Find New Ideas to Improve the In-Office Experience

From new technology to more flexible design concepts, there's something to help you improve the in-office experience at InfoComm.
Find New Ideas to Improve the In-Office Experience

From new technology to more flexible design concepts, there's something to help you improve the in-office experience at InfoComm.

Tuesday, June 13, 2023

How to Get People Back in the Office?

Sharath S. Abraham, CTS, Digital Workplace Consultant, Accenture
Roopam Jain, VP of Research, Frost & Sullivan
Tobi Tungl, CTS-D, Regional Vice President, CTI

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

“Company culture” is often cited as a primary rationale for returning to the office. But what exactly does “culture” mean? As an IT professional, can the technology you provide support a richly engaging corporate experience for your employees, vendors, and clients that may come into your office space?

Understanding Space Utilization Technologies

Mark Barragan, MS, Zoom Room Americas Sales Leader, Zoom Video Communications, Inc.
Craig Durr, Senior Analyst, Wainhouse Research
Monique Rezaei, Director North American Channels for Microsoft Devices, Microsoft

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Enterprises have struggled with “right-sizing” office space to fit their hybrid work strategy, even as that strategy has undergone almost constant evolution and adaptation. But whether you decrease your office footprint, add satellite offices, or reconfigure existing space, your enterprise can use a combination of technologies—aimed at both employee collaboration and office usage—to transform employees’ experience of how they use the office.

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Building the Multi-Meeting App Conference Room

Irwin Lazar, CISSP, President & Principal Analyst, Metrigy

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Today there’s a disconnect between conference room design and user need. Employees demand the ability to walk into a meeting room and easily launch any app to connect to a meeting. In this session we’ll look at options for best enabling multi-app meeting spaces and how AV leaders can engineer high-quality user experiences, no matter the app.

Creating Flexible Meeting and Conferencing Spaces

John Bailey, Senior Vice President, Technology and Innovation, AVI-SPL
Linda Gedemer, LEED, PhD, Principal - Technology, Alfa Tech
Cathy Richards-Ingram, Audio Visual Systems Engineer, Avalara

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

The session will explore all aspects of developing flexible meeting and conferencing spaces including space planning, furniture design, and technology for AV consultants and contractors who are looking to understand the challenges, possibilities, and solutions for designing flexible collaboration spaces.

Thursday, June 15, 2023

What Does the Office of the Future Sound Like?

Calin Pacurariu, Co-Founder & CEO, Spatial

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

We need to think beyond the traditional ways we have designed space and the workplace should be no different. What are the core sonic design principles that should be considered when creating a spaces to optimize the human experience? Sound is one of the most underutilized senses in shaping an emotional connection to a space. By introducing sound, we are rethinking the work environment and how sound can be utilized to support neurodiversity, as well as reduce stress and support mental health.

Removing Barriers for More Effective Meetings

Jane Hammersley, SVP, Global Alliances, Space2Inspire
Jon Sidwick, President, Collabtech Group

This session will explore the barriers stopping effective meetings and offer solutions for how to drive voluntary office attendance, staff retention and motivation. From flipcharts to AI, support structures and devices and platform challenges, the team will identify solutions to avoid commute regret and ensure meeting spaces are truly walk-up-and-use.

Show Floor Tour: Conferencing and Collaboration

Wednesday, June 14, 2023, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Thursday, June 15, 2023, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Find out how collaboration continues to evolve in the age of hybrid work by exploring the latest technology trends and new products. We’ll visit cutting-edge startups and hear about the innovative new ideas from some of the market leaders. Who should take this tour? Anyone tasked with delivering conferencing and collaboration experiences, including corporate AV and IT managers; learning space engineers, designers, and tech managers; IT and AV integration firms specializing in corporate; and engineering firms and consultants.

To see the full list of Conferencing and Collaboration education and exhibitors at InfoComm, click here. 

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