TIA Announces Details for Smart Buildings Webinar Featuring Leaders from Corning, Microsoft, and T-Mobile

Arlington, VA (March 26, 2020) –– The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today announced details for an upcoming live webinar featuring experts from Corning, Microsoft, and T-Mobile. TIA is actively working to develop industry-accepted smart building standards and assessment criteria through its Smart Building Program that brings together stakeholders, industry leaders and subject matter experts from across the entire smart building ecosystem.

“With two-thirds of the world’s population expected to live in urban areas by 2050, the demand for secure, safe, accessible and sustainable buildings is on the rise,” said TIA CEO David Stehlin. “A comprehensive set of smart building standards and assessment criteria developed through TIA’s Smart Buildings Program will help the real estate industry and building occupants create a detailed plan to achieve their smart building goals – and provide the building blocks for smart cities of the future.”


When: April 16, 2020 at 11:00am EST

Title: “Assessing Smart Building Intelligence to Deliver Value, Optimized Operations, and Improved Occupant Experience.” 

Featured Industry Experts:

  • Brian Davis, Global Market Development Director for In-Building Networks at Corning
  • Luke Lucas, Senior Manager – National 5G SMART and In-Building Coverage at T-Mobile
  • Salla Palos, Director of Transformation Services at Microsoft

Moderated by: TIA

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Speakers will highlight emerging smart building issues, trends and technologies, discuss new initiatives and delve into conversations around the benefits of standards-based assessment criteria and examples of methodologies used for assessing building intelligence. The webinar will be recorded and made available after the live event. The webinar has been approved by BICSI to provide viewers the option to receive 1 ITS Continuing Education Credit.

About TIA’s Smart Building Program:

Modeled after the organizational structure and processes of TIA’s QuEST Forum, the Smart Buildings Program brings together professionals from across the smart building ecosystem, including the commercial real estate, engineering, construction and ICT industries into a standards-oriented working group. The TIA Smart Buildings Working Group is comprised of various teams focused on developing comprehensive and measurable assessment criteria that addresses 6 primary areas of a smart building: connectivity, power and energy, safety, security, sustainability, and health and wellbeing. TIA’s Smart Building Program is made possible, in part, by support from our Founding Sponsors: Corning and T-Mobile.

For information on joining TIA’s Smart Buildings Program, email sbinfo@tiaonline.org


Dan Brown, (301) 219-8605, dbrown@tiaonline.org

About TIA

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) represents more than 400 global companies that enable high-speed communications networks and accelerate next-generation ICT innovation. Through leadership in U.S. and international advocacy, technology programs and standards development, and business performance solutions, TIA and its members are accelerating global connectivity across every industry and market. TIA is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). For more information, visit www.TIAonline.org.