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Discover the evolving market context of smart buildings


Market Opportunities

Matthew Marson

Smart is fundamentally disrupting how businesses are competing and operating. This session will cover the megatrends that are affecting commercial tenants and answer the question, why do we want or even need Smart Buildings? This session will cover:

  • How smart is changing buildings
  • The state of the market
  • Megatrends


Technology Fundamentals

Sam Hall

Technology is shaping the built environment, but it’s a complicated and convoluted world. We’ll break down the core building blocks of Smart Building technology and give you the run down on how they work. In this session well cover:

  • Location Services
  • Mobile Aps
  • Access Control
  • Platforms
  • Security
  • Energy Management


Building a Business Case

Matthew Marson

The way in which technologies are procured is becoming increasingly varied and difficult to manage. In this session we will cover:

  • Licencing
  • As a service “XaaS”
  • Hardware and software splits
  • 3:30:300


Consumer/Human Trends

Matthew Marson

How and which technologies are shifting changing working patterns and our relationship with the built environment? In this session we will cover how organisations are responding to changes in customer trends and attitudes to smart services:

  • The role of technology
  • Environmental tech trends
  • Trust in technology
  • The rate of change in the smart world
  • Personal experiences
  • Physical and digital blur


Smart and Facilities Management

Michael Grant

Facilities management operations are changing as a result of the data that IoT exposes. In this session we will discuss:

  • Use cases
  • An analysis of what FM companies are doing in the market
  • Skills requirements
  • OT/IT convergence
  • A look towards the future