RETHINK Office 2021: National Conference Agenda

 

August 30 – September 2, 2021

Schedule of Public Sessions

Monday, August 30 | 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM ET
Opening Networking Reception & Conference Platform Orientation

Join the opening networking reception and connect with other conference attendees. As a bonus: we’ll give you a quick tutorial on how to get the most out of the conference platform. We highly encourage you to attend this session to avoid any technical issues when accessing the live conference throughout the week.

Monday, August 30 | 12:00 – 1:00 PM ET
Keynote Conversation with Lisa Picard, CEO of EQ Office

Join this special keynote session to hear from one of the largest office landlords in the United States as she discusses what her firm is doing to accommodate corporate occupiers changing needs in a post-COVID world.

Monday, August 30 | 1:15 – 2:15 PM ET
Back to Work: Company Leaders Discuss What’s Changed & What Hasn’t

Historically, real estate has been important to top CEOs as a recruitment tool to compete for top talent. What do you do when real estate is no longer as important, and your best recruits would prefer to work remotely? Hear from top corporate leaders as they explore their updated thinking on the importance of the office in corporate strategy going forward.

Tuesday, August 31 | 12:00 – 1:00 PM ET
Spreading Out: Updated Priorities for Workplace Layouts & Design

The trend to densify office space has come to a screeching halt, leaving corporate occupiers with a new set of priorities that balance the costs of real estate with the health and safety of their employees. Activity-based work is being re-examined leading to potential changes in how office layouts are designed, built and used. What are the key challenges and possible solutions to today’s contradictory office space priorities?

Tuesday, August 31 | 1:15 – 2:15 PM ET
Price Check: How Leasing, Rents and Lease Terms are Changing

In many markets, office leasing volume and rents plunged in 2020. The question on the minds of many is how much space will be needed in a post-pandemic world? Will things return to “normal”? Or will work-from-home trends lead to a permanent decrease in the amount of space that is leased? On the other hand, with occupiers reversing the trend of less square footage per employee, might office leasing demand stay steady or even increase? What should you know about trends in leasing, rents and terms when planning your corporate real estate strategy?

Wednesday, September 1 | 12:00 – 1:00 PM ET
Getting Digital: Where New Technology & Innovations are Saving the Day

The pandemic has been good to tech firms, with both office landlords and corporate occupiers accelerating their technology rollout plans due to COVID. The range of solutions that have been rapidly adopted include tools that enable working from home as well as those that make the office a safer and healthier place. Where is the leading edge of technology today in office buildings, office space and work-from-anywhere support systems?

Wednesday, September 1 | 1:15 – 2:15 PM ET
Filter Change: Improving Healthy Building and Clean Office Space Standards

The trends towards Wellness was already in motion pre-pandemic, but this “nice to have” enhancement that was embraced by only a small percentage of the industry is suddenly an imperative for ensuring that tenants and their employees feel (and actually are) safer and healthier than ever before. However, the priorities for health and wellness have changed significantly due to COVID. What are the new standards for cleanliness, healthy air and other key metrics for making and keeping an office space and the people in it well?

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Thursday, September 2 | 12:00 – 1:00 PM ET
Work from Where? How Company Policies are Adapting to the New Normal

2020 saw the development of an entirely new corporate position if not career with titles in the vein of “Director of Remote Working”. As many companies plan on a full return to the office, others are planning on an almost entirely officeless platform. Most fall in between, forcing a new set of policies and cultural norms to be developed around who must come into the office, how frequently, and how to develop and perpetuate corporate culture remotely. How are top corporate executives facing the challenges of HR, IT, hiring, training and workplace planning in this new “normal”?

Additional sessions to be announced.
Inquire if you’d like to work with us to develop a session.

Schedule of Exclusive Sessions

Closed Door Roundtables & Exclusive Networking Opportunities:

GreenPearl organizes a series of exclusive invite-only roundtables and structured networking sessions. Scheduled for this event thus far are the following. Contact Samantha Williams at sam@greenpearlevents.com if you’d like to join one of these.

Office Property

Tuesday, August 31
Office Property Owners / Developers Private Roundtable (Invite-Only)

This 90-minute online session is exclusive to Office Property Owners / Developers. This is an invite-only session.

Wednesday, September 1
Corporate Occupiers Private Roundtable (Invite-Only)

This 90-minute online session is exclusive to Corporate Occupiers. This is an invite-only session.

Thursday, September 2
Office Leasing Executive Private Roundtable (Invite-Only)

This 90-minute online session is exclusive to leasing executives from office property owners and corporate occupiers. This is an invite-only session.

Additional roundtables to be announced.
Inquire if you’d like to work with us to develop a new roundtable.

