Facing the Future

Ageing populations, technological advancement, urbanisation and climate change all have the potential to alter global real estate markets permanently. How can investors respond to the challenges posted in these macro themes? And how can investors future-proof their real estate portfolios?

Tuesday, 19 May 2015
09:15 - 09:45Registration & coffee
09:45 - 09:50Welcome address [More Info]
Richard Lowe, Editor, IP Real Estate
09:50 - 10:10Building for the future: Urban development of Copenhagen [More Info]
Frank Jensen, Lord Mayor of the City of Copenhagen
10:10 - 10:20Chairman's introduction [More Info]
Piet Eichholtz, professor of real estate fnance, Maastricht University
10:20 - 10:50Sustainability keynote [More Info]
Nils Kok, CEO and Co-founder, GRESB
10:50 - 11:10Case study: PensionDanmark [More Info]
Torben Möger Pedersen, CEO, PensionDanmark
11:10 - 11:25Coffee break
11:25 - 11:55Demographics keynote [More Info]
Sony Kapoor, Managing Director, Re-Define
11:55 - 12:10Demographics presentation [More Info]
Andrew Angeli, head of UK research, CBRE Global Investors
12:10 - 12:55Demographics panel: Strategies, allocations, emerging markets [More Info]
Allan Mikkelsen, Senior Director - Head of International Real Estate, ATP Real Estate
Dietrich Heidtmann, managing director, head of international capital markets, GTIS Partners
André Zücker, Managing Director, KGAL Real Estate Investments
Werner Sohier, Senior Portfolio Manager, PGGM
Andrew Angeli, Head of UK Research, CBRE Global Investors (Moderator)
12:55 - 13:55Lunch
13:55 - 14:00Afternoon introduction [More Info]
Austin Mitchell, Head of Global Business Development, TIAA Henderson Real Estate
14:00 - 14:20Urbanisation presentation [More Info]
Alice Breheny, global co-head of research, TIAA Henderson Real Estate
14:20 - 15:00Urbanisation panel [More Info]
Jim Fetgatter, CEO, AFIRE
Boris van der Gijp, Director, Strategy & Research, Syntrus Achmea Real Estate & Finance
Alice Breheny, Global Co-head of Research, TIAA Henderson Real Estate (Moderator)
Meka Brunel, executive vice president, Europe, Ivanhoé Cambridge
Christopher McCormick, European Investment Director, Gaw Capital Partners
15:00 - 15:15Coffee break
15:15 - 15:45Technology keynote [More Info]
Raimund Paetzmann, Director Real Estate EMEA, AMAZON.EU SARL
15:45 - 16:00Technology presentation: The influence of technology on the real estate industry [More Info]
Andy Watson, CIO Continental Europe, LaSalle Investment Management
16:00 - 16:45Technology panel: From obsolescence to opportunity [More Info]
Richard Gwilliam, head of property research, M&G Real Estate
Lisa Lafave, Senior Portfolio Manager, Real Estate, HOOPP
Nicholas Russell, CEO, We Are Pop Up
Hamel Shah, Partner, Azimuth Global Partners
Andy Watson, CIO Continental Europe, LaSalle Investment Management (Moderator)
Nathalie Charles, head of asset management & transactions, pan-European development leader, AXA Real Estate
16:45 - 17:00Chairman's closing remarks [More Info]
Piet Eichholtz, professor of real estate fnance, Maastricht University
17:00Conference ends
18:30 - 19:30Drinks reception
19:30IP Real Estate Global Awards - Awards presentation part I
22:00IP Real Estate Global Awards - Awards presentation part II
22:30After-dinner networking party