Industry Insights

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The Future of Work: Predictions for a New (Ab)Normal

They’re coming … fundamental changes in the way we work. New ways of thinking and expanded points of view are on the horizon. But will this reset of our work experience be sweeping, moderate or limited?
Join Dr. Tracy Brower as she discusses the paradigms driving these changes and her predictions for the future of work in five key areas:
  • What Companies Do for Employees
  • How People Work With Each Other
  • Company Systems & Approaches
  • Career Opportunities
  • Workplace & Technology

It’s unlikely the future workplace experience will be exactly the same - but perhaps the changes are a reason for optimism.

Tuesday, June 23
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET


Dr. Tracy Brower
Applied Research + Consulting

Dr. Tracy Brower, PhD, MM, MCRw is a sociologist and the author of Bring Work to Life by Bringing Life to Work. In addition, she is a contributor for and Fast Company, and a Principal with the Applied Research + Consulting group at Steelcase. Tracy is an award-winning speaker and has over 25 years of experience working with global clients to achieve business results. Tracy is an executive advisor to Coda Societies and to the MSU Master Industrial Mathematics Program. Her work has been featured in TEDx, The Wall Street Journal, Work-Life Balance in the 21st Century (book), Globe and Mail (Canada), InsideHR (Australia), HR Director (UK), T3N (Germany), Real Estate Review Journal,, Inc. Magazine, and more. Tracy holds a PhD in Sociology, a Master of Management in Organizational Culture, and a Master of Corporate Real Estate with a workplace specialization. You can follow her on LinkedIn, Twitter, or at