TIA Announces Next “Assessing Smart Buildings” Webinar

Expert panel to discuss in-building connectivity and how optimized network infrastructure can facilitate a safer and more productive return to work

Arlington, VA (June 08, 2020) –– The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today announced details for the second live webinar of its Assessing Smart Buildings series. This next installment will be moderated by TIA and feature experts from Corning, T-Mobile, Symmetry Operations, and Connected Real Estate Magazine. Expert panelists will discuss how the information and communications technology (ICT) networks within smart buildings can help improve work environments for employees and tenants.

“The demand for smarter buildings is not slowing down despite the pandemic,” said TIA CEO, David Stehlin. “But to have smart buildings with sensor and IoT technologies, operational automation through artificial intelligence and machine learning, it all starts with the network. Now, businesses and building owners are looking at how smart buildings can enable a safer return to work after months of working from home and this webinar, with our panel of industry experts, will explore how the network can help make that possible.”



When: June 24, 2020 at 12:30pm EST

Title: “Assessing Smart Buildings: In-Building Connectivity”

Featured Industry Experts:

  • Brian Davis, Global Market Development Director for In-Building Networks, Corning
  • Luke Lucas, Senior Manager, National 5G SMART and In-Building Coverage, T-Mobile
  • Rich Berliner, CEO & Publisher, 5th Gen Media & Connected Real Estate Magazine
  • Mike Meyers, CEO, Symmetry Operations, Inc.

Moderated by: TIA

This webinar will examine different aspects of smart building networks and how businesses and building owners are redefining strategies around in-building connectivity to enable new applications for a safer and more productive return to work in the office after months of working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar will be recorded and made available after the live event.

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About TIA’s Smart Building Program:

Modeled after the organizational structure and processes of TIA’s QuEST Forum, TIA’s 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 the Program’s founding sponsors, Corning and T-Mobile.

For information on participating in the TIA Smart Buildings Program working group, please send an email to sbinfo@tiaonline.org



Dan Brown, (703) 907-7074 x206, 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).