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Every week, the size of the flexible global workforce is growing. 

Startups , Entrepreneurs, Designers, Developers, Strategists, Writers, and Technologists are looking for more collaborative ways to achieve their goals, and creative places to gather and get work done. 

2012 alone saw three new coworking spaces open around the world every single day, hosting over 109,000 members in total.

  • What about coworking is so attractive, and what makes it so effective? 

  • How can we apply the mechanism of coworking to other types of groups (at the organisation, precinct and city level) and achieve the same kinds of results?

  • How can I change the way I work to encourage and connectivity?

  • What new leadership strategies can I embrace to be a more effective leader in a collaborative work environment?


    Alex Hillman specialises in collaboration and community for cities and businesses. 

    An international man of mystery, Alex founded IndyHall in Philadelphia back in 2006 and has grown it to become a vibrant coworking community that its members and other coworking spaces look to for inspiration.


    Former projects include thought-leadership consultation with Tony Hsieh's celebrated "Downtown Project" in Las Vegas. He's also taking his experience and passion for building communities to urban residential roots to develop a co-housing community in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia.


    Alex has been cited as an expert on coworking & community building in the Wall Street Journal, Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Business Journal, WIRED magazine and others. As recently as last week, the New York Times ran this article about coworking, featuring Alex and Indy Hall. 


    Breakfast Seminar (2 hours, 100 seats)

    What can coworking teach us about the future of work?

    Alex’s talk will give a high level overview of how coworking is changing the game of how and where we will work in the future. With a deeper look into building communities, forging partnerships with customers & suppliers, how people to get people motivated (and keep them motivated) along with a look into designing the working space of the future for collaboration and serendipity.

    Interactive Workshop
    (3 hours, 20 seats limited)

    Extended Q&A with Alex about your organisation or community

    This Q&A workshop is an opportunity to solve your problems and get direct feedback from Alex about your project or ideas to help build your community in an intimate, roundtable format. Get hands-on, practical, and actionable advice for improving the success of your community. Take advantage of this unparalleled chance to learn from Alex’s involvement in some of the biggest build projects in the USA.