24 September, 2019

InterContinental, Dubai Festival City

Arrival and Refreshments

Cityscape Welcome Address
Chris Speller, Group Director-Cityscape, Informa Markets

Presentation
Global capital flows: Drivers, macro factors and economic impact on investor activity
Richard Divall, Head of Cross Boarder Capital Markets, Colliers International EMEA

Keynote Presentation
HE Sultan Butti bin Mejren
, Director General, Dubai Land Department
HE Majida Ali Rashid, Assistant Director General, Dubai Land Department

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20/20 vision: The journey of designing and building an innovation district
Marjan Faraidooni, Deputy Chief- Visitor Experience, Expo 2020 Dubai

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The hunt for happiness: A global perspective on smart infrastructure and human impact
Lu’ay Khdeir, Middle East Infrastructure Development Director, Mott MacDonald

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Adjusting to the global new normal: International trends and its impact on the regional retail and logistics narrative 
Thierry Delvaux, CEO - EMEA, JLL
Craig Plumb, Head of Research-MENA, JLL

Networking break – Ready, set and grow!

Presentation
Breakthrough to excellence: Evaluating the changing role, dynamics and future of urban planning in Pakistan
Zaigham Mahmood Rizvi, Chairman, PM Housing Task Force, Pakistan

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Accelerating green cities: The role data and finance play in this transformation
Prof. Samer Bagaeen, Thought Leadership Partnerships Manager, RICS

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Opening the doors: Investment opportunities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Eng. Khaled Aldegaither, Deputy Minister for Planning and Programs, Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs, KSA

Lunch and networking reception
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Keynote Presentation
Across cultures: Architecture in the age of  glocalization
Ivan Fu, CEO, C Cheng Holdings Limited and Executive Director, LWK + PARTNERS

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Stepping up: Adaptation of the built environment to achieve resilience to climate change
Andrew Whalley, Chairman, Grimshaw Architects

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The making of Sharjah: Architecture and place
Peter Jackson, Architect Advisor, HRH Ruler of Sharjah’s office

Networking break – Ready, set and grow!

Presentation
Constantly evolving: Creating spaces for the new era of transportation
Chris Williamson, Partner, Weston Williamson Architects

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People powered health: Integrating healthy building design principles to improve human centricity
Ricky Somal, Head of Workforce Engagement and Wellbeing, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

Presentations
Building reciprocity: Global ideas worth spreading
Vittorio Grassi, Principal, Vittorio Grassi Architetto and Partners company

Presentation
WELL Designed Portfolios: Strategies for scaling health and well-being across organizations and real estate properties
Ann Marie Aguilar, Director of Operations EMEA, IWBI

Afternoon Coffee and Architecture & Design Networking Reception

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Presentation
Changing the market view of PropTechs from disruptors to innovator
Invited: Andy Pyle, Head of Real Estate KPMG, UK

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5G on smart living and how this is revolutionizing the real estate sector
Invited: Senior representative, Du

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PropTech trends and industry innovation to help investors make informed and data backed business decisions
Invited: Senior representative, CBRE MENAT

Interactive Panel Discussion:
How can proptechs and developers work together to drive digital real estate?
-    Why are we collecting data, is it being analysed for ofganisations to become truly          customer focussed?
-    Which tech innocations will have the biggest impact in city's landscape and real          estate development?
-    Have the industry enablers truly decoded disruption and its benefits to cities and its       property markets?

Confirmed panellists:

Matt Cotter, Executive Vice President, Altus Group
Stefan Hickmott, Founder & CEO, Evarei
Richard Waind, Group Managing Director, Better Homes

Presentation
Agility as the key to winning in the digital era: investing in proptechs

Networking break – Ready, set and grow!

Presentation
Innovation in Investing in PropTech considering slow technology adoption and finding the money, CRE risk appetite and how the industry can adopt fast fail approaches to avoid unwanted technology investments
Confirmed: Basem Abu Dagga, Executive Director, Tharaa Capital

Presentation
AI and blockchain real estate

Interactive Panel Discussion:
Reshaping consumer and industry perspective and integrating PropTech into smart cities 
-   What are the urban planners and architect’s perspectives on PropTech?
-   How do developers view technology, disruption and opportunities in PropTech?
-   Financial services views on technology in the real estate sector
-   Will the industry ever be ahead of the technology curve and begin to view property         as a service?


Confirmed panellists:

Kevin Miller, Digital Practice Leader, Middle East, Aurecon
Yousef Oqleh, Architect, Urban Designer, Design, Planning + Economics, AECOM
Fahad Mohamed, Director of Facilities Management, Deyaar Owners Association Management
Cyril Lincoln, Head – Real Estate, Investment Banking Group. Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank

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