Managing Director, Workplace Innovation & Strategy  
Colliers International  
For more than 25 years, Kate has helped organizations create innovative workplaces and adopt new ways of working. Her global expertise includes workplace strategy, change management, training, research, sustainability and leadership. Her global clients include Cisco, AT&T, Zurich Financial, Deloitte, Fifth Third Bank, Regions Bank and the United States General Services Administration. She has authored over 40 workplace case studies and hosts numerous learning industry events. Today, North is vice president of workplace innovation at Colliers International, providing workplace consulting to clients to ensure alignment of the workplace to their organizational goals, objectives and culture.

In 2013, North co-founded the Workplace Evolutionaries (WE), a community within IFMA. In 2014, she was the recipient of the prestigious International Associate Award for her contributions within IFMA. In 2017, North was awarded the IFMA Chair Citation from the global board chair for the impact the WE has had on IFMA and the profession.
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Session Code Session Title Date Time
WE WE Pre-Conference at Cisco May 16, 2017 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
2.02 WE Case Studies from Canada May 17, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
3.0 Lunch Panel: The Open Office Movement –Does One-Size Fit All For Workplace Design? May 17, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM