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ThE lEadER SEPTEMBER 2017 11 Australia Chapter mulls workplace evolution With the theme, "Workplace Futures – Are We on the Right Track?" the Australia Chapter of CoreNet Global in June brought in four industry leaders to refl ect on workplace plan- ning's history as well as current trends. Gathering in Sydney, the panel also discussed how corporate real estate should be thinking about the evolution of workplace in the years ahead. Among the questions debated: • Are current workplaces responding to the right drivers? • What are the really important things to be considered in planning new workplaces? • How well are we positioned for the future? Moderated by Chris Alcock of Six Ideas (formerly SpaceLogic), the panel was formed of Rosemary Kirkby, principal at Rosemary Kirkby & Associates; James Grose, CEO of BVN; Gijs Nooteboom, managing partner at Veldhoen + Company; and Tica Hessing and Chris Marrable, both of Strategic Consulting at Cushman & Wakefi eld. Oregon Chapter celebrates summer Oregon Chapter Chairman Pat Ulch (left), of Knight Frank, and Chapter Board Member Senka Lenn of Cambia Health Solutions, gather with others at the Oregon CoreNet Global Chapter's Summer Social, which was held in June at the offi ces of Cambia Health Solutions in Portland's 200 Market Building. Member honored by New England Chapter golf event The New England CoreNet Global chapter in July held its 17th Annual Charitable Golf Tournament in honor and memory of member Dan Pleines, the Chapter's beloved friend, golf committee chairperson, and board member who passed away in May. Proceeds raised will be donated in Pleines' memory to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, the charity chosen by the family. Pictured here, left to right, are New England Chapter President Cynthia Keliher; Pleines' daughter, Carly; and his wife, Cathy. Mid-Atlantic Chapter recognizes excellence The CoreNet Global Mid-Atlantic Chapter in May held its 2017 Awards of Excellence event during the Chapter's Annual Gala to recognize regional excellence in corporate real estate. Shown here are award winners, members of the executive committee, and the Gala co-chairs. They are, left to right, Steve Dunn, Cathy Delcoco, Al Nielsen, Chet Rao, Leslie Frederick, Andrew Roberts, Jennifer Puckett, Mike Johnson, Karen Fields, Peter Van Emburgh, Deb Kuo, Junius Tillery, Stefanie Spurlin, and Mark Gorman. Left, Tica Hessing, a human geographer and urban planner for Strategic Consulting at Cushman & Wakefi eld, tells the Sydney audience, "Without trust, there is no collaboration and no economy."

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