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@ the Intersection of Commercial and Corporate Real Estate, Technology, Automation and Innovation

CRE Cybersecurity Forum

June 12 | 8:00 am - 11:45 am | Nashville Music City Center

Over the past decade, weaponized code delivered by malicious individuals has evolved to be one of the greatest threats to our country’s welfare and economy. Cybercrime affects everyone, including individuals, businesses, organizations and government. It was inevitable that cyber threats would eventually find vulnerable Commercial and Corporate Real Estate targets, both at the enterprise and infrastructure level. Cybersecurity as it impacts the built environment continues to be one of the most requested topics in our industry.

To make matters worse, the threat of breaches increases as advanced technologies such as AI, Machine Learning, IoT and others become more integrated into our Commercial and Corporate Real Estate assets and daily activities.

There are four distinct areas that building professionals must consider: 1) traditional IT cyber threats; 2) protection of real estate operational and transaction data; 3) smart, connected buildings; and 4) physical security.

The CRE Cybersecurity Forum will bring together industry thought leaders to address the most high-impact cyber threats and leverage their experience and knowledge to set benchmarks for cybersecurity strategy. Much of the content for this Forum will be developed from the ongoing work of the Real Estate Cyber Consortium (RECC).

Co-Chairs

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Art McCann Highwoods Properties
Art McCann VP, CIO Art Mcann's primary goal is the development of Highwood's overall information technology strategy and aligning the company's technology investments wi
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Art McCann
VP, CIO
Highwoods Properties
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Art Mcann's primary goal is the development of Highwood's overall information technology strategy and aligning the company's technology investments with the overall business. A 20-year business technology veteran, Art was a technology consulting manager at McGladrey & Pullen before joining Highwoods in 2000, and prior to that, he was a network manager for a non-profit organization in Washington, DC. Art earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Elon University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Art is a board member on the Society for Information Management and President of the Oracle Real Estate User Group.

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Charles Meyers Wells Fargo - Corporate Property Group
Charles Meyers Chief Technical Architect
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Charles Meyers
Chief Technical Architect
Wells Fargo - Corporate Property Group
LinkedIn

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David Sulston Oxford Properties
David Sulston Director, Security, National Programs David Sulston is the National Director of Security for Oxford Properties, one of Canada's largest property management companies, and is responsible fo
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David Sulston
Director, Security, National Programs
Oxford Properties

David Sulston is the National Director of Security for Oxford Properties, one of Canada's largest property management companies, and is responsible for overseeing the protection of retail, residential, industrial and commercial property assets. Also, his current role includes the development of security standards as they relate to SMART and Connected Buildings. David has been the involved in the Security industry for over 25 years.

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Jim Whalen Boston Properties
Jim Whalen SVP & CIO Jim Whalen serves as SVP and CIO responsible for the direction and implementation of technology and applications at Boston Properties, a fully integra
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Jim Whalen
SVP & CIO
Boston Properties
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Jim Whalen serves as SVP and CIO responsible for the direction and implementation of technology and applications at Boston Properties, a fully integrated real estate investment trust and one of the largest owners and developers of Class-A office properties in the United States. Over a 27-year IT career, Jim has supported real estate operations ranging from residential, construction, public housing, commercial office and retail.

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SESSIONS

Welcome and Introductions
Date: 6/12/2019    Time: 8:00 am - 8:10 am    Location: Room 209A
Speaker:
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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 some of the largest companies globally pertaining to some of the most advanced and progressive next generation real estate projects under development.

Leading the Way – An Introduction to the REAL ESTATE CYBER CONSORTIUM (RECC)
Date: 6/12/2019    Time: 8:10 am - 8:30 am    Location: Room 209A
The foundation for the Real Estate Cyber Consortium (RECC) was laid five years ago, when 40 Commercial and Corporate Real Estate organizations met privately at Realcomm |IBcon to begin the discussions surrounding cybersecurity as relates to the built environment. The following year, the conversation was opened up to everyone at our first Real Estate Cybersecurity Forum. Over the last 24 months, some of the most innovative and noteworthy companies in the industry have come together to form the RECC. Focused on leveraging insight and experience, this group set a course to be the foundation for the industry on cybersecurity; sharing best practices, case studies and guidelines.

