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The Future is Now: Technology That Will Drive Smart Buildings, Infrastructure, and Cities

Monday, May 23
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

The global smart building market is projected to grow from $67.60 billion in 2021 to $265.37 billion in 2028 at a compound annual growth rate of 21.6%. What’s more, these smart buildings are more than just a temporary aberration. They are the present and future of facilities management as new innovations continually advance what’s possible.This session will discuss new interconnected systems and platforms that are presenting new opportunities to electrical contractors. We will highlight a few of these cutting-edge systems that are focused on optimizing performance for smart buildings, infrastructure, and cities.


Josh Bone - ELECTRI International

For more than two decades Josh Bone has been implementing, training, and presenting construction technology solutions to AEC&O (Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Owners) professionals. Having worked with some of the top technology leaders in the industry, Josh specializes in identifying best practices and methodologies for integrating construction technology into everyday workflows.

Today Josh works with ELECTRI International the non-profit foundation for the electrical construction industry as the Executive Director where he is helping to ensure electrical contractors and industry partners across North American and around the world have access to the best research, educational programming, student engagement, and international outreach. Josh has had the opportunity to share his knowledge with audiences and publications across North America as a frequent professional speaker and guest editorial contributor.