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Oct 27, 2023

Scaling Smart Solutions for America’s Aging Buildings - Closing Keynote

Participants will identify the challenges of electrifying aging buildings left behind by technological innovation.

Participants will explain the interventions BlocPower and peers have undergone to address custom issues for a wide variety of building types.

Participants will discuss how the existing contractor and labor workforce shortage has contributed to the challenges of implementing smart technology.

Participants will identify benefits of collaborative private-public partnerships that must exist to serve these underserved buildings.

Scaling Smart Solutions for America’s Aging Buildings - Closing Keynote

Oct 27, 2023

Breakout conversation

Breakout conversation

Oct 27, 2023

Building Resilience Powered by Microgrids

Participants will identify recent developments and improvements in grid-interactive buildings and microgrids that allow their application to many market sectors.

Participants will explain the owner and occupant benefits of grid interactive buildings, including government incentives and financial returns.

Participants will identify strategies to procure offsite renewable energy for projects to increase resilience and meet climate objectives.

Participants will explain how mircrogrids and resiliency are impactful to affordable housing developments and multifamily communities.

Building Resilience Powered by Microgrids

Oct 27, 2023

Breakout conversation

Breakout conversation

Oct 27, 2023

The Keys to Smart Building Control Architecture

Participants will explain the importance of semantic tagging in maximizing sustainable performance of buildings

Participants will identify key components of smart building controls architecture for green building projects

Participants will identify operational challenges associated with smart building platform implementation and maximizing sustainable operation

Participants will classify different layers of smart building architecture and its correlation to energy efficiency

The Keys to Smart Building Control Architecture

Oct 27, 2023

Keynote: Making Existing Buildings Smarter

Participants will identify key features of the Inflation Reduction Act and how it supports and incentivizes smart building retrofits for existing buildings.

Participants will explain how intelligent building retrofits advance building decarbonization and climate goals.

Participants will identify three strategies for improving the intelligence of an existing building.

Participants will recall key lessons from a case study on Better Buildings from the Department of Energy.

Keynote: Making Existing Buildings Smarter

Oct 26, 2023

Fireside Chat with Clay Nesler and James Dice

Participants will identify current trends integrating people, process, and technology to deliver smart, efficient buildings.

Participants will relate some central practices integrating buildings, systems, and technology to deliver smart, healthy buildings.

Participants will discuss the integration buildings, distributed energy resources (DERs), and technology to deliver smart, decarbonized buildings.

Participants will explain how the integration of energy data, building data, and technology can deliver smart existing buildings.

Fireside Chat with Clay Nesler and James Dice

Oct 26, 2023

Breakout conversation

Breakout conversation

Oct 26, 2023

Navigating Smart Building Certifications for Sustainable Futures

Participants will explain the key principles of Smart Building Certifications like SmartScore, SPIRE, and BOMA BEST and their significance in the realm of sustainable and intelligent spaces.

Participants will explore the potential positive impacts of Smart Building Certifications on the design, construction, and operation of buildings, and how these impacts intersect with the sustainability and environmental goals of LEED.

Participants will engage with industry experts and gain valuable insights into the latest trends, technologies, and strategies driving the evolution of smart and sustainable buildings.

Participants will identify how to navigate and contribute to the process of achieving smarter building certifications.

Navigating Smart Building Certifications for Sustainable Futures

Oct 26, 2023

Breakout conversation

Breakout conversation

Oct 26, 2023

Creating Value with Smart Buildings

Participants will identify the key drivers for smart buildings in terms of value for major stakeholders.

Participants will describe the decision-making processes in technology deployment and procurement and how they can be influenced by stakeholders to promote smart buildings.

Participants will explore similarities in the value proposition of smart buildings for developers, owners, real estate financiers, researchers, and policymakers.

Participants will explore differences in the value proposition of smart buildings for developers, owners, real estate financiers, researchers, and policymakers.

Creating Value with Smart Buildings

Oct 26, 2023

Case Study: Riversouth in Austin - Opening Keynote

Participants will identify the key principles behind the RiverSouth project and how it successfully integrates tenant-centric experiences with green building optimization.

Participants will explore the role of real-time data analytics in improving the sustainability and efficiency of smart buildings, with specific reference to the RiverSouth project.

Participants will explain the technological challenges and solutions involved in the building to meet modern smart building standards.

Participants will recall the importance of LEED Gold and SmartScore Platinum certifications in recognizing and promoting sustainable building practices.

Case Study: Riversouth in Austin - Opening Keynote
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