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 some of 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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Art McCann Highwoods Properties
Art McCann VP, CIO Art Mcann's primary goal is the development of Highwood's overall information technology strategy and aligning the company's technology investments wi
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Art McCann
VP, CIO
Highwoods Properties
LinkedIn

Art Mcann's primary goal is the development of Highwood's overall information technology strategy and aligning the company's technology investments with the overall business. A 20-year business technology veteran, Art was a technology consulting manager at McGladrey & Pullen before joining Highwoods in 2000, and prior to that, he was a network manager for a non-profit organization in Washington, DC. Art earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Elon University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Art is a board member on the Society for Information Management and President of the Oracle Real Estate User Group.

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Charles Meyers Wells Fargo - Corporate Property Group
Charles Meyers Chief Technical Architect
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Charles Meyers
Chief Technical Architect
Wells Fargo - Corporate Property Group
LinkedIn

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David Sulston Oxford Properties
David Sulston Director, Security, National Programs David Sulston is the National Director of Security for Oxford Properties, one of Canada's largest property management companies, and is responsible fo
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David Sulston
Director, Security, National Programs
Oxford Properties

David Sulston is the National Director of Security for Oxford Properties, one of Canada's largest property management companies, and is responsible for overseeing the protection of retail, residential, industrial and commercial property assets. Also, his current role includes the development of security standards as they relate to SMART and Connected Buildings. David has been the involved in the Security industry for over 25 years.

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Jim Whalen Boston Properties
Jim Whalen SVP & CIO Jim Whalen serves as SVP and CIO responsible for the direction and implementation of technology and applications at Boston Properties, a fully integra
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Jim Whalen
SVP & CIO
Boston Properties
LinkedIn

Jim Whalen serves as SVP and CIO responsible for the direction and implementation of technology and applications at Boston Properties, a fully integrated real estate investment trust and one of the largest owners and developers of Class-A office properties in the United States. Over a 27-year IT career, Jim has supported real estate operations ranging from residential, construction, public housing, commercial office and retail.

Developing a Comprehensive BUILDING CYBERSECURITY PROGRAM – How to Get Started
Date: 6/12/2019    Time: 8:45 am - 9:15 am    Location: Room 209A
Every company is at a different part of the cybersecurity journey. Most Real Estate organizations begin by focusing on enterprise related issues which can impact operations. Recently, with the increase in cyber-attacks on the built environment, more companies have begun the task of securing the building and all its systems. While some knowledge can be garnered from critical infrastructure experiences, protecting buildings from cyber threats is a relatively new phenomenon. This session will provide insight on what a comprehensive Building Cybersecurity Program might look like. In addition to presenting the foundational plan, some Monday morning advice on ‘where to begin’ will also be provided.

Speaker:
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Eric Cornelius Cylance
Eric Cornelius Director, Critical Infrastructure & ICS Eric Cornelius is responsible for thought leadership, architecture and implementation for Cylance Consulting’s critical infrastructure and industrial
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Eric Cornelius
Director, Critical Infrastructure & ICS
Cylance

Eric Cornelius is responsible for thought leadership, architecture and implementation for Cylance Consulting’s critical infrastructure and industrial control systems security (ICS) practice. Previously, Eric served as the Deputy Director and Chief Technical Analyst for the Control Systems Security Program at the US Department of Homeland Security. In addition to his years of technical leadership, Eric literally wrote the book on incident response in the ICS arena.

Setting the Bar Higher – A Review of RECC Smart Building Cybersecurity BEST PRACTICES
Date: 6/12/2019    Time: 9:55 am - 10:25 am    Location: Room 209A
Real Estate developers, owners and operators are realizing the immense benefits of smart buildings, and consequently the adoption rate increases daily. With next generation technologies such as the IoT and 5G/CBRS being added to the smart building discussion, an even more complex technical ecosystem is emerging. This complexity also creates a cybersecurity vulnerability that is unprecedented. In anticipation of this risk, a working group of the RECC has diligently begun formulating cybersecurity best practices for the built environment. These guidelines are designed to set a foundation and to leverage the experience of thought leaders for the benefit of the industry at large.

Moderator:
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Ryan Allbaugh Wells Fargo
Ryan Allbaugh Business Initiatives Consultant Ryan Allbaugh has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. Currently, he leads highly knowledgeable and collaborative teams to design and imple
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Ryan Allbaugh
Business Initiatives Consultant
Wells Fargo
LinkedIn

Ryan Allbaugh has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. Currently, he leads highly knowledgeable and collaborative teams to design and implement technical solutions for Wells Fargo’s corporate properties group. As the former CIO of the largest private commercial real estate developer in the southeast, Ryan applied his extensive knowledge to implement technology solutions impacting the real estate industry, such as his role in the development of one of the most technologically sophisticated buildings in the world, the Duke Energy Center in Charlotte, NC.

