Calgary TechXchange

TELUS Spark Science Center
October 11, 2018

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Discover the Steps to Improving Workplace Engagement…

IT, Real Estate, and Technology Leaders Share Strategies

You’ve heard about workplace transformation, the evolution of the workforce, the impact of millennials, and the strategies to improve workplace engagement and productivity. You might have even been asked to address these concepts at your organization. Now is your chance to find out how to take that next-perhaps first- step toward an improved workplace.

If you’ve been tasked to do more with less, increase business agility, or help create the workplace environment that gives people the tools to innovate and collaborate, treat yourself to a valuable day of learning from experts and networking with peers- where the lunch is on us.


TELUS Spark Science Center

220 St Georges Dr NE,
Calgary, AB T2E 5T2, Canada

Join Our VIP Park Tour

Don’t miss out on a tour of the TELUS Spark Science Center to add even more excitement to the day. This tour will be by registration only and require visits to all of our partners during expo hours.

Reserve your spot by adding “VIP Park Tour” onto your registration!

Why You Should Attend

  • Improve your workplace engagement through space, design and technology
  • Learn how to apply better work experiences in your organization
  • Learn about the latest technology to streamline workplace collaboration
  • Meet with peers and share challenges/solutions
  • Get expert advice on your specific workplace challenges
  • Prize drawings throughout the day
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9:00 a.m.
Light Breakfast for Guests
10:00 a.m.
Welcome by John Zettel, CEO, AVI-SPL
10:15 a.m.
Keynote Presentation: The Future of Work Will Change Everything by Kathryn Roche of Jones Lang Lasalle
11:00 a.m.
Turning Ideas Into Reality, by Dale Bottcher, Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing, AVI-SPL
11:15 a.m.
Question and Answer Panel: Pros and Cons of Open Collaboration Spaces in the New Workplace
11:45 a.m.
12:00 p.m.
Networking Lunch
1:00 p.m.  - 4:00 p.m.
Sponsor Expo
4:00 p.m.
VIP Tour *if applicable

Prize Drawings Throughout the Day

“This event was spot on with the tech we are looking for in our conference rooms.”

“Great assortment of vendors with awesome technologies to share.”

“I found it very helpful being able to talk face to face with our regional sales representative.”

“Excellent perspective for future trends.”


John Zettel

Chief Executive Officer, AVI-SPL

John Zettel leads AVI-SPL by setting goals, shaping and sharing company values, and helping plan the strategy that keeps AVI-SPL providing the industry’s best AV and collaboration solutions and services. He works closely with the executive leadership to develop goals, plans, and policies.

Dale Bottcher

Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing, AVI-SPL

Dale is the global head of sales and marketing for AVI-SPL, applying more than 17 years of sales and operations leadership to his role. Dale works closely with his teams to align the AVI-SPL brand with our go-to-market approach and the ever-evolving needs of our customers. He champions customer experience, enabling the sales organization to deliver better outcomes for our customers' complex collaboration needs with a focus on delivering a consistent and scalable end-user experience.  Dale is passionate about sales strategy, customer relationship building, and program development.

Katie Rodrigues

Vice President, Jones Lang Lasalle

Katie has worked closely with companies to develop workplace strategies, incorporating multiple perspectives by engaging employees and leaders through the process. Katie knows how to align culture, work practices, technology and business strategies to help clients achieve their workplace goals, and has experience developing and leading change management programs to support a successful transition.

John Rocca

Managing Director, Jones Lang Lasalle

Mr. Rocca is a subject matter expert in assisting companies with portfolio strategy, location footprint, site selection, workplace strategy, and economic incentive negotiations. He works with companies to design and implement business strategy, portfolio management, and develop occupancy strategy.

Kathryn Roche

Director, Workplace Strategy, Jones Lang Lasalle

Kathryn Roche leads Western Canada Consulting for JLL and is a physical design and strategy consultant, specialized in real estate. Kathryn brings to the table experience as design strategist focused on the real estate master planning and the design of physical space for competitive advantage. Kathryn has lead various projects including the design master-planning of corporate campuses, disaster recovery, data centre design, call centre master planning, TV/Radio design, and the application and study of user parametrics. She believes that the design and curation of the physical space can aid in the culture-shaping of firms for competitive advantage.