SHAPE is principal partner of Architecture Media's Workplace/Worklife conference

06 August 2013

SHAPE were the principal partner of Architecture Media's inaugural Design Speaks: Workplace/Worklife, a conference held in Sydney on 6 August 2012, which focuses on workplace design.

SHAPE’s relationship with sister company, Overbury, allowed us to provide the keynote speaker, Monica Parker, Head of Workplace Consultancy, whose insight on best practice workplace design was invaluable to the conference. Monica focuses on people, rather than just design, and talks about understanding employees' needs in order to find the right design to ensure satisfaction and increase productivity. Her contribution to the conference was exceptional and assisted in making the event so successful. The conference included the following panel discussions:

Panel discussion 1: Workspaces north and south. Chaired by James Calder with panellists Roger Macmorran (NAB) and Monica Parker (Morgan Lovell).

Panel discussion 2: Brace yourselves – designing good workplaces is going to get even trickier. Chaired by Steve Coster with panellists Brad Krauskopt (Hub Australia) and Bernard Salt (KPMG).

Panel discussion 3: The theatre of the workplace. Chaired by Rosemary Kirkby with panellists Denice Scala (MLC School) and Oliver Marlow (Tilt).


As a commercial office fitout and refurbishment specialists, SHAPE’s partnership of this event ensures we remain at the forefront of understanding office challenges and trends, enabling us to provide our clients with the best possible service.

For further information on the event and the speakers, please click here: http://architectureau.com/articles/design-speaks-workplaceworklife/

This entry was posted on Tuesday, 06 August 2013.

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