10:00 AM – 11: 00 AM
By demystifying some of the most common myths associated with today’s smart buildings, this session will identify current threats and opportunities every CRE professional needs to be aware of in order to effectively create and maintain asset value.
GM, 20 Vic Management Inc.
GM, Enercare Commercial Services – Enercare
GM, Bramlea City Centre
Director, Smart Connected Real Estate, Cisco
Building Systems Engineer, RYCOM Inc.
In an era where we now gather more information than ever to control our building systems and manage rising energy costs, data analytics have become vital in making sense of it all. Drawing from insights at real buildings and portfolios, this session presents a robust overview of data analytics and its role in a successful energy management process.
Eric Chisholm P.Eng., CEM, LEED AP
Technical Lead, Sustainability and Energy, WSP Canada Inc.
Regional Sales Director – Strategic Alliances, EnerNOC Inc.
With today’s buildings enabled by systems and technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), and connected and shared networks, the use and operation of the built environment is fundamentally changing. This discussion will highlight the key aspects of cybersecurity that every CRE professional needs to be aware of, and prepared for.
Moderator: Luciano Cedrone
VP, National Security, Brookfield Office Properties
Communications Security Establishment Manager, Cyber Security Partnerships
National Director, Legal & Research Practice, AON Risk Solutions
With the Property Management (PM) team interacting with more people than HR within an organization, the way they work is critical to the business’ success. This presentation explores the importance of understanding personality types in PM to achieve success in your own career, as well as being able to motivate others in theirs to achieve optimal performance.
Keynote speaker: Alex K. Lam, MRAIC, IFMA Fellow
Director, Global Development, AVIEMORE
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Cybersecurity is not new, but it continues to be vitally important to protecting our assets and people. This panel will address how we can leverage existing systems by looking outside our industry. Hear from panelists who are currently implementing or have implemented security strategies that make this simple to understand and implement.
Panel Chair: Graham Westwood
Moderator: Jannet Cloud
VP, Information Technology, BGIS
CEO, Ridge Canada
Managing Director, Investigations, Cytelligence
The intersection of professional-grade building sensors and integrated software solutions have made it possible to measure and visualize building performance indicators that directly impact occupant health and well-being. Learn how real-time monitoring can successfully be deployed to guide healthy material specifications, optimize building operations, and increase stakeholder engagement and satisfaction.
Keynote speaker: Raefer Wallis
Co-Founder and CEO, Global Innovations Green Algorithms (GIGA)
Join us as our CRE experts, moderated by Sandra Hardy, Executive Vice President & General Counsel and Secretary, The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited, engage in a lively and informative discussion on industry trending legal issues including Indemnifiers and Letters of Credit; Smart buildings: Technology and Sustainability; Audit rights; and Expansion and Contraction Rights.
Moderator: Sandra Hardy
EVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited
Partner, Gowling WLG
VP, Legal and Assistant General Counsel, The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited
Understand the skills, attitudes and knowledge that come with being a change leader. This session will give you tangible tools on what creates momentum and creativity and what doesn’t. Learn the core skills and mindsets of innovators and momentum builders – the key to the best and most valuable employees in any organization.
Keynote speaker: John Zettler
Director, Talent Strategy & Development, Dale Carnegie Training
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM
This presentation explores the gap between minimally code-compliant designs and performance of today’s “best design practice” using leading edge technologies as well as offering you a peek at future potentials. Reviewing these requirements is critical to ensuring building facades can reliably deliver energy performance and comfort to building owners and occupants.
Keynote speaker: Stephen Selkowitz
Senior Advisor, Building Science, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Building Technology and Urban Systems Division
Join this session to learn about site specific challenges for onsite generation use, permitting requirements including utility interconnection, technologies available to meet environmental regulatory requirements and the economics of implementing a load reduction strategy using onsite generation.
Keynote speaker: Robert Desnoyers
Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Safety Power Inc.
Frequency and severity of extreme weather events are on the rise. This, combined with issues all building owners now face such as having more discerning tenants and a reduced market tolerance to interruption, makes resilience planning critical. We have a unique opportunity to reduce operating costs and risk, while enhancing our confidence of operational survival in a catastrophic event. Be part of the discussion; be part of the solution.
Moderator: Geoff Cape
Dr. Blair Feltmate
Head, Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation, University of Waterloo
Risk, Resilience & Security Planning Consultant, Southern Harbour / UofT
VP, Mission Critical Facilities, Allied
The requirement for training is more critical today than ever, with rapid technological advancements, modern corporate and social expectations, and stringent regulatory constraints continuously changing the work environment. Learn from our CRE leaders how we can, as an industry, invest more in people to operate and manage our buildings and service our tenants, to the benefit of your bottom line.
SVP, Portfolio Management, DREAM Office Management Corp.
Director, National Programs, Oxford Properties Group
GM, TD Centre, The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited
VP, People, The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
The IoT has introduced a layer of complexity to the Property Manager role. With every new system that improves energy usage, propels sustainability efforts, or enhances security, comes new appliances, hardware, and software that must be maintained, managed, and accounted for. Be part of the conversation as industry and technology experts discuss aspects we often miss when retrofitting and modernizing our buildings.
Dr. Rick Huijbregts
VP, Digital Transformation and Innovation, Cisco
SVP, Strategic Solutions, BGIS
With greater availability and accessibility to smart technologies, how do you decide what is best for your building(s) to help you achieve your operational and tenant service KPIs? Our panel of building systems experts will discuss the latest IoT research, building technology trends, success indicators, and how to optimize performance through these technologies.
The last decade has witnessed a remarkable insurgence of attention among stakeholders to green building rating systems. While BOMA BEST® continues to lead the Canadian landscape, what sets this certification apart from the rest? Join us and hear first-hand from the experts on the distinguishing factors of BOMA BEST®, awards, and how it can maximize your asset’s value.
Moderator: Nichole A. Bonner
Senior Manager, Sustainability Services, CD SONTER, Environmental Consultants
National Director, Technical Services, Retail Services, Bentall Kennedy (Canada) LP
More panelists will be announced soon.
Emotionally intelligent organizations engage customers, prospects and employees to build strong relationships and drive loyalty. Emotional Intelligence Keynote Speaker, Executive Coach and Author of Ego vs EQ, Jennifer Shirkani, teaches you how to leverage the power of highly emotional intelligence to improve your self-management skills, gain more interpersonal effectiveness and build stronger influence with others.
Keynote speaker: Jennifer Shirkani
Emotional Intelligence Keynote Speaker, Executive Coach, Author of Ego vs EQ, Penumbra Group Inc.