Registration, Networking & Lunch

Keynote Address – Next-Generation Design & Transformation of Space

Todd Heiser

Principal, Creative Director, Gensler

Featured Talk - Chicago Smart Building Initiative

Monica Carranza

CIO for the Government & Public Employees Cluster, Illinois Department of Innovation and Technology

PANEL 1: State of CREtech: The Executives POV

A high-level perspective on technology in commercial real estate from recognizable and powerful industry executives. The conversation focuses on technologies that the executives are adopting, investing in and building themselves and the ROI they’re seeing.


Mariel Ebrahimi

CEO, DisruptCRE

Stephen Sise

SVP - Portfolio Management, Golub & Company

Rachel Mitz

Director - Development, Equity Office Properties

Aaron Meyerson

Business Operations, WiredScore

Bob Six

Principal, COO, Zeller Realty Group

PANEL 2: BuildingTech

From the building systems and tenant engagement, to advanced analysis of key data points, we are more connected to our buildings via technology, than ever before. IoT and mobile apps that control everything from space utilization and building systems to amenities, automation and more.


Tom Williams

Vice President, Boingo

Kevin Bredeson

Chief Technology Officer, Skender

Dawn Riegel

Director, Interior Architecture & Design, Ware Malcomb

DeJeana Chappell

Senior Managing Director, Central Regional Workplace Strategy Lead, Savills Studley

PANEL 3: TechTools

Technology is reshaping the way CRE professionals work, opening the door to new opportunities. The panel discussion will center around the different technology tools optimizing and advancing transactions throughout the lifecycle of buildings from all different asset classes.


Tanner McGraw

Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, Apto

Dan Spiegel

EVP - U.S. Operations, Colliers International

Pushpa Gowda

Global Technology Engagement Director, JLL

Karin Kraai

Senior Managing Director, Landlord Advisory Services, Newmark Knight Frank

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