ReThink 2021 - EPRA Conference
Real estate strategy in the current global context. Accelerated change in the industry
20-24 September; 9am- 6pm daily CET

Why you should register to attend this event

  • One of a kind live experience. Meet virtually with your peers
  • Listen to our keynote guest speaker's views on economics 
  • Join and listen to virtual panel debates with listed RE CEOs & investors
  • Hear over 30 property companies live updates from top executives
  • Take the opportunity to organise virtual 1-2-1 meetings 
  • Find out more about our Financial and Sustainability Awards

Agenda

Join us for the 2021 edition of the EPRA ReThink Conference!

Monday, 20th September - Investors' Days – Corporate Pitch Sessions & Innovation and Technology Themed Webinar

  10.00 – 10.30 am CET

Retail Estates

Moderated by Herman van der Loos, CFA · Equity Analyst at Degroof Petercam

  10.40 – 11.10 am CET

Leasinvest

Moderated by - Herman van der Loos, CFA · Equity Analyst at Degroof Petercam

  11.00 am – 12.00 pm CET

Innovation & Technology Webinar: Better informed decisions, Inspiring Collaboration & Minimising Risks

To drive growth, the real estate industry needs to use real-time data to make better-informed decisions. These actionable insights provide a foundation for analysis-driven strategies, encourage collaboration across departments and mitigate risks.

Poor visibility of data can hinder growth and results in identifying critical problems too late because of disparate systems. How is technology empowering the industry to use analysis-driven strategies to enhance accuracy, inspire collaboration and minimise risks?

  • Keynote by Richard Gerritsen, Yardi
  • Moderated debate with:
    • Nick Wright, Head of Digital sales, CBRE
    • Andreas Hoffmann, Managing Director, Head of Property, Cromwell European REIT
    • Kirsi Simola-Laaksonen, Chief Information Officer, Citycon
  • Q&A

  11.20 – 11.50 am CET

Homeinvest

Moderated by Herman van der Loos, CFA · Equity Analyst at Degroof Petercam

  12.00 – 12.30 pm CET

Shurgard

Moderated by Sander Bunck, Director Real Estate Equity Research at Barclays Investment Bank

  12.40 – 13.10 pm CET

Xior Student Housing

Moderated by Sander Bunck, Director Real Estate Equity Research at Barclays Investment Bank

  14.30 – 15.00 pm CET

Carmila

Moderated by Philippe Le Trung, Managing Director - VIEWS+S Consulting

  15.10 – 15.40 pm CET

Mercialys

Moderated by Philippe Le Trung, Managing Director - VIEWS+S Consulting

  15.50 – 16.20 pm CET

Gecina

Moderated by Philippe Le Trung, Managing Director - VIEWS+S Consulting

  16.30 – 17.00 pm CET

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield

Moderated by Charles Boissier, Executive Director, Head of European Real Estate Research, UBS AG

  17.10 – 17.40 pm CET

Galimmo

Moderated by Charles Boissier, Executive Director, Head of European Real Estate Research, UBS AG

Tuesday, 21st September - Investors' Days – Corporate Pitch Sessions & ESG Focused Webinar

  10.00 – 10.30 am CET

Great Portland Estates

Moderated by Osmaan Malik, Managing Director, Global Head of Real Estate - UBS Investment Research

  10.40 – 11.10 am CET

Capco

Moderated by - Osmaan Malik, Managing Director, Global Head of Real Estate - UBS Investment Research

  11.20 – 11.50 am CET

Shaftesbury

Moderated by Aaron Guy, Real Estate Equity Analyst, Citi Bank

  12.00 – 12.30 pm CET

Atrato Capital

Moderated by Aaron Guy, Real Estate Equity Analyst, Citi Bank

  12.40 – 13.10 pm CET

Target Healthcare

Moderated by Aaron Guy, Real Estate Equity Analyst, Citi Bank

  13.30 - 14.30 pm CET

ESG Focused Webinar: ESG Data: Contributing to sector sustainability performance?

To celebrate the 10th year anniversary of EPRA sustainability Best Practices Recommendations, EPRA will host a webinar to discuss, with industry stakeholders, the importance of sector specific ESG data, impact on property companies’ performance and evolution of sustainability disclosure.
The webinar will open with the presentation of KPMG led study by Sandie Tzinmann, Associate KPMG Audit – Sector Real Estate & Hotels looking at the sector’s sustainability performance over the last three years. This study is based on EPRA sBPR datasets disclosed by EPRA members and available via the EPRA sBPR database

Panel discussion with:

  • Sandie Tzinmann -  Associate,  KPMG Audit Sector Real Estate & Hotels
  • Peter van den Tol - Senior Fund Manager Listed Real Estate EU, MN
  • Ben Brakes - Head of Sustainability, SEGRO
  14.20 – 14.50 pm CET

Aldar

Moderated by Ali Zaidi, Head of Real Assets at LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group)

  15.00 – 15.30 pm CET

Civitas

Moderated by Ali Zaidi, Head of Real Assets at LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group)

  15.40 – 16.10 pm CET

IRES REIT

Moderated by Ali Zaidi, Head of Real Assets at LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group)

EPRA BOARD MEETING AND ADVISORY BOARD MEETING - in the afternoon, by invite only. Please contact Barney Coleman at barney.coleman@epra.com

Wednesday, 22nd September - Industry leadership day – join us for the most thought provoking sessions!

