BuildingsAI 2023
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Program Overview

BuildingsAI's educational program offers diverse and engaging sessions centered around the role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in shaping commercial and corporate real estate. Throughout the day, attendees will gain valuable insights from industry leaders and general tech experts regarding AI's transformative potential.

Key topics include AI's impact on efficiency, decision-making and innovation in real estate, as well as discussions on responsible leadership, governance and compliance. A showcase of real-world AI use cases and case studies will offer practical insights into how AI is transforming business enterprises, smart facilities and workplace environments. Attendees will leave with a comprehensive understanding of AI's role in commercial and corporate real estate and actionable strategies to leverage AI effectively in their industry endeavors.

Program content, dates and times subject to change without notice.

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Thursday | November 16

8:30 am - 8:40 am
Welcome and Introductions | BuildingsAI Unveiled: What Awaits You and Why It Matters
In this opening segment, our conference chairs, Sunder Pappu and Wayne Campbell, will welcome the attendees and encourage you to open your minds, engage in thoughtful discussions and actively participate in shaping the future of real estate through artificial intelligence.

Moderator:
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Jim Young Realcomm
Jim Young Co-Founder & CEO Founder of Realcomm Conference Group, an education organization that produces Realcomm, IBcon and CoRE Tech, the world's leading conferences on techno
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Jim Young
Co-Founder & CEO
Realcomm
LinkedIn

Founder of Realcomm Conference Group, an education organization that produces Realcomm, IBcon and CoRE Tech, the world's leading conferences on technology, automated business solutions, intelligent buildings and energy efficiency for the commercial and corporate real estate industry. As CEO, Jim interacts with the largest companies globally pertaining to some of the most advanced and progressive next generation real estate projects under development.

Speakers:
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Wayne Campbell Management Consultant
Wayne Campbell Technologist
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Wayne Campbell
Technologist
Management Consultant

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Sunder Pappu Inland Real Estate Group
Sunder Pappu SVP, Head of Technology Strategy Sunder Pappu has more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry. He is currently the SVP Head of Technology Strategy at Inland Real Estat
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Sunder Pappu
SVP, Head of Technology Strategy
Inland Real Estate Group

Sunder Pappu has more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry. He is currently the SVP Head of Technology Strategy at Inland Real Estate Group and is responsible for leading project management and application development for the IT department, while ensuring Inland’s technology strategy is aligned with businesses and that technologies are available to meet each entities’ unique business demands.

8:40 am - 9:10 am
Capturing the GenAI Opportunity in Real Estate
The convergence of GenAI and the real estate industry presents an unprecedented opportunity. GenAI, with its unique capabilities, promises profound societal and industry impact, potentially creating a strategic divide between adopters and laggards. Seizing the opportunity is not just about technology – it requires operating model evolution that spans across data, people, and processes. GenAI complements traditional AI, expanding the realm of value creation. While the potential is vast, it's essential to acknowledge the existing risks on the path to GenAI's full maturity. In this session, Alex Wolkomir at McKinsey & Company provides a high-level introduction to generative AI. He will outline its relevance and discuss use cases for the real estate industry, closing with perspectives on how to get started on a path to value creation.

Speaker:
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Alex Wolkomir McKinsey & Company
Alex Wolkomir Associate Partner
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Alex Wolkomir
Associate Partner
McKinsey & Company

9:10 am - 9:40 am
Generative AI: The Future of Innovation Power
Artificial Intelligence (AI), first discussed in 1956, caught the attention of the world in late 2023. An organization that has been paying close attention to AI and other strategic technologies as it relates to the competitiveness of the United States, is the Special Studies Competitive Project (SCSP). Founded by Eric Schmidt, former CEO and Chairman of Google and modeled after Nelson Rockefeller’s Special Studies Project, SCSP is focused on aligning business, academia and the government on important emerging technologies including AI. Liza Tobin, Senior Director for the Economy and David Chee, Director for the Economy will present the findings of SCSP’s groundbreaking report, Generative AI: The Future of Innovation Power.

