CREtech Los Angeles 2019

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CREtech Los Angeles 2019

Thursday, March 28, 2019 (All day) to Friday, March 29, 2019 (All day)


CREtech is where the commercial real estate industry comes to discover all things tech. Don't miss the biggest and most comprehensive West Coast gathering of the commercial real estate tech industry in Los Angeles on March 27-28, 2019.

Over two days, CREtech will assemble the most sought-after speakers, the leading startups, investors from around the world, the most active developers/owners and brokers to discuss all things commercial real estate tech. Our sold-out events are a must-attend for real estate professionals to network, discover and learn about how technology is revolutionizing the industry.

For more information: CREtech Los Angeles 2019


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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

9:00 AM

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Conference Kickoff and Welcome

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Keynote Session: Inside WeWork
No other startup has impacted the commercial real estate sector like WeWork. With a valuation over $40 billion, WeWork has completely transformed not only the tenant experience but the brokerage and development sectors as well. In this first of its kind panel, CREtech CEO, Michael Beckerman, will sit down with four of the company’s top executives to learn how the company operates internally as well as its short and long term strategies.

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
CREtech Talk: How to Scale, Leveraging a Strategic VC
Scaling your business can be a tricky process. What VC to pitch to, what to bring to the table, what they're looking for - all of these questions and more come up when it's time to grow. Finding the right investors requires due diligence. Join Americas Growth Lead at JLL Spark, Andrea Jang, as she walks you through how to strategically scale your business and find the right VC partner for you.

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Networking and Exhibits
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Panel: A.I. and the Coming Revolution in Commercial Real Estate
Learn from the leading experts in Artificial Intelligence on how it has the potential to completely transform every aspect of CRE from data to transactions and everything in between.
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
Networking Lunch
1:45 PM - 2:05 PM
CREtech Talk
2:05 PM - 2:50 PM
Panel: The Convergence of Development & Tech
Learn from the leading office, retail and multifamily developers about they are integrating tech solutions into their developments. Also hear from the Co-Founder of Industrious about how Co-Working is now becoming an essential part of the mixed-use experience.
2:50 PM - 3:15 PM
Networking and Exhibits
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Keynote Session: Top VCs in Commercial Real Estate Tech
Join the leading VCs to discuss key trends in commercial real estate tech. We have assembled an extraordinary panel of VCs from early to late stage, in all categories of commercial real estate, to offer an in-depth look at where the smart money is flowing in tech.
4:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Closing Remarks
5:00PM - 7:00 PM

Thursday, March 28, 2019

9:00 AM
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Keynote Session: Los Angeles - A Profile Of A Smart City
Mayor Eric Garcetti has set a bold vision for Los Angeles to become a well-run and prosperous city for all Angelenos through a bold innovation agenda. In this first-of-its-kind keynote session, Fifth Wall Ventures Partner and a member of the Mayor’s Tech Innovation Council, Natalie Bruss, will sit down with three of the city’s top deputies across Technology (Aria Safar, Mayor’s liaison to the tech industry), Transportation (Marcel Porras, Chief Sustainability Officer, Department of Transportation) and Design (Christopher Hawthorne, Chief Design Officer) to discuss how the second largest city in the nation is partnering with startups and incumbents across our sector to enact meaningful change.
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
CREtech Talk: Beyond the Hype - Practical Data Science for the CRE Analyst
We've all heard buzzwords like "AI", "machine learning" and "data science", but what do they really mean? In this talk, we cut through the hype and focus on the practical benefits of data science for the CRE analyst.
10:50 AM - 11:15 AM
Networking and Exhibits
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Panel: Construction Tech - Building Towards Disruption
Pioneers of the construction tech space discuss their efforts to build better, faster, and more cost-effectively.
12:00 PM - 12:20 PM
CREtech Talk: What Comes After Co-Working
The hottest trend in commercial real estate is coming of age and running out of steam. Here's what tenants REALLY want, and what the best landlords are already
working on.
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Keynote Session: Inside Prologis
Everyone knows Prologis as the world's largest logistics company with $92 billion in assets under management, but what many don’t know is that the company is one of the most forward-thinking and active investors/adopters in tech as well. In this in-depth interview with two of the company's leading tech and operations executives, you will get a first hand view of how Prologis is on the front lines of the commercial real estate tech revolution.

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Keynote Session

3:00 PM
Closing Remarks


Jeremy Giles Managin Director, Global Customer Solutions Prologis Ventures
Michael Beckerman CEO CREtech
Robert Otani CTO Thornton Tomasetti
Sarah Pontius Senior Vice President, Global Head of Real Estate Partnerships WeWork
Granit Gjonbalaj Chief Real Estate Development Officer WeWork
Rohit Dave Sr Director, M&A WeWork
Craig Robinson Global Head of Powered by We Services WeWork
Andrea Jang Head of Growth, Americas JLL Spark
Patrick McGrath CIO, Head of Client Technology Savills
Guy Zipori Co-Founder & CEO Skyline AI
RJ Pittman CEO Matterport
Abhinav Somani CEO LEVERTON Corporation
L.D. Salmanson CEO Cherre
Richard Sarkis Co-founder & CEO Reonomy
Momei Qu Vice President PSP Growth
Kevin McKenzie EVP, Chief Digital Officer Macerich
Karen Hollinger SVP, Corporate Initiatives AvalonBay Communities
Justin Stewart Co-founder and President Industrious
Aria Cyrus Safar Economic Policy Manager Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti
Marcel Porras Chief Sustainability Officer Los Angeles Department of Transportation
Christopher Hawthorne Chief Design Officer Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti
David Gerster Vice President JLL Spark Global Venture Fund
Dave Bragg Managing Director Green Street Advisors
Steve Weilbach VP, GTM Katerra
Steve Burrows CBE Founding Partner Baumatix
Magued Eldaief CEO Prescient
Dror Poleg Owner Rethinking Real Estate
Linda Isaacson Senior Vice President First American Title Insurance
Patricia Nakache General Partner Trinity Ventures
Merritt Hummer Principal Bain Capital Ventures
Julie Lein Co-Founder and Managing Partner Urban Innovation Fund
Natalie Bruss Partner Fifth Wall
Will O'Donnell Managing Partner Prologis Ventures




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