WORKTECH Breakfast and Conference


Over the past 3 years, Mirvac has been working in partnership with Unwired Ventures, the producers of the annual global conference, WORKTECH. This year as a platinum sponsor Mirvac hosted a breakfast for 70 of our top clients and partners, featuring keynote speaker Dr Kristine Dery, Research Scientist from MIT Sloan and Philip Ross, CEO of Unwired Ventures, as well as Paul Edwards discussing his recently published paper on the ‘Intermix Approach’.

The breakfast explored themes such as overcoming the challenges around employee connectedness by unlocking the potential for responsive leadership in the digital sphere; removing bureaucratic silos within an organisation and using technology to engineer serendipity between colleagues in physical space; and how we can create a physical space that helps to facilitate the sharing of knowledge as people interact in less formal and more diverse ways.

The three discussion topics emphasized how a ‘set and forget’ approach to implementing technology within a workplace is dangerous to employee connectedness if it does not easily align to different requirements.

The following day at the conference, Paul addressed over 400 individuals from real estate, technology and innovation divisions, presenting his ideas on the future of the SMART precincts. With reference to Mirvac’s new development, ATP, Paul highlighted how this development will set a new precedent in base build technology and how this can add value to businesses and allow them to thrive in a new digital world.

To download the full version of ‘The Intermix Approach: Activating the Smart Precinct’, please click here or email Paul Edwards,


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Artwork: ‘Reimagining Country’, created by Riki Salam (Mualgal, Kaurareg, Kuku Yalanji) of We are 27 Creative.