Speakers:
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Phil Klokis GSA/PBS
Phil Klokis CIO Phil Klokis is currently the CIO for the Public Buildings Service (PBS) of the General Services Administration. He is responsible for delivering Infor
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Phil Klokis
CIO
GSA/PBS

Phil Klokis is currently the CIO for the Public Buildings Service (PBS) of the General Services Administration. He is responsible for delivering Information Technology (IT) solutions and services supporting PBS' diverse real estate operations and portfolio management consisting of 1,500 owned assets, 9,000 active leased assets and nearly 350 million square feet of office space.

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Sean Nealon Brookfield Properties
Sean Nealon Sr. Director, Cyber & Info Security
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Sean Nealon
Sr. Director, Cyber & Info Security
Brookfield Properties

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Francisco Ruiz Oracle
Francisco Ruiz Director of IoT, HQ As the Director of IoT, HQ for Real Estate and Facilities at Oracle, Francisco Ruiz is responsible for partnering with global teams to help design, se
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Francisco Ruiz
Director of IoT, HQ
Oracle

As the Director of IoT, HQ for Real Estate and Facilities at Oracle, Francisco Ruiz is responsible for partnering with global teams to help design, secure and guide the implementation of enterprise IoT Energy Solutions. Prior to Oracle, he consulted various Real Estate teams utilizing IoT for continuous improvement and sustainable business operations including Adobe, GSA, eBay, PayPal and NASA. He is active on various industry boards and organizations which supports his continuous pursuit of the most energy efficient and sustainable technologies.

Selecting Secure VENDORS – Tightening the Smart Building Cybersecurity Supply Chain
Date: 6/12/2019    Time: 10:35 am - 11:00 am    Location: Room 209A
The building automation, smart building and IoT-enabled building supply chain spans multiple decades and is represented by thousands of vendors and millions of different devices. ‘Dumb’ analog devices, file servers and hard wires to the cloud, smart edge devices and the next generation of wireless create endless potential vulnerabilities in this interconnected world. For this reason, it is critical that a large-scale effort be made to engage the solution providers to develop secure devices, systems, methodologies and policies. Hardware and software providers alike must be focused on developing products that meet stringent cyber requirements. The journey continues to secure the smart building technology supply chain.

Moderator:
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Jim Whalen Boston Properties
Jim Whalen SVP & CIO Jim Whalen serves as SVP and CIO responsible for the direction and implementation of technology and applications at Boston Properties, a fully integra
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Jim Whalen
SVP & CIO
Boston Properties
LinkedIn

Jim Whalen serves as SVP and CIO responsible for the direction and implementation of technology and applications at Boston Properties, a fully integrated real estate investment trust and one of the largest owners and developers of Class-A office properties in the United States. Over a 27-year IT career, Jim has supported real estate operations ranging from residential, construction, public housing, commercial office and retail.

Speakers:
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David Sulston Oxford Properties
David Sulston Director, Security, National Programs David Sulston is the National Director of Security for Oxford Properties, one of Canada's largest property management companies, and is responsible fo
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David Sulston
Director, Security, National Programs
Oxford Properties

David Sulston is the National Director of Security for Oxford Properties, one of Canada's largest property management companies, and is responsible for overseeing the protection of retail, residential, industrial and commercial property assets. Also, his current role includes the development of security standards as they relate to SMART and Connected Buildings. David has been the involved in the Security industry for over 25 years.

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Tom Taddeo Kimco
Tom Taddeo SVP, CIO Thomas Taddeo is SVP, CIO at Kimco. He is responsible for the overall technology strategy, systems and infrastructure which support Kimco's global bus
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Tom Taddeo
SVP, CIO
Kimco

Thomas Taddeo is SVP, CIO at Kimco. He is responsible for the overall technology strategy, systems and infrastructure which support Kimco's global business operations. He also directs the implementation of enterprise initiatives that leverage technology to improve organizational efficiency and productivity. Prior to joining Kimco, Tom was a Senior Manager at Deloitte in their Real Estate Consulting Practice. He has a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration from Southern New Hampshire University.

RESERVE YOUR SEAT

The CRE Cybersecurity Forum is a by invitation only event. If you are a registered attendee for Realcomm or IBcon you are invited to attend the CRE Cybersecurity Forum at no charge. Once you’ve registered for the conference, please RESERVE YOUR SEAT using the link below or by contacting Cheri Parr to let her know you are planning to attend. Space is limited so you must RSVP.

Cheri Parr – Program Manager   |   Phone: 310.421.4362   |   cparr@realcomm.com

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