  9.30AM - 9:45AM

Official conference opening & welcome

Moderator - Greg Clark, CBE, Senior Advisor on Future Cities and New Industries

EPRA Chairwomanship Follow-up

  • Méka Brunel  - Gecina CEO & EPRA Chairwoman
  • Dominique Moerenhout, EPRA CEO

  9:45AM - 10:10AM

MORNING - The Latest Macroeconomic Overview and its Impact on the real estate industry. Post Pandemic outlook

Economic outlook keynote 1

Lord King – Former Governor of the Bank of England

  10:10AM - 10:35AM

Economic outlook keynote 2

Wolfgang Munchau – Former FT Journalist

  10:35AM-11:05AM

The real estate industry and the state of the economy discussion with Lord King & Wolfgang Munchau, moderated by Greg Clark, CBE, Senior Advisor on Future Cities and New Industries

  11:05AM-11:30AM

Break

  11:30AM-13:05PM

How is the real estate industry coping with accelerated change today? What opportunities in the post pandemic era?
11.30 am – 11.45 am   EPRA Research Quarter - Oxford Economics presenting highlights on their Covid-19 update study (15 minutes)
11.45 am – 12.25 pm  CEO Panel debate (40 minutes)
with:

Moderator - Greg Clark, CBE, Senior Advisor on Future Cities and New Industries

Panelists

  • CEO Hammerson - Rita Rose Gagne
  • CEO Montea - Jo de Wolf
  • CEO Gecina - Méka Brunel
12.25 pm – 1.05 pm     Investor panel debate (40 minutes)
with:

Moderator

Tim Leckie, JP Morgan

Investor

  • Harm Meijer - ICAMAP
  • Jon Litt – Lands & Buildings
  • Kim Wright - CPPIB

  13:05PM-2PM

Break

  2PM - 2:45PM

AFTERNOON - ESG State of the Art and Strategies in Real Estate. Towards More Health & Wellbeing, Smart Cities of the Near Future and Technology

ESG focused session with:

Intro - EPRA sBPR Evolution & Future

Jean-Marc Jancovici, Engineer, Energy & Climate Expert

  2:45PM - 3:30PM

Health and wellbeing in real estate - session with:

Meik Wiking - CEO of The Happiness Research Institute, Denmark

  3:30PM-4:00PM

Break

  4:00PM - 4:45PM

Smart cities design and architecture for the future - session with:

Carlo Ratti - Architect, Engineer, Inventor; MIT Professor, Director of MIT Senseable City Lab

  4:45PM-5:30PM

How industry consortia can help propel the real estate forward with technology and innovation - session with:

Brendan Wallace - Co-founder & Managing Partner Fifth Wall 

 


Thursday, 23rd September - Investors' Days – Corporate Pitch Sessions

  10.00 – 10.30 am CET

Entra

Moderated by Paul May, Director - Co-Head Real Estate Equity Research, Barclays Investment Bank

  10.40 – 11.10 am CET

Diös

Moderated by - Paul May, Director - Co-Head Real Estate Equity Research, Barclays Investment Bank

  11.20 – 11.50 am CET

Cibus

Moderated by Paul May, Director - Co-Head Real Estate Equity Research, Barclays Investment Bank

  12.00 – 12.30 pm CET

Fabege

Moderated by John Vuong, Research Analyst, Kempen & Co

  12.40 – 13.10 pm CET

Platzer

Moderated by John Vuong, Research Analyst, Kempen & Co

  14.30 – 15.00 pm CET

CA Immo

Moderated by Rob Jones, Executive Director, European Real Estate at Exane BNP Paribas

  15.10 – 15.40 pm CET

HIAG

Moderated by Rob Jones, Executive Director, European Real Estate at Exane BNP Paribas

  15.50 – 16.20 pm CET

Hamborner

Moderated by Rob Jones, Executive Director, European Real Estate at Exane BNP Paribas

  16.30 – 17.00 pm CET

PSP Swiss Property 

Moderated by Andreas Brun, Senior Sell-Side Equity Analyst at Credit Suisse Investment Banking

  17.00 – 17.30 PM CET

Swiss Prime Site

Moderated by Andreas Brun, Senior Sell-Side Equity Analyst at Credit Suisse Investment Banking

  


Friday, 24th September - Investors' Days – Corporate Pitch Sessions

  10.00 – 10.30 am

Prodea

Moderated by Matt Fletcher, Director of European Investor Outreach, EPRA

  10.40 – 11.10 am

Coima

Moderated by - Matt Fletcher, Director of European Investor Outreach, EPRA

  11.20 – 11.50 am

Grit Real Estate Income Group

Moderated by Matt Fletcher, Director of European Investor Outreach, EPRA

  12.00 – 12.30 pm

Hibernia REIT  

Moderated by Ben Richford, Head of Real Estate Research · Société Générale  

  12.40 – 13.10 pm

Lar España Real Estate

Moderated by Ben Richford, Head of Real Estate Research · Société Générale

Event Partners

 

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