24 - 25 July, 2018 | PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW
Speaker Information:

Gwen Pfleger


Laboratory Manager
Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research


2:30 PM Case Study: Moving into an Open Plan Work Environment- Opportunities and Challenges

Five years ago, The Harry Perkins Institute moved from a siloed facility to a new, open plan facility. The design of the new facility was deliberately collaborative, but a jarring change for staff from the previous working environment. In this session Gwen will share the journey undergone by staff with you:

  • Realising the potential of the new facility: how the open plan environment has benefitted productivity and the staff culture
  • The biggest challenges faced by staff in adapting to the new environment and how these were overcome
  • Reflections of the experience: potential strategies to manage change and improve the staff experience


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Gwen.

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