Beyond the Office: Envisioning the Future of Global Workspaces

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Wednesday, January 17th, 18:30 CST

IT, HR, and Digital Transformation leaders in Houston are invited to join this roundtable dinner on ‘Beyond the Office: Envisioning the Future of Global Workspaces’.

An expert moderator will guide the knowledge-sharing event, stimulating discussion between participants in a closed, confidential environment. Attendance is by invitation only and complimentary. 

Beyond the Office: Envisioning the Future of Global Workspaces

In today’s shifting work landscape, technology plays a pivotal role in reimagining workspaces and overcoming hybrid work challenges. The traditional 9-to-5 office model is giving way to flexible, technologically advanced environments that foster collaboration, creativity, and well-being. However, this transition is not without challenges—maintaining collaboration, communication, and corporate culture is more complex in a fragmented work environment. 

Fortunately, technology is bridging the gap. Modern platforms now offer seamless integration of project management tools, real-time communication features, and data accessibility from any device or location. Virtual reality is even being used for immersive team meetings. Artificial Intelligence-powered analytics help in gauging employee engagement and productivity, providing valuable insights for improvement. Embracing these technologies ensures that businesses not only adapt to the new normal but thrive, turning potential obstacles into opportunities for greater innovation and efficiency.

  • What are leaders currently seeing in terms of employee engagement with return-to-office initiatives?
  • How are leaders involving teams beyond IT in workplace technology decision-making?
  • In addition to reimagining the workspace, how much thought are companies today giving to sustainability objectives?

Brennan’s of Houston –  Courtyard Balcony

3300 Smith Street Houston, TX 77006 | Google Maps

The Ortus Club hosts knowledge-sharing discussions in the best private dining rooms in the world. These venues provide an elegant high-end atmosphere and impeccable table service.

Attended by:

Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President Research at UTS
Deputy Director ADA. NSW AI Institute at UNSW Sydney
Director IT Operations at Western Sydney University
Director Commercial Innovation at Swinburne University of Technology
Director – Innovation Enablement at UNSW Sydney
Director of Digital Construction at Mirvac
Global Digital Director at CBRE
Director of Technology at Accenture
Technical Director – Sustainability at Mott MacDonald
Science & Deputy Director at Data61, CSIRO
Head of HR Solutions IT at UNSW Sydney
Head of Project Management at Secure Parking
Co-Founder and CEO at Gether/Blackbird

For insight on this event, photos and guest interactions, see our post on LinkedIn.

6:30 PM: Arrival of guests and drink reception
7:00 PM: Welcoming and opening address by The Ortus Club
7:10 PM: Short introduction by WebEx
7:20 PM: Discussion instigated by the moderator and continued by the group
7:50 PM: Appetizers are served
8:20 PM: Discussion ends, mains are served, guests are encouraged to stay and network
9:00 PM: Guests normally start leaving

Hosted by Webex

Event Detail

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 18:30
CST
Houston

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