RETHINK Office 2021: National Conference Agenda

 

August 30 – September 2, 2021

Schedule of Public Sessions

Monday, August 30
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM ET

Opening Networking Reception & Conference Platform Orientation

Join the opening networking reception and connect with other conference attendees. As a bonus: we’ll give you a quick tutorial on how to get the most out of the conference platform. We highly encourage you to attend this session to avoid any technical issues when accessing the live conference throughout the week.

Monday, August 30
12:00 – 1:00 PM ET

Keynote Conversation with Lisa Picard, CEO of EQ Office

Join this special keynote session to hear from one of the largest office landlords in the United States as she discusses what her firm is doing to accommodate corporate occupiers changing needs in a post-COVID world.

Keynote Speaker:

  • Lisa Picard, CEO, EQ Office

 

Interviewed by:

  • Gabrielle McMillan, CEO, Equiem

Monday, August 30
1:15 – 2:15 PM ET

Back to Work: Company Leaders Discuss What’s Changed & What Hasn’t

Historically, real estate has been important to top CEOs as a recruitment tool to compete for top talent. What do you do when real estate is no longer as important, and your best recruits would prefer to work remotely? Hear from top corporate leaders as they explore their updated thinking on the importance of the office in corporate strategy going forward.

Tuesday, August 31
12:00 – 1:00 PM ET

Spreading Out: Updated Priorities for Workplace Layouts & Design

The trend to densify office space has come to a screeching halt, leaving corporate occupiers with a new set of priorities that balance the costs of real estate with the health and safety of their employees. Activity-based work is being re-examined leading to potential changes in how office layouts are designed, built and used. What are the key challenges and possible solutions to today’s contradictory office space priorities?

Tuesday, August 31
1:15 – 2:15 PM ET

Price Check: How Leasing, Rents and Lease Terms are Changing

In many markets, office leasing volume and rents plunged in 2020. The question on the minds of many is how much space will be needed in a post-pandemic world? Will things return to “normal”? Or will work-from-home trends lead to a permanent decrease in the amount of space that is leased? On the other hand, with occupiers reversing the trend of less square footage per employee, might office leasing demand stay steady or even increase? What should you know about trends in leasing, rents and terms when planning your corporate real estate strategy?

Wednesday, September 1
12:00 – 1:00 PM ET

Getting Digital: Where New Technology & Innovations are Saving the Day

The pandemic has been good to tech firms, with both office landlords and corporate occupiers accelerating their technology rollout plans due to COVID. The range of solutions that have been rapidly adopted include tools that enable working from home as well as those that make the office a safer and healthier place. Where is the leading edge of technology today in office buildings, office space and work-from-anywhere support systems?

Wednesday, September 1
1:15 – 2:15 PM ET

Filter Change: Improving Healthy Building and Clean Office Space Standards

The trends towards Wellness was already in motion pre-pandemic, but this “nice to have” enhancement that was embraced by only a small percentage of the industry is suddenly an imperative for ensuring that tenants and their employees feel (and actually are) safer and healthier than ever before. However, the priorities for health and wellness have changed significantly due to COVID. What are the new standards for cleanliness, healthy air and other key metrics for making and keeping an office space and the people in it well?

Thursday, September 2
12:00 – 1:00 PM ET

Work from Where? How Company Policies are Adapting to the New Normal

2020 saw the development of an entirely new corporate position if not career with titles in the vein of “Director of Remote Working”. As many companies plan on a full return to the office, others are planning on an almost entirely officeless platform. Most fall in between, forcing a new set of policies and cultural norms to be developed around who must come into the office, how frequently, and how to develop and perpetuate corporate culture remotely. How are top corporate executives facing the challenges of HR, IT, hiring, training and workplace planning in this new “normal”?

Additional sessions to be announced. Inquire if you’d like to work with us to develop a session.

Schedule of Exclusive Sessions

GreenPearl organizes a series of exclusive invite-only roundtables and structured networking sessions. Scheduled for this event thus far are the following. Contact Samantha Williams at sam@greenpearlevents.com if you’d like to join one of these.

Tuesday, August 31

Office Property Owners / Developers Private Roundtable (Invite-Only)

This 90-minute online session is exclusive to Office Property Owners / Developers. This is an invite-only session.

Wednesday, September 1

Corporate Occupiers Private Roundtable (Invite-Only)

This 90-minute online session is exclusive to Corporate Occupiers. This is an invite-only session.

Thursday, September 2

Office Leasing Executive Private Roundtable (Invite-Only)

This 90-minute online session is exclusive to leasing executives from office property owners and corporate occupiers. This is an invite-only session.

Additional roundtables to be announced. Inquire if you’d like to work with us to develop a new roundtable.

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