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WEBINAR |Back to the Future Workplace Part 2 of 3, BROOKLYN, 05/4/2021

May 4, 2021 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM


This webinar is Part 2 of a 3 part series

About this Event – Learn from industry experts about the future of our workplaces and how to simply and practically follow the guidelines to adapt and reopen your office – regardless of your company’s size, budget and resources.

Specially prepared for small business owners with smaller offices, this webinar series looks at the current state of the workplace after the past year, and positions this disruption as an opportunity to rethink the workplace by taking what we’ve learned to create more flexible, diverse, and distributed workplaces and company cultures. Using clean, simple graphics to show examples of how small offices can adapt to the future of work while complying with current guidelines these webinars will present a range of different options and techniques to achieve this that align with their company’s culture and budget.
Part 2 – Back to the Office…The Near and Now

This second of three webinars focuses on how small business can adapt their offices now to the future of work while complying with current pandemic guidelines so they can reopen and welcome more employees back. The range of case studies presented will show simple and practical strategies that are inexpensive and quick to implement while taking into account everything we’ve learned about distributed working to make the offices more flexible, resilient, and healthy to accommodate different ways of working through technology and a focus on employee needs.

Topics covered include:
• Roadmap & decision tree for adapting your office with limited time & money
• Case Studies Showing simple & practical strategies for adapting offices to the guidelines, while also highlighting technologies that can help and ways to improve ventilation and HVAC systems.
o Typical Office with 40 Employees
o 12 Person Shared Office with 4 different companies
o 5 Person open plan Office
• The above-noted case studies will discuss strategies about:
o Seating Arrangements & Schedules
o Minor Reconfigurations
o Embracing A Hybrid, Distributed Workforce
o Repurposing & Modifying Existing Spaces to Meet New Needs
These webinars have been prepared by architects, interior designers, and engineers who are members of the Unified Covid-19 Taskforce at the New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIANY).

A link to the webinar will be sent approx. one day before and 30 minutes before the event. Please check your email and spam.


NYC Department of Small Business Services
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