Moderator:
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Jim Young Realcomm
Jim Young Co-Founder & CEO Founder of Realcomm Conference Group, an education organization that produces Realcomm, IBcon and CoRE Tech, the world's leading conferences on techno
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Jim Young
Co-Founder & CEO
Realcomm
LinkedIn

Founder of Realcomm Conference Group, an education organization that produces Realcomm, IBcon and CoRE Tech, the world's leading conferences on technology, automated business solutions, intelligent buildings and energy efficiency for the commercial and corporate real estate industry. As CEO, Jim interacts with the largest companies globally pertaining to some of the most advanced and progressive next generation real estate projects under development.

Speakers:
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David Chee Special Competitive Studies Project (SCSP)
David Chee Director for Economy
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David Chee
Director for Economy
Special Competitive Studies Project (SCSP)

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Liza Tobin Special Competitive Studies Project (SCSP)
Liza Tobin Senior Director for Economy
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Liza Tobin
Senior Director for Economy
Special Competitive Studies Project (SCSP)

9:40 am - 10:00 am
AI in Action | Case Study Showcase: Deloitte & Columbia University
The proliferation of AI use cases for the built environment reflects growing recognition of AI’s potential to enhance business processes and building operations. As AI technology evolves, we are discovering new applications for commercial and corporate real estate. This session showcases innovative use cases and case studies demonstrating the tangible benefits of AI in enhancing business enterprises, optimizing smart facilities and transforming workplaces.

Case Study | Deloitte & Columbia University. The development and use of effective AI applications require a close collaboration between the business side and the technical side. For the last two years, Columbia University's Center for Artificial Intelligence in Business Analytics and FinTech has worked closely with Deloitte's Real Estate Strategy & Sustainability group to better understand the corporate real estate management process and begin to develop descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics systems to streamline and improve corporate real estate management decisions. this presentation will take an objective look at the AI development process, required stakeholders, challenges, and the immense potential of advanced analytical tools in the real estate industry.

Speaker:
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Josh Panknin Columbia University
Josh Panknin Director, Real Estate AI Research & Innovation
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Josh Panknin
Director, Real Estate AI Research & Innovation
Columbia University

10:00 am - 10:30 am
Create a Robust AI Strategy: From Plan to Execution
Artificial intelligence (AI) will make or break industries and companies over the next decade, and most organizations have devised strategies to harness AI for a competitive advantage. Yet, a big question hangs over that strategy: Will it work? In this session, Arun Chandrasekaran will identify the key risks and roadblocks to a successful AI implementation, the best ways to overcome them and how to best incorporate generative AI as you turn your strategy into reality. He will help determine the right approach to deploy generative AI consistently in your organization and identify the top risks to deploying AI and how to mitigate them.

Speaker:
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Arun Chandrasekaran Gartner
Arun Chandrasekaran Distinguished VP Analyst
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Arun Chandrasekaran
Distinguished VP Analyst
Gartner

10:30 am - 11:00 am
Networking Break
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Fireside Chat: Leveraging Data and AI For A Better Built World
Respondents to a recent JLL survey pointed to artificial intelligence and generative AI as the technologies expected to have the greatest impact on real estate over the next three decades. This segment features a conversation between JLL’s Chief Technology Officer, Yao Morin, and JLL Spark’s Managing Partner, Raj Singh, who will provide valuable insights into the future of the built environment powered by AI, highlighting the role of generative AI specifically. They will also talk about the role of technology-first leaders in guiding the industry toward the full potential of CRE data and AI.

Moderator:
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Jim Young Realcomm
Jim Young Co-Founder & CEO Founder of Realcomm Conference Group, an education organization that produces Realcomm, IBcon and CoRE Tech, the world's leading conferences on techno
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Jim Young
Co-Founder & CEO
Realcomm
LinkedIn

Founder of Realcomm Conference Group, an education organization that produces Realcomm, IBcon and CoRE Tech, the world's leading conferences on technology, automated business solutions, intelligent buildings and energy efficiency for the commercial and corporate real estate industry. As CEO, Jim interacts with the largest companies globally pertaining to some of the most advanced and progressive next generation real estate projects under development.

