Date: 27 October 2020 - 27 October 2020

Location: Online


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Back to Work to a Dynamic Workplace

Date: 27 October 2020 - 27 October 2020

Location: Online



Smarten Spaces and PlaceTech invite you to hear from a selection of the leading office developers and major occupiers as they explore how to make the best return to the office for your business in a changing real estate world.

This event is aimed at real estate professionals keen to understand the occupier needs and developer pain points as workforces prepare to return to the office.

What are the significant changes that have taken place that will reshape the workforce coming out of lockdown? How can landlords and corporate occupiers prepare their workspaces for their teams? How can flexible patterns, allowing for remote management and in-office working, be combined using modern systems?

Topics for discussion at this free-to-attend event on Tuesday 27 October will include

  • meeting the technology demands in the new working environment
  • keeping up with changing occupier needs and
  • how to procure tech partners for today’s workspace.

Smarten Spaces is an innovative Artificial Intelligence / IoT company deploying its technology to help businesses in over 40 cities make their workplace future-ready.

Speakers confirmed

Dinesh Malkani, founder and CEO, Smarten Spaces | Dinesh has spent the last 25 plus years in the tech industry holding leadership positions with Cisco, AT&T, Lucent Technologies, Avaya, Jabra. He was the CEO for Cisco India and SAARC, MD for Cisco APAC, CEO for Avaya Korea, Avaya China. He is a member of the Forbes Technology Council and Chairman of the SaaS council for CII.

Dinesh Malkani Smarten Spaces








Jacinda Lofland, director of strategy and innovation, Nuveen | Teaming up technology and people in the next generation of real estate, through research and development leading to global projects, and sourcing technology solutions for different stakeholders

Jacinda Lofland








Annie Rinker, director in the office of innovation, Hines | Inspired by Hines’ history of innovation in development, the firm’s Office of Innovation was formed to focus on the intersection of technology and real estate, actively evaluating and implementing new economy businesses, products and services that enhance the value of the portfolio, elevate the experience of customers and further empower employees

Annie Rinker








Mary Curtiss, global head of sustainability, renewable energy and environment, health and safety programs, HP. | Developing strategies for renewable energy, carbon emissions reduction, smart buildings, ISO programs, safety and remediation in all regions globally

Mary Curtiss








Chair, Paul Unger, editor, PlaceTech | The leading proptech website and event organiser helping property professionals to spot and decipher the trends that are reshaping real estate

Paul Unger (1)








This event will last for one hour from 3pm to 4pm GMT (11am EST and 8am Pacific Time) and will take place on Zoom. Tickets are free. To register please complete the form below.


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