We’re mixing things up in June and July with designer-only panels in D.C. and Chicago.
Throughout 2016, we’ve been gathering leading workplace experts to discuss how more choice in the workplace – deployed thoughtfully – can enable organizations to better support their current business practices and employees, as well as help to attract and retain new ones. Check out our recaps from the first four TALKs of the year here:
To mix things up this summer, we’re returning to D.C. on June 22 and Chicago on July 28, stacking our panels with designer-only talent, and replacing our usual moderator (Bob) with Cheryl Durst, CEO of IIDA, the International Interior Design Association.
“As workplaces have evolved from offices and high cubicles to open plans that facilitate collaboration, it’s become clear that there isn’t one solution for optimizing employee productivity and satisfaction [at work],” said Cheryl. “Design gives us the opportunity to maximize choice in the workplace. What we’re seeing now are spaces that accommodate teamwork as well as spaces that allow for more privacy and ‘heads down’ work time.”
Cheryl will lead our panelists in a conversation about designing spaces rife with choice. We’ll talk about things like which furniture solutions allow for more choice by flexing to employee needs, and why designing for choice will increase clients’ well-being and satisfaction. We’ll also discuss how you can advise clients – whether through change management strategies or other tools – about adjusting and best utilizing a new space that supports a variety of places and ways to get work done.