What is the "next normal" for office spaces? 

Corporate leaders are facing big questions about how people work, where employees want to work and how to build a workspace that fosters culture and engagement while keeping people safe. 

To help chart the road map to return, we’ve assembled experts in office design, corporate culture, economic development and innovation to help address the challenges decision makers face about the future of work.  

These thought-provoking virtual panel discussions will help you build the best work environment for your team for whatever the future brings.


Who attends and why?

This free virtual presentation will help corporate leaders make big choices on what the office of the future looks like for their company.  

Gain expert insight and see relevant regional data on: 

              • Post-pandemic work models  
              • How people work and use space 
              • Why employers want employees in an office 
              • Why employees want an outside-of-home office space 
              • Intangible benefits of offices  
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Register for Part One

Panel of Experts

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Douglas Edwards


Douglas has led several large and complex operations while at the same time built high-performing teams by finding and developing top talent and creating customer-centric cultures. He is senior vice president of Workplace Experience at Humana, which includes a number of workplace, business, and associate services that Humana provides as a strategic enabler for the growth and success of the organization.    

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Brian Zuercher 


Brian leads organizations through the process of redesigning the full work experience – from office environments to remote policies. He is co-founder and CEO at Hopewell, which provides data-based insight into optimizing and aligning physical environments to worker preferences for positive work experience and peak performance.

Lejla Bilal

Lejla Bilal

Transform·Ed Collaborative

Lejla’s extensive research into global virtual teams has made her a regular presenter at international conferences sharing her insights on adaptive leadership, professional learning communities and team science. She is manager of international product at McGraw Hill and co-founded Transform·Ed Collaborative, a resource group for educational leaders.


Anthony Ellis

Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development

Anthony has represented a variety of small businesses, startups and entrepreneurs to build their businesses and also has founded a variety of businesses himself. He is currently the General Counsel for Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, and also the Executive Director of KY Innovation, which helps prepare Kentucky for the economy of the future through programs and partnerships.


Boz Lindgren

Luckett & Farley

Boz understands the challenges of creating built spaces that are aesthetically pleasing and supportive of a company’s needs. His background in art and architecture along with project management expertise help him see all perspectives for a stronger office design or renovation project. He has served multiple functions at Luckett & Farley and is now Market Director for the Corporate Commercial and Hospitality Design Studio.