Summer Webcast Series: Workplace Design, Emergency Preparedness, and Streamlined Closeouts

Jennifer Boydon| August 24, 2021

With summer moving into full swing, it’s the perfect time to take a step back and look at how to make improvements. We have scheduled a collection of webcasts that will help with improving operations for the AEC and built space communities.

From revitalizing a workspace, to enhancing emergency planning, to seeking strategies that boost productivity, these free, educational webcasts will provide ideas to take your team or organization to the next level.

The Summer Webcast Series includes:

1. Using Environmental Graphics to Impact Your Team and Build Your Brand

When: On-demand
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Workplace design studies have shown that a well-designed office both attracts new employees and makes existing employees more productive.

So, in this webcast, we’re turning to Scott Swedler, an 11-year industry veteran, who helps clients make smart choices to visually communicate their brand message. Swedler will discuss how anyone can use environmental graphics to improve workplace culture and enhance the company’s brand.

What you’ll learn:
After this webcast, you’ll understand what environmental graphics are and how they can communicate your company’s brand while inspiring employee innovation. Additionally, you’ll learn how your workspace can impact employee productivity and morale.

2. Best Practices for Streamlining Project Closeouts

When: On-demand
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Project closeouts are notoriously cumbersome in the construction industry; technology is changing that. Join us as construction tech experts Kevin Leathem and Damian Torres discuss how technology is speeding up closeouts and helping architects, engineers, contractors, and building owners save time and money.

What you’ll learn:
You’ll walk away from this webcast having learned how cloud-based technology can keep your team connected and organized to make sure project closeouts stay on track. As a result, you’ll be prepared to leverage an intuitive mobile solution to improve productivity and collaboration during closeouts.

3. Active Threats Preparation: A Universal Approach

Presented by Facilities Executive Magazine

When: On-Demand
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In this session, Captain Mike Bolender, founder of Peaceful Warrior Training Group, discusses his approach to training facilities teams across the nation. He’ll share practical tactics that enhance your ability to respond to emergencies.

What you’ll learn:
Mike Bolender, who has faced an active shooter incident firsthand, will teach attendees what he’s learned from his time as a law enforcement and emergency responder expert. You’ll learn a three-pronged approach to universal emergency preparedness consisting of “Prevention,” “Response,” and “Aftermath Preparation.”

By the end of the session, you’ll be ready to prepare your organization for a multitude of possible threats—without spending an excessive amount of time on training.

4. Preparing for the Unpredictable: Emergency Preparedness and the SAFETY Act Journey

Presented by Campus Safety Magazine

When: On-Demand
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Listen in to this webcast as risk management expert John Petrone discusses the SAFETY Act and what it means from a liability standpoint for facilities in the healthcare, municipal, and education industries. There will also be further discussion about how the SAFETY Act provides an opportunity for improved emergency preparation and decision-making.

What you’ll learn:
Joining John Petrone will be the National Director of Facilities Technology at ARC, David Trask. The two of them will teach attendees how to deploy Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technologies and evaluate the resilience of their emergency plans. Attendees will also learn strategies for developing and applying a Security Program and Emergency Operations Plans.

Be sure to register even if you can’t attend and we’ll send you a link to the webinar replays.

5. Getting Started with Email Management for Projects and Teams

When: August 1, 2018 at 11:00 AM PST
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For better or worse, project information is most commonly shared via email. The problem is finding it when you need it. Join, SKYSITE’s Product Managers; Jon Styrlund and Kevin Leatham as they discuss how you can track all your project’s email, along with your other construction documents, in a single solution.

What you’ll learn:
Jon and Kevin will discuss the benefits of storing all your information in a single source of truth, how to get email into the system, including mail between other team members or partners. They’ll demonstrate how, from your mobile device or desktop you can always get to the information you need.


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