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World Workplace Asia-Pacific Program

MONDAY - Preconference

22 July 2024

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Only for attendees registered for Facility Tours.
Only for attendees registered for the workshop.

TUESDAY - Day 1

23 July 2024

All times listed are in SGT

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Demanding Drivers Behind the ESG Movement

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This presentation delves into the transformative power of leveraging Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles to enhance the work environment. By implementing initiatives such as green leases on a global scale and establishing a global ESG board, organizations can ensure alignment with ESG goals and foster sustainability.

Furthermore, the presentation highlights the commitment to injecting more Social and Governance elements into the office environment. This includes initiatives such as workplace transformation, the appointment of an ESG ambassador, and collaboration with landlords on green leases. Through these efforts, the goal is to create a work environment that not only prioritizes sustainability, but also promotes employee well-being and engagement, ultimately empowering individuals and enhancing overall workplace satisfaction.


Speaker: Christine Li, Head of Research, Asia Pacific, Knight Frank

Leading real estate research and strategy expert at Knight Frank

With over 15 years of experience in the real estate industry, Christine is the Head of Research APAC at Knight Frank, a global leader in property consultancy. In this role, she shapes the long-term business strategy by developing and implementing research initiatives that support the regional and global objectives of the firm.

Christine has a proven track record of delivering insightful and actionable research and analysis across various property sectors, such as office, industrial, residential, student accommodation, multi-family, and data centres. She curates and coordinates regional forecasts and market outlooks for clients, and provides research-based perspectives to commercial leasing and investment processes. She is also a respected media commentator and thought leader, with extensive experience as a property correspondent and commentator with Singapore Press Holdings. Christine holds a Master of Arts degree in Media and Communications from the University of London, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Cornell University.

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Join your fellow delegates for conversation over lunch! 
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WEDNESDAY - Day 2

24 July 2024

All times listed are in SGT

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The Digital Transformation of FM

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Speaker: Lynn Baez, VP, Facilities and Workplace, McKesson 

Lynn Baez is vice president, facilities and workplace for McKesson. She leads the strategic direction of McKesson’s facilities and operations, which encompass offices, clinical offices and distribution centers. She supports the McKesson vision to improve care in every setting — one product, one partner, one patient at a time.

Baez has a passion for inspiring fellowship and building bridges by collaborating with corporate ecosystems to solve complex workspace challenges, delivering the impossible and ensuring that vendor partners are operating as an extension of the entities she serves. She enjoys owning and managing large-scale projects and programs, and has thrived in complex, enigmatic areas of FM for more than 20 years. Key prior leadership positions within Google, Nokia, Ericsson, T-Mobile and Dr. Pepper Snapple Group helped shape her passion for this profession. Additionally, she has been engaged in several multinational FM leadership roles over her career.

A member of IFMA for more than 16 years, Baez served as IFMA’s first vice chair in 2023-24 and continues to volunteer as an IFMA chapter board member and committee chair. She served as IFMA’s second vice chair in 2017-18; but stepped down due to her then-new role at Google. During her term as second vice chair, she also chaired the Government Affairs and Finance Committees, and was board liaison to the Audit Committee and IFMA Foundation. She served a three-year term on IFMA’s Global Board of Directors from 2014-17. She earned her FMP® in 2011, and her SFP® in 2012. Baez was named an IFMA Fellow in 2022. She served as the Silicon Valley president for the 2022-23 term.

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Facility Evolution Unleashed: Human-Centric Strategies for Lasting Impact

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Join us for an immersive exploration into elevating facility excellence through the lens of human performance science. Discover groundbreaking strategies designed to enact tangible change, aligning efforts with the innate capabilities of people for agility, habit formation and behaviour change. Learn how to unlock the latent power within your team and facilities, transcending conventional leadership and change approaches to thrive amidst the whirlwind of dynamic shifts in business and advancing technology. Delve into the transformative force of human performance to unlock sustainable excellence and lead the charge towards a brighter, more resilient future for your facilities and the world. 


Speaker: Jasmine Benson, Visionary Pragmatist, Performance Rebels

Jasmine Benson, a former executive leader and best-selling author turned neuroplastician, is a dynamic thought leader in the Future of Work arena. Seamlessly blending her expertise in facilities, business agility, and technology with insights from human performance science, she empowers audiences with unconventional strategies and innovative facilitation, inspiring transformative action. With a global reach, Jasmine's impact resonates across continents, as she spearheads a revolution in leadership and change methods, advocating for human-centric approaches that unleash the full potential of individuals and organizations, making workplaces thrive.

Guest of Honor:
Mr Tan Kiat How, Senior Minister of State
 

Timeline:

5:30 - 6:30 pm - Cocktail reception 

6:30 - 7:00 pm - New credential holders recognition 

7:30 - 9:00 pm - Awards Gala Dinner

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Future-ready Facilities

Asia-Pacific's path to decarbonization, achieving net zero and technology-driven excellence. 


World Workplace Asia-Pacific 2024 theme will focus on engaging facility managers in the Asia-Pacific region to spearhead the journey towards decarbonization, attaining net-zero status, and embracing technology-driven excellence. The event will feature interactive sessions designed to foster collaborative learning and engagement, delving into the innovative and strategic aspects of facility management.

Decarbonization and Net Zero

Dive into strategies for decarbonization and achieving net-zero goal.

Innovative Technology

Delve into  groundbreaking technologies that are actively shaping the landscape of future-ready facilities

Well-being in Facilities

Prioritize the well-being of occupants through thoughtful facility design and management.


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