Coming soon: the National Summit on Corporate Real Estate, held at IIDEXCanada

On Thurs., Dec. 4, from 8 to 11:30 a.m., IIDEXCanada will be hosting the National Summit on Corporate Real Estate. During the summit, attendees have the opportunity to network with more than 200 CEOs, asset managers, owners, corporate real estate executives, designers and architects.

The six Thursday-morning sessions selected cover a breadth of topics and trends that the work and marketplace have highlighted as key issues. By bringing together leaders from the real estate, architecture and design communities in one place, attendees have a real opportunity to listen to these industry decision makers and gain insight into the challenges they face in the current market.  More importantly, attendees will leave with an understanding of the solutions and best practices industry experts have put in place to meet these challenges head on.

Summit sessions and speakers:

8:00 a.m.: Welcome

Chair: Danny Roth, Brandon Communications

8:05 a.m.: The Soul Advantage – The New Kind of Leadership and How To Maximize Peak Performance

Speaker: Chandran Fernando, principal, Matrix Search Group

8:30 a.m.: Why Major Uses of Space are Finding as Alignment between Business Strategy, Real Estate, Corporate Culture and a Sustainable Work Environment

Speaker: Chuck Scott, senior managing director, Corporate Occupier & Investor Services, Cushman & Wakefield Ltd.

8:55 a.m.: From Green to Great: The Well Building Standard and the Evolution of Healthy and Productive Workplaces

Speaker: Paul Scialla, founder, CEO, Delos Building Wellness

9:20 a.m. Networking Break

9:45 a.m.

Workplace Ecology: Linking Design, Productivity and Well-Being in the Workplace

Speaker: Deanna Hayko, interiors studio leader, B+H Architects

10:10 a.m.: Greener Buildings and the Collaborative Worker: The Strong Connection Between Sustainability, Corporate Productivity and Asset Performance

Jillian Barber, senior research associate, Environics Research Group
Jamie Petch, director, Officer Leasing, Oxford Properties Group

10:35 a.m.: The Executive Roundtable: Real Estate Owners and Corporate Real Estate Executives Discuss the Issues

Lisa Fulford-Roy, Senior V-P, Client Strategy, Strategic Accounts and Consulting, HOK

Lisa Borsook, executive partner, WeirFoulds LLP
Tyrone Bowers, managing director, Leasing, Allied Properties REIT
Mike Cumming, V-P, Global Real Estate & Procurement, OpenText
Peter McFarlane, V-P, LaSalle Investment Management

11:35 a.m. Adjournment

The seminar takes place in room 202D at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building, and tickets cost $125.

Click here  to learn more about this seminar. Register today for IIDEX14 for free and save. Prices go up Nov. 26.

IIDEXCanada runs Dec. 3-4. For more info, visit