The national technology and commercial real estate conference, DisruptCRE, is coming to downtown San Francisco on Thursday, September 15th. The conference will take place on the 12th floor of Tishman Speyer’s Class A office building, 333 Bush Street, a distinctive, 541,900-square-foot mixed-use tower in the heart of San Francisco’s dynamic North Financial District. Standing at almost 500 feet, the building is one of the city’s tallest skyscrapers, boasting commanding views of the nearby waterfront and surrounding skyline.
DisruptCRE sources the best industry professionals and entrepreneurs to provides educational and thought provoking discussions centered around emerging CRE technologies. Topics range from IoT (Internet of Things) that are being integrated into our commercial buildings, tenant engagement and concierge services, to newer “Tech Tools” such as virtual reality, and real estate’s secondary market.
“We take the topics that are crucial to the future of this industry, and unpack them in a way that makes it easy to digest,”says Mariel Ebrahimi DisruptCRE CEO and conference day host.
Attendees will be treated to a top notch CREtech experience from the moment they arrive. Starting with a Virtual Reality Experience Center powered by exhibiting company, Matterport, a 3D media platform creating immersive experiences to navigate and share space in 3D. Attendees will be able to connect with real estate projects through the use of virtual reality technologies via headsets, Gear VR and Google Cardboard. The educational side of the conference day kicks off with a fun, rapid-fire segment called “Meet the Disruptors” where CRE tech companies have 45 seconds to pitch their company to attendees.
Participating CRE tech companies include Building Connected, Comfy, Brevitas, Indoor Reality, Managed by Q, Matterport, MRI Software, Raisal, Real Liquidity, Reonomy, Skyline Exchange, VTS, ZoomProspector and more.
Three educational panels are provided, anchored by the popular “State of CRE & Tech: The Executive’s POV,” where some of the most recognizable and powerful executives in the industry will shed light on how technology is affecting the industry on a local and global scale. Executive’s will also explore the CRE tech products and services that are currently in the marketplace, what are they investing in or implementing now, and what is coming up on the horizon that gets them excited.
According to Ebrahimi, panels are filled with CRE and investment industry titans including Deborah Boyer, Executive Vice President and Director of Asset Management at The Swig Company; Jordan Nof, Head of Investments at Tusk Ventures; James Kilpatrick, President at NAI Northern California, Stuart Appley, Managing Director GWS Technology Solutions at CBRE, Lindsay Baker, President at Comfy, Kevin Guy, CEO at RealLiquidity among others.
The conference closes with a casual “cocktails and nosh” networking event where attendees can re-visit the showcase for networking and demos in a casual atmosphere to engage personally with the tech companies, sponsors, VC’s, and other real estate industry leaders.