This half-day conference, delivered in partnership with Virgin Media Business, will provide property professionals with insight into the growing opportunities provided by recent tech innovations, and how to integrate both hard and soft tech into the built environment.
Discussion will feature analysis of current digital infrastructure and future trends; technology in the workplace, including broadband connectivity and its importance to occupiers; how landlords can futureproof for high-tech tenants; open data and its impact on placemaking.
Speakers confirmed so far:
Sebastian Abigail, senior director of VTS, the New York-based real estate software giant
Tom Redmayne, director of WiredScore, the accreditation scheme for ranking the connectivity of buildings that launched to the Manchester market in 2016
Jason Hawthorne, managing director of Wagstaffs Design, creator of the VUCITY virtual modelling tool in joint venture with rights of light consultant GIA
Anne Dornan, head of innovation at Manchester Science Partnerships, a leading partner in CityVerve, the £10m Internet of Things pilot for the UK government
Brian Brosnan, founder of Propteq, the global property technology summit held annually in London for proptech entrepreneurs to debate the latest trends
Paul Jones, commercial surveyor, Urban Splash, project managing fibre broadband installation in new developments
The event begins with breakfast at 8am for an 8.30am start, and finishes with lunch at 12pm.