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Wednesday, 12 December


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    CBRE Breakfast Briefing - The Evolution of FM

    • Venue: Tower of London

Join professionals involved in, or associated with, the management of real estate, property or facilities to look at the trends the industry has experienced this year and project what impact they will have on the future requirements of the 2040 portfolio. You will even have the chance to see the Crown Jewels!

This is a free of charge, must attend event for anyone managing or directly
involved in the management of FM, Property and Real Estate.


The Breakfast Briefing will demonstrate how society, demographics and technology are changing the world of FM, whilst also looking at how we can we can prepare for a radically different real estate future:

- Optimising user experience (focus on the user not the building)
      + Personalisation, Flexible space and Wellness

- Digitising the Workplace 
      + Smart workplace, Data-driven and AI

- Workplace 2040
      + Places of the future and what should we do

- The new age of Outsourcing
      + Outsourcing Evolution/p>

- Collaboration and partnerships
      + Supplier/Client relationship and long-term partnerships

The first Breakfast Briefing, on Counter-Terrorism for FM, was a huge success and was completely booked out weeks in advance. There are a limited number of complimentary seats available for this Briefing, so don’t miss your chance. Register your interest to attend now! No exceptions can be made.

Strictly for End User Clients. Aimed at Head of Property, Property Managers, Head of Facilities, Facilities Manager, Consultants or those in associated roles, operating corporate office space, iconic buildings, manufacturing facilities and other associated FM industries.  No Service Providers will be permitted.

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Morning Agenda

08:15 - Arrival & Check-in
Guests arrive, check-in and mingle whilst enjoying a complimentary breakfast sandwich and coffee.

09:00 - Breakfast Briefing Begins
Event Opens with a brief introduction from CBRE and ThisWeekinFM.

09:10 - “Current Trends In Property And FM”
Richard Holberton, Director of EMEA Research, CBRE
Mike Gedye, Executive Director, Strategic Advisory - Occupier, CBRE

        1. Optimising user experience
        2. Digitising the workplace
        3. Workplace 2040

About Richard

Richard heads EMEA Occupier Research at CBRE. His role is to develop and refine CBRE’s research agenda in this area through market analysis, client briefings and consultancy. Richard is also responsible for the flagship European Occupier Survey. Over the previous four years he led the development of CBRE’s research coverage of the European logistics markets. He holds a Masters qualifications in Urban & Regional Planning and Property Investment.

About Mike
Mike has over 25 years of targeted experience in corporate real estate, focusing on the mobilisation and management of multinational portfolios for a diverse range of Corporate Occupier clients. He leads CBRE’s occupier focused Strategic Advisory activities with a focus on delivering measurable Client Outcomes, Innovation and Operational Excellence, leveraging CBRE’s scale to access specialist market knowledge, industry vertical focus and data driven insights. Mike is also a recognised expert in emerging Disruptive Technologies and the impact of Smart Buildings on workforce productivity, cost optimization and the end-user experience.

10:00 - “The New Age Of Outsourcing & Top Tips”
Daniel Hawkins, Global Workspace Solutions, Macquarie Bank
       1. Evolution of outsourcing
       2. Developing true partnerships

About Daniel
With more than 15 years of Facilities and Workplace management experience, Daniel has extensive experience working across the UK and more recently EMEA.

Daniel also actively engages in the promotion of our industry in his capacity as the Co- Head of the ‘Young Managers Forum’, a UK based networking body for young professionals in FM and Workplace Management.

10:30 - Q&A
Includes a short 'Thank You' from CBRE and ThisWeekinFM.

10:45 - Networking and Tour of Crown Jewels
Guests will have an opportunity to enjoy a drink and discuss today’s briefings amongst themselves. The presenters will also join Guests on the floor. A complimentary tour of the Crown Jewels will also be avialable.

12:00 - Breakfast Briefing Ends
Event Ends and Guests will leave the Tower of London to continue their day.

We hope you can join us for a relaxed and informative morning.

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