Our conference theme?

Coworking Europe 2017 to take place on November 8, 9 and 10 in Dublin, Ireland

The 2017’s edition aims to address openly all topics related to coworking, from three perspectives : business, trends and impact.

The conference is be an outstanding opportunity to share best practices, connect and, why not, build up and collaborate on new exciting projects.

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Program

Day 1

  • 8.45 Registration
  • 9.30 Welcome by the Lord Mayor of Dublin

    Mícheál Mac Donncha, Lord Mayor of the city of Dublin
    Keynote at Plenary room – Level 4

  • 9.35 Introduction to the Coworking Europe Conference

    Introduction of the conference by Alex Ahom (Shhared)
    Intro at Plenary room – Level 4

  • 09.40 Overview of the Irish Coworking Scene

    Mike Hannigan(Coworkinn), Sinead Geraghty(Flexhuddle), Irish Coworking Assembly
    Panel/keynote at Plenary room – Level 4
    [Impact]

  • 10.00 Global Coworking Survey 2017 - Last statistics and data

    Carsten Foertsch (Deskmag)
    Keynote at Plenary room – Level 4
    [Trends]

  • 10.20 Ludgate Hub : join forces around a rural coworking project and bring jobs back in the countryside

    Adrienne Harrigton (CEO Ludgate Hub)
    Keynote at Plenary room – Level 4
    [Impact]

  • 10.35 The coworking market driven by independent and branded spaces - The situation in Paris and extrapolation for Europe

    Cevan Torossian (Arthur Loyd)
    Keynote at Plenary room – Level 4
    [Trends]

  • 10.45 Coworking to become an industry as diverse and important as the hotel industry ?

    Gearoid Collins (Spaces/Regus Ireland), Stéphanie Brisson (Techspace, Berlin), Sascha Hartmann (Design Offices), Jonathan Weinbrenn (BeOffices), moderated by Jean-Yves Huwart (SocialWorkplaces.com)

    Panel at Plenary room – Level 4
    [Trends]

  • 11.15 Practical messages
  • 11.20 Twitter Express

    Facilitated by Alex Ahom

    Line up and get a 20 seconds speech slot for everyone who wishes it to introduce him/herself, share a message or a thought. Open to all attendees. Limited time frame
    Plenary room – Level 4

  • 11.40 Coffee Break
  • 12.10 - 13.00 Coworking, a cultural revolution - How deep does it change our understanding of workplaces and cities ?

    Jeaninne Van der Linden (Open Coworking Association), Clare Kelly (Glandore), Pier Paulo Mucelli (eOffice/Coworking London), Ilham Halib (7AY, Rabat), moderated by Gareth Jones (Town Square)

    Panel  at Plenary room – Level 4
    [Impact]

  • 12.10 - 13.00 How can coworking support companies to build up sustainable relationships with ecosystems of freelancers and startups ?

    Gitte Andersen (Signal)
    Interactive workshop at Nally Suite room – Level 4
    [Trends]

  • 12.10 - 13.00 Pacific Workplaces - Nextspace : taking over another coworking brand (value, strategy, integration)

    Laurent Dhollande (Pacific Workplaces)
    Interactive workshop at Davin Suite room – Level 4
    [ Business / Operations ]

  • 12.10 - 13.00 Coworking and co-living - A magnet for ``long stay`` Tourism

    Mathias Zeitler (Bansko Coworking)
    Interactive workshop at Suite 688/89 room – Level 6
    [Trends]

  • 13.00 - 14.15 Lunch
  • 14.15 - 15.05 To what extend is coworking turning ``the office`` into hospitality and community services?

    John Williams (The Instant Group), Auriane Bertrand (Hopwork), Carlos Gonçalves (Avila), Jakob Dalhoff (MatchOffice), moderated by Jean-Yves Huwart (SocialWorkplaces.com)

    Panel at Plenary room – Level 4
    [Business / Operations]

  • 14.15 - 15.05 What not to forget when opening up a coworking space ?

    Tony Bacigalupo (NWC)

    Interactive Workshop at Nally Suite room – Level 4
    [Business / Operations ]

  • 14.15 - 15.10 ``CoHip, CheckYoMate, Freelancers week : How Coworking can do good by supporting social actions``

    Ashley Proctor (Foundery)

    Interactive Workshop at Suite 688/89 room – Level 6
    [Impact]

  • 14.15 - 15.05 Operate a range of small surface coworking spaces in suburbs and make them profitable - The Sattelite Inc (Part I)

    Barbara Sprenger (The Satellite Inc)

    2 hours of Interactive Workshop at Davin Suite – Level 4
    [Business/Operations]

  • 15.10 - 16.00 Operate a range of small surface coworking spaces in suburbs and make them profitable - The Satellite Inc (Part II)

    Barbara Sprenger (The Satellite Centers)

    2 hours of Interactive Workshop at Davin Suite room – level 4
    [Business / Operations]

  • 15.10 - 16.00 How to mix corporations, small business and freelancers in a same coworking space

    Stéphanie Brison (TechSpace)

    Interactive workshop at Plenary room – Level 4
    [Business / Operations)

  • 15.10 - 16.00 How having a convenient well run coffee shop increases the coworking experience

    Tobias Kremkau (St-Oberholz)

    Interactive Workshop at Nally Suite room – Level 4
    [Business/Operations]

  • 15.10 - 16.00 Could the coworking offering reach a saturation level ? (facts and data)

    Jonathan Weinbrenn (Be Offices)

    Interactive Conversation at Suite 688/89 room – Level 6
    [Trends]

  • 16.00 - 16.30 Coffee Break
  • 16.30 - 17.20 Is co-living coworking's next frontier ?

