MIPIM PropTech NYC 2019 sessions: 5 talks you won’t want to miss

By Switch Automation • November 8, 2019

Taking place on November 12-13 at the Metropolitan Pavilion and Altman Building in New York City, MIPIM PropTech 2019 is the premier event of NYC Real Estate Tech Week.

Exploring the theme of ‘matching user expectations’ of both citizens and building occupants, there are a total of 20 MIPIM PropTech NYC 2019 sessions spotlighting the future of technology in the built environment.

With all the activities around NYC Real Estate Tech Week, you may not have time to attend the full slate of presentations. So here is our guide to the five essential MIPIM PropTech NYC 2019 sessions you should make time for this year.

Must-attend MIPIM PropTech 2019 sessions

Opening Keynote: Talent in the era of flexibility and technology

Lisa Picard, President and CEO of EQ Office, will deliver the opening keynote of MIPIM PropTech NYC 2019! What does talent mean today when it comes to the new generations and their expectations? How can the workspace provide a transformational experience to keep and develop talent? What cultural shifts do real estate owners need to make in order to create a human-centered real estate?

Creating value with connected assets

The capacity to collect and store building data through PropTech innovation is on a constant rise. How do you generate increased returns on investment through the use of such data? How do you turn this data into action? Where is the human value in digitally connecting assets? Switch CEO Deb Noller joins a panel of esteemed real estate experts for this enlightening session.

Tech for sustainability: Accelerating the pace for greener buildings

Taking the example of the Empire State Building’s ground-breaking energy efficiency retrofit, Anthony Malkin discusses how technology is used to accelerate sustainability agendas. He also sets out how to engage the whole community of a building – the occupiers and all the individuals who make up these initiatives.

Keynote – Sidewalk Labs and the urban tech factory

Josh Sirefman, a leading figure from Sidewalk Labs, gives an up-to-date perspective on the new district of Sidewalk Toronto. By combining people-centered urban design with cutting-edge technology, Sidewalk Labs is creating an urban environment to serve as a beacon for cities around the world. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn more about this fascinating project to reimagine the city.

Cities against climate change: Discussing sustainable urban development

According to the World Green Building Council, 39% of global energy-related carbon emissions are attributed to buildings, whether from operations or construction. Can we collectively go green? If so, how? Do we need more collaboration? More technology? More regulation? Hear leading experts discuss what they would put in a green agenda.

Switch at MIPIM PropTech NYC 2019

Switch is bringing our diverse team of smart building experts to share our knowledge and best practices with fellow MIPIM PropTech NYC attendees. Want to assess your portfolio’s smart building readiness or learn how to craft an effective digital facilities management strategy? We invite you to visit booth C13 to chat with our knowledgeable team.

Don’t forget to drop your business card off for our raffle – one lucky winner will walk away with a FREE Switch gateway and our newly launched Switch Dx(Digital Data Discovery) product – up to a $13,500 value. Switch Dxconnects your building’s systems to assess data connectivity, network integrity and overall readiness for your smart building program.

The Switch team is attending a plethora of events during NYC Real Estate Tech Week, so keep an eye out for our recap of the week’s activities, including key takeaways for enterprises looking to accelerate their transition to digital facilities management.

Interested in assessing your smart building program readiness with the Switch team at MIPIM PropTech NYC 2019? Click below or stop by and see us at booth C13!

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