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Thursday 6th June 2024
The Chocolate Factory, Derby

Thursday 6th June at The Chocolate Factory, Derby | FREE Tickets Available Now

 

The Workplace Technology Conference is returning for its second year this June.

You'll have the opportunity to discover the products and services that make a difference to businesses at our exhibitor stands, with insightful debates and discussions from expert panellists too.

From key trends, such as AI in workplaces and achieving your sustainability targets, to the influence of technology on occupants wellbeing, there will be plenty for you to enjoy, with relaxed networking opportunities taking place into the evening as well.

Tickets to attend are completely FREE, however we kindly ask our attendees to make a donation to Treetops Hospice, who provide nursing care and emotional support for adults and their families in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

Headline sponsors for 2024:

Agenda

 

Thursday 6th June 2024

12:00pm - Exhibition opens
1:00pm - Conference begins with opening speech
1:15pm - Keynote speech - details TBC
1:50pm - Presentation from event sponsor wtec
2:15pm - Panel 1- The ROI of Intelligence: Smart Buildings and Financial Benefits
3:05pm - Panel 2 - The Future of Wellbeing: Integrating Tech into Workspace Design
3:55pm - Presentation from event sponsor CommScope
4:15pm - Presentation from event host Scenariio
4:35pm - Panel 3 - AI in the Workplace: Beyond the Hype
5:20pm - Treetops donation & conference close
5:30pm - Happy hour in exhibition room
6:30pm - Networking & food

Throughout the course of the day, we'll have 3 expert panels running:

Panel 1 - The ROI of Intelligence: Smart Buildings and Financial Benefits

Dive into the world of smart buildings where technology meets sustainability. Discover how integrating smart technology not only boosts your Return on Investment (ROI) but also plays a crucial role in reducing carbon footprints. Join us as we explore the benefits of smart buildings — from energy efficiency to enhanced operational performance. It's not just about saving money; it's about shaping the future.

Panel 2 - The Future of Wellbeing: Integrating Tech into Workspace Design

Imagine entering a workspace that understands your needs before you do. In this panel, we unravel the power of technology in elevating the occupant experience. Learn how cutting-edge innovations are making workplaces more intuitive, comfortable, and responsive, leading to happier, more productive environments. It's not just a change; it's an evolution.

Panel 3 - AI in the Workplace: Beyond the Hype

Is AI the future of the workplace? This panel delves into the practical applications of AI in the workplace and separates fact from fiction. From automating mundane tasks to fostering a culture of innovation and efficiency, discover how AI is reshaping the way we work. It's time to demystify AI and explore its true potential in transforming workplaces.

Exhibitors


More information on our leading partners and exhibitors to be released soon...

If you're interested in exhibiting at this year's Workplace Technology Conference, please get in touch at jess@workplacetechnology.io

Our speakers

 

This year, we're thrilled to announce that our host will be Sally Pepper! Sally was a former BBC Radio Derby presenter who is well known locally, and we can't wait for her to join us.

Headline sponsors wtec and CommScope will be joining us to deliver some insightlful panels, with more expert speakers for 2024 to be announced soon.

Sally Pepper
Pepper Dawes Media

Sally is a former BBC Presenter with 25 years of broadcasting experience. She is now a media mentor, creator and facilitator working with businesses and charities to deliver their awareness through creative and engaging storytelling.

Sally's name and reputation across the East Midlands is why she has been chosen to lead our Workplace Technology Conference.

Timothy Miscovich
wtec

Tim Miscovich, the Chief Commercial Officer at wtec, is an executive with an extensive background in the technology and smart building industry. Renowned for his role in expanding wtec's global presence and guiding clients worldwide through successful smartengine deployments, Tim is instrumental in driving strategic initiatives and overseeing the day-to-day commercial operations at wtec.

His dynamic leadership style has earned him widespread respect within the business community. With a demonstrated track record on a global scale, Tim is dedicated to fostering innovation and cultivating prosperous partnerships.

Simone Vieira
CommScope

Simone Vieira is the Director, Systems Engineering Europe, for CommScope's Enterprise Solutions. Simone joined CommScope in 2012, with a demonstrated history of working in the telecommunications industry and experience leading core IT presales and specialised solution-oriented teams. She is a member of the British Standards Group (BSI) for Telecommunication – Cabling Design and Best Practices and part of the IoT/01 British Standards group.

In addition to that, Simone is a proud Board Member of the WICT Network. She holds a Master's degree in Technology & Innovation and a BSC Degree in Telecommunications Engineering."

Venue information

 

The Workplace Technology Conference is being held at The Chocolate Factory in Derby city centre. Less than a mile from Derby Rail and Coach stations and with plentiful parking less than half a mile away, it offers an unusual and informal setting for the event.

The venue is fully accessible with an excellent sustainability policy.

Home to UK's smartest street food destination, Bustler Market, we will have a bar, street food, arcades and a pub quiz to entertain delegates into the evening.

Accommodation in Derby city centre is provided primarily by Nightingale Quarter, Premier Inn, Holiday Inn, Leonardo Hotels and Pentahotel. All are within easy walking distance of the venue.

 

Full Address:
The Chocolate Factory, Siddals Road, Derby, DE1 2QD

Entry via John Street, Derby.
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Accommodation Offers:
Get a 20% discount on any bookings made at the Nightingale Quarter using code WTC20.

Treetops Hospice

This year, we will be supporting Treetops Hospice.

Treetops Hospice is a leading end of life care charity for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

Their caring and dedicated team offer confidential advice, personalised wellbeing support, end of life nursing in patients’ own homes and counselling for grieving children, young people and adults.

They can’t do all this without our support. Together, let’s make every day count.

 

Treetops Hospice

This year, we will be donating 100% of profits from tickets sales to Treetops Hospice.

Treetops Hospice is a leading end of life care charity for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

Their caring and dedicated team offer confidential advice, personalised wellbeing support, end of life nursing in patients’ own homes and counselling for grieving children, young people and adults.

They can’t do all this without our support. Together, let’s make every day count.

Thursday 6th June 2024
The Chocolate Factory, Derby

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