December 7, 2021 | London, UK

New Strategies For The Workplace: Digital, Healthy, Sustainable

The global pandemic is driving a workplace revolution, with firms rethinking their operating models and the role of the office. In this new era, firms are looking to workplaces to become more strategic assets that improve collaboration and creativity while keeping staff safe and healthy. By attending this Verdantix Summit, you will hear advice from experts and your peers on how to implement a successful workplace strategy of the future and build a new vision for high-performing offices. This event a must-attend for EHS, facilities, HR and real estate executives on the front line for delivering new workplace strategies.

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A day of thought leadership discussions and insights. Verdantix summits are delivered through a variety of sessions such as Keynotes, Panels, Best Practices Workshops, Innovation Trailblazers, Analyst Teach-Ins, and Roundtables. Register now and stay up-to-date as we build our expert line-up of industry speakers and finalize our agenda.

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The Honourable Artillery Company was established and incorporated with a grant of a Royal Charter by Henry VIII on 25 August 1537 “for the better defence of this realm.” From the 17th century the Company has been described as a regiment and remains so to this day. It is the oldest regiment in the British Army and, alongside the five Foot Guards regiments, one of few never to have been amalgamated with another.

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Honourable Artillery Company Armoury House,
City Road, London EC1Y 2BQ

December 7, 2021

New Strategies For The Workplace:
Digital, Healthy, Sustainable

08.00am GMT


30 minutes


08.30am GMT


15 minutes

Welcome & Overview

08.45am GMT


30 minutes

New Strategies For The Workplace

The global pandemic has triggered a global workplace revolution, with firms rethinking how work is done and the future role of offices in creating productive working lives for employees. This opening session will set the stage for the Verdantix Summit by sharing fresh research on workplace trends and technology programmes.

09.20am GMT


30 minutes

Best Practices For Enhancing Hybrid Working

  • Susan Clarke, Research Director Smart Buildings at Verdantix

Through 2021, firms from many sectors adopted new hybrid working strategies with staff splitting their time between home and the office. With the first few months of hybrid working behind us, this panel will explore the lessons learnt so far and practical actions for enhancing these strategies. This panel brings together corporate real estate, facilities and HR leaders to explore:

  • What are the key lessons so far with hybrid working?
  • What are the steps to take for successful hybrid working?
  • How can firms ensure inclusivity for remote workers?
  • How can FM leaders form valuable alliances with HR and IT?

09.55am GMT


30 minutes

Rating The Value Of Technologies For Digital, Healthy, Sustainable Buildings

  • Ibrahim Yate, Senior Analyst, Smart Buildings at Verdantix

10.30am GMT


25 minutes

Networking Break

11.00am GMT


45 minutes

Strengthening Employee Engagement With Next-Generation Workplace Apps

  • Susan Clarke, Research Director Smart Buildings at Verdantix

11.50am GMT


45 minutes

Utilizing An IWMS Platform To Plan A Workplace Of The Future

  • Ibrahim Yate, Senior Analyst, Smart Buildings at Verdantix

12.35pm GMT


55 minutes


13.35pm GMT


40 minutes

Creating A Healthier Building With Technology

Real estate leaders are becoming increasingly aware of the impact of indoor environments and building health in the spread of infectious diseases and employee wellbeing. The vision of a high performing building is becoming increasingly aligned with ‘healthy buildings’ marked out by good air quality and infection control strategies. This panel brings together technology experts, scientists and facilities executives to explore:

  • What are the most cost-effective technologies to enhance building health?
  • How can firms balance air quality enhancements and energy efficiency?
  • What are the best strategies to monitor and communicate building health to staff?

14.10pm GMT


20 minutes

Harnessing The Value Of Sensors For A Healthier Building

14.35pm GMT


20 minutes

Ensure your Smart Buildings Technology is Available, Accessible and Secure from Cyber Threats

15.00pm GMT


20 minutes

Introducing The Next Generation Of Energy Management Software

15.20pm GMT


30 minutes

Networking Break

15.55pm GMT


30 minutes

Moving Towards Digital-First Facilities Management

  • Ibrahim Yate, Senior Analyst, Smart Buildings at Verdantix

The past three years has seen a growing appetite amongst facilities executives to move towards digital-first and data-driven facilities management. Facilities executives are looking to enhance performance from maintenance and cleaning, to space management using data and insights. This panel brings together technology experts and facilities executives to explore:

  • How can I bring a digital capability into my facilities management team?
  • What are the most value-adding usage scenarios for analytics?
  • What does a facilities management dream team of the future look like?

16.30pm GMT


30 minutes

The Roadmap to Sustainable Buildings

  • Susan Clarke, Research Director Smart Buildings at Verdantix
  • Mike Ellis, Executive Vice President and Chief Customer & Digital Officer at Johnson Controls

The emergence of CEO-led carbon reduction targets and tighter building regulations is driving firms to refresh and accelerate their decarbonization strategies. As buildings use 40% of global energy, real estate managers and landlords have a key role to play in the transition towards a lower-carbon economy. This session will bring together real estate executives and energy management experts to explore the practical and cost-effective strategies to enhance building sustainability.

  • What are the most cost-effective strategies to decarbonize buildings today?
  • What is the role for building electrification in reducing carbon emissions?
  • What energy management technologies must be on my longer-term roadmap?

17.00pm GMT


10 minutes

Wrap Up

  • Susan Clarke, Research Director Smart Buildings at Verdantix

17.15pm GMT


Cocktail Reception

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Frequently asked questions

We’re happy to help answer any questions you have. You can email us at [email protected] or see our FAQ section

What is the approval process to attend?

A Verdantix representative will review each registration and approve people registered with a work email address who are employed by organizations that buy the digital technologies and services presented in the virtual summit.

Is there a fee to attend?

There is no fee to attend for eligible corporate and public sector registrants.

Is the event content on-demand?

Yes, you will be able to access recorded content directly on the virtual event platform for up to 2 weeks after the event.

I am not a Verdantix research client can I attend?

Yes (if you meet the eligibility criteria).

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