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  • The Big Easy


    MAY 15-16, 2019 New orleans, Louisiana
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    Get Jazzed About Your Workspace

    Join us in The Big Easy May 15-16 for an opportunity to learn, laugh, and laissez les bons temps rouler with some of the leaders in facility management and workplace strategy.

    We have an exciting schedule filled with noteworthy speakers, hands-on training, breakout sessions, and lots of fun. Don’t miss out on this chance to become workplace champion on the bayou!

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    2019 agenda

    • 7:45 AM Registration Opens
    • 7:45 AM – 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast
    • 8:30 AM – 8:45 AM Opening
    • 8:45 AM – 9:15 AM Welcome: Mark Peterson
    • 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM Keynote Speaker: Kay Sargent
    • 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM Break
    • 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM Day in the Life Performance
    • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch
    • 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Breakout Sessions (Rotating)
    • 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Evening Event
    • 7:45 AMRegistration Opens
    • 7:45 AM – 8:30 AMContinental Breakfast
    • 8:30 AM – 8:45 AMOpening
    • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AMKeynote Speaker
    • 9:45 AM – 10:00 AMPodcast Highlights: Mike Petrusky
    • 10:00 AM – 10:30 AMBreak
    • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AMProduct Roadmap: Kenton Gray
    • 11:30 AM – 11:45 AMAwards
    • 11:45 AM – 12:00 PMVideo Montage
    • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PMLunch
    • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PMPanel Discussion
    • 2:00 PM – 4:00 PMBreakout Sessions (Rotating)

    2019 speakers

    Mark Peterson

    President & CEO, iOFFICE

    Mark has been a champion of digital workplace solutions since the start of his career, and has motivated many companies to take a leap in the right direction by embracing cloud technologies that enhance the employee experience. He recently served as Vice President of Building and Asset Operations for IBM, where he brought their technology to market and guided clients through applying that technology to their workplace. Prior to IBM, Mark was part of the executive team at Tririga, where he played an integral role in developing the former startup into the key IWMS player it is today.

    Kay Sargent

    Senior Principal and Director, HOK’s Workplace

    Kay Sargent, ASID, IIDA, CID, LEED AP, MCR.w, WELL AP, is a senior principal and director of HOK’s WorkPlace practice. Based in Washington, D.C., she leads diverse project teams that solve clients’ business and organizational challenges related to real estate business process, strategic planning, workplace strategy and change management. 


    Kenton Gray

    Chief Technology Officer, iOFFICE

    A talented developer, Kenton has written much of the underlying platform that makes the iOFFICE portal work. When a new module is created or there is a major update, Kenton is the one who envisions the project and designs it from scratch. Before iOFFICE, Kenton worked extensively on award-winning applications, design and user experiences for companies including Capital Records, BHP Billiton, the City of Houston.

    Elizabeth Dukes

    Co-Founder, iOFFICE

    Elizabeth Dukes has provided innovative facilities management solutions to hundreds of Fortune 1000 corporations since 1989 and focuses on marketing, sales, customer solution implementation and ongoing customer satisfaction. She is responsible for building partnerships and business relationships, communicating company solutions, expanding the team and advising the CEO and senior leadership team on business issues.

    Missy Bolino

    Vice President of Product Strategy, iOFFICE

    Mike Petrusky

    Host of The Workplace Innovator Podcast

    Mike is a dynamic speaker, podcaster, and seasoned marketer who is passionate about sharing iOFFICE’s unique brand of thought leadership to CRE, FM and IT leaders in the digital workplace. Mike has inspired industry professionals with his focus on shared human experiences and workplace connections at IFMA, CoreNet, and other industry gatherings.

    Jeffrey Mackay

    Senior Director of Global Operations, Vertex Pharmaceuticals
    Jeff is a Senior Director in the Global Operations group at Vertex Pharmaceuticals in Boston, MA.  In his role he oversees the facility and laboratory operations of Vertex’s 1.1M SQFT Headquarters in Boston’s Seaport District.  In addition to his operational role at the Headquarters Jeff oversees several continuous improvement initiatives for the Global Operations, many of which focus on how technology can optimize operations as well improve the overall workplace experience.  Prior to Vertex, Jeff worked as a consultant for Real Estate and FM functions across the Pharmaceutical, Healthcare and Higher Education sectors.  His clients included Johnson and Johnson, Genentech, Kaiser Permanente and Unilever.  Jeff has also held leadership roles in FM and Real Estate for Pfizer, Medtronic and AIG.  Jeff holds a B.A from Brandeis University and a MBA from Suffolk University.  He has earned the Facilities Management Professional designation from IFMA as well as a Six Sigma Greenbelt

    Will Martin

    Senior Director of Real Estate and Facilities, Health Management Systems, Inc.
    Will Martin, CFM, MCRw, is a senior director of real estate and facilities at Health Management Systems, Inc.  Based in Irving, TX, Will is leading change within his organization to support and even drive cultural change within the company.  Will brings over 20 years’ experience in workplace delivery and is continuing to seek ways to innovate the corporate office to better meet the needs of the business of the future.  


    Ricoh is empowering digital workplaces using innovative technologies and services enabling individuals to work smarter. For more than 80 years, Ricoh has been driving innovation and is a leading provider of document management solutions, IT services, commercial and industrial printing, digital cameras, and industrial systems.


    Buildingi is a leader in productivity and collaboration solutions. Our solutions focus on three core areas of a company’s most valuable business resources – their people, property, and ideas.  Our areas of expertise include Workplace Transformation, Strategic Occupancy Planning, Systems Integration, Facilities Records Management, and IWMS Consulting, Implementation, and Post-Implementation Services.

    Verum Consulting

    Verum Consulting is a Minneapolis-based Corporate Real Estate Strategy & Operations firm that provides advisory, management consulting, and corporate training and development services.
    Nopsi Hotel


    317 Baronne Street New Orleans, LA 70112

    make your reservation

    The preferred rate at the NOPSI Hotel is $185/night. To book your groups’ reservations online, click here. You can also book by calling (844) 439-1463 and referring to the iOFFICE User Conference room block. The cut-off date to make your reservation is April 1st, however rooms are based on availability. The hotel won’t charge you until a week before the event and it is 100% refundable as long as you cancel by May 7th.


    MAY 15-16, 2019 New orleans, Louisiana

    Get Jazzed About
    Your Workspace

    register today