Future Now launches at UBS
The inaugural Future Now event took place on June 22nd at UBS London Headquarters, arguably Europe’s leading Smart Building. RedstoneConnect is delighted to be associated with this new thought leadership group.
Image from left to right: Akshay Thakur of Cisco, Steve Meadows of Philps Lighting, Jim Read, Chair of Future Now, Despina Katsikakis, Workplace Consultant and Keith Jump of RedstoneConnect.
The first Future Now event was specifically designed for senior decision makers looking at the impact of Smart Buildings and Smart Working. The key question that the speakers on the day addressed was how do you build the case for investing in Smart Buildings?
Attendees enjoyed talks from Smart Buildings exponent Andrew Owen, Regional Head MS GCS EMEA at UBS, along with strategic insights of real world projects from the likes of Steve Meadows, Head of Office & Industry at Philips Lighting UK&I, Akshay Thakur, Manager of Business Development, Industries Product Group Cisco, and our very own Keith Jump, CTO here at RedstoneConnect. Guests also gained wonderful insights into the modern workplace from globally renowned workplace consultant Despina Katsikakis.
You can view profiles of all the speakers here.
These key speakers, expertly chaired by Smart Buildings consultant Jim Read, discussed the business drivers for change and how to make change happen. From optimising the office space, supporting a more flexible working environment for your staff, through to understanding the technologies that truly make smart working work, the speakers provided essential information to help the gathered audience engage in change.
Mark Braund, CEO RedstoneConnect, said of the newly formed group:
“It was a terrific turnout for the event, which was well managed & executed. The opportunity to listen to some great speakers at what has to be one of the leading smart buildings in Europe was something we really wanted to support. This event was all about learning from those that have already proven the benefits of Smart Buildings and Smart Workplace technologies.”
About Future Now
Future Now brings together the leading thinkers in Real Estate to explore the strategies and technologies driving the growth in Smart Spaces and Smart Buildings. The mission of the group is to raise awareness and understanding of today's best practice projects and the strategies that are defining the future shape of Real Estate. Connect with Future Now on LinkedIn and Twitter or discover more about events and activities at http://future-now.co.uk.