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Thursday, MAY 3, 2018

12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

515 N. State Street

15th Floor

Chicago, IL


  • 12:00 pm — Registration, Networking & Lunch

  • 1:00 pm — Conference Opening, Host Intro

  • 1:05 pm — Keynote Address

  • 1:20 pm — Featured Talk - Future of Pre-construction

  • 1:30 pm — Meet the Disruptors: CREtech Company 45 Second Introductions

  • 2:00 pm — Disruptors Showcase & Dealmaking

  • 2:45 pm — PANEL 1: State of CREtech: The Executives POV

  • 3:30 pm — PANEL 2: BuildingTech

  • 4:00 pm — PANEL 3: TechTools

  • 4:30 pm — Cocktails & Networking


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Keynote Address

Next-Generation Design & Transformation of Space

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Todd Heiser

Principal, Creative Director, Gensler


Featured Talk

Chicago Smart Building Initiative

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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.

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Stephen Sise

SVP - Portfolio Management, Golub & Company

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Rachel Mitz

Director - Development, Equity Office Properties

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Aaron Meyerson

Business Operations, WiredScore

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Bob Six

Principal, COO, Zeller Realty Group

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Mariel Ebrahimi

CEO, DisruptCRE


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.

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Kevin Bredeson

Chief Technology Officer, Skender

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Dawn Riegel

Director, Interior Architecture & Design, Ware Malcomb

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DeJeana Chappell

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

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Tom Williams

Vice President, Boingo


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.

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Dan Spiegel

EVP - U.S. Operations, Colliers International

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Pushpa Gowda

Global Technology Engagement Director, JLL

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Karin Kraai

Senior Managing Director, Landlord Advisory Services, Newmark Knight Frank

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Tanner McGraw

Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, Apto


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