Agenda

  • August 15th // GCUC Tours

    GCUC AU tours are coming up quickly and you don’t want to miss out! We are offering self guided tours and are working on getting a group tour set up as well. If you are an individual and would like to join the tours you can sign up here. If you are a coworking or shared workspace and would like to be included on our tour list, sign up here. Hold tight, more information will be coming your way soon!

    • 1:00

      Tours

      Join us as we tour the local coworking flare.

      Stay tuned, the crew is curating a killer list of spaces for you to check out.

      The official tour list will be emailed to tour registrants a few weeks before the event, but here is a quick preview of spaces for you:

      • Here Coworking
      • Hub Hyde Park
      • Yourdesk
      • Fishburners
      • Tank Stream Labs
    • 5:00

      Happy Hour

      Our lovely partners over at Hub Australia are keen on collaboration and are hosting our opening community mixer. Please come join us for drinks and lite bites after we wrap up the Sydney coworking tours.

    At GCUC, we don’t mess around. We bring you the best and brightest speakers in the industry – no pay-for-play, no sponsor politics – just wise words from big brains, carefully curated to give you your money’s worth.

    Hear from thought leaders paving the way and bringing you with them, shaping the future of work and giving you what you need to carve out your space in it.

  • August 16th // GCUC Day 1

    Stay tuned for agenda updates, as we are fluid!

    • 8:30

      Industry Demos

      If you are in the market for new software, hard ware, and ideas for your space… you will not want to miss these demos from some of the companies we think are juicy. Who knows, there may even be a give away or two in the mix.

    • 9:30

      Tea Time

    • 9:45

      Acknowledgement of Country

      Doors are now open!

      Speaker(s)

      • Clover Moore, Lord Mayor of Sydney
    • 10:00

      Welcome

      Welcome to GCUC , the Future of Work. This year our focus is on not only building your business, growing your scope and raising capital but placing one’s well-being at the forefront.

      Speaker(s)

    • 10:15

      The state of Australia

      The Australian State of Affairs: What is the status of our economy, capacity and development infrastructure. Are we equip for the future of work revolution?

    • 10:45

      Expansion strategies- the real deal

      In this day and age, expansion is almost inevitable. Join us in a curated conversation around managing your business from not only just across the country but across the world.

      Speaker(s)

    • 11:30

      Break

      Grab a cup of coffee and check out our awesome sponsors and partners. GCUC would not be half as juicy with out their support!

    • 11:45

      Health is the new black

      It’s not about your physical heath, that is a given. It’s about your environmental and your mental health. What if your workplace made you healthier?

    • 12:30

      How to attract corporate and keep them there

      Speaker(s)

      • Cleo Vaughan , Knight Frank
    • 1:00

      Lunch

      Lunch is served

    • 2:15

      Life after coworking

      What happen after the sell? Lessons learned for a deal that wan’t ideal.

      Speaker(s)

      • Nick Shewring
    • 2:45

      The New Hospitality

      The marriage of hospitality and coworking is an opportunity to create an elevated shared workspace experience.

      Speaker(s)

      • Naomi Tosic , Director, The Office Space
    • 3:15

      Money Money Money

      How do you raise money? Who should you raise money from? Should you take money from the family?

      Moderator

      Speaker(s)

    • 3:45

      The Loneliness Epidemic

      If AA can solve addiction through connection then coworking can help solve the loneliness epidemic through a physical community. We’ll talk about the effects of the epidemic and how we as a industry can address them.

      Speaker(s)

    • 4:30

      The Real Estate Mashup

      A broker, a tenant, a landlord and a REIT walk into a bar… what do they discuss? Why are interested in Coworking?

      Moderator

      Speaker(s)

      • Michael Cook, Executive, Investa
      • Kimberly Patterson, CBRE
    • 5:00

      Wrap up

      Join us as we discuss the days key take aways and mic drops. We will open up the floor for some last minute questions – come ready.

      Speaker(s)

    • 5:30

      Happy Hour

      What is better than a day full of awesome networking, serendipitous encounters and wonderful content? Ending it with a night cap of course. Join us for sips and bites to close out the first day of GCUC!

    We’re already living the long-awaited future of work and coworking is spelled all over this workplace revolution.

    For five years now, GCUC has marched hand in hand with the coworking movement around the world; we’ve explored everything coworking, from location and design, to branding and finance.

    With top thought-leaders of the industry as speakers and panelists, together we’ll help you jump on board and dominate the future of work!

  • August 17th // GCUC Day 2

    Stay tuned for agenda updates, as we are fluid!

    • 9:00

      Welcome to GCUC day 2

      Join us for a day of master mind sessions that we have expertly curated just for you. These are topics we did not get to on day one that we felt were uber important.

    • 9:30

      Mastermind Session 1

      A. Women in Coworking
      B. Let’s talk Technology – what should you invest in and what can you skip
      C. Management Agreements, joint ventures and negotiations

    • 10:15

      Break Time

      Brain Break time. Take a few to grab a drink and stretch your legs before the next round of master mind sessions start!

    • 10:30

      Mastermind Session 2

      A. Design 2.0
      B. Marketing Strategies for Coworking – Growth Hacking
      C. Blockchain

    • 11:15

      Break

      Break time! Grab a sip and mingle with the other attendees. You never know who will be in the room.

    • 11:30

      Mastermind Session 3

      A. TBA – hold tight, It’s coming soon!
      B. Building diversity in coworking
      C. Coworking for good

    • 12:15

      Wrap up

      Lightening round: We want to hear your takeaways from the sessions you attended today. Grab your notes and get ready to share.

      Speaker(s)

      • Liz Elam, Founder, GCUC
      • Stormy McBride , Director of Operations, GCUC
    • 12:15

      Lunch on your own

      Lunch time! Grab your newest conference friends and head to lunch. We highly encourage checking out the local food scene!

    At GCUC, we don’t mess around. We bring you the best and brightest speakers in the industry – no pay-for-play, no sponsor politics – just wise words from big brains, carefully curated to give you your money’s worth.

    Hear from thought leaders paving the way and bringing you with them, shaping the future of work and giving you what you need to carve out your space in it.