The Future Workplace track, presented by ADP. We hope to see you there!

Top Things You Won’t Want to Miss at This Year’s Future Workplace Track at SXSW

Looking for the latest in topics covering career development, work-life balance, co-working, future of work, diversity, inclusion, HR issues, and employee rights in an ever-changing working environment? Here’s our list for the top 5 things you won’t want to miss during this year’s Future Workplace Track sponsored by ADP:

Keeping It Real To Keep Real (Good) People, with Martha Bird

Today as many as 60 percent of U.S. employees are actively looking for a new job. Are you doing enough to keep your most valuable people happy and productive? In this session, we’ll explore real-life examples of why tenured employees leave a company, and what could have changed the outcome with business anthropologist, Martha Bird, taking place 3/9 from 5-6pm.

Join us in The Commons

Friday 3/8: 11:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday 3/9: 9:30am – 6:00pm
Sunday 3/10: 11:00am – 6:00pm
Monday 3/11: 9:30am – 6:00pm
Tuesday 3/12: 9:30am – 6:00pm

Where: Room 205 in the JW Marriott (right in the center of all the action of The Future Workplace)

ADP’s lounge to refresh and recharge as well as be inspired and interact. Grab a snack. See a live muralist. And learn more about your own future in relation to the use of data. It’s all here.

Fireside chats with our thought leaders

Friday 3/8: 1 – 1:30pm — Jeff Wald joined by Jody Miller: The Gig Economy
Saturday 3/9: 1 – 1:30pm — Marcus Buckingham: The Feedback Fallacy
Sunday 3/10: 1 – 1:30pm — Jack Berkowitz and Marc Rind: The Data Game
Monday 3/11: 1 – 1:30pm — Jeff Wald joined by Gene Zaino: The Gig Economy
Tuesday 3/12: 3:30 – 4pm — Brian Michaud joined by a SxSW expert: The Future Workplace wrap-up show

Where: Room 205 in the JW Marriott (right in the center of all the action of The Future Workplace)

Jeff Wald Jeff Wald
Marcus Buckingham Marcus Buckingham
Jack Berkowitz Jack Berkowitz
Marc Rind Marc Rind
Brian Michaud Brian Michaud

Breaking Barriers in Partnership with Wired Magazine

When: 3 days only, from 12 – 6pm on Friday 3/8 – Sunday 3/10
Where: The Empire Control Room & Garage, 606 E. 7th Street, Austin TX

Break Barriers literally.

While this interactive exhibit isn’t located in the JW Marriott, it’s a DO NOT MISS while you’re at SXSW. Visit us at the Empire Control Room on Friday 3/8 – Sunday 3/10 from 12 – 6pm where you’ll choose one of 4 work barriers that are holding back businesses / employee success. You’ll be filmed physically “breaking” through the barrier and given the video for social sharing.

In partnership with Wired magazine, we are offering the chance to break through obstacles that get in the way of great work getting done.

Cocktails and Coffee

Friday 3/8 and Saturday 3/9: Join us for cocktails from 4:30 – 6:30pm
Sunday 3/10: Join us for continental breakfast from 10:00 – 11:00am
Monday 3/11: Join us for continental breakfast from 8:30 – 9:30am

Come meet and mingle with your fellow festival friends. Stop by the area right outside The Commons to enjoy networking time and light fare.