Speakers:
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Yao Morin JLL
Yao Morin CTO
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Yao Morin
CTO
JLL

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Raj Singh JLL Spark
Raj Singh Managing Partner
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Raj Singh
Managing Partner
JLL Spark

11:30 am - 12:10 pm
AI Insights & Outlook | CRE Industry Leaders Discuss the Roadmap to Tomorrow
Artificial Intelligence (AI) represents the development of computer systems capable of performing tasks that typically require human intelligence, such as learning, reasoning, problem-solving, and the nuances of language. The outlook for AI is promising, with growing applications across all industries. Advancements in neural networks and deep learning have led to the recent introduction of generative pre-trained transformer (GPT) models. These GPTs have fueled rapid progress, enabling AI to improve efficiency, decision-making and innovation. Regulatory challenges, as well as ethical and societal concerns such as bias and privacy, however, require careful consideration as AI impacts everyday life. In this opening session, leading innovators from general tech and our industry will share their vision, highlighting key trends, challenges and opportunities.

Moderator:
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Sunder Pappu Inland Real Estate Group
Sunder Pappu SVP, Head of Technology Strategy Sunder Pappu has more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry. He is currently the SVP Head of Technology Strategy at Inland Real Estat
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Sunder Pappu
SVP, Head of Technology Strategy
Inland Real Estate Group

Sunder Pappu has more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry. He is currently the SVP Head of Technology Strategy at Inland Real Estate Group and is responsible for leading project management and application development for the IT department, while ensuring Inland’s technology strategy is aligned with businesses and that technologies are available to meet each entities’ unique business demands.

Speakers:
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Vijay Anand MRI Software
Vijay Anand VP, AI & Data Vijay Anand, VP for AI & Data at MRI, leads the creation of top-tier AI-based real estate software, leveraging over 20 years of experience in product
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Vijay Anand
VP, AI & Data
MRI Software

Vijay Anand, VP for AI & Data at MRI, leads the creation of top-tier AI-based real estate software, leveraging over 20 years of experience in product development at the Big 4. Harnessing AI, ML, data, and analytics, he builds insightful solutions that address customer problems, all while pioneering in product strategy and delivering cloud-based global solutions.

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Gijo Mathew VTS
Gijo Mathew Chief Product Officer Gijo Mathew is the Chief Product Officer (CPO) at VTS, the commercial real estate industry’s leading leasing and asset management platform. In this ro
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Gijo Mathew
Chief Product Officer
VTS

Gijo Mathew is the Chief Product Officer (CPO) at VTS, the commercial real estate industry’s leading leasing and asset management platform. In this role, Gijo leads VTS’ product, design, and innovation teams to develop the solutions trusted by landlords and brokers to manage more than 10 billion square feet of assets globally. Gijo is a seasoned product and technology leader with more than two decades of experience in the strategy and execution of products for both established and emerging companies. Gijo is passionate about solving customer problems, is a regular speaker at industry and product management events, and enjoys advising startups about the craft of product management.

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Vineet Sinha Johnson Controls
Vineet Sinha VP, OpenBlue Enterprise Solutions Vineet Sinha is Executive Director and Product General Manager in Johnson Controls’ Digital Solutions business. With a career spanning 21 years, he ha
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Vineet Sinha
VP, OpenBlue Enterprise Solutions
Johnson Controls

Vineet Sinha is Executive Director and Product General Manager in Johnson Controls’ Digital Solutions business. With a career spanning 21 years, he has been at the forefront of deploying cloud, digital and IoT technologies for companies across the globe. In his current role, Vineet enables customers to achieve their smart building and sustainability goals with a solution portfolio that spans analytics, experiences and AI-enabled services. As an innovator and SME, he holds several patents in building controls and digital technologies.

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Brian Sutherland Yardi
Brian Sutherland VP, Commercial Sales As vice president for commercial real estate, Brian Sutherland is responsible for leading the US commercial sales and marketing organization. Addition
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Brian Sutherland
VP, Commercial Sales
Yardi

As vice president for commercial real estate, Brian Sutherland is responsible for leading the US commercial sales and marketing organization. Additionally, heoversees sales, marketing and product strategies for Yardi's commercial real estate asset management, procurement, coworking and energy solutions. Before joining Yardi, he spent 15 years as founder and president of several start-up companies.

