Stakeholders representing different segments in the built industry will converge online bi-weekly (starting from Friday August 14, 2020 at 1300 (W.A.T)) to discuss different topics affecting the space in an event on YouTube titled #BuiltConverse.

#BuiltConverse by #StartupSouth is a virtual tech/innovation Real Estate solutions Event created to explore and discuss challenges and opportunities from a technological Innovation angle.The theme of the maiden session of the event by #StartupSouth is COVID-19: The Future of Facility Management & Estate Security.
In a statement, Uche Aniche, convener of #StartupSouth said: “It is estimated that 8 out of 10 of all companies across the world implemented universal work-from-home policies as a result of COVID-19 lock-down and roughly 7 out of every 10 (67%) of these organizations have no intention to return to regular office facilities post-pandemic.”
He further revealed that discussions at #BuiltConverse Edition1 will provide a deep dive on the impact and opportunities of COVID-19 on Facility and Estate Management space. Some of the touch points will include Security, Safety and Convenience for both managers and users.
Speakers/panelists include Deborah Nicol-Omeruah – Deputy CEO, UPDC Plc, Wole Olufore, MD, Alpha Mead Facilities, Kehinde Ogundimu – MD, Nigerian Mortgage Refinancing Company and Nnamdi Ehiri – Co-Founder, CommPass.
The series will attract facility managers, real estate professionals,technology innovators, the general public and feature keynotes presentations, panel discussions, Product Demo and Q&A.
This first edition is supported by CommPass ( – a Startup within the #StartupSouth network that provides a simplified cloud-based solution with features that include convenient & contactless Access Control. Safety & Emergency Management for facility management.

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