sahara Desert to the coastal mountains and valleys of the Cape.

Speakers: Gikonyo Gitonga, Gloria Mamwa, MCR, Jonathan Turner, John Wentzel, PhD

Topics: Corporate Real Estate, Market Conditions, Wellness

2:30 PM – 2:45 PM Awards Program Virtual
2:30 PM – 2:45 PM Education Sessions
2:45 PM – 3:00 PM Virtual Coffee and Tea Networking Virtual
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Education Sessions Virtual
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Return to Work, with The Right Data at The Right Time
  As governments lift COVID-19 lockdowns, organisations need to determine their strategy for employees’ safe return to work. The right data at the right time can drive and support intelligent return-to-work decisions.

Speakers: Eldar Gizzatov, PhD

Topics: Artificial Intelligence, Technology & Data Management, Workplace

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM Build Resilience and Positivity in Your Organisation
  As a leader, it is important to ensure both high performance and sustainable well-being for yourself and your people.

Speakers: Dave Keeling

Topics: Talent, Team Effectiveness, Wellness

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM How Resilient is the Logistics Market? Virtual
  As companies seek to strengthen business resilience, the importance of supply chains and risk management is more apparent than ever.

Speakers: Guy Douetil, Mathieu Giguere, Charles Pease

Topics: Location Strategies, Supply Chain, Talent

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM Virtual Happy Hour Networking Virtual

Wednesday, 23 September

Time Title Type Streaming Location Location
11:15 AM – 11:45 AM Mindfulness Virtual
11:45 AM – 12:00 PM Coffee Break Networking Virtual
12:00 PM – 12:15 PM Welcome and Sponsor Thank You - Day 2 Virtual
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM Business Recovery: Now, Next, and Beyond Virtual
  Corporate real estate leaders have been focused on how they can best protect their people, serve their customers, and enable business recovery against a very uncertain landscape.

Speakers: Adam Hoy, Kenneth Manke

Topics: Resiliency, Workplace Strategy

12:15 PM – 1:00 PM Inflection Point: Adapt and Thrive
  There has been a fundamental shift in how we work, and the purpose of place requires adaptation.

Speakers: James Kerrigan, Natasha Luthra, Amy Manley, Lisa McGregor, MCR.w

Topics: Emerging Trends, Leadership & Management, Workplace Culture

1:00 PM – 1:15 PM Lunch Time Experience Networking Virtual
1:15 PM – 2:00 PM Dealing with VUCA - Building Trustful Relationships in an Uncertain World
  Everyone is talking about VUCA as a description of our world today. But what is the concrete response to volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity?

Speakers: Sipho Fuhr, Bettina Romerscheidt, Daaf Serné, MCR

Topics: Collaboration, Leadership & Management, Workplace Culture

1:15 PM – 2:00 PM Walk the Talk: Learn and Act on UN Sustainability Goals Virtual
  Retreating glaciers, prolonged droughts, extreme weather events—the effects of global warming are alarming in growing frequency and intensity.

Speakers: Mary-Louise Gray, MCR

Topics: Achieving Results, Corporate Real Estate, Sustainability

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Exhibit Hall Virtual - Exhibit Hall
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Tech Demos
3:00 PM – 3:45 PM Economic Outlook Series - Part 2
  COVID-19. The unexpected happened. The pandemic brought broad segments of the economy to a halt and is causing an unprecedented global economic slowdown.

Speakers: Neil Blake, PhD, Damian Harrington

Topics: Geopolitics, Market Conditions, Portfolio Management

3:00 PM – 3:45 PM The Future of Workplace - A Work / Life Ecosystem Virtual
  The pandemic is casting conventional wisdom aside. The role of the office and how work is done is being reimagined.

Speakers: Ronen Journo, SLCR, Despina Katsikakis

Topics: Co-working & Flexible Workspace, Employee Engagement, Workplace

3:45 PM – 4:00 PM Closing Remarks, Polling Results Virtual
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM Mixologist and Closing Reception Networking Virtual