New Realities of Our Workplace Environment


May 13, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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New Realities of Our Workplace Environment:  A Webinar Panel Discussion

Whether it's next week or next month, We will get back to our offices.  But what will that look like? Touchless doors and elevators? Six foot spacing? Hand sanitizer stations? No one has a crystal ball, but we can ask some experts about the most likely changes we can expect and plan for.  

Panelists will include:


Tracy Brower, PhD, Principal with Steelcase's Applied Research + Consulting Group

Tracy Brower studies the sociology of work and the changing nature of work, workers and workplace. She is the author of Bring Work to Life by Bringing Life to Work: A Guide for Leaders and Organizations and a contributor to and Fast Company. You can follow her on LinkedIn, Twitter, or at


Bryan Jacobs, Executive VP, Head of Global Operational Outsourcing with Cushman & Wakefield
Bryan Jacobs currently leads and manages the development of global CRE and FM outsourcing solutions for large corporate and institutional occupiers of real estate.  


Robert Stefanski, VP of Property Management, Lauth Group
As VP of Facility Management for Integrated Facility Services, Robert Stefanski oversees facility operations for owner occupied corporate headquarter facilities, and multi-tenant building operations. Facility uses ranges from corporate office, lab, R&D, meeting and event space, retail and industrial across the greater central Indiana region for clients such as The Heritage Group, MISO, CIM Group and Protective Insurance.

As a career professional in the property and facility management industry for over 30 years, COVID-19 is bringing new challenges and opportunities to how facilities are operated which stand to conceivably change the work landscape for years to come.

Keith Cole, President, Mitsch Design

As a partner at Mitsch Design Keith is an advocate for industry innovation and excellence in the company.  Keith is a firm believer in interdisciplinary design creating adaptable responses for Client’s needs that are effective and inventive. His portfolio includes experience in corporate, higher education, dental, veterinary, hospitality, multi-family and residential projects. Keith has led the industry in development and use of 4D and virtual reality workflows for design over the last 4 years. 

We're holding this event on World FM Day so we can celebrate the work our facility management professionals do! Now more than ever before, we recognize the role Facility Managers have in keeping us safe and sound at work.  In honor of World FM Day, all webinar attendees will be automatically entered to win a $150 gift certificate to Ruth's Chris.  The drawing will take place immediately following the webinar's conclusion.


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