12:10 pm - 12:50 pm
Building a Robust Enterprise Data Architecture: The Cornerstone of Advanced Analytics and AI Strategy
A well-constructed, holistic data architecture is the foundation for organizations seeking to leverage data effectively for strategic insights and innovation. It ensures data quality, accessibility, security and scalability, supporting current operational needs while also accommodating growth and technological advancements. In this instructive session, panelists will explore the components of a meticulously designed framework allowing organizations to collect, store, process and manage data effectively to fuel advanced analytics and AI applications. Integration of disparate data sources enabling seamless data flow; data governance and compliance measures; ensuring data integrity and regulatory adherence will all be addressed. Discover the crucial role that data plays in the success of AI initiatives within commercial and corporate real estate.

Moderator:
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Stuart Appley CBRE
Stuart Appley Managing Director, Global Workplace Solutions Stuart Appley is a Managing Director in CBRE’s Global Workplace Solutions Group, where he is responsible for providing executive technology oversight
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Stuart Appley
Managing Director, Global Workplace Solutions
CBRE
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Stuart Appley is a Managing Director in CBRE’s Global Workplace Solutions Group, where he is responsible for providing executive technology oversight and consulting to clients. Stuart also has a technology innovation & thought leadership role, helping to develop, drive, and lead pilots on innovative digital projects across CBRE. He was previously the CIO at Shorenstein Realty Services, where he led the transformation of the company’s technology environment into an innovative and best in class organization.

Speakers:
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Lauren Alpeyrie PGIM Real Estate
Lauren Alpeyrie VP, Global Innovation Lauren Alpeyrie is a Director of Global Innovation at PGIM Real Estate, where she manages strategic projects and partnerships to advance innovation, a
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Lauren Alpeyrie
VP, Global Innovation
PGIM Real Estate

Lauren Alpeyrie is a Director of Global Innovation at PGIM Real Estate, where she manages strategic projects and partnerships to advance innovation, adoption of new technology, and data strategy across PGIM Real Estate’s global debt and equity businesses. She has over 10 years of experience leading efforts in digital transformation, growth and go-to-market strategy, and transaction advisory in technology and commercial real estate.

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Aaron Altscher Carr Properties
Aaron Altscher Director of CRE Technology Initiatives Aaron Altscher is the Director of Technology Initiatives at Carr Properties. Aaron leads IT innovation efforts and is the architect and developer for
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Aaron Altscher
Director of CRE Technology Initiatives
Carr Properties

Aaron Altscher is the Director of Technology Initiatives at Carr Properties. Aaron leads IT innovation efforts and is the architect and developer for Carr’s Data Analytics, IoT, Machine Learning/AI, and Hospitality platforms. Aaron’s 2022 focus is on IT innovation around data automation and the return to work movement.

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Edi Demaj KODE Labs
Edi Demaj Co-Founder Edi Demaj is one of the Co-Founders of KODE Labs and is a key contributor to the vision and roadmap for the company. He is responsible for helping bri
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Edi Demaj
Co-Founder
KODE Labs

Edi Demaj is one of the Co-Founders of KODE Labs and is a key contributor to the vision and roadmap for the company. He is responsible for helping bridge the gap between technology, product and other areas within the company. Prior to KODE Labs, he was the Co-Founder of Rocket Fiber, top three fastest internet providers in America and a Managed Services provider.

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Joseph Martino Primaris REIT
Joseph Martino VP, IT Joseph Martino has responsibility for Primaris’ overall Information Technology strategy. He has over 20 years of experience in Information Technology,
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Joseph Martino
VP, IT
Primaris REIT

Joseph Martino has responsibility for Primaris’ overall Information Technology strategy. He has over 20 years of experience in Information Technology, Digital Transformation and Technology Operations. Joseph was previously consulting on ERP and major Digital Transformation projects and prior to that, Global VP of Information Technology at a market leader in connected vehicle and sensor technology.

12:50 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch with Introduction by Umar Riaz, EY
Speaker:
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Umar Riaz EY
Umar Riaz Managing Director
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Umar Riaz
Managing Director
EY

1:30 pm - 1:50 pm
Crafting an Organizational AI Governance Framework: Guiding the Path to Responsible AI
An AI governance framework is imperative for cultivating a culture of responsible, compliant and trustworthy AI adoption, safeguarding an organization's reputation and ensuring the seamless and effective integration of AI technologies. It defines roles and responsibilities, establishes processes for data handling and model assessment and incorporates mechanisms for bias confrontation. In this session, experts will guide you through the process of developing a structured set of policies, practices and procedures that ensure responsible, ethical AI deployment that aligns with legal standards. Strategies for risk mitigation, bias detection and the promotion of transparency in your AI initiatives will be covered.

