The future of the workplace in China
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The future of the workplace is one of the hottest topics in business today. But what do changing work habits and office usage mean for landlords, developers, and HR teams? How are global and local businesses using flexible space to grow in China? And how is it playing out in China compared with the rest of the world? 

Host: Kirsten Johnston, CEO of JWDK

Experts: Daker Tsoi, CEO of Lifestyle Creating
Jon Seliger, CEO of Naked Hub
Alex Font, Senior VP of Viking Cruises
Matt Anderson, HR Director of Jaguar Land Rover

Order of play:

02:35 How and when did China start embracing creative and community workspaces such as 'Bridge 8'? (DT)

05:40 Co-work in China and the influence of the share economy. nakedHub, China’s home grown co-work success story (JS)

11:50 When Viking Cruises entered China, why did they choose a co-working space over a standard office space? (AF)

16:00 How influential is human experience and workplace culture today in China? The influence of Chinese millennials. (MA)

22:40 How is China culture embracing the co-sharing work environment? How digital integrates into co-work and workplace communities

27:00 Fengshui and its place in the modern workplace

28:00 The future of the workplace: How should developers, designers, planners and agents react to co-work disruption?

32:09 Audience Q&A: JLL asks how do companies have their own unique identity with a branded space such as nakedHub?

35:18 Audience Q&A: How do you raise the money for such a venture when your tenants can disappear tomorrow?

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