BuildingsAI 2023

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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.

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 12:10 pm
Building a Robust Enterprise Data Architecture: The Cornerstone of Advanced Analytics and AI Strategy
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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.

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 12:10 pm
Building a Robust Enterprise Data Architecture: The Cornerstone of Advanced Analytics and AI Strategy
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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.

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 11:30 am
AI Insights & Outlook | CRE Industry Leaders Discuss the Roadmap to Tomorrow
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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.

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 12:10 pm
Building a Robust Enterprise Data Architecture: The Cornerstone of Advanced Analytics and AI Strategy
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 3:10 pm
AI in Action | Case Study Showcase: CBRE
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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.

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 4:30 pm
AI in Action | Case Study Showcase: AmbientAI
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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
LinkedIn

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.

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 5:50 pm
Closing
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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.

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 2:10 pm
Understanding Microsoft’s AI Strategy and the Use Cases for the Built Environment
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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.

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 4:50 pm
AI in Action | Case Study Showcase: Visa
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Wayne Campbell Management Consultant
Wayne Campbell Technologist
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Wayne Campbell
Technologist
Management Consultant

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 8:30 am
Welcome and Introductions | BuildingsAI Unveiled: What Awaits You and Why It Matters
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 5:50 pm
Closing
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Arun Chandrasekaran Gartner
Arun Chandrasekaran Distinguished VP Analyst
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Arun Chandrasekaran
Distinguished VP Analyst
Gartner

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 10:00 am
Create a Robust AI Strategy: From Plan to Execution
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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)

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 9:10 am
Generative AI: The Future of Innovation Power
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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.

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 3:10 pm
AI in Action | Case Study Showcase: CBRE
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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.

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 12:10 pm
Building a Robust Enterprise Data Architecture: The Cornerstone of Advanced Analytics and AI Strategy
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Rao Kakarlamudi Aizen Corp
Rao Kakarlamudi Customer Success Officer
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Rao Kakarlamudi
Customer Success Officer
Aizen Corp

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 5:10 pm
AI in Action | Case Study Showcase: Aizen Corp.
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Abhay Khera EY
Abhay Khera Senior Manager, Technology Consulting
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Abhay Khera
Senior Manager, Technology Consulting
EY

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 1:30 pm
Crafting an Organizational AI Governance Framework: Guiding the Path to Responsible AI
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Lewis Martin LMC
Lewis Martin Founder & Director
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Lewis Martin
Founder & Director
LMC

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 1:50 pm
Empowering the AI Workforce for Real Estate: Skill Development and Talent Acquisition Strategies
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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.

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 12:10 pm
Building a Robust Enterprise Data Architecture: The Cornerstone of Advanced Analytics and AI Strategy
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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.

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 11:30 am
AI Insights & Outlook | CRE Industry Leaders Discuss the Roadmap to Tomorrow
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Yao Morin JLL
Yao Morin CTO
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Yao Morin
CTO
JLL

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 11:00 am
Fireside Chat: Leveraging Data and AI For A Better Built World
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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

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 9:40 am
AI in Action | Case Study Showcase: Deloitte & Columbia University
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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.

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 8:30 am
Welcome and Introductions | BuildingsAI Unveiled: What Awaits You and Why It Matters
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 11:30 am
AI Insights & Outlook | CRE Industry Leaders Discuss the Roadmap to Tomorrow
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 3:35 pm
AI in Action | Case Study Showcase: Inland Real Estate
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 5:50 pm
Closing
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Raghu Ravinutala Yellow.ai
Raghu Ravinutala CEO
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Raghu Ravinutala
CEO
Yellow.ai

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 5:30 pm
AI in Action | Case Study Showcase: Yellow.ai
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Umar Riaz EY
Umar Riaz Managing Director
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Umar Riaz
Managing Director
EY

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 12:50 pm
Lunch with Introduction by Umar Riaz, EY
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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.

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 3:55 pm
AI in Action | Case Study Showcase: Easy AI: Combining Yardi Data Connect & Azure ML for Immediate Results
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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
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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.

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 3:55 pm
AI in Action | Case Study Showcase: Easy AI: Combining Yardi Data Connect & Azure ML for Immediate Results
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Raj Singh JLL Spark
Raj Singh Managing Partner
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Raj Singh
Managing Partner
JLL Spark

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 11:00 am
Fireside Chat: Leveraging Data and AI For A Better Built World
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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.

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 11:30 am
AI Insights & Outlook | CRE Industry Leaders Discuss the Roadmap to Tomorrow
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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.

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 4:10 pm
AI in Action | Case Study Showcase: Aisera
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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.

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 11:30 am
AI Insights & Outlook | CRE Industry Leaders Discuss the Roadmap to Tomorrow
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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)

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 9:10 am
Generative AI: The Future of Innovation Power
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Alex Wolkomir McKinsey & Company
Alex Wolkomir Associate Partner
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Alex Wolkomir
Associate Partner
McKinsey & Company

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 8:40 am
Capturing the GenAI Opportunity in Real Estate
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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.

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 5:50 pm
Closing
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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.

Sessions
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 8:30 am
Welcome and Introductions | BuildingsAI Unveiled: What Awaits You and Why It Matters
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 9:10 am
Generative AI: The Future of Innovation Power
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 11:00 am
Fireside Chat: Leveraging Data and AI For A Better Built World
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 5:50 pm
Closing

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