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AWA: The Science of Workplace and Change

Tuesday, 19 June, 2018 @ 18:00 - 20:00 UTC-5

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Everyone’s talking about the Workplace Experience, but what does it really mean? Where’s the science to guide us? How do we use workplace change as a tool to shift to ways of working that achieve ‘elite’ levels of human performance?!!!!!

At the Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA) Fringe Event we’ll be exploring these themes and more through a fun and interactive format facilitated by the AWA team hosted at WorkHouse, one of New York’s coolest co-working places.

Facilitated by AWA’s Marita Schardt and Fran Ferrone the event will whisk you through AWA’s latest workplace science from its partnership with the Centre for Evidence Based Management. And AWA’s Founder, Andrew Mawson will host an interactive session exploring how this new knowledge can be practically applied to the design and management of workplace experience.

Come to the event and you will never see the workplace quite the same way again.

AWA - Workplace Week New York 2018

Our Speakers:

Marita Schardt, Director of Global Programs - AWA

Marita Schardt, Director of Global Programs – AWA

At AWA Marita Schardt helps clients develop holistic solutions that integrate people, work processes, technology and place. Marita works directly with senior management by helping them make (and communicate) better decisions about how they support their people, position their businesses and impact performance. Marita holds a Bachelor of Science in Design from the University of Cincinnati’s School of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning.


Fran Ferrone - AWA

Fran Ferrone, Senior Associate – AWA

Fran is a skilled facilitator and communicator with a background in corporate design and workplace management. Fran has worked with front line and senior management of Fortune 500 companies including Credit Suisse, Lehman Brothers, Nortel Networks, General Electric and Raytheon, in the US and abroad. Fran holds a BA in Speech from The Catholic University of America in Washington D.C. and a degree in Interior Design from Parsons in New York. She has published numerous articles and papers on a variety of workplace topics, and currently sits on the Strategy and Portfolio Planning Committee of CoreNet Global’s New York Chapter.


Andrew Mawson - AWA - Workplace Week New York 2018

Andrew Mawson, Managing Director of AWA

Andrew Mawson is a leading pioneer, thinker and speaker on matters ‘work and place’. He has the extraordinary ability to span the worlds of business strategy, organisational design, workplace strategy, workplace design and change management. In his consulting work he has led workplace change management programmes with respected clients including Invesco, Unicef UK, Willis Towers Watson, Direct Line Group, National Rail, Royal Bank of Scotland, Merrill Lynch, BUPA and Interserve.




Tuesday, 19 June, 2018
18:00 - 20:00
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New York, NY 10036 United States
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