    Anil Khera (Node-Living), Julianne Becker (Coconat) , Matthias Zeitler (Bansko Coworking)

    Panel at Plenary room – Level 4
    [Trends]

  • 16.30 - 17.20 Member benefits - How to bring more monetary value to your members

    Hector Kolonas (Included.co)

    Interactive Workshop at Nally Suite room – Level 4
    [ Business – Operations ]

  • 16.30 - 17.20 Are startups better off in ‘open for all coworking spaces’ or in ‘invitation only incubators’ ?

    Gareth Jones (Town Square)

    Interactive Workshop at Davin Suite room – Level 4
    [Trends]

  • 16.30 - 17.20 Follow up conversation on the Global Coworking Survey 2017

    Carsten Fortsch (Deskmag)

    Interactive Conversation at Suite 688/89 – Level 6
    [Impact]

  • 17.40 Free time
  • 19.30 - 24.00 Coworking Europe Party at The Mercantile Hotel

    The Coworking Europe community will gather together in a reserved area inside of the mythic Mercantil Hotel.

    Free entrance. Music, food and beverages available.

    Address: 28 Dame Street, Dublin 2

Day 2

  • 9.15 - 9.45 Unconference briefing

    Julianne Becker (Coconat)

    Plenary room – Level 4

  • 9.55- 10.45 Unconference - Sessions n°1

    Agenda co-created by the audience
    Interactive conversations in the different allocated rooms.

  • 10.50 - 11.40 Unconference - Sessions n°2

    Agenda co-created by the audience
    Interactive conversations in the different allocated rooms.

  • 11.40 - 12.10 Coffee Break
  • 12.10 - 13.00 Unconference - Sessions n°3

    Agenda co-created by the audience.
    Interactive conversation in the different allocated rooms.

  • 13.00 - 14.15 Lunch
  • 14.15 - 15.05 Unconference - Sessions n° 4

    Agenda co-created by the audience
    Interactive conversations in the different dedicated rooms.

  • 15.10 - 16.00 Unconference - Sessions n°5

    Agenda co-created by the audience.
    Interactive conversations in the different allocated rooms.

  • 16.00 - 16.30 Coffee Break
  • 16.30 - 17.30 Wrap Up Unconference Sessions

    Facilitated by Julianne Becker (Coconat)
    Plenary room

  • 17.30 - 19.30 Free time
  • 19.30 Dublin Pub Tour

    A guided tour of pubs around Dublin with the goal to network.

    Different groups will be shaped up to visit the best pubs in town. Each group will mingle and network with another group each time they jump to a new pub. All the groups will gather at the same place at the end of the Pub Tour.

  • 22.30 Groups gathering from the Pub Tour

    Mercantil Hotel
    Address: 28 Dame Street, Dublin 2

Day 3

  • 10.00 Coworking Doctors

    Be advised by our team of experts on specific Coworking questions you might have with your own project. Questions to be sent via the online form sent by email to all participants.

    Interactive session with five Coworking Doctors covering 5 fields of expertise :

    • Tony Bacigalupo (US) – Community Building
    • Claire Carpenter (UK) – Program hosting and rural coworking
    • Berta Calders (SP) – Events strategy
    • Christoph Fahle (GE) – Membership and partnerships
    • Vanessa Sans (SP) – Branding

    Delegates have the opportunity to send their questions to the “doctors” prior to the conference. They will answer during a web live-streamed session.

    Plenary room – Level 4
    [ Business / Operations ]

  • 10.00 Coworking and corporations : how to work together

    Rosan Gompers, New Company (The Hague)

    Interactive Session at Davin Suite – Level 4
    [ Business / Operations ]

  • 10.00 How can coworking play a role in dealing with Brexit from an Irish/UK perspective ?

    Patrick Murdock (Hub Newry), Mike Hannigan (Coworkinn, Dublin), Trevor O’Hara (Workabode, London), moderated by Eve Early (Empowering Change)

    Panel & Interactive discussion at Nally Suite – Level 4
    [Trends]

  • 12.00 - 13.30 Lunch

    You may pre-order your sandwich the day before

  • 13.30 - 15.00 Coworking Pitching Contest - Investors and Experts Jury (Part I)

    Coworking projects
    Contest (Live streamed)

    Cash Prize : 1.000 € for the winning team

    Jury:
    Philippe Leigneil, Arthur Loyd
    Ian Lucey, Lucey Fund
    Jay Kwan, TPG

    Plenary room – Level 4

  • 15.00 - 15.30 Coffee Break
  • 15.30 - 17.00 Coworking Pitching Contest - Investors and Experts Jury (Part II)

    Coworking projects

    Contest (Live streamed)

    Cash Prize : 1.000 for the winner

    Jury:
    Philippe Leigneil, Arthur Loyd
    Ian Lucey, Lucey Fund
    Jay Kwan, TPG

    Plenary room – Level 4

  • 17.00 Jury deliberation - Free time
  • 17.30 - 18.00 Award ceremony

    Presentation of the Contest winner
    Live Streamed
    Plenary room – Level 4

  • 20.00 - 02.00 Coworking Europe Closing Party in collaboration with Copass and Ouishare

    Happy Hour and Bye Bye Party – Co-hosted with CoPass, Ouishare Radio and the Europe Coworking Assembly – Possibility to pre-order food (paying).

    Urban Brewing
    Address : Vault C, CHQ Building, Custom House Quay, North Dock, Dublin