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IFMA’s Facility Fusion • Austin, TX

April 26, 2022 - April 28, 2022

Workplace Evolutionaries (WE) Sessions at Facility Fusion, Not to Miss!

WE Session 1

  • Wednesday 4/27/2022
  • 3:00-4:00 pm
  • 5.02
  • Room Trinity A & B
  • Title:  The Emerging Workplace: Cisco, Google and Regeneron Share Current Workplace Strategies, Learnings, and Insights
  • Description:   The workplace is in the middle of a massive shift and change, or is it? Our panelists will share their post covid workplace strategies and how their strategies will help meet their organizational goals, short term and long term.   Learn the critical elements of today’s workplace strategy, measurements, and lessons learned.
  • Moderator:  Kate North, Global Chair, WE and EVP, Client Experience, Savills
  • Panelists:
    • Ray Milora, Director, Workplace Experience at Cisco
    • Sharifa Nelson, Global Real Estate Planning at Google
    • Michelle Fritsche, Senior Director, Workplace Strategy & Planning at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

WE Session 2

  • Thursday 4/28/2022
  • 9:30-10:30 am
  • 8.02
  • Room Trinity A & B
  • Title: People and Change: Can Change Management Drive Holistic Facility Outcomes?
  • Description:  We hear about IT/technology, Workplace Strategy and people/culture all being critical elements of a successful change program. In this session, we will review case studies and delve into how they brought the organization together to tackle cross-silo working, stakeholder communications and budget allocation. We will share approaches and tools for working together across your organization so you can drive better overall results and higher workforce engagement.
  • Moderator: Arnold Levin, Co-Regional Consulting Practice Area Leader, Gensler
  • Panelists: 
    • Frances Bruns, Account Executive, IA
    • Keith Perske, Workplace Advisory Leader for NA, Colliers
    • Pat Turnbull, Executive Director for WE and Senior Associate, Advanced Workplace Associates
    • John Vivadelli, EVP Workplace Solutions, Tango and Founder of Agilquest


WE Virtual Tour

  • Thursday 4/28/2022
  • 1.:00-2:30 pm
  • Virtual Tour
  • Room San Antonio
  • Title: A Virtual Facility Tour of The Intergalactic Headquarters of Epic in Verona, WI
  • Description: Founded in a basement in 1979 with 1½ employees, Epic develops software to help people get well, help people stay well, and help future generations be healthier. This session will present Epic’s “un-corporate” campus in a series of three short video segments:
    1. The Campus – Discover how to design an 1100-acre campus in the countryside while maintaining the rural character of an agrarian landscape.
    2. The Work Environment – See a workplace designed for more than 9000 employees that fosters productivity and creativity and supports a culture of collaboration and fun.
    3. Deep Space – Be amazed how more than 11,000 people can gather five stories underground in a free-span auditorium that feels “cozy” without a bad seat in the house!
  • Don’t miss this opportunity to experience viewing the videos and chatting with Cuningham about the evolution of this one-of-a-kind workplace!
  • Moderator: Arnold Levin, Co-Regional Consulting Practice Area Leader, Gensler
  • Speakers: 
    • Nina Broadhurst, AIA, NCARB, LFA, Principal | Executive Director, Work Studio at Cuningham
    • Gary Miciunas,Associate Principal | Director of Strategy, Work Studio at Cuningham


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