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elemental webinars actively create opportunities for training, discussions and continuous personal development. Our roundtables, sessions, and workshops allow our audience and brands to engage in developing bespoke solutions across a range of heat, water, air and energy applications.

Tuesday 12 January


The art of the possible: IOT and automation in buildings

This discussion will focus on cutting edge technologies available today and the near future, and what is both ethical & desirable

We will get an academic update on latest smart tech and IoT research and application, hear the perspective of high-tech, carbon-positive offsite homes developer, and consider a broader view of intelligent buildings and IoT in context of smart cities.

Speakers include:

  • Dr Dimitrios Rovas, Associate Professor UCL, Programme Lead on Smart Buildings and Digital Engineering at Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources
  • Rosanna Lawn, Brand and Strategic Partnerships Director, Project Etopia
  • Rick Robinson, Director of Smart Places at Jacobs
  • Francesco Anselmo , Associate Director – IoT, Interaction and Lighting Designer at Arup

Tuesday 19 January


CO2-smart: How commercial buildings work in a zero-carbon economy

This webinar will review how the built environment sector is responding to government targets and corporate carbon goals

Given that construction directly influences up to 47% of UK carbon emissions in the UK, the discussion will explore what it will take for buildings to become part of the solution, not just part of the problem, in terms of GHGs and climate impact. Our expert panel will offer opinions on tech as a force for good making buildings profitable and resilient, provide expertise on the integration of smart solutions in pursuit of better holistic performance, plus be able to place smart buildings in the context of wider UK climate tech markets and trends.

Speakers include:

  • Sonny Masero, Chief Strategy Officer, EVORA Global
  • Tom Hopton, Global Leader Smart Buildings & Controls, Buro Happold
  • Susanne Baker, Associate Director, Climate, Environment and Sustainability at techUK

Tuesday 26 January


User experience: Building performance, contented clients and happy tenants

This live panel discussion will explore how IoT and smart building tech can benefit owners, agents and occupiers of buildings

Zooming in on the user experience, this session will examine how IoT and smart building tech can provide quality data and accessible analytics to help inform better management and maintenance, support owners and agents respond with agility to occupier requirements, plus enhance comfort and wellbeing for individuals. Our expert panel will be discussing what proptech can offer by way of smarter real estate and tenant or occupier benefits, plus providing their views on applications of smart tech for social housing and communities, as well as perspectives on the links between performance-in-use and digital construction, including BIM.

Speakers include:

  • Alex Edds, Director of Innovation, JLL
  • Julie Alexander, Director of Technology and Innovation, Places for People
  • Paul Surin, Global Lead Built Environment | BIM, at IBM
  • Paul McConnell, Head of Digital Studio / Associate Director at Arup

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