Keynote Series

Ideas and inspirations from industry visionaries and innovation experts

ABX and IWBC are proud to announce a series of three keynote speakers who will bring innovation and thought-provoking content on Wednesday and Thursday.

Bringing insight on key industry themes and challenges, each speaker is an industry visionary who is well known for their widely-respected accomplishments.   

Open to all attendees, seating is limited so you must register in advance. Check back for more information and make plans to attend and hear their fascinating and powerful messages. 

Keynote | WEKEY1

Wednesday, November 4

8:30 am - 10:00 am

Karim Khalifa

Director, Buildings Innovation

Sidewalk Labs

Karim is Director of Building Innovations for Sidewalk Labs, an Alphabet company that reimagines citiesto improve quality of life.
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Keynote | WEKEY2

Wednesday, November 4

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Mark Farmer

Founding Director & CEO 

Cast - A Real Estate & Construction  Consultancy

Mark has 30 years’ experience in construction and real estate and is a recognised international commentator on a variety of industry and policy related issues. More >>

Keynote | THKEY1

Thursday, November 5

8:30 am - 10:00 am

John Klein



John Klein is the CEO of Generate, a company committed to the sustainable development of cities and to the digitalization of the AEC industry. More >>