Speaker:
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Abhay Khera EY
Abhay Khera Senior Manager, Technology Consulting
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Abhay Khera
Senior Manager, Technology Consulting
EY

1:50 pm - 2:10 pm
Empowering the AI Workforce for Real Estate: Skill Development and Talent Acquisition Strategies
Building a proficient team capable of addressing AI applications in commercial and corporate real estate is imperative for organizations seeking to unlock AI's full potential, maintain competitiveness and effectively navigate these transformative technologies. A comprehensive approach to building an AI savvy workforce entails identifying the specific skills required, cultivating a culture of continuous learning, and attracting top talent. In this session, the presenter will discuss strategies for upskilling and acquiring talent in the AI field and equipping them with knowledge tailored specifically for real estate applications.

Speaker:
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Lewis Martin LMC
Lewis Martin Founder & Director
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Lewis Martin
Founder & Director
LMC

2:10 pm - 2:40 pm
Understanding Microsoft’s AI Strategy and the Use Cases for the Built Environment
Microsoft is one of the leading enterprise computing companies in the world and has had a significant impact on innovation for decades. From cloud services to business productivity, their platforms are integral to modern business. Microsoft was also one of the pioneers of artificial intelligence (AI) that is capable of bringing this transformative technology to scale. Ajoy Bhattacharya, Senior Technology Strategist for Microsoft’s AEC Vertical will provide insight into OpenAI and Microsoft’s partnership, Responsible AI, CoPilot and Prompt Engineering. Ajoy will also dive into the world of Large Language Models (LLMs) and ChatGPT. Finally, he will discuss the use cases for AEC as well as the fundamental change management required to embrace AI.

Speaker:
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Ajoy Bhattacharya Microsoft
Ajoy Bhattacharya Sr. Technology Strategist Ajoy Bhattacharya is a Senior Technology Strategist working within Microsoft’s AEC sub vertical. In his role he works with CIOs and other executives t
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Ajoy Bhattacharya
Sr. Technology Strategist
Microsoft

Ajoy Bhattacharya is a Senior Technology Strategist working within Microsoft’s AEC sub vertical. In his role he works with CIOs and other executives to strategize on their IT and Innovation plans. He also serves as an Industry Executive for the AEC space. Prior to joining Microsoft Ajoy was a senior leader in IT and Innovation roles at Suffolk Construction, one of largest privately held General Contractors and a leader in the Construction industry. His passion lies in disrupting the construction industry and some of his works has led to innovative solutions for this industry that were created on Microsoft’s platforms.

2:40 pm - 3:10 pm
Networking Break
3:10 pm - 3:35 pm
AI in Action | Case Study Showcase: CBRE
The proliferation of AI use cases for the built environment reflects growing recognition of AI’s potential to enhance business processes and building operations. As AI technology evolves, we are discovering new applications for commercial and corporate real estate. This session showcases innovative use cases and case studies demonstrating the tangible benefits of AI in enhancing business enterprises, optimizing smart facilities and transforming workplaces.

Case Study | CBRE: Leveraging Data at Scale to Enable Business Transformation with AI. This executive briefing will cover the company’s AI strategy broadly across service lines and highlight a few early wins that CBRE has seen using this approach. The presentation will include lessons learned and future plans for their ongoing data / AI strategy. Sandeep Davé, Chief Digital & Technology Officer, CBRE, will introduce this dynamic session.

Speakers:
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Stuart Appley CBRE
Stuart Appley Managing Director, Global Workplace Solutions Stuart Appley is a Managing Director in CBRE’s Global Workplace Solutions Group, where he is responsible for providing executive technology oversight
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Stuart Appley
Managing Director, Global Workplace Solutions
CBRE
LinkedIn

Stuart Appley is a Managing Director in CBRE’s Global Workplace Solutions Group, where he is responsible for providing executive technology oversight and consulting to clients. Stuart also has a technology innovation & thought leadership role, helping to develop, drive, and lead pilots on innovative digital projects across CBRE. He was previously the CIO at Shorenstein Realty Services, where he led the transformation of the company’s technology environment into an innovative and best in class organization.

