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Friday, Jun 18th, 2021
at 12 pm EST / 7 pm EET

Free Webinar

The future of workplaces

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This 90-minute meeting will be organized as an interactive session, starting off as a panel discussion and then dividing into two concurrent breakout sessions. 

Webinar Speakers

Antti Tuomela photo

Antti Tuomela

CEO and Co-Founder
Spacent

Johanna Tarvainen-Lee

Johanna Tarvainen-Lee

Event Committee Lead
Canada-Finland Chamber of Commerce

Troy Pfeffer

Troy Pfeffer

VP of Partnership & Strategy
Howspace

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Kelly Leight

CEO
Kone, Canada

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Marika Arovuo

President
Canada-Finland Chamber of Commerce

Bart

Bart Koniecek

Regional Sales Manager
Halton Group

About this Event

The following esteemed panel members will be bringing various perspectives on how their companies are shaping how workplaces are being adapted, redesigned, or reimagined altogether.

  • Spacent – Antti Tuomela (CEO & Co-Founder)
  • Halton Indoor Climate Systems – Bart Koniecek (Regional Sales Manager)
  • Kone Canada – Kelly Leitch (CEO)
  • Howspace – Troy Pfeffer (VP of Partnerships & Strategy)
This webinar will focus on how these Finnish companies are:
✓ giving people other options for where to do work that isn’t home or office;
✓ addressing interior air quality needs as people go back to the office and need to mitigate contagions;
✓ addressing new social distancing and air quality requirements for elevators; and
✓ allowing for better employee engagement and digital facilitation.

 

Register today and you’ll get access to our Howspace event page, which we’ll use before the event gets started to:

  • learn more about the panel members;
  • let the panelists know what you’re most interested in hearing about; and
  • help decide the themes for the two breakout sessions.

 

AGENDA

12:05 pm EST /
7:05 pm EET
Welcome and introductions
Marika Arovuo
12:10 pm EST /
7:10 pm EET
Panel Discussion – Future of the workplaces
 Facilitated by Johanna Tarvainen-Lee
1:00 pm EST /
8:00 pm EET

Breakout room discussions

1:20 – 1:30 pm EST /
8:20 – 8:30 pm EET
Event summary and closing

 

Antti Tuomela photo

Antti Tuomela

Antti Tuomela

Dr. Antti Tuomela, Chief Executive Officer, Co-founder of Spacent has over 20 years of experience in real estate industry and business development. Spacent combines office resources and on-demand workspaces to a seamless workplace solution. Before his career at Spacent he was CEO of Aalto University Properties responsible for the Europe’s second largest university campus investment programme.

Prior to his career at Aalto University, he held several C-level positions at Newsec and senior positions at Senate Properties. Antti has recently become an expert and a popular speaker about post-pandemic workplaces.

Johanna Tarvainen-Lee

Johanna Tarvainen-Lee

Johanna Tarvainen-Lee

Johanna leads the Event Committee of the Canada-Finland Chamber of Commerce. She has served on the CFCC board of directors since 2011. Over the last 13 years, her background has been in international business development helping Finnish companies with their North American internationalization.

She is currently also working with Howspace as a Customer Success Manager, where she helps consultants, facilitators, organizational development practitioners, and learning professionals bring groups of people together to collaborate on change initiatives and learning programs through Howspace’s AI-powered digital collaboration platform.

Troy Pfeffer

Troy Pfeffer

Troy Pfeffer

For the last year, Troy has been instrumental in the developing the strategy and expansion of Howspace across the Americas. As the VP of Partnerships & Strategy of the Americas team, Troy helps lead the expansion of the world’s most advanced digital facilitation platform. Howspace’s growth continues at ever-increasing rates as more and more companies and organizations embrace the new business environment, which is founded on improved engagement, co-creation, and the collaboration of people.

Prior to this role, Troy spent 20 years working at Cintas, most recently acting as their Competitive Intelligence Director (Cintas is the publicly held company most known for providing uniforms and supplies to businesses).

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Kelly Leight

Kelly Leight

Kelly Leitch is the managing director for KONE Canada. In this role, he oversees operations across the service, modernization, and new equipment business lines in the Canadian market. With over 20 years of industry experience, Kelly is a proven leader in operations management and business development.

Kelly was appointed to this role in 2010, and has served in progressive management positions in construction, installation, quality, and new equipment business since joining KONE in 1999. Most recently, he served as the director of operations for KONE Canada.

Kelly received his degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Toronto.

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Marika Arovuo

Marika Arovuo

Marika is the President of Canada-Finland Chamber of Commerce and the Founder & CEO of GRIT Online Inc.

Marika is a driven international business owner who has lived and operated successful businesses in three continents over the past 15 years. She helps businesses grow through designing elegant digital experiences that generate leads, convert clients, and encourage ongoing transactions.

For Marika nothing is more satisfying than working together with entrepreneurs to plan and execute custom digital marketing strategies that propel their businesses to a higher level. She has a holistic approach that aligns both the business and digital marketing aspects for success. She loves to see clients reach their goals, and feel proud of their achievements.

Bart

Bart Koniecek

Bart Koniecek

Bart is an energetic Coach and Sales Professional. With a proven track record of sales growth in retail and commercial segments he brings a fresh perspective to meaningful relationship building through sales leadership. Having experienced a variety of work environments during his career ranging from traditional office (Microsoft), to work from home  Whirlpool), hybrid office (Halton) he brings a unique perspective to life during and post pandemic.

As the expert in improving indoor environmental quality through work with Halton’s unique technology solutions Bart offers great insights into fighting contagions in the post pandemic workspace.

Friday, June 18th 12 pm EST / 7 pm EET

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