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CARLSBAD, CA, March 14, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- As the Smart Building industry continues to rapidly evolve and change, sustainability executives now have an even bigger responsibility to develop business practices that are not damaging to the earth, will respect natural resources and produce results that reflect long-term sustainability. With that comes the challenge to be knowledgeable on the many different components of a sustainability strategy. To help identify the best in class for sustainability objectives and resources, IBcon 2014 will present the Sustainability Executives Smart Building Symposium. This pre-conference event will be held on July 17 from 3pm to 6pm at the Encore at Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas.
"While technology continues to drive change in the smart buildings industry, it also has created a major seismic impact that has resulted in new opportunities and challenges for today's sustainability executives, "said Jim Young, co-founder and CEO of Realcomm/IBcon. "At the heart of it, automation and innovation are perhaps the most powerful tools in reaching sustainability goals, but the complexity and fast changing nature of these systems can sometimes be overwhelming. This Symposium aims to sift through the myriad and sometimes confusing information available to sustainability professionals and help them develop strong sustainability strategies for their organizations."
IBcon is pleased to have David Pogue, Global Director of Corporate Responsibility, Asset Services Western Region of CBRE, as its advisor for the event. Dave will assist in the overall development of the program, helping to identify the most critical issues impacting the industry and setting goals and objectives for the event. The following topics will be addressed:
- The Role of the Smart, Connected, High-Performance Building in Sustainability
- Energy - Just One of the Many Sustainability Opportunities in Smart Buildings
- BMS, BOS, BAS, BOS - Evaluating Over 75 Solutions in an Over Saturated Market
- Building the Ultimate Team - Sustainability, IT, FM, Finance, Energy and Operations
- A Review of the Top Global Smart Building Cases Studies - Successes and Failures
For complete conference details and to register, visit www.ib-con.com/sustainability_symposium.asp.
About Realcomm Conference Group
Realcomm Conference Group, LLC is the leading research and educational institution that produces annual conferences and expositions on technology, automated business solutions and intelligent buildings strategies for executives in commercial, corporate, government and institutional real estate. Realcomm was founded in 1999 with the goal of bringing industry leaders together each year to discuss, demonstrate and debate the latest innovations that impact the industry. Today, in addition to the annual conferences, Realcomm conducts webinars, workshops and other strategic services to educate industry professionals about the latest business solutions and technologies to improve commercial real estate development, leasing, management and operations.
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