Day 1, Monday May 20
The Next Wave
Day 2, Tuesday May 21
The Edge Sessions
The Edge Sessions
Track A-AM: Living
Real Estate Transformed: New Models for Living
This session discusses a number of new residential business models, such as co-living, shared membership and others, that are fundamentally changing how we look at multi-family.
Can Technology Reinvent Housing?
Housing faces myriad challenges, from affordability to sustainability to equity. Technology is often considered the panacea for solving the world's problems, but can it help change housing?
Dollars & Sense: New Models for Housing Finance
Hear from industry leaders who are challenging traditional housing financing models with innovative new platforms and business models.
Track A-PM: Tech Intersect
Ai: Hype vs. Reality
Lots of headlines, lots of promises. Find out what's the reality behind the hype around Ai and machine learning and how the industry can prepare for a future of 'smarter' real estate.
Building for the Future: New Innovations in Process and Technology
The industry is undergoing dramatic changes in project delivery, materials and construction techniques. Hear from some of the innovators who are reinventing how we create the built environment.
Mining Gold: using geo-spatial analytics for real estate decision making
With the advent of big, small and smart urban data, and increasingly flexible tools for visualizing this data, we can understand the built environment in ways never before possible. See the latest platforms and methods to empower real estate decision making.
Track B-AM: The Next Wave
Real Estate Transformed: The Industry Goes all-in on Digital
Learn from leaders who are bringing their deep tech expertise to real estate from other industries, as they share their perspective on the opportunities and challenges for a future ‘digitized’ real estate business.
Data is the New Oil but it needs to be Refined
Big, small, smart, specialized - we now have plenty of data. But how do we use use it for strategic decision making and where do we begin?
Dollars & Sense: New Models for CRE Finance
Hear from industry leaders who are challenging traditional financing models for commercial real estate with innovative new platforms and business models.
Track B-PM: RE:think
Forget tech, what about the humans?
Much attention is paid to apps and gadgets, but the influence of the human dimension is often underestimated when integrating new technology in real estate. Hear what we're learning about making real estate technology more human-centric.
Transformative Real Estate: Urban transformation through innovation, equity and social impact
Economic and social dynamics can transform real estate — and vice versa, real estate can also be a key to generative city transformation. What are ways developers can and are approaching economic and social impact?
From Idea to Introduction: DesignX Showcase
MIT DesignX is dedicated to design innovation and entrepreneurship, providing a powerful platform for students, faculty and researchers to build new business ventures and forward-thinking solutions. Come see the latest, exciting ideas for addressing the critical challenges facing cities.
Agenda subject to change.