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Milwaukee Wisconsin: Venue Forty Two- The 42

Ridiculously Innovative, Ridiculously Fun.

Education

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Talks addressing the major tech trends in office, industrial, retail and multifamily including CoWorking, Data, A.I., PropTech and more will be discussed by those leading the tech revolution in CRE. 

Unparalleled Networking

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Attendees will have the opportunity to speak with the most sought-after thought leaders and meet the leading startups, investors, developers/owners and brokers in America’s real estate industry.

Unique networking opportunities will arise due to a wide range of key stakeholders.

Future Vision

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Milwaukee's Real Estate Industry is rapidly changing. We're witnessing the evolution of a smart city. Milwaukee has a unique opportunity to position themselves as a hub for innovation and new tech. 

By supporting the conference, you're directly contributing towards the MKE Tech Hub movement.

Midwest Speakers and Thought Leaders

Adam Koehler

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Serial entrepreneur and consultant with hands in several synergistic endeavors. Cofounder of Crypto Properties, a platform utilizing blockchain and its potential as a transformative technology in Real Estate.

William Reilly

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Corporate intrepreneur turned entrepreneur. Founder of Impulse Car Share, Milwaukee's first car sharing service, as well as  company called Hands On Garage. Heavily experienced and celebrated sharing economy advocate.

Alec Shaw

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Co-Founder and Head of business development at Euphrates, a blockchain consultation group focusing on providing valued solutions in a large enterprise. Wisconsin Inno 25 under 25 award winner, 

Jesse DePinto

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Hospitality technology professional & homesharing entrepreneur. 

Co-founder at Frontdesk, a Milwaukee-based tech-enabled short-term rental management brand operating in 9 US cities who operates at the intersection of tech, hospitality & multifamily real estate.

Mark Zikra

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Vice President of Systems and Technology for CA Ventures, one of the most successful real estate development companies in the world.

Austin Zimmerman

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Austin is a senior associate at Truss, a leading online marketplace meant to help small and medium business owners find, tour, and lease spaces. This tech-enabled platform helps people find the right space for the best price, in record time.

Dan Cassanova

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Dan Casanova is the Economic Development Specialist - Lead for the City of Milwaukee’s Department of City Development, assigned to major initiatives such as Reed Street Yards, West Wisconsin Avenue and Lakefront Gateway.  

Matt Dorner

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Matt is an economic strategist with Milwaukee Downtown. He works hard to facilitate a better environment of innovation in downtown Milwaukee and beyond.

Anthony Pennington Cross

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Dr. Pennington-Cross is widely published in academic journals including The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Journal of Urban Economics, Real Estate Economics, and others. Recent research has focused on subprime lending in the housing market (pricing, predatory lending laws, and mortgage performance), house price dynamics, commercial property fundamentals, and other real estate issues.

Graham Scott Bowerman

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President of REVAMP Property Management, a Marquette University B&G Venture. 

Graham is currently a student studying Marketing and Innovation in Entrepreneurship. REVAMP's team consisting of Rheana Garbis and Charles Yauck, are responsible for ideating and hosting the 2019 PropTech Conference, alongside 1881 Event Productions.

The team drives towards helping cultivate an ecosystem of collaboration and innovation in Milwaukee and beyond, adopting new tech.

Schedule of events: (9am-4pm)

Doors Open / Breakfast

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Glass + Griddle

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Doors Open / Breakfast

Check in bright and early to begin networking over coffee and food.

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Glass + Griddle

Kickoff Presentation - PropTech and Fostering an Ecosystem (Anthony Pennington Cross)

10am - 10:25am

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Kickoff Presentation - PropTech and Fostering an Ecosystem (Anthony Pennington Cross)

Stage is set as one of our keynote speakers, Doctor Anthony Pennington-Cross weighs in on PropTech and the evolution of a smart city. Opening remarks by the host company, REVAMP.

10am - 10:25am

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The Importance of Tech Roles in CRE (Mark Zikra)

10:30am - 10:50am

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The Importance of Tech Roles in CRE (Mark Zikra)

Mark ZIkra, VP of Systems and Technology for CA Ventures, one of the most successful real estate development companies in the world, speaks on the importance of integrated tech roles within an organization, as well as the benefits that arise in doing so.

