BuildingsAI 2023



Program Overview

BuildingsAI's educational program offers diverse and engaging sessions centered around the role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in shaping commercial and corporate real estate. Throughout the day, attendees will gain valuable insights from industry leaders and general tech experts regarding AI's transformative potential.

Key topics include AI's impact on efficiency, decision-making and innovation in real estate, as well as discussions on responsible leadership, governance and compliance. A showcase of real-world AI use cases and case studies will offer practical insights into how AI is transforming business enterprises, smart facilities and workplace environments. Attendees will leave with a comprehensive understanding of AI's role in commercial and corporate real estate and actionable strategies to leverage AI effectively in their industry endeavors.

Program content, dates and times subject to change without notice.

Thursday | November 16

8:30 am - 8:55 am
Welcome and Introductions | BuildingsAI Unveiled: What Awaits You and Why It Matters
Conference kick-off, welcome and introductions and conference overview.

8:55 am - 9:20 am
From Theory to Realty: AI Definitions, Types and Real Estate Use Cases
  • AI Overview
  • Defining Different Variations of AI and RE Use Cases for Each

9:20 am - 11:00 am
AI Insights and Outlook: Tech and CRE Industry Leaders Discuss the Roadmap to Tomorrow
Artificial Intelligence (AI) represents the development of computer systems capable of performing tasks that typically require human intelligence, such as learning, reasoning, problem-solving, and the nuances of language. The outlook for AI is promising, with growing applications across all industries. Advancements in neural networks and deep learning have led to the recent introduction of generative pre-trained transformer (GPT) models. These GPTs have fueled rapid progress, enabling AI to improve efficiency, decision-making and innovation. Regulatory challenges, as well as ethical and societal concerns such as bias and privacy, however, require careful consideration as AI impacts everyday life. In this opening session, leading innovators from general tech and our industry will share their vision, highlighting key trends, challenges and opportunities.

11:00 am - 11:30 am
Networking Break
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Generative AI: The Future of Innovation Power
More info coming soon!

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Building a Robust Enterprise Data Architecture: The Cornerstone of Advanced Analytics and AI Strategy
A well-constructed, holistic data architecture is the foundation for organizations seeking to leverage data effectively for strategic insights and innovation. It ensures data quality, accessibility, security and scalability, supporting current operational needs while also accommodating growth and technological advancements. In this instructive session, panelists will explore the components of a meticulously designed framework allowing organizations to collect, store, process and manage data effectively to fuel advanced analytics and AI applications. Integration of disparate data sources enabling seamless data flow; data governance and compliance measures; ensuring data integrity and regulatory adherence will all be addressed. Discover the crucial role that data plays in the success of AI initiatives within commercial and corporate real estate.

12:45 pm - 1:30 pm
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Crafting an Organizational AI Governance Framework: Guiding the Path to Responsible AI
An AI governance framework is imperative for cultivating a culture of responsible, compliant and trustworthy AI adoption, safeguarding an organization's reputation and ensuring the seamless and effective integration of AI technologies. It defines roles and responsibilities, establishes processes for data handling and model assessment and incorporates mechanisms for bias confrontation. In this session, experts will guide you through the process of developing a structured set of policies, practices and procedures that ensure responsible, ethical AI deployment that aligns with legal standards. Strategies for risk mitigation, bias detection and the promotion of transparency in your AI initiatives will be covered.

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Navigating the AI Regulatory Landscape: Current and Future Challenges
The legislative session of 2023 marked a significant surge in the introduction of AI-related bills across the United States. Some states have already enacted AI regulations, while others have established task forces to examine AI technologies closely. Apprehension regarding the implications of AI is expected to drive further initiatives shaping the future of AI governance. Steering through the intricate web of evolving regulations and compliance requirements, addressing potential legal pitfalls and proactively adapting AI initiatives to align with changing regulatory frameworks can be daunting. This important session will provide an in-depth analysis of current regulations and emerging challenges specific to AI in commercial and corporate real estate.

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Networking Break
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Building the Real Estate AI Team: Talent Acquisition, Skill Development and Outsourcing
Building a proficient team capable of addressing AI applications in commercial and corporate real estate is imperative for organizations seeking to unlock AI's full potential, maintain competitiveness and effectively navigate these transformative technologies. A comprehensive approach to building an AI savvy workforce entails identifying the specific skills required, cultivating a culture of continuous learning, and attracting top talent. In this session, panelists will discuss strategies for upskilling and acquiring talent in the AI field and equipping them with knowledge tailored specifically for real estate applications.

3:45 pm - 5:15 pm
AI in Action: Business Enterprise, Smart Facilities and Workplace Use Cases and Case Studies Showcase
The proliferation of AI use cases for the built environment reflects growing recognition of AIís potential to enhance business processes and building operations. As AI technology evolves, we are discovering new applications for commercial and corporate real estate. This session will showcase innovative use cases and case studies demonstrating the tangible benefits of AI in enhancing business enterprises, optimizing smart facilities and transforming workplaces. From vendor management to predictive maintenance to space optimization and tenant experience improvements, carefully selected case study presentations throughout the day will provide practical insights from industry peers who have harnessed the power of AI.

5:15 pm - 5:45 pm
A Glimpse into the Future: AI's Emerging Impact on Commercial and Corporate Real Estate
More information coming soon!

5:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Conference Close

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