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Sandeep Davé CBRE
Sandeep Davé Chief Digital & Technology Officer Sandeep Davé is the Chief Digital & Technology Officer for CBRE. In this role, Sandeep leads the company’s digital strategy and all aspects of technol
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Sandeep Davé
Chief Digital & Technology Officer
CBRE

Sandeep Davé is the Chief Digital & Technology Officer for CBRE. In this role, Sandeep leads the company’s digital strategy and all aspects of technology globally. He and his team provide the technology capabilities and infrastructure to support CBRE’s clients and professionals across the globe. Prior to his current role, Sandeep served as Chief Digital and Technology Officer for CBRE’s Global Workplace Solutions business with responsibility for digital enablement and transformation of the business.

3:35 pm - 3:55 pm
AI in Action | Case Study Showcase: Inland Real Estate
The proliferation of AI use cases for the built environment reflects growing recognition of AI’s potential to enhance business processes and building operations. As AI technology evolves, we are discovering new applications for commercial and corporate real estate. This session showcases innovative use cases and case studies demonstrating the tangible benefits of AI in enhancing business enterprises, optimizing smart facilities and transforming workplaces.

Case Study | Inland Real Estate Group. More info coming soon!

Speaker:
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Sunder Pappu Inland Real Estate Group
Sunder Pappu SVP, Head of Technology Strategy Sunder Pappu has more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry. He is currently the SVP Head of Technology Strategy at Inland Real Estat
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Sunder Pappu
SVP, Head of Technology Strategy
Inland Real Estate Group

Sunder Pappu has more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry. He is currently the SVP Head of Technology Strategy at Inland Real Estate Group and is responsible for leading project management and application development for the IT department, while ensuring Inland’s technology strategy is aligned with businesses and that technologies are available to meet each entities’ unique business demands.

3:55 pm - 4:10 pm
AI in Action | Case Study Showcase: Easy AI: Combining Yardi Data Connect & Azure ML for Immediate Results
The proliferation of AI use cases for the built environment reflects growing recognition of AI’s potential to enhance business processes and building operations. As AI technology evolves, we are discovering new applications for commercial and corporate real estate. This session showcases innovative use cases and case studies demonstrating the tangible benefits of AI in enhancing business enterprises, optimizing smart facilities and transforming workplaces.

Case Study | Boxer Property. This demo shows an easy way to deploy sophisticated ML models using a combination of operational and financial data. Using the new Yardi Data Connect (YDC) and Azure ML in PowerBI is one of the fastest routes to leveraging artificial intelligence available to companies today.

Speakers:
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Andrew Segal Boxer Property
Andrew Segal CEO Andrew Segal formed Boxer Property in September 1992. Under his oversight, the company has successfully reached into segments as diverse as resort hot
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Andrew Segal
CEO
Boxer Property

Andrew Segal formed Boxer Property in September 1992. Under his oversight, the company has successfully reached into segments as diverse as resort hotels, retail centers, office and other real estate businesses, accounting for approximately 20 million square feet of space across the United States. He is the co-founder of Stemmons Enterprise software company.

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Justin Segal Boxer Property
Justin Segal President Justin Segal is an operations executive and entrepreneur specializing in real estate investment and management, startups, and technology. He is the fo
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Justin Segal
President
Boxer Property
LinkedIn

Justin Segal is an operations executive and entrepreneur specializing in real estate investment and management, startups, and technology. He is the founder of Stemmons Enterprise, a universal operations platform that allows companies to operate with pervasive data and unparalleled agility. He often speaks on topics involving enterprise data, analytics, and user experience.

4:10 pm - 4:30 pm
AI in Action | Case Study Showcase: Aisera
The proliferation of AI use cases for the built environment reflects growing recognition of AI’s potential to enhance business processes and building operations. As AI technology evolves, we are discovering new applications for commercial and corporate real estate. This session showcases innovative use cases and case studies demonstrating the tangible benefits of AI in enhancing business enterprises, optimizing smart facilities and transforming workplaces.

Case Study | Aisera: Explore Generative AI Use-Cases and its Impact on CRE. Today, enterprises have options to create LLMs or acquire turn-key Generative AI solutions like an AI Copilot. This case study shares how to navigate critical decisions encompassing the build-versus-buy dilemma, scalability concerns, trust and transparency considerations, all while future-proofing strategy and achieving optimal ROI. Also, explore how MicroLLms enable an AI Copilot to auto-resolve requests and perform enterprise-wide searches with a high degree of accuracy.

