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16 June 2020 9:45am - 6:00pm BST

Programme

Tuesday 16 June 2020

At-a-glance →

09:45 - 10:00

Meet & greet; how the platform works

HOSTS:

Andrew Sangster
Editorial Director, Hotel Analyst

Jonathan Worsley
Chairman, Bench Events

10:00 - 10:15

Operational real estate in context of the wider commercial and residential marker


Andrew Sangster
Editorial Director, Hotel Analyst


In communication with:


David Batchelor
Managing Director Operational Real Estate UK, CBRE

10:15 - 10:45

Experience economy and how real estate investors will be owners of the stage for experience businesses

James Wallman
Author of “Stuffocation”

10:45 - 11:15

Occupation trends and capital movements: the numbers are crunched

Thomas Page
Partner & Head of the CMS Hotels & Leisure Group, CMS


In communication with:


Mark Clacy-Jones
Fund Strategist – Real Estate, Aberdeen Standard Investments

Cedrik Lachance
Director of REIT Research, Green Street Advisors

Hans Vrensen
Managing Director Head of Research & Strategy, AEW

11:15 - 11:45

Investor talk: the post-COVID opportunities and threats

Joanne Owen
Partner, DLA Piper


In communication with:


Andrew Ovey
Senior Fund Manager - Healthcare, AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets

Duncan Owen
Global Head of Real Estate, Schroder Real Estate Investment Management

Martijn Vos
Director, APG Asset Management

11:45 - 12:00

Networking & Coffee Break

12:00 - 12:30

Occupier CEOs discuss if there is a new normal or it’s back to normal

Joanne Winchester
Executive Director, Student Accommodation Valuation & Advisory Services, CBRE


In communication with:


Dimitris Manikis
President & Managing Director EMEA, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Ryan Prince
Founder & CEO, Uncle

Brian Welsh
CEO, Nido Student

12:00 - 12:45

Breakout Session

Where are the growth opportunities?

Matthew East
Partner, Gowling WLG


In communication with:


Navneet Bali
Founder and CEO, LyvInn

Frank Hildwein
Head of Hotel Acquisitions and Sales, Deka Immobilien

Andrew Hunter
Managing Director, FREO UK and Head of Hotels, FREO Group

12:30 - 13:00

M&A opportunities: more can kicking or will the vultures swoop?

Andrew Harrington
Partner, AHV Associates LLP


In communication with:


Coley Brenan
Partner, Head of Europe, KSL Capital Partners

Puneet Kanuga
Head of Hospitality Investments, Queensgate Investments LLP

Irina Stamate-Rocha
Partner - Healthcare & Education, Patron Capital Advisers LLP

13:00 - 13:30

Networking

Lunch & Networking Break

13:30 - 14:00

Operational challenges after the lockdown and the impact to investor returns

Susan Samuel
Partner, DLA Piper


In communication with:


Guus Bakker
CEO EMEA, Frasers Hospitality

Fabienne O'Neill
Co-Founder, Cuckooz Nest

Robert Ryan
Chief Real Estate Officer, TechSpace

14:00 - 14:30

Desire for diversification: the appeal of non-traditional assets

Clare Thomas
Partner, Real Estate, CMS


In communication with:


Matthew Fletcher
Director of European Investor Outreach, EPRA

Jill Ju
Chief Investment Director, The Collective

Lisette van Doorn
CEO Europe, Urban Land Institute

14:00 - 14:45

Breakout Session

Hotels and their alternatives

Keith Lindsay
Managing Director Operational Real Estate, UK, Ireland and Continental Europe and Hotels, APAC, CBRE


In communication with:


Ewan Cotter
Group Commercial Controller, Haulfryn Group

Eric Jafari
Chief Development Officer & Creative Director, Edyn Group

Andrew Landsburgh
CEO & Founder, CODE Pod Hostels

Martial Robardet
Head of Development, CityHub

Henri Wilmes
Chief Investment Officer, a&o Hotels and Hostels

14:30 - 14:45

Networking

Tea break

14:45 - 15:15

Who bears the pain: the new normal for landlord / tenant relationships

Danielle Drummond-Brassington
Partner & Head of Real Estate Disputes, