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If you were unable to take participate in this year’s GCUC, you can still enjoy the speeches by joining the hangout on Google+.
The program is juicy:
7:00 Texas Breakfast and Check-in begins
— Welcome to GCUC!
8:00 – 8:10 World Premiere of The Coworking Video
— All participants!
8:10 – 9:30 The State of the Union, a Research Update on Coworking (Opening session)
— Deskmag, Emergent Research, Turnstone, Loosecubes, Global Enterprises
9:30 – 10:30 How to Design, Build and Grow your Space for Collaboration
— Blankspaces, GRIND, Cambridge Innovation Center, Gensler (NYC)
10:30 – 11:30 Ask a Coworking Owner – Q&A (Afraid to Ask)
— Coco, Next space, Coop, Parisoma
11:30 – 12:30 Why Real Estate can Make or Break you
— Workbar, Right Space Management, Your Office Agent, WeWork
12:30 Juicy Texas BBQ Lunch
1:15 – 2:00 How to Get Government Funding, Operate as a Non-Profit and be Bad Asses
2:00 – 2:45 Interns are the Future – How to Recruit, Onboard and Leverage Intern Talent
— Link Coworking, Internship Builder, Actual live intern, Launchpad Creatives
2:45 – 3:15 What to do When you Hit a Bump in the Road
— Office nomads, IndyHall, Conjunctured
3:15 – 4:00 Leveraging Technology to Enhance your Space and Community
— LiquidSpace, Deskwanted, Green Spaces, Cowork Jax
4:00 – 5:00 Student-led walking tour of the University of Texas campus
— (meet at large fountain in-front of the UT tower)
4:00 – 4:45 Why You Need to Get in the News (using PR and Social Media to attract the right members)
— Shareable, Creative Density, New Work City, Coworking Spain
4:45 – 5:15 Unconference Reports Back
5:15 – 6:00 Conference Wrap-up and winner of “I Share My Space” announced
6:00 Turnstone’s Texas Tailgate Party