Speaker:
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Karthik Sj Aisera
Karthik Sj VP, Product Development Karthik SJ, VP of Product Management, leads Product Development and Strategy at Aisera. Before Aisera, he led AI & ML for the Customer Experience Grou
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Karthik Sj
VP, Product Development
Aisera

Karthik SJ, VP of Product Management, leads Product Development and Strategy at Aisera. Before Aisera, he led AI & ML for the Customer Experience Group at SAP Palo Alto, launching innovative products globally. Karthik holds multiple patents in AI, Integration, and Business Process Management.

4:30 pm - 4:50 pm
AI in Action | Case Study Showcase: AmbientAI
The proliferation of AI use cases for the built environment reflects growing recognition of AI’s potential to enhance business processes and building operations. As AI technology evolves, we are discovering new applications for commercial and corporate real estate. This session showcases innovative use cases and case studies demonstrating the tangible benefits of AI in enhancing business enterprises, optimizing smart facilities and transforming workplaces.

Case Study | When AI is Watching: Spaces are Safer and Insights are Uncovered. Protecting people and assets is stifled by human and technological limitations. Disparate, non-intuitive solutions hinder risk mitigation and push companies into recurring cycles of expensive upgrades. Learn how AI-powered computer vision intelligence is solving these limitations at the core of physical security, while opening insights into new areas such as office occupancy and parking lot usage.

Speaker:
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Yash Bajpai Ambient.ai
Yash Bajpai Head of Solutions Engineering For more than two decades, Yash Bajpai has helped his customers make their digital transformation journey in IT and physical security domains. By part
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Yash Bajpai
Head of Solutions Engineering
Ambient.ai

For more than two decades, Yash Bajpai has helped his customers make their digital transformation journey in IT and physical security domains. By partnering with customers across architecture, operations and executive teams, he understands their unique challenges and demonstrates real value quickly. Yash spends a lot of his time in the field and is always eager to listen and share relevant customer stories. Currently, he leads a talented team of sales engineers at Ambient.ai and together they are on a mission to show everyone how computer vision is revolutionizing physical security everywhere.

4:50 pm - 5:10 pm
AI in Action | Case Study Showcase: Visa
The proliferation of AI use cases for the built environment reflects growing recognition of AI’s potential to enhance business processes and building operations. As AI technology evolves, we are discovering new applications for commercial and corporate real estate. This session showcases innovative use cases and case studies demonstrating the tangible benefits of AI in enhancing business enterprises, optimizing smart facilities and transforming workplaces.

Case Study | Use Cases of ChatGPT for Workplace at Visa. There’s a lot of buzz about generative AI, but can it really be used by a corporate real estate team? The answer is yes. Real examples used in Visa’s Corporate Services team will be shared. From generated content that clarifies flexible/fixed seating benefits and drawbacks to new information, definitions, and replacement terms for inclusive technology terminology, and more.

Speaker:
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Josh Bradshaw Visa
Josh Bradshaw Global Head of Workplace Innovation Josh Bradshaw is Global Head of Workplace Innovation at Visa. For over 15 years he’s designed and implemented real estate technology solutions for res
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Josh Bradshaw
Global Head of Workplace Innovation
Visa

Josh Bradshaw is Global Head of Workplace Innovation at Visa. For over 15 years he’s designed and implemented real estate technology solutions for residential, commercial, industrial, office, smart home and smart building. Prior to joining Visa in 2019, Josh worked at BlackRock and in Silicon Valley tech and real estate companies. He enjoys enabling change by architecting and implementing innovative solutions and lives by his mantra: Don’t work for technology; make technology work for you.

5:10 pm - 5:30 pm
AI in Action | Case Study Showcase: Aizen Corp.
The proliferation of AI use cases for the built environment reflects growing recognition of AI’s potential to enhance business processes and building operations. As AI technology evolves, we are discovering new applications for commercial and corporate real estate. This session showcases innovative use cases and case studies demonstrating the tangible benefits of AI in enhancing business enterprises, optimizing smart facilities and transforming workplaces.

