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Real Estate Owners To Gather To Progress The Urban Landscape

By Admin / Published on Thursday, 10 May 2018 17:05 PM / No Comments / 276 views

With 65% of the world’s population moving into urban areas over the next few decades, real estate owners have an unprecedented opportunity to unlock new streams of revenue while also helping to shape the fabric of our cities. For this reason, Honest Buildings, the only project management platform built for and backed by real estate owners, and Convene, a leader in servicing the next-generation of office buildings, will gather industry leaders for an exclusive event focused on how owners can progress the urban landscape.

The invite-only event, CATALYST, will take place on Friday, May 18th in New York City at Convene’s 117 West 46th Street location in Midtown West.

With a mix of keynotes and panels, the conference will feature owners at the forefront of this shift sharing how they’re making better decisions in this era of complexity. Industry leaders will break down which innovations, building enhancements and process improvements are worth investing in, and explore how owners can accommodate the next generation of tenants with aging building stock.

Headlining the conference will be keynote speaker Lisa Gansky, entrepreneur, investor, instigator, and the author of bestselling book, The Mesh: Why the Future of Business Is Sharing, who will speak about cities as platforms for our collective future.

Additional speakers include: Michael Turner, Executive VP & Global Head of Real Estate of OMERS, & President of Oxford Properties Group; Ric Clark, Senior Managing Partner and Chairman of Brookfield Properties; Kevin Danehy, Global Head of Corporate Development of Brookfield Properties; Sandy Jacolow, Chief Information Officer of Silverstein Properties; Tim Dumatrait, Director of Construction Technology at WeWork; Jennifer Michaels, Vice President-IT Enterprise Solutions at JBG Smith; Robert Entin, Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer at Vornado Realty Trust; Sara Queen, WX 2017 Women of the Year at WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate; Andrea Jang, SVP, Corporate Development and Strategy at JLL; Adam Doneger, Executive Managing Director at Cushman & Wakefield; Allison Johnson, Senior Vice President – Director of Property Management, MRP Realty; Clint Osteen, Senior Director of IT at Granite; Melissa Marsh, Founder & Executive Director at Plastarc; Gary Dillabough, Managing Partner at Navitas Capital; Dennis Main, Vice President of Information Technology at EQC Equity Commonwealth; Richard Tyson, Connected Places Strategy Director, Gensler; Chris Zlocki, Head of Innovation at Colliers International; Riggs Kubiak, CEO and Co-Founder of Honest Buildings; Ryan Simonetti, CEO & Co-Founder of Convene; Chris Kelly, President and Co-Founder of Convene.

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