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
  • Hear 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 in a hybrid format!

Monday - 20th September

Corporate pitch sessions / virtual property tours – confirmed companies: Retail Estates, Leasinvest, Homeinvest, Shurgard, Xior Student Housing, Carmila, Mercialys, Gecina, Galimmo


Tuesday – 21st September

Corporate pitch sessions / virtual property tours in the morning – confirmed companies: CLS Holdings, Capco, NewRiver, Supermarket REIT, Target Healthcare

EPRA Board and Advisory Board Meetings - in the afternoon (By invite only)


Wednesday – 22nd September

Industry leadership day – physical attendance Docks Dome Brussels, with virtual stream for remote attendees

  8AM-9AM

Welcome breakfast and registration

  9AM - 9:15AM

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

  9:15AM - 9:40AM

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


  9:40AM - 10:05AM

Economic outlook keynote 2

Wolfgang Munchau – Former FT Journalist


  10:05AM-10:45AM

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

  10:45AM-11:15AM

Coffee Break

  11:15AM-12:45AM

How is the real estate industry coping with accelerated change today? What opportunities in the post pandemic era? Panel debate with:

Moderator

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

Panelists

  • CEO WeWork - Sandeep Mathrani
  • CEO Hammerson - Rita Rose Gagne
  • CEO Montea - Jo de Wolf
  • CEO Gecina - Méka Brunel
Investor panel debate with:

Moderator

Tim Leckie, JP Morgan

Investor

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

  12:45PM-2PM

Lunch 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, by Louise Elisson - Group Head of Sustainability at Hammerson

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

Coffee 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-5:15PM

Coffee Break


  5:15PM-6:00PM

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

Brendan Wallace - Co-founder & Managing Partner Fifth Wall 


  6:00PM-6:15PM
EPRA Research Quarter -- content TBC

  6:15PM-7:15PM

Cocktail


  7:15PM-9:00PM

Dinner



Thursday – 23rd September

Corporate pitch sessions / virtual property tours - confirmed companies: Entra, Dios, Cibus, Platzer, Ca Immo, HIAG, Hamborner, TAG, PSP Swiss Property


Friday – 24th September

Corporate pitch sessions / virtual property tours in the morning – confirmed companies: Prodea, Coima, Grit, Hibernia REIT, Atrium European Real Estate

Event Partners

 

Frequently Asked Questions

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You will receive a confirmation e-mail with a link to access the virtual conference platform as well as details and steps to follow.
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