WorkTech North

Event Info

Mon 13 - Tue 14 Sep, 2010 from 9:00am - 5:00pm
The Lowry
Pier 8
Manchester, M50 3AZ, UK (Map)
Cost: Email / Phone as in details.


On 13th and 14th September at the Lowry, Salford Quays, the 3rd annual WorkTech North is attracting some of the biggest and brightest names in the region to debate, discuss and divulge the latest thinking on work, workplace and technology.

In association with the BBC, this seminal event offers a unique blend of ideas, case studies, workplace innovations and visions of the future – including:

  • BBC North: The vision and reality, Mark Harrison, Head of Production, BBC North and Alan Bainbridge, Portfolio Director will reveal more about the vision for the BBC at MediaCityUK in terms of production and how they are redefining workplace through innovations in design, support and sustainability
  • Relocating to reduce cost – from London to Manchester, Garry Gordon, Head of Property, British Council
  • Technology in the New Century City, Dr Adrian Woolard, Project Lead R&D North, BBC
  • ‘Whitehall the North’ - a vision for the future of Mayfield, Julian Lipscombe, Director, Bennetts Associates
  • The Future of Innovation & Work: new research, Professor Ian Miles, Professor of Technological Innovation and Social Change, Manchester Business School.... plus much, much more. See main programme brochure attached.
  • In addition to the conference on 14th September, a Tour of the BBC and MediaCity UK will take place on the 13th September and masterclasses will cover topics including:
  • BBC Case study: Redesigning the FM and procurement process, Peter Mathieson, Balfour Beatty and Scott Fortune, CEO,
  • Property efficiency through workstyle based planning, David George and Mark Bradshaw, Capita Symonds
  • Measuring the benefits of workplace change, Tim Allen, Director, Johnson Controls
  • The added value of workplace ergonomics, Lillian Antonio, Herman Miller

 Places are limited, to book email registrationsatunwired [dot] eu [dot] com or phone 020 8977 8920.



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