Case Study | AI-Driven Energy Efficiency: Data Center Power Optimization. Data center business is growing significantly; it is more important than ever to operate facilities efficiently to reduce utility costs and comply with carbon emission guidelines. To minimize the risk of manual trial-and-error optimizations that rely on individual wisdom, Aizen Foresight™ software was deployed to generate AI powered predictions for power utilization efficiency (PUE).

Speaker:
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Rao Kakarlamudi Aizen Corp
Rao Kakarlamudi Customer Success Officer
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Rao Kakarlamudi
Customer Success Officer
Aizen Corp

5:30 pm - 5:50 pm
AI in Action | Case Study Showcase: Yellow.ai
The proliferation of AI use cases for the built environment reflects growing recognition of AI’s potential to enhance business processes and building operations. As AI technology evolves, we are discovering new applications for commercial and corporate real estate. This session showcases innovative use cases and case studies demonstrating the tangible benefits of AI in enhancing business enterprises, optimizing smart facilities and transforming workplaces.

Case Study | Yellow.ai:From Hours to Minutes: Voice AI Transformation in e-W2 Form Delivery. Randstad, a global HR services titan, experienced delays of 4-24 hours in W-2 processing for its employees. The solution was to seamlessly integrate voice automation into existing contact center software, reducing that wait time to just five minutes using Yellow.ai’s DynamicNLP™ engine. It also enables round-the-clock support, human-like conversations, and accurate form resolution. The significant cost savings makes a compelling case for the potential of AI in the HR industry.

Speaker:
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Raghu Ravinutala Yellow.ai
Raghu Ravinutala CEO
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Raghu Ravinutala
CEO
Yellow.ai

5:50 pm - 6:00 pm
Closing
Moderator:
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Jim Young Realcomm
Jim Young Co-Founder & CEO Founder of Realcomm Conference Group, an education organization that produces Realcomm, IBcon and CoRE Tech, the world's leading conferences on techno
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Jim Young
Co-Founder & CEO
Realcomm
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Founder of Realcomm Conference Group, an education organization that produces Realcomm, IBcon and CoRE Tech, the world's leading conferences on technology, automated business solutions, intelligent buildings and energy efficiency for the commercial and corporate real estate industry. As CEO, Jim interacts with the largest companies globally pertaining to some of the most advanced and progressive next generation real estate projects under development.

Speakers:
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Howard Berger Realcomm
Howard Berger Managing Partner, SVP Programs Howard Berger has over 30 years of experience in technology and commercial/investment real estate. As Realcomm's SVP Programs, he manages its US and i
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Howard Berger
Managing Partner, SVP Programs
Realcomm
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Howard Berger has over 30 years of experience in technology and commercial/investment real estate. As Realcomm's SVP Programs, he manages its US and international conferences and CIO programs. Previously, he was with The Jamesan Group, which specialized in strategic technology consulting for the commercial real estate industry and prior to that, he was with TRW Real Estate Information Systems where he developed real estate information systems for the mortgage, appraisal and title insurance industries.

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Wayne Campbell Management Consultant
Wayne Campbell Technologist
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Wayne Campbell
Technologist
Management Consultant

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Sunder Pappu Inland Real Estate Group
Sunder Pappu SVP, Head of Technology Strategy Sunder Pappu has more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry. He is currently the SVP Head of Technology Strategy at Inland Real Estat
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Sunder Pappu
SVP, Head of Technology Strategy
Inland Real Estate Group

Sunder Pappu has more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry. He is currently the SVP Head of Technology Strategy at Inland Real Estate Group and is responsible for leading project management and application development for the IT department, while ensuring Inland’s technology strategy is aligned with businesses and that technologies are available to meet each entities’ unique business demands.

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Lisa Woods Realcomm
Lisa Woods Managing Partner, SVP Business Development As Managing Partner, SVP of Strategy & Business Development, Lisa Woods is responsible for developing Realcomm's strategic relationships with the tech
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Lisa Woods
Managing Partner, SVP Business Development
Realcomm
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As Managing Partner, SVP of Strategy & Business Development, Lisa Woods is responsible for developing Realcomm's strategic relationships with the technology companies that participate in the company's conferences, seminars and CIO events. Prior to joining Realcomm, Lisa spent 10 years working with building owners and managers, providing technology solutions in telecommunications, access control and security.

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