Workplace Summit 2020 – Conference Speakers

Our speakers for Workplace Summit 2020 include:

Back to Work

George Muir  – Futurist & CEO Udal Cuain

George spent over 25 years in various roles at IKEA before starting his own business, Udal Cuain in 2017. He joined IKEA Eastern Europe and this was the start of George’s long career in technology development across IKEA, which included the digitization of IKEA in Sweden and the establishment of Enterprise Architecture.

George has also worked in the business development areas around Digital Workplace, Human Resources and Business Processes. George helped establish both the Digital Workplace Group and Make IKEA a Great Workplace as process developer of the ‘Visualize the Future Workplace’ process.

The Importance of Addressing the Topic of Autism, Access and Inclusivity in the Workplace

Gearoid Kearney – myAccessHub

Gearoid Kearney is the CEO of myAccessHub, an Award-Winning Irish Company that is making it easier for companies to build Sensory Inclusive Workplaces by using Video Animation and Virtual Reality to educate their employees. myAccessHub works with companies in the Tech, Pharma and Finance Industries to bring about real change in the Future of the Workplace.

The Psychology of Decision Making in Designing Workplaces

Sinead O’Toole – Sheffield Hallam University

Sinead O’Toole has spent 20 years in financial services, in Dublin & London, with a career that has included roles in banking operations, move management, project and change management. Sinead joined Sheffield Hallam University in 2011 as part of the Estates team in the Facilities Directorate, quickly becoming a central figure in the university’s work on learning spaces. Having completed her MBA in FM in 2016 with a dissertation topic of academic workspace, Sinead’s motivation and passion has always been around changing work and learning places for the better, with a particular focus on people and engagement.

How BIM (Building Information Modelling) & It’s Relationship with Blockchain Impacts Where We Work

Dr James Harty – Copenhagen School of Design

A strong demand for BIM due to the savings and quality of service it can offer has driven BIM adoption in Denmark. James has witnessed the change to digital and has worked to produce all-round skilled professionals in a unique construction degree that merges construction management and economics with architectural technology.