Day One: Wednesday 3 May

Registration and welcome coffee
Opening remarks from the Chair

Domonic Thompson
National Segment Head, Real Estate - Business Banking
Macquarie Group

Unlocking the future of proptech
Emerging international proptech trends for 2023
  • Outlining some of the key emerging trends to impact commercial real estate in 2023 and beyond
  • Examining the potential for competitive advantage when investing in software-as-a-service and occupant-as-a-service business models
  • Spotlighting the rise of green technologies and the role technology will play in addressing and combating climate change

Amanda Bennie
Head of Technology
Cbus Property

Redefining Commercial Real Estate Agreement

Brooke Reeves
Principal Customer Success Architect

David de Beer
Lead Solutions Consultant

Panel discussion: Commercial real estate and the new technological frontier
  • How will emerging technologies shape the future of the commercial real estate industry, and are there opportunities for further monetisation of existing assets?
  • How can using data analytics and AI help CREs better understand and target their tenant base?
  • How are new digital platforms and tools streamlining and automating many of the traditional processes in commercial real estate?
  • Do you think the industry is utilising technologies such as virtual and augmented reality to the best of its advantage when it comes to using it as a tool for marketing and leasing?


Domonic Thompson
National Segment Head, Real Estate - Business Banking
Macquarie Group


Bernie Devine
Senior Regional Director Asia Pacific
Yardi Systems

Princess Ventura
Regional Director – NSW

Chris Mason
Chief Operating Officer


Meet ups, morning tea & curated networking round 1

Easily find likeminded people to connect with through a specially curated networking session over morning tea. We’ll make it easy for you to meet the people you want to meet so that you can build targeted, invaluable contacts and business relationships. 

ESG, sustainability and improved performance measures

Can one platform do it all? Charting a new way in Facility Management technology

  • How Colliers and our SaaS partner collaborated to develop a market-leading solution for landlord facility management technology     
  • Filling the gaps of existing FM solutions by implementing new functionality, mastering integrations, analytics and automation     
  • Bringing a full-service solution to all asset classes and property grades – reducing the barrier of entry for clients and enhancing tenant and community experience

Kate Slattery
Head of Technical Services & Operations

Using sustainability to increase ROI and reduce expenditure
  • Measuring the existing sustainability footprint of your property portfolios
  • Understanding how technology can help occupants and property managers grasp the property's actual environmental impact
  • Analysing how real-time data allows facility management teams to set benchmarks and energy usage goals with sustainability at the forefront

Parag Shinde
National Manager – ESG | Property
Australian Unity Wealth

Lunch and networking

The roadmap to net-zero real estate – where we are and what we do next
  • Mapping out your existing building performance and carbon footprint
  • Establishing clean energy infrastructure, including water usage, energy and transportation, as part of your building management strategy
  • Discussing best practice strategies to decarbonise existing assets to meet the demands of new and existing occupants

Nicholle Sparkes
General Manager –  Delivery and Operations
Frasers Property Australia

Panel Discussion: ESG in commercial property development, operations, and maintenance
  • What are some of the critical ways REITs can begin eliminating emissions from the built environment?
  • How are leasing agreements being guided by ESG requirements?
  • What are the best ways for property owners to demonstrate their ESG credentials to potential occupants?
  • How are you delivering on your promises to your customers and communities while transitioning to a low-carbon future?


Su-Fern Tan
Head of ESG
CBRE Pacific


Oscar Zerbst
Director Asset Management and ESG
Aliro Group

Elham Monavari
Head of Green Star Strategic Delivery
Green Building Council of Australia

Albert Eichholzer
Executive Director

Danny De Sousa
Vice President – ESG & Innovation
Brookfield Properties

Facilitated networking and afternoon tea

Elevating the occupant experience
Finding the technology that will make a real difference to occupant services and improve the commercial tenant experience
  • Using technology to develop sure-fire strategies to meet and exceed occupant expectations and reduce tenant churn
  • Outlining the role technology, community, and amenities play in creating an exceptional occupant experience
  • Engineering a whole-of-life tenant experience using mobile apps and easy-to-use occupant portals

Carolyn Trickett
Growth Principal - Asia Pacific
JLL Spark

Examining the role proptech and data plays in modern commercial offices
  • Driving innovation in real estate and facilities management through the use of real-time data
  • Interpreting the sensor data generated by intelligent assets to seamlessly adjust the workplace for ultimate worker comfort and productivity
  • Overcoming the challenges of integrating new technologies into legacy systems

John Preece
Chief Property Officer
Hub Australia

Closing remarks from the Chair
Networking Drinks