CoRE Tech 2023


Program Schedule

Wednesday | November 15

8:30 am - 8:40 am

Welcome and Introductions

Conference kick-off, welcome and introductions and conference overview.

8:40 am - 9:00 am

Welcome to Meta’s MPK21 Museum: Where Innovation and Flexibility Converge

In 2018, Meta unveiled their groundbreaking MPK21 headquarters expansion in Menlo Park, featuring a 20,000 square foot multipurpose assembly space known as The Museum. This architectural marvel was conceived with the utmost versatility in mind, boasting state-of-the-art technology that seamlessly integrates with a future-ready infrastructure. Embracing innovation at the core, the space features a host of advanced amenities, including dazzling 4K LED displays, remotely operated cameras, dynamic production lighting, concert-quality audio systems and live-streaming encoders. These innovations, complemented by adaptable room partitions, empower Meta to effortlessly reconfigure the space to suit a myriad of event scenarios. During our opening session, corporate real estate, facilities and workplace professionals will not only gain insights into this versatile space but get the opportunity to see first-hand what a flexible, hybrid immersive workspace looks like.

9:00 am - 9:40 am

The Paradigm Shift Has Occurred: Future Resilience for Corporate Real Estate and the Workplace

Post-pandemic, the corporate real estate landscape stands forever altered, necessitating creative strategies, often involving some risk. Hybrid work models and virtual collaboration compel a radical reevaluation of workplace design, operations and portfolio strategy. Join us in navigating new workplace demands where flexibility, adaptability and intuitive employee experience redefine the essence of corporate real estate. Our distinguished conference chairs will share their extensive real-world experiences adapting to this new paradigm: the future of work reshaped by innovation and technology.

9:40 am - 9:55 am

Case Study on the Real Estate Cyber Consortium: Securing a Corporate Real Estate Portfolio

9:55 am - 10:30 am

FutureForward Forum: What’s Next for Smart Buildings and Campuses?

Nextgen smart buildings and campuses embody the marriage of innovation and utility, reshaping corporate real estate to usher in a future where spaces adapt, anticipate and elevate the human experience. Outperforming traditional structures, they harness the power of IoT and interconnectivity, leverage data-driven insights for enhanced operational efficiency, space utilization and user experiences, and provide consistent control over building and security systems. Join us for this high-level panel discussion and gain wisdom from pioneers shaping the blueprint for smarter corporate spaces that define the next generation of real estate excellence.

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Networking Break

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Doubling Down on Data: Crafting a Comprehensive, Robust Enterprise/Data Architecture Strategy

A robust enterprise/data architecture strategy is a meticulously crafted roadmap that is the foundation for an organization's data ecosystem. Its comprehensive approach aligns technology with business objectives and lays the groundwork for efficient data management and utilization. This strategy ensures that data flows seamlessly across the organization, enabling informed decision-making, innovation and sustainable growth; it also enables the introduction of advanced analytics and AI tools to supercharge enterprise decision making and operations. Join us for an enlightening session as we explore the intricate interplay of organizational alignment, governance, design, integration, implementation and maintenance; all pivotal pillars in shaping a resilient data infrastructure.

11:30 am - 12:15 pm

Table Topic Exploration: Navigating Data and Enterprise Architecture Up Close

Following the illuminating session on Enterprise/Data Architecture Strategy, it's time to roll up your sleeves and dive deeper. Join intimate small groups to share observations and engage in thought-provoking discussions on the practical nuances of aligning organizational goals, optimizing design, ensuring seamless integration and governance, and executing successful implementations. This hands-on exercise offers a unique opportunity to exchange ideas, troubleshoot challenges, and emerge with a sharper understanding of how to apply transformative architectural strategies to your real-world corporate real estate scenarios.

12:15 pm - 12:30 pm

Tech Briefing: Exploring Robotics in the Built Environment

The impact of robotics on the built environment is nothing short of transformative. From construction automation to service tasks, these sophisticated machines introduce a new era of efficiency, innovation, and seamless operations. With precision and automation, robots optimize tasks like maintenance, security and logistics, freeing up human resources for higher-value endeavors. This concise, enlightening session unveils the boundless potential of robots within the built environment. Discover how cutting-edge robotics technologies are integrating into corporate real estate to revolutionize operations, enhance efficiency and elevate occupant experiences.

12:30 pm - 1:15 pm


1:15 pm - 1:50 pm

Three Years Post-Pandemic: How is Big Tech Addressing Occupancy and Utilization Data?

Corporate real estate experienced a seismic shift in global work preferences and behaviors, and variable show-up rates since then created unprecedented levels of unpredictability in space usage. As a response, occupancy and space utilization data (often previously ignored) has consistently become a business-critical component for real estate planning. However, while addressing this challenge, new complexities have arisen. Join this informative session as we examine the ways that industry giants Meta, Salesforce and Google tackle the intricate task of measuring, analyzing and operationalizing utilization data at scale. Gain insights from the lessons of recent years and uncover shared practices and strategies that unite these industry leaders in their pursuit of effective space utilization management.

