Please join PDR for 18HX— Eighteen Hacks
Enjoy craft drinks, small bites and inspiring conversation among friends.
18HX brings together a panel of six expert “hackers” who traffic in Cultural Capital. Each of our guests will reveal how they are actively reprogramming the realms of Hospitality, Social Impact, Brand Identity, Data Science, Real Estate and Workplace Engineering.
Come learn eighteen inspirational practices to carry with you into 2018.
Hacker: noun hack·er \ ˈha-kər \ A disrupter of legacy networks. An expert at programming and solving problems; who cleverly exposes the weaknesses of a system and improvises solutions that rattle convention.
Co-Founder of The Guild
Brian Carrico is the Co-Founder of The Guild, an Austin-based hospitality company. The Guild is a technology-enabled hospitality company with a design focus that relies on a dedicated and motivated team to deliver amazing guest experiences. Brian believes that the company will only achieve its lofty goals by creating a rewarding workplace with a team focused on guest service.
Notley Ventures Director of Communications & Founder of RAD Office Tour
Royal is the Co-Founder & Executive Director of RAD Office Tour, Austin’s first Workplace Design Tour taking place in May 2017. Her background combines community impact, marketing and PR communications. Currently she consults on communication strategies for architecture, design and technology companies such as NBBJ, argodesign, CognitiveScale and the University of Texas for Integrated Design. Royal also leads communications for Austin Design Week.
Associate Partner at Pentagram Design
Julie Savasky is an Austin-based graphic designer. After 22 years at international design consultancy, Pentagram, she now operates her own design practice which focuses on solving client’s communication problems through storytelling, brand awareness and culture. Her body of work includes editorial design, identity, strategy, web design and environmental graphics and has won awards from Graphis, Communication Arts, Society of Publication Designers, and Texas Institute of Letters among others. Julie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Southwestern University.
Program Manager at IBM Cloud Garage
Annahita joined IBM in 2013 after an 8-year career as a clinical social worker in nonprofit and private practice. She brings critical thinking coupled with human- centered approaches to develop programs focused on cultivating rich, compassionate culture within IBM Cloud Garages worldwide. Annahita’s ability to connect with people has allowed her to successfully lead client-focused Garage initiatives, driving new business and opening new locations with innovation as a priority.
Partner at OpenWork Agency
David Walker is a Partner at OpenWork Agency, a global workplace strategy consultancy with roots in the coworking industry. David brings nearly a decade of experience working in the coworking industry. Prior to co-founding OpenWork Agency, David co-founded and led operations at Conjunctured (2008-2014), one of the original coworking communities in the world. Conjunctured received global acclaim for being a unique community and innovative workspace alternative.
Principal + Director of Design at PDR
Jackie Wheat, is the Design Director at PDR and leads both the Interior Design and Visual Communication teams. Her teams transform program and strategy into design solutions and help clients identify their brand while creatively infusing it into their workplace. Jackie has a passion for thoughtful placemaking that connects people and expresses the client’s vision, identity and culture. The results are tailored, sensorial environments that both inspire and leave a lasting impression.
Kindly RSVP here by February 8, 2018.
See you soon!
Thursday, February 22, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
PRINTpress 1209 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin, Texas 78702
After over 20 years working for leading multinational advertising agencies, Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium and as a consultant, I identified an opportunity in the market donned my entrepreneurial hat and in May of 2013 opened Acme Works, a coworking space in downtown Toronto.
My years working in marketing, advertising and communication taught me that collaboration is the key to creativity and productivity and I am proud to be contributing to a sustainable business model based on cooperation and knowledge sharing. In addition to providing the infrastructure and services required for success I offer my support, expertise and advice to the start-ups, independents, consultants and businesses that call Acme Works home. I also leverage my network of business experts to provide resources when necessary.
Christine joined OpenWork Agency as a Partner in November, 2017.
OpenWork Agency, Partners, Benjamin Dyett and Liz Elam, will be attending this year’s GLOBAL WORKSPACE ASSOCIATION’s Flexible Office Conference.
This year, the GWA’s flexible office conference looks at the next evolution of the industry, engaging flexible office providers, users and service/product vendors in a forward-looking dialogue to shape the industry’s future. At this year’s event, you will meet the people investing in the industry (we’re calling this “meet the money”), and meet the corporate users that many think will be the sustainability driver for the next generation of spaces.
Come for the content, stay for the beach…and the pool…and the gym…and the food..at the 1 Hotel South Beach. Our promise to you is to keep the conversation compelling enough to keep you off the beach…we’ll let you go as far as the pool bar between 9 am and 3 pm. The hotel hosts the first “Spartan Gym” and sits next to a Soul Cycle. The food is amazing and the beach beverages are plentiful.
The Space Age: Innovative and Traditional Office Solutions. Economic and lifestyle changes are driving many consultants and nonprofits to rethink the design of their workplace arrangement. Work-at-home professionals and consultants in small shops are finding coworking an attractive style of work that addresses the problem of isolation and loss of human interaction by providing a shared working environment. Nonprofits who are looking to decrease their overhead costs and improve efficiency are finding shared space offers a solution as well as opportunities to collaborate with organizations with complementary mission objectives. Still others find long-term lease and facility purchase best meet their needs. Join us for presentations about the advantages and challenges of these options and possible strategies you can use to address them.
Confirmed panelists are:
ANS Educational/Networking Event
Thursday, July 20, 2017
8:30 AM – 12 Noon
The Foundation Center
32 Old Slip
New York City
This event made possible by generous support from Cushman & Wakefield
While some may still aspire to work in a “corner office”, many others are embracing the Workplace of the Future. All over Houston, employers are redefining the term “office”.
What are architects, interior designers, general contractors and project managers being asked to include in their future buildings and corporate campuses? And what will building owners and developers need to provide in order to entice new tenants to move in? Also, what new technologies will companies need to consider adding?
Join us at another top-notch Bisnow event, and enjoy breakfast and networking with your friends and colleagues in the business!
Our experienced coworking leaders have worked with cities, economic development groups, and non-profits that want to better their communities through coworking and collaboration. The team comes from all over the US and can relate and develop plans for small towns that are struggling to keep young people to cities that need to capture the entrepreneurial energy.
About EcoDistricts Summit:
The world’s only conference dedicated to neighborhood- and district-scale sustainability. This September 13-15, urban leaders worldwide convened in Denver CO to explore the role of district-scale innovation to address some of most critical issues facing city makers today