Smart Buildings

Key industry figures to speak at Smart Buildings 2018



A one-day conference in London is set to bring together leading industry figures and include a look at the latest trends in property development and technology.

Smart Buildings 2018 will take place at UBS Ltd, London, on 9th May 2018 and examine the construction of smart buildings from the perspectives of developers, tenants and users.

It will also feature the latest innovations in intelligent building management systems, location aware beacons, sensors, smart devices and wearables.

The event is expected to be attended by approximately 200 senior professionals from workplace, property, facilities management, technology, innovation, architecture and design sectors.

Expert speakers from across the industry will examine how the technological landscape is changing and how it can be used to transform the way people work.

Confirmed speakers and topics are:

  • Dr Claire Penny, worldwide solution leader, IoT at IBM: Exploring cognitive buildings that can think for themselves; Structuring buildings that are efficient to operate and cool to be in
  • Ulrich Blum, associate at Zaha Hadid Architects: Looking at the radical opportunities and implications data analytics, sensor technology and smart algorithms will have on how we design and what we design; Understanding how technology will allow buildings to constantly adapt and evolve throughout their lifecycle
  • Glenn Wilkinson, CEO at Polira and security analyst: Exploring the threats we face from hackers and criminal networks; Examining how best to address the issue of security for today’s smart buildings and the devices we use
  • Matthew Marson, consultant of connected spaces practice at Accenture Digital: Examining the world's most innovative buildings; Sharing how thousands of sensors can enable the workplace to react intelligently and adapt like a living organism
  • Ashley Davis, managing director at UBS: Setting new standards based on ‘next generation’ services; Implementing a significant upgrade and seamless migration of services without impacting business or damaging UBS’s reputation
  • Juliette Morgan, head of campus at British Land: Getting businesses ready for smart buildings; Sharing a new British Land report on how to be smart from the start
  • Matthew Webster, head of wellbeing at British Land: Developing successful businesses of tomorrow that demonstrate leadership and innovation; Harnessing the built environment to improve physical and mental wellbeing
  • Richard Murszako, group property strategy manager at Vodafone: Becoming an intelligent occupier; Understanding building utilisation
  • Mark Stanton, strategic account leader buildings as a service at Honeywell: Making your buildings work smarter; Promoting faster, better-informed decision-making, risk mitigation and more sustainable use of resources
  • Jeremy Myerson, director at WORKTECH Academy and research professor at the Royal College of Art: Future digital work districts; How smart precincts will reshape our cities and buildings

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