1:50 pm - 2:20 pm

Strategic Portfolio Rightsizing: A Data-Driven Approach

Recalibrating real estate holdings to align precisely with a company’s evolving needs and goals includes evaluating the nuances of utilization of existing spaces and optimizing resource allocation for maximum efficiency and effectiveness. It's a complex approach that requires organizations to adapt to shifts in market dynamics, workforce preferences, technological advancements and business strategies. A holistic strategy ensures that each workspace fosters collaboration, productivity and employee satisfaction. In this instructive session, industry visionaries will discuss striking the right balance between space requirements and operational efficiency, while ensuring employee well-being and sustainable growth. Discover how adaptive planning, data-driven decisions and a holistic approach contribute to the creation of agile, efficient and purpose-driven workplaces.

2:20 pm - 3:10 pm

Table Topic Exploration: Shaping Tomorrow's Workplaces

This table topic exercise will delve into the evolving landscape of future workplaces and explore pivotal dimensions of transformation, including quantifying your space requirements, reimagining flexible workspaces, refining hybrid strategies and harnessing the power of immersive experiences. Engage in vibrant small-group discussions examining space forecasting, the potential of versatile work environments, successful hybrid models and deciphering the role of immersive technologies. Each group will then participate in a recap to share all discoveries and leave you primed to embrace the exciting and transformative future of corporate workspaces.

3:10 pm - 3:35 pm

Networking Break

3:35 pm - 3:45 pm

Tech Briefing: Unleashing Potential with 60GHz WiGig

60GHz WiGig, also known as Wireless Gigabit or IEEE 802.11ad, is a wireless technology that operates in the unlicensed 60GHz frequency band. It offers multi-gigabit per second data transfer speeds, extremely low latency, and the potential to transform the way devices communicate and connect. Join us for this enlightening tech briefing as we discover the mechanics of this high-speed wireless marvel and explore its applications in creating seamless, high-bandwidth connections that elevate the way we work and interact.

3:45 pm - 4:05 pm

Case Study on Meta's NextGen Wireless Strategy: Pioneering a Campus CBRS/5G Private Network

By pioneering the creation of a Campus CBRS/5G Private Network, Meta has redefined how corporate campuses leverage wireless technology. This innovative approach ensures reliable, low-latency and secure connectivity, empowering Meta's campus with the bandwidth and responsiveness required for emerging technologies, data-intensive applications and seamless collaboration. Explore Meta’s journey from conceptualization to implementation: strategic decisions, challenges overcome and creating transformative outcomes.

4:05 pm - 4:35 pm

Charting the Future of Energy and Sustainability in the Built Environment

From innovative building automation systems that adjust lighting and HVAC based on real-time data to integrating renewable energy sources like solar panels and wind turbines, a holistic energy and sustainability approach merges cutting-edge tech with ecological responsibility. With a focus on data-driven insights, real-time monitoring and smart analytics, energy and sustainability measures are reshaping buildings into dynamic ecosystems that minimize impact and maximize harmony with the environment. Engage with industry thought leaders as they analyze strategies, innovations and best practices that shape greener, more efficient real estate.

4:35 pm - 4:55 pm

Securing Corporate Real Estate Ecosystems: The Growing Threat of Nation State Attacks

Each day, foreign entities target American intellectual property, critical infrastructure and societal integrity with increasing sophistication. Safeguarding innovation, fortifying defenses and navigating the newest cybersecurity challenges is pivotal in protecting your organizations from IP theft, infrastructure damage and reputational harm. Join us for an in-depth presentation from the 2430 Group, a non-profit, non-partisan research and advisory organization committed to shielding the United States and its allies from state-sponsored malicious actors. Gain a comprehensive understanding of the intricate layers of protection needed to safeguard the corporate real estate domain.

4:55 pm - 5:25 pm

Table Topic Exploration: Fortifying a Secure Corporate Real Estate Ecosystem

Extend your engagement after the presentation with an immersive table topic exercise centered around building a secure corporate real estate ecosystem. Join fellow attendees in intimate groups to discuss strategies to bolster cyber defenses, dissect the intricacies of nation state threats, explore approaches to preserving privacy in a digital age and examine the synergy between technology and physical security measures. This interactive session offers a unique opportunity to share experiences and collectively uncover innovative solutions to safeguard your organization's assets and reputation.

5:25 pm - 5:55 pm

Closing Panel | Envisioning the Future of Corporate Real Estate

The future of corporate real estate will be characterized by adaptability, innovation and a deep understanding of how space and technology can coalesce to enhance productivity, foster creativity and elevate the overall work experience. Join industry luminaries as they engage in speculation, dissect emerging trends, disruptive technologies and untapped opportunities within this sector. In this dynamic dialogue, panelists will examine the transformative potential of the newest technologies. Shifting workforce dynamics, evolving workplace paradigms, uncertain market conditions and more will be defined and analyzed.

5:55 pm - 6:00 pm

Conference Close

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