In a few days, thousands of CEOs, tech entrepreneurs, real estate agents, brokers, and more, will meet in New York to brainstorm, explore, and make deals by harnessing the power of technology. With a multitude of activities, how does one pick out must-see learning labs and sessions?

We’ve curated a list just for you including Inman Connect influencer, Glenn Shimkus:

1. Protecting Real Estate Data Against Phishing

Monday, January 16, 9:55am – 10:15am

Speaker: Thomas Kinsella, Senior Manager, Threat Intelligence & Investigations, DocuSign

As the digital age picks up speed, cybersecurity is more important than ever. Led by expert Thomas Kinsella, this session will cover the latest cybercrime trends, including pertinent information on live threats, while equipping you with the information to help keep your own network safe.

Learn more here.

2. Punch above your weight class: how to create a technology platform that helps you compete in the age of digital disruption.

Tuesday, January 17, 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Wednesday, January 18, 1:00pm – 2:00pm 

Thursday, January 19, 1:00pm – 2:00pm 

Speaker: Glenn Shimkus, Vice President of Product, Real Estate, DocuSign

Innovations in the tech world are aiming to disrupt the traditional brokerage model. Want to harness this change and make it work for you?  In this lab, you’ll learn how to combine distinct systems and apps to build a comprehensive technology platform that will provide a competitive edge.

Learn more here.

3. How has the instant economy impacted real estate?

Tuesday, January 17, 2:00pm -3:00pm

Wednesday, January 18, 2:00pm – 3:00pm 

Thursday, January 18, 2:00pm – 3:00pm


Justin Engelland , Sr. Director Industry & Segment Marketing, Real Estate, DocuSign

Georg Gerstenfeld, Vice President & General Manager of Global Real Estate, DocuSign

How have buyer and seller expectations shifted in the digital age? This learning lab explores what today’s buyer and seller expect and how to surpass these expectations through the use of tech.

Learn more here.

4. Change is hard, not changing is lethal: Learn how to avoid the most common pitfalls of introducing new technology to your real estate office and find the path to 100% adoption.

Tuesday, January 17, 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Wednesday, January 18, 3:00pm – 4:00pm 

Thursday, January 19, 3:00pm – 4:00pm


Brent Boyens Product Specialist, Real Estate, DocuSign

Kee Wah Chung Director of Customer Success, Real Estate, DocuSign

Brian Kim Onboarding Success Manager, Real Estate, DocuSign

From social marketing, to digital marketing, to CRM systems, brokerages are implementing new technology. A new technology, no matter how innovative or progressive, still needs a thorough and effective deployment plan. In this lab you’ll learn from the experts on how to build a comprehensive roll out plan that will not just meet, but surpass expectations.  

Learn more here.

Want a free year of DocuSign for you and a friend? Attend these learning labs to find out more.

Be sure to follow @DocuSign on Twitter for live coverage of #ICNY and we’ll be sure to share a recap of everything we’ve learned. Want to see the full agenda? Check it out here and see you at Inman Connect 2017!