Day One

WEDNESDAY 5 SEPTEMBER 2018

 

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08:15
Registration and welcome coffee
08:50
Opening remarks from the Chair

James Dearsley
Founder
PropTech Consult

DISRUPTION AND OPPORTUNITY
09:00
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Global Perspective - Why is PropTech set to soar in 2018 & beyond?

The game is changing and there are new rules: digital transformation is changing the course of real estate and it’s creating a new future for the industry.

  • What are the new trends that are emerging across all sectors of the real estate industry?
  • Who are the new stakeholders that are driving this change?
  • Smart real estate, real estate Fintech and Shared Economy: breaking down the proptech industry

James Dearsley
Founder
PropTech Consult

09.30
Proptech in Australia - The current state of play
  • How does the Australian proptech market stack up globally?
  • What local factors are driving growth and creating opportunities?
  • How is the market being shaped by proptech focused funds/accelerators and the increasing participation of incumbents?
  • What does Australia need to create the best conditions for proptech to thrive?

Aidan Coleman
CTO
Charter Hall 

Steve Glaveski
CEO
Collective Campus

10:00
Panel session - The Uberisation of real estate: Will you survive?

Digital disruptors such as Airbnb and Uber have been successful because they have made services cheaper and more convenient for consumers by cutting out the traditional middlemen and inefficiencies in transactions. Billions are being poured into companies that are leading the way with innovation and disruptive technology. This is changing the way that all subsectors of real estate operate.

  • How technology is redefining real estate – and why companies must prepare now
  • From rent collector to service provider, from landlord to workplace provider – what are the new lease and occupation archetypes
  • How can landlords get closer to their customers, through brand, experiences, data and communication?
  • Who will be the new intermediaries in this brave new world?

Moderator:

James Dearsley
Founder
PropTech Consult

Panelists:

Rita Arrigo 
Chief Digital Advisor 
Microsoft

Rafael Niesten
Co-Founder
Bricks and Agent

Altus Group representative

10:40
Networking break and Showcase viewing
11:30
Learning from fintech disruption: How should real estate sector address the rise of Proptech?
  • Meeting the expectations of a new breed of customers and tenants
  • Adopting a collaborative, innovation driven approach to partnerships
  • Embracing automation and digitisation of processes

Stuart Richardson
Founder and Managing Partner
Adventure Capital Venture Management

12:00
How is real estate investment evolving?

Real estate players are facing a changing landscape, which has a major impact on their business and portfolio diversification. There is a strong need to adapt rapidly to stay in the race and commit to innovation.

  • How is technology contributing to the new competitive advantage?
  • What are the cutting edge technologies reshaping the building?
  • How are new types of “investors” contributing to the funding of projects?
  • Using data as an asset

Alex Fuerschke
Senior Manager
DEXUS Property Group

12:30
Occupiers’ expectations: a tenant perspective

An overview of how occupier expectations and needs are changing across all classes of real estate and what landlords need to do in response.

  • Understanding new demands: what role can technology play?
  • What is the next frontier in customer service delivery and user experience?

Rita Arrigo
Chief Digital Advisor
Microsoft

13:00
Lunch and showcase viewing
SECTOR BY SECTOR PERSPECTIVE
14:00
Office Space: How is co-working disrupting the office space sector
  • How is the gig economy changing occupier demand?
  • What can commercial real estate do to address the change?
  • What are tenants looking for?
  • How is co-working changing traditional leasing structures?

John Preece
Chief Property Officer
Hub Australia

14:20
Residential- Perspective 1: Redesigning the real estate experience for buyers, sellers and agents
  • How is the sales model changing and why?
  • How can real estate agents embrace and successfully use platform marketplaces?
  • Reducing overheads and increasing productivity for all stakeholders

Julie O’Donohue
Founder
Next Address

14.35
Residential- Perspective 2: The Great Australian Dream: is renting here to stay?
  • What’s driving the growth of the rental market?
  • Will rental platforms reshape the rental industry dynamics?
  • What are the social ramifications of the rental platform trend?
  • What are opportunities and threats for real estate players?

Justin Butterworth
Founder and CEO
Snug

14:50
Retail: Bringing the world of Tinder to retail leasing
  • Matching retailer needs with landlord vacancies
  • What trends are being driven by proptech in the retail leasing sector?
  • How to balance the rise of short-term leasing with the need for long-term forecasting?

Vaughn McGuinness
Founder
StoreMatch

15:10
Networking break and showcase viewing
15:40
Construction: How is crowdfunding reshaping new construction and real estate investing?
  • Connecting investors directly to Property Groups
  • What are the benefits of Real Estate investment through crowdfunding?
  • Understanding and mitigating risks in real estate crowdfunding

Rob Nankivell 
Partner 
iPartners

Dean Williamsen
Managing Director
DNW Group

16:00
Industrial: Digital disruption and the impact on industrial real estate
  • How supply chain analytics and modelling are influencing property outcomes and decisions
  • The future of warehouses; what innovations and advances are likely to influence the sector

Mark Cuddy
Head of Industrial Portfolio – Asset & Investment Management
Dexus Property Group

JOBS & WORKPLACE
16:20
The future workplace: Real estate re-imagined
  • What are the main innovations that are driving the future of work?
  • Which are the most transformative new ways of working?
  • How to leverage workplace to align people and culture

Suzette Lamont
National Director
CBRE

16:50
How is technology changing the real estate job market
  • How are traditional roles in real estate changing?
  • What are the new jobs created by proptech
  • What are the transversal skills needed in a world of growing complexity?
  • The importance of change management

Carolyn Trickett
Head of Business Technology- Property & Asset Management
JLL

17:20
Closing remarks from the Chair
17:30
End of conference day 1 & networking drinks