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Is Work Working? A Knowledge Exchnage to explore trends in the workplace

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  • 1. InvitationThursday 15th March 2012 , 12.30 16.30Sheffield Business School, Work. Workplace. Technology.Sheffield Hallam UniversityInnovation. Convergence.IS WORK WORKING?The Knowledge Exchange is the forum for all those tasked with creating workplacesthat outperform the norm for Corporate and Public Sector organisations.The Knowledge exchange will look at the implicationsof convergence between the worlds of work, theworkplace, technology and real estate. It is also theKeynote speakerslaunch of a new facility, The TSK Business EngagementCentre, at the Sheffield Business School, which is a living Professor Adrian Hopgoodresearch project to test concepts, convergence andPro Vice Chancellor Sheffield Business Schoolbehaviours for the development of future workspace.Iain HoldenJoint Managing Director TSK group plcJoin over 100 personally invited professionals fromexecutive management, facilities management,Matthew Wailingtechnology, real estate and professional advisors Consultancy Director Visioningto share expertise, embrace the latest academic Cordless Consultantsthinking behind the design and management ofspace and explore best practice to translate theory Mark Catchloveinto practical optimised environments.Director Insight Group, EMEA, Herman MillerThe Knowledge Exchange is part of a series of events, Craig Murraywhich explores the future of work and the workplace,Senior Workplace Consultant TSK group plcand we are delighted to be able to invite you to thisexciting new development.Professor Ilfryn PriceCentre for FM Development Sheffield Business SchoolOur venueThe TSK Business Engagement Centre at the SheffieldBusiness School in Sheffield Hallam University is a livingresearch project to develop and test concepts andbehaviours for the development of future workspace.It is home to the business schools executive andembodies its vision to be the Business School withoutWalls where business engagement is the focal pointand staff and students are empowered to enjoy thefreedom, responsibility and trust within an activitybased work setting.

2. IS WORK WORKING?Just how are we going to be more efficient, be more productive and save money?The Agenda 12.30 Arrive and registration Networking / buffet 13.00 Welcome address New challenges require a new approach Professor Adrian Hopgood Pro-Vice Chancellor, SBS 13.30 Speculations on the future of work and the workplace results of the latest research in ITC, behaviours and empowerment Mathew Wailing Mark Catchlove Craig Murray 14.10 Thinking differently delivers dividends Case study - Sodexos new London HQ Alastair Page 14.50 The Journey: Making it happen Vision, discovery, engagement Case study - TSK Business Engagement Centre Prof Ilfryn Price Panel discussion Chair - Tim Davidson-Hague 15.30 Closing statement Iain Holden TSK 15.40 Tours of TSK Business Engagement Centre Afternoon tea and networking 16.30 Depart 3. Keynote speakers Professor Adrian Hopgood Pro Vice Chancellor SBS Professor Adrian Hopgood joined Sheffield Hallam University in 2011, having previously worked for De Montfort University, Nottingham Trent University, and the Open University. He also has industrial experience with Telstra Research Laboratories in Melbourne, Australia and Systems Designers plc (now part of Hewlett-Packard). Professor Hopgood has published over 100 papers. His textbook Intelligent Systems for Engineers & Scientists is ranked as a best seller and the third edition has just been published. He is a visiting professor at De Montfort University and the Open University, Fellow of the British Computer Society, Chartered Engineer, and a panelist for the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). He holds a doctorate from the University of Oxford and a bachelors degree from the University of Bristol. Iain Holden - Joint Managing Director TSK group plc Iain co-founded the TSK group in 1995 and has since built it into one of the UKs leading office design, fit-out and furnishing specialists. As Joint Managing Director with responsibility for the Groups strategy, Iain is passionate about the role that the working environment plays in the success of todays businesses and the value that linking best in class workplace design with quality fulfilment brings to the occupiers of offices. This value is evidenced by the enviable list of clients that TSK has established in both the Corporate and Public Sectors over the past 17 years. Matthew Wailing - Consultancy Director Visioning Matthew is a technology-visioning director for Cordless Consultants. He has assisted many leading organisations to help improve the workplace including NM Rothschild, Nokia, Eversheds and Cancer Research UK. As a regular speaker on emerging technology, Matthew focuses on the impact of emerging technology on the use of the built environment. He is a regular speaker for the British Institute of Facilities Managers. Mark Catchlove - Director Insight Group, EMEA Mark is responsible for commissioning as well a sharing insight into the latest thinking in workplace design and issues. The subjects covered include Social Capital, Generations at Work, Creativity in the Workplace and Agile Working. Mark has delivered more than 200 seminars around the EMEA region, including South Africa, Russia, Saudi Arabia, UAE, as well as across the UK. Mark has also delivered in-house seminars for a variety of organisations which include: Coca-Cola, Shell, Goldman Sachs, W L Gore, Morgan Stanley, Microsoft, BBC, AIG, Shell, the Ministry of Defence, MacMillan Cancer Support, Roslin Institute and Bank Muscat. Craig Murray - Senior Workplace Consultant TSK group plc Over 20 years experience in translating strategic vision into workplace design through a balanced understanding of the complex factors of work buildings and technology. Craig has assisted both Corporate and Public Sector organisations through the visioning and discovery processes helping them identify and adopt new work protocols. Professor Ilfryn Price - Centre for FM Development SBS Originally a geologist, Ilfryn became interested in space and conversations while part of the first western office in Guangzhou in 1983. He moved into research then change management, then an academic career with FM since 1993. In 2008 he was named one of BIFMs 20 most influential pioneers of FM. Ilfryn has published over 100 articles. The latest book Managing Organizational Ecologies: Space, Management and Organizations, Routledge, New York comes out on 18th April. 4. Comment from past delegates Extremely interesting and inspiring, I have come away with real enthusiasm and buzzing with ideas. Sarah Wallace, Facilities Services Manager, T D Waterhouse The venue was great, the speakers were interesting and I thoroughly enjoyed myself. Liz Lloyd Chapman, Facilities/Property Manager, Sony CEE Informative and thought provoking. Experience based. Bruce Denwood, Head of Facilities Management, Sellafield Extremely informative and brings together a range of ideas. Jim Woodward, Health & Safety Executive Excellent demonstration of links between people & their environment. James Boland, Trafford Council An excellent forum of clients and consultants, very provocative. M Newman, CS2 Our Audience Executives and Decision Makers Workplace Consultants Facility Managers HR Professionals IT Directors and Executives Academics and ResearchersCONFIRMATION...Name .................................................... PLEASE COMPLETE THECONFIRMATION FORMAND FAX BACKCompany .............................................0161 872 0275OR CALL:0161 872 0298Please tick as appropriateOR ALTERNATIVELY PLEASECONFIRM YOURATTENDDECLINEATTENDANCE VIA EMAIL TO:richard.bertram@tskgroup.co.uk