Agenda

The complete 2024 agenda is online. Register now to join us in Dallas in September.

21
Mar
2024

PropTech Revenue and ROI

Virtual
23
Jul
2024

Smart Living: Attracting and Retaining Residents

Virtual
24
Sep
2024

Parks Associates Pre-Show Workshop

Workshop
24
Sep
2024

Smart Spaces: Apartments, Hospitality, and Community Living

In-Person Conference
12
Dec
2024

Smart Spaces: Access Control and Security in Multifamily

Virtual

Mar 21st | 2024

PropTech Revenue and ROI

Virtual
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This session delves into the financial aspects of Property Technology (PropTech) and its return on investment (ROI). Executives will explore innovative business models that enhance revenue streams through smart property solutions. Learn how technology investments in real estate can yield significant returns, as this session will highlight successful examples. Additionally, we'll discuss how these technological advancements can transform traditional real estate practices, providing a competitive edge in the market.

Thursday, March 21, 2024

02:00 PM CT

Parks Associates Market Trends

Moderator

Kristen Hanich
Director of Research

Parks Associates

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02:15 PM CT

Keynote Visionary Speaker

Moderator

Elizabeth Parks
President & CMO

Parks Associates

02:45 PM CT

Panel: PropTech Revenue and ROI

Moderator

Kristen Hanich
Director of Research

Parks Associates

Jul 23rd | 2024

Smart Living: Attracting and Retaining Residents

Virtual
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Aimed at property managers and real estate developers, this session addresses the growing importance of smart living features in residential properties. We'll explore how smart technologies in living spaces can attract and retain residents, offering them convenience, safety, and a modern lifestyle. The discussion will cover various smart living solutions, from automated home systems to AI-driven amenities, and their impact on resident satisfaction and loyalty. The session also includes strategies for marketing these smart features to potential residents and calculating their impact on property value.

Tuesday, July 23, 2024

11:00 AM CT

Parks Associates Market Trends

More information coming soon.

11:15 AM CT

Keynote Visionary Speaker

11:45 AM CT

Smart Living: Attracting and Retaining Residents

Sep 24th | 2024

Parks Associates Pre-Show Workshop

Workshop
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Tuesday, September 24, 2024

09:00 AM CT

Redefining Smart Spaces: Research Highlights

Explore the future of smart spaces and their impact on the multi-dwelling unit (MDU) market. Discover how advanced technologies and innovative solutions are reshaping apartments, hospitality, and community living environments to deliver enhanced experiences and drive business growth. This opening presentation highlights Parks Associates latest data including intelligent building management systems, predictive maintenance, and data-driven insights that optimize efficiency, reduce costs, and improve overall performance.

09:30 AM CT

Building a Connected Community: Seamless Connectivity Solutions

KwiksetUncover the role of seamless connectivity in smart spaces. Speakers highlight cutting-edge broadband services, Wi-Fi solutions, and network infrastructure that ensure reliable and high-speed connectivity for residents and enable smart applications and services throughout the premises. They discuss the role of these services in creating a connected community, monetization strategies, best practices, and factors to look out for.

10:30 AM CT

Coffee & Networking

10:45 AM CT

Elevating Resident Experience: Personalization and Convenience

NiceExplore how smart technologies are transforming the resident experience in smart spaces. Parks Associates presents research data on resident interest in innovative solutions such as personalized automation, smart home devices, and concierge services that enhance comfort, convenience, and overall satisfaction.

11:00 AM CT

Leveraging Data & Analytics to Optimize Operations

Data analytics are transforming smart spaces. This special presentation session highlights the vast amount of data generated within these environments to gain actionable insights, optimize operations, and drive informed decision-making for property owners and managers. Speakers highlight what data is most valuable and why.

11:30 AM CT

Navigating Changing Regulations

Regulations for multifamily housing continue to evolve, raising questions around properties’ use and packaging of amenity fees and even bulk internet offering. This special session presents an overview of the current scope of “junk fee” policy, discusses the likely impact on multifamily properties, and examines strategies owners and operators can use to navigate an evolving policy landscape.

12:00 PM CT

Workshop Close and Lunch

Sep 24th | 2024 - Sep 25th | 2024

Smart Spaces: Apartments, Hospitality, and Community Living

In-Person Conference
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Tuesday, September 24, 2024

01:15 PM CT

Welcome and Opening Comments

The future of housing is connected. Consumers increasingly expect their homes, offices, and virtually anywhere they go to have smart solutions that are convenient, green, and secure and built upon a reliable and high-performing home network. Parks Associates provides opening comments on the role of technology in smart spaces and specifically in the MDU market.

01:30 PM CT

Opening Session: Accelerating Growth in Smart Spaces

Understand the strategies and best practices for accelerating growth in the smart spaces market. Explore new business models, market expansion opportunities, and partnerships that drive innovation and maximize the potential of smart spaces. This session provides insights into the next generation of building technologies and the impact on the experience.

02:30 PM CT

Unlocking the Potential of Access Control in Multifamily

Access control solutions offer the benefits of increased safety and convenience for tenants and staff both. Beyond the basic promise of access, new IP-based solutions are enabling advanced solutions that support new use cases, including centralized management and services platforms for residents. Speakers highlight advanced access control and security systems, the need for IP-based solutions, demand for services platforms, and additional use cases.

03:15 PM CT

Networking Break

03:45 PM CT

Keynote

04:30 PM CT

Energy Transformation: Cost, Amenities, and ESG

The energy sector is undergoing a transformation, driven by rapidly increasing energy costs, the electrification of buildings and transportation, and a drive towards sustainability. This session discusses the impact of energy transformation on multifamily housing and hospitality and the key strategies properties have employed to meet it head-on. Speakers highlight ESG strategies, the dynamics of EV charging, and the dual role of solutions as both cost containment and resident amenity.

05:15 PM CT

Industry Wrap-Up

Parks Associates team highlights key takeaways shared throughout the day.

05:30 PM CT

Networking Reception

Wednesday, September 25, 2024

08:00 AM CT

Networking Breakfast

08:00 AM CT

Registration Open

08:30 AM CT

Welcome: Investing in the Building of the Future

Businesses looking to deploy tech solutions must keep in mind operational efficiencies and their five-to-ten-year technology roadmap. Scalability and adaptability are essential. This opening session from Parks Associates highlights new demands for solutions that provide personalization, new services driving value, and that focus on safety and security.

08:45 AM CT

What Works? Understanding Value, ROI, and NOI

Listen to market leaders discuss the key smart spaces technologies that have made a difference to their property NOI. Hear their strategies and best practices for unlocking the value of these solutions. This session offers a deep dive into the technologies and strategies properties have found effective, as well as the various business models and revenue strategies that work for REITs and other properties. Learn how to harness resident insights and forge strategic partnerships to not only boost revenue but also significantly enhance the overall property value.

09:30 AM CT

Keynote

10:00 AM CT

Coffee & Networking

10:30 AM CT

Designing for Smart Spaces: Architecture and Infrastructure

This session delves into how architects, builders, and designers can seamlessly blend smart technology features into the living space, enhancing both aesthetics and functionality. Speakers cover leading building practices and essential design principles for optimizing connectivity while maintaining the integrity and appeal of the living environment. Discover how thoughtful design can elevate the resident’s experience in smart apartments, making them more comfortable, convenient, and connected.

11:30 AM CT

Keynote

12:00 PM CT

Lunch

01:00 PM CT

Special Presentation

01:15 PM CT

The Golden Years: Technology in Senior Communities

As our population ages, the integration of technology into senior communities becomes increasingly vital. The fundamentals of IoT – connectivity, sensors, applications – are transforming the resident and staffing experience, with major implications for senior lifestyles, safety, and health. This panel shares insights, experiences, and future projections on the impact, challenges, and opportunities that technology presents for seniors in community settings.

02:00 PM CT

Mitigating Risks and Enhancing Coverage for Smart Spaces

Smart spaces introduce new considerations for insurance providers and policyholders. This session explores the evolving landscape of insurance in the context of smart apartments, hospitality, and community living. From mitigating risks to enhancing coverage, industry experts discuss the intersection of devices and insurance, providing valuable insights for both insurance providers and property owners.

02:45 PM CT

Keynote

03:15 PM CT

Women in Tech: Transforming the Hospitality Guest Experience

This thought-provoking session brings together women leaders and innovators to explore the transformative impact of technology on the guest experience, operational efficiencies, and the overall landscape of hospitality. Speakers discuss the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities at the intersection of technology and guest services. They highlight unique requirements for providers seeking to expand into the hospitality market and share lessons learned from deploying IoT solutions in a hospitality setting that can translate and extend to multifamily settings.

04:00 PM CT

Networking Happy Hour

Dec 12th | 2024

Smart Spaces: Access Control and Security in Multifamily

Virtual
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Focusing on security and access control in multifamily properties, this session examines the latest advancements in smart space technology. We will discuss how integrating smart access systems can enhance security, provide convenience, and improve overall property management. Topics include the use of AI and IoT for customized access control, the benefits of integrated security systems, and the impact of these technologies on residents' perception of safety and privacy. This session is particularly valuable for executives looking to upgrade their security infrastructure with smart technology solutions.

Thursday, December 12, 2024

02:00 PM CT

Parks Associates Market Trends

More information coming soon

02:15 PM CT

Keynote Visionary Speaker

02:45 PM CT

Panel: Smart Spaces: Access Control and Security in Multifamily