Synthesis Workshop :: Seattle 2017

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
GGLO: Space at the Steps
Seattle, WA


8:30 AM Breakfast & Networking
9:00 AM Susan_Strom_KA_Advance Welcome + Orientation
Susan Strom
Director of Client Success, Knowledge Architecture
9:30 AM Rachel Steer Operational Excellence at DOWL
Rachel Steer
Chief Administrative Officer, DOWL
Kristin Folmar Kristin Folmar
Quality Manager, DOWL
10:00 AM Break
10:30 AM Todd Henderson Improving Out Loud: Collectively Advancing Top Initiatives with Synthesis
Todd Henderson
Principal, Boulder Associates
11:15 AM Andy Fry Lessons Learned: Leading an Intranet/Essential Content Reorganization Project
Andy Fry
Chief Operating Officer, Magnusson Klemencic Associates
12:00 PM Key Takeaways Lunch Hangouts
Attendees will gather in small groups for detailed conversations about the intranet priorities most relevant to their firms. We encourage breakout attendees to not only talk about, but also show each other, relevant aspects of their firm’s Intranets. To facilitate this kind of sharing, please consider bringing a laptop or tablet through which you can access your firm’s Synthesis Intranet.

1:00 PM Zucu Bermann Ingersoll Synthesis Product Update & Discussion
Zucu Bermann Ingersoll
Director of Product, Knowledge Architecture
Christopher_Parsons_KA_Connect_2015 Christopher Parsons
Founder and CEO, Knowledge Architecture
2:00 PM Break
2:30 PM Key Takeaways Working Session: Strategic Internal Communications
Using Knowledge Architecture’s Firm Priorities and Performance from Leadership Playbook as a guide, you’ll identify bright spots in your firm’s strategic internal communications practices. At the end of the working session, we’ll come back together and learn what’s working in the larger community.
3:30 PM Break
4:00 PM Niki Lesko Intranet Tour: Ed @ Mahlum
Niki Lesko
Associate Principal, Director of Marketing and Business Development, Mahlum
Jason Manson Jason Manson
BIM Manager, Mahlum
4:20 PM Andrew Hollomon Intranet Tour: zAxis @ ZGF
Andrew Hollomon
Principal, Director of Technology, ZGF Architects
Sheila Morris Sheila Morris
Knowledge and Information Manager, ZGF Architects
4:40 PM Wrap Up
5:00 PM Client Reception


GGLO: Space at the Steps
1301 First Avenue, Suite 301
Seattle, Washington 98101
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Synthesis Workshops are free of charge and limited to active clients of Knowledge Architecture.