NeoCon March Programming Series


A Return to Togetherness: Designing the Next Workplace
March 24 and 25

Join us as we kick off our virtual programming series with 5 programs and several notable speakers that take a deep dive into the future of the office and of work itself—from exploring the new office ecosystem and examining how other design sectors might influence workplace design, to rethinking how virtual and built environments can merge into one seamless experience.

These programs are complimentary and have been submitted for accreditation.

The Office as an Ecosystem
March 24
11:00AM CDT

Presented by: Gemma Riberti, WGSN

A look at how the physical workplace will need to evolve from an obligation into a destination, and become an integrated ecosystem of flexible spaces designed for multiple activities. Details and Registration

The Power of Together: Reimagining Our Future Workplaces
March 24
1:00PM CDT

Presented by: Eric Kline, Adobe • Natalie Engels, Gensler • Randy Howder, Gensler

Smart organizations are leveraging unprecedented flexibility and choice that will empower employees to design their own experiences. Details and Registration

The Power of Place—The New Next Workplace
March 24
3:00PM CDT

Presented by: Daniel Herriott, HOK • Gale Moutrey, Steelcase Inc., • Diana Stanisic, HOK

As we return to the workplace, we will have to not only rethink the way we engage with the space, but how we interact with each other. Details and Registration

How Other Design Sectors Can Influence the Future of Workplace Design
March 25
11:00AM CDT

Presented by: Eric Yorath, Figure3 • Mardi Najafi, Figure3 • Bob Fox, FOX Architects • Sherif Ayad, IDDI

The role of designers must adapt and explore new ways of facilitating new connections in the workplace. Details and Registration

Changing Face of Design—How the Design Industry Is Supporting the Workforce Differently
March 25
1:00PM CDT

Presented by: Neil Schneider, IA Interior Architects • Guy Messick, IA Interior Architects • Tish Kruse, IA Interior Architects • Moderated by: Ray Ehscheid, IA Interior Architects

We are being challenged to rethink the way the virtual and built environments merge into one seamless ecosystem supporting the distributed workforce globally. Details and Registration