Welcome to the Intelligent Building HOW TO Webinar Series

To help you stay up to date with the latest Intelligent Building trends we've shaped a 4-part webinar series that will focus on a practical approach to getting your smart building setup the right way. We introduce the steps to do it and then have speakers that cover each step in more detail. Each webinar runs for 60 minutes.

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Webinar #4:

Current Trends and How They Will Impact the Future of Intelligent Buildings…What’s Next?

We look back at the previous three sessions and apply what was learned to current IB trends and investigate the future. Applying IB technology to your current or next construction project will ensure your building is dynamic and sustainable. This session included a panel discussion with open forum questions from the audience.

In this session you will learn:

  • How to apply the concepts and technology from Sessions 1-3
  • Better understand current trends
  • Pose specific questions to the panel of experts
  • Look into the future of Intelligent Buildings
  • Q&A

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Intelligent Building HOW TO Series: Webinars 1-3

Setup Your Building To Measure Occupancy

> HOW TO Setup Your Building To Measure Occupancy and Utilization of Workspace

Bob Allan – Siemon,
Johan Van Niekerk – Cataly5t

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> Greater Intelligence, Less Liability: Mitigating Risks by Utilizing Your IB’s Security System

Host(s): Bob Allan - Siemon,
Drew Pacino - Axis Communications

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Webinar 3

> HOW TO lower your CAPEX and OPEX using Intelligent Building Technology

Host(s): Bob Allan – Siemon,
Drew Pacino – Axis Communications,
Johan Van Niekerk – Cataly5t

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Meet the Experts


Moderator & IB Expert: Bob Allan
Global Business Development Manager for Intelligent Buildings


Bob Allan is the Global Business Development Manager for Intelligent Buildings and Strategic Alliances for The Siemon Company, headquartered in Watertown, CT. Prior to Siemon, Bob worked at Honeywell Building Solutions and has spent over 15 years in the IT industry. Recently, Bob was appointed as the Vice-Chair of Continental Automated Building Association’s (CABA) Intelligent Building Council.

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Drew Pacino
Business Development - Partner Ecosystems, Program Specialist

Axis Communications, Inc.

Drew Pacino has been with Axis Communications for 5+ years, spending time in both the Sales and Business Development organizations. Drew’s role on the Partner Ecosystems team is to manage relationships with strategic Technology Partners who provide complimentary solutions to Axis products. He is based at the Axis North America HQ in Chelmsford, MA.

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Johan Van Niekerk

Johan Van Niekerk
Managing Director
Smart Workspace Technologies


Johan van Niekerk is the Managing Director of Cataly5t; a business specialising in smart workspace technology. With more than 10-years’ experience in the industry and 20-years in ICT, Johan’s expertise encompasses design and implementation of smart technology that helps drive efficiencies in the workspace.

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Questions? Email Brian Baum at Brian_Baum@Siemon.com

Siemon’s ConvergeIT Intelligent Building Solutions include a partner ecosystem that brings together the Digital Building Architecture and Digital Building Delivery with a team of like-minded installation, distribution and technology partners. >>Learn More