10:30am - 10:50am

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Milwaukee Streetcar "The Hop" (Dan and Matt)

11:00am - 11:20pm

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Milwaukee Streetcar "The Hop" (Dan and Matt)

Facilitated by Matt Dorner of Milwaukee Downtown and Dan Casanova of the City of Milwaukee Downtown, this discussion will touch upon the Milwaukee Streetcar's impact on the real estate industry, as well as opportunities today in regards to the transportation industry.

11:00am - 11:20pm

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Lunch

11:30pm - 12pm

Glass + Griddle

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Lunch

Nothing too crazy here: beer, networking, food. 

Sit with someone you don't know.

11:30pm - 12pm

Glass + Griddle

Speaker Roundtables

12pm - 12:50pm

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Speaker Roundtables

Each speaker will have a roundtable, allowing attendees to personally connect and discuss topics in depth through 3 rotations.

12pm - 12:50pm

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Breakout 1 - Implications of the Sharing Economy Transformation (Bill Reilly)

1pm - 1:45pm

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Breakout 1 - Implications of the Sharing Economy Transformation (Bill Reilly)

Join CO-Owner of Impulse Car Sharing, Bill Reilly, in discussion about the opportunities and benefits that accommodate a sharing economy, as well as what it means for the future of Milwaukee and beyond

1pm - 1:45pm

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Breakout 1- Liquidity Through Tokenization (Adam Koehler)

1pm - 1:45pm

Stage 2

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Breakout 1- Liquidity Through Tokenization (Adam Koehler)

Adam Koehler is a serial entrepreneur and consultant with hands in several synergistic endeavors. Cofounder of Crypto Properties, a platform utilizing blockchain and its potential as a transformative technology in Real Estate. Join him and Alec Shaw in discussion.

1pm - 1:45pm

Stage 2

Breakout 2- Are multifamily operators prepared to embrace short-term rentals? (Jesse Depinto)

2pm - 2:45pm

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Breakout 2- Are multifamily operators prepared to embrace short-term rentals? (Jesse Depinto)

Airbnb, the once taboo term in multifamily apartment communities across the country, is now picking up steam and becoming the new norm. Macro trends such as remote work, millennial business travel & co-living are propelling the trend toward alternative accommodations within private residential apartment companies are now considering Airbnb as an opportunity instead of a threat and re-evaluating the costs and benefits of combining short-term guests and long-term tenants under one roof.

2pm - 2:45pm

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Breakout 2- Technology Enabled Brokerage (Austin Zimmerman)

2pm - 2:45pm

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Breakout 2- Technology Enabled Brokerage (Austin Zimmerman)

Austin is a senior associate at Truss, a leading online marketplace meant to help small and medium business owners find the right space for the best price in record time.

2pm - 2:45pm

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TO CLOSE:

Networking and Entrepreneurship Panel

3pm - 4pm

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TO CLOSE:

Networking and Entrepreneurship Panel

Considering whwat was discussed today, take some time to discuss innovation and develop relationships. This is about collaboration through thought leadership! We're all part of something greater than any individual company or person. May we use this opportunity to push technological activism and more efficient business practices!


Thank you for joining us! 

3pm - 4pm

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Where at?

Venue Forty Two - The 42

Located in Milwaukee’s revitalized Brewery District, The 42 brings together both work and entertainment, providing tenants and visitors with an experience unlike any other in the city.


Check it out!  -  CLICK HERE

Adress:

1128 North 9th Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233, United States

Interested in Sponsoring or being involved?

Being a thought leader and taking strides towards the future is what it's all about.


Interested applicants should email- 

graham.bowerman@marquette.edu

Sponsor Deck and Information (pdf)

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ideated and hosted by revamp & partners

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No Strangers to Innovation:

REVAMP is a Marquette University, College of Business Administration, and Center for Real Estate sponsored firm, solely operated and managed by Marquette students. REVAMP targets buildings whose owners have not actively maximized rents nor efficiently managed their properties. We follow a proven, hands-on business model which combines the experience, systems, and procedures of our partners and advisory board with superior marketing and asset management in a cost-effective manner to provide professional property management.

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Mission Behind the Conference

The commercial real estate industry is changing at an astounding rate. We’ve been introduced to drones, autonomous vehicles, blockchain, AI and so much more. With the introduction of emerging technology, the real estate space is changing at an exponential rate. The goal of the 2019 Milwaukee PropTech Conference is to understand the implications of technology on the real estate industry. 

 We are reaching out to find industry and thought leaders that have the ability to drive Milwaukee into the 21st century. Milwaukee is on the forefront of a radical transition; we want to be the leaders of this emerging movement for the love of our city.