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Accelerate Live! talk: Why the AEC industry must adapt to the Internet of Things boom

Accelerate Live! talk: Why the AEC industry must adapt to the Internet of Things boom

May 30, 2018


Smart buildings, connected cities, Internet of Things. The future of our offices, hospitals, schools, retail developments, government buildings, and entertainment districts is one of connectivity.

The time for mass adoption of Internet of Things devices and networks is upon us. And few technological breakthroughs are poised to be as disruptive to the AEC industry as the ever-expanding Internet of Things. 

As the national technology lead within one of the nation’s largest engineering firm, Jeff Carpenter gets paid to stay on top of breakthrough technologies and novel applications for the built environment. 

In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), Jeff explores established and emerging IoT applications for commercial and institutional buildings, and offers a technology roadmap for navigating the IoT landscape. 


Jeff Carpenter, PE, CNIDP, RCDD
Senior Principal, National Director of Technology
IMEG Corp.

Jeff Carpenter is a senior principal and National Director of Technology at IMEG Corp., where he leads many of the firm's largest, most complex projects. His work includes design for Fortune 500 corporate office complexes, mission critical data centers, greenfield hospitals, medical facilities, and higher education and government institutions. Jeff brings the latest technology advancements to assist in guiding project teams through analysis, conceptual design, design and construction phases. He is a frequent speaker at national and regional conferences on such topics as building technology convergence, Big Data, and the Internet of Buildings.


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