Conference Day Two: Wednesday, 22 April 2020

8:00 am - 8:45 am Morning Refreshment and Registration

8:45 am - 9:00 am Opening Remarks from the Chairperson

WORKPLACE DYNAMICS & MODERNISATION

New ways of working call for creativity in workplace design to keep up with the evolution of workplace modernisation. In this session, experts will discuss:
·         key considerations to make around sustainability in workspace planning
·         evaluating cultural shifts as drivers of design strategy
·         how to design space, which adapts to ways of future working?
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Prescott Gaylord

Head of Sustainability, Corporate Real Estate Strategy & Administration
DBS Bank

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Roland Felber

Head of Facility Management – Asia Pacific
Avaloq

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Alp Altun

Chief Transformation Officer - Asia Pacific
Allianz SE

9:45 am - 10:15 am CASE STUDY: DBS Bank - Creating Sustainable Workplaces By Working Towards Net Zero Energy

Prescott Gaylord - Head of Sustainability, Corporate Real Estate Strategy & Administration, DBS Bank
·         Ways to deliver workspaces that are highly productive and use few resources
·         Key considerations to make around sustainability in workspace planning
·         How to reach superior sustainability targets in workplace design?
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Prescott Gaylord

Head of Sustainability, Corporate Real Estate Strategy & Administration
DBS Bank

10:15 am - 10:45 am Workplace Futures: Shaping Hyper-Flexible Hubs of Collaboration, Contemplation and Community

·     Tracking the fundamental shift in physical office boundaries and the purpose they serve
·     Shaping high performance and employee-centric workplaces
·     Beyond a beverage: The power of coffee in forging workplace relationships

10:45 am - 11:30 am Morning Refreshment Break


WORKPLACE REIMAGINED: SMART SPACE UTILISATION

11:30 am - 12:00 pm CASE STUDY: Transforming the Future of Work Through Co-Working and Flexible Spaces

Roland Felber - Head of Facility Management – Asia Pacific, Avaloq
·     Exploring new trends in office design that cater to a growing independent workforce
·     Building a culture of “sharing economy” to ensure work requirements and workspace design are aligned
·     How is an increased uptake in flexible workspaces changing the corporate real estate landscape?
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Roland Felber

Head of Facility Management – Asia Pacific
Avaloq

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Pushing the Boundaries in Workplace Design and Experience

·     Infusing creativity in designing functional work spaces and environments
·     How workplace design can successfully enable organisations to re-establish and reinvent
·     Using workplace design to win the war for talent

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Optimising Corporate Real Estate Spend with Smart Space Utilisation

·     Evaluating the merits, challenges and cost effectiveness of different workspace utilisation options
·     Harnessing data and analytics to resolve challenges in space utilisation
·     The role of ‘smart solutions’ to improve space utilisation

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Networking Lunch


ENHANCING WORKPLACE EXPERIENCE

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm CASE STUDY: Harnessing Change Management in Transitioning Employees to Embrace Alternative Workplace Strategies

Paul Seow - Workplace Transformation Lead, Prudential Assurance Company Singapore
·     Adopting a purpose-led approach to workplace change and innovation
·     What are the key considerations when implementing change management?
·     Overcoming challenges in handling tough change initiatives
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Paul Seow

Workplace Transformation Lead
Prudential Assurance Company Singapore

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm The Importance of Workplace Design in Upscaling Employee Experience

·     Putting employee experience at the heart of workplace design
·     Impact of the physical environment on human potential, productivity and performance
·     Delivering distinctive experiences for employees that create a competitive advantage

3:00 pm - 3:00 pm Chairperson's Closing Remarks & End of Summit