@ Terra Gallery & Events, 511 Harrison Street
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2ND 2017
4:00-5:00 PM: Pre-Networking
5:00-6:30 PM: Program
6:30-8:00 PM: Post Cocktail
4:00 - 8:00 PM
Join us for our 6th annual Landscape: Real Estate Beyond the Obvious event. The focus will be on the technology that is rapidly and forever changing the commercial real estate world and the lives of those who occupy and own it.
Andy Cohen, co-CEO of Gensler, and Andrew Salzberg, Head of Transportation Policy & Research of Uber, will lead the discussion centered around autonomous vehicles as one aspect of that transformation, and will look into the dramatic change that this new paradigm of transportation will bring to our cities.
Megan Perrin, Senior Manager of Accenture Digital, and Michael Bergin, Principal Scientist of Autodesk, will focus on artificial intelligence and digital technologies that will affect the future of the workplace.
Andy Cohen, FAIA, IIDA
Andy is one of two Gensler Co-CEOs, whose collaborative leadership model sets itself apart in the marketplace as a leading global design firm. For his innovative leadership, he and Co-CEO Diane Hoskinsrank on Business Insider’s elite “Creators” list, a who’s who of the world’s 100 top creative visionaries. A hands-on leader, Andy oversees Gensler’s global platform and its day-to-day operations, some 5,000+ people networked across 44 offices, serving clients in 120+ countries. A champion of design, resiliency and sustainability, Andy is Chair of Gensler’s Board of Directors and leads the committee responsible for global design innovation initiatives, spearheading design excellence strategies across Gensler’s 31 diverse practice areas. Andy has been a speaker at many premier industry conferences, including the Urban Land Institute (ULI), Milken Institute Global Conference, Pension Real Estate Association (PREA) and TEDx. Andy is an active Young President’s Organization (YPO) Gold member and is also a Board Member of the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability. In his role as Co-CEO, Andy is one of the key contributors to what is acknowledged, by its peers, to be the most admired and largest architecture firm in the world, pioneering project types and design innovation strategies for the next century.
Accenture Digital – Internet of Things – Connected Buildings
Maximizing productivity and employee wellness, while energizing employees and attracting talent are complex challenges and important goals shared by organizations and the modern workforce. As the Internet of Things, big-data and cloud computing are on the rise and sensor costs and data storage costs are decreasing, these technologies are increasingly being applied to the workplace to produce metrics, improve performance and reduce costs. Re-thinking the workplace through a digital lens enables an integrated experience that spans human resources, IT and real estate. The future of the workplace employs integrated systems and shared data to fine tune the workplace and promote productivity and engagement.
Megan Perrin is a Senior Manager in Accenture Digital, focusing on the Internet of Things for the built environment. She specializes in program management and delivery of Connected Building projects for Accenture’s largest clients and is currently leading the Connected Building implementation for Accenture’s San Francisco office. Megan is passionate about using IoT technology in the built environment to improve operations and productivity, increase occupant satisfaction and decrease energy use.
Head of Transportation Policy & Research
Andrew joined Uber in 2013 to become a Senior Operations Manager for New York City. Prior to joining Uber, Andrew worked at the World Bank supporting public transportation investment projects in East Asia. Focused on making Uber an integral part of the future of urban transportation through research, partnerships, and policy development.
Specific areas of focus include:
Principal Research Scientist
Michael contributes to the field of generative design and creative artificial intelligence in domains including automotive, aerospace, manufacturing and the built environment. He has authored publications, patents and led teams designing software applications in the areas of design synthesis algorithms, requirements definition and data visualization. Focusing on research management and product design for emerging technologies, he develops systems to allow for the generation and rapid evaluation of high-performance design alternatives to support a more flexible, iterative workflow. He currently serves as Principal Research Scientist for Autodesk in San Francisco.
Michael holds a Master of Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley. He has given lectures at the University of Washington, University of Illinois, Sci-ARC, University of Colorado, Penn State, UPenn, UC Berkeley and Stanford University. His work has been covered in the Wall Street Journal, Wired and the MIT Technology Review.
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Terra Gallery & Events
Terra Gallery & Events is San Francisco’s premiere event venue. Two levels and a total of 24,000 square feet offer plenty of room to network and enjoy Landscape, Real Estate Beyond the Obvious Event. Terra Gallery is located at a prime location on Rincon Hill in SOMA.
511 HARRISON STREET, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94105
6 - 6
19 - 19
For information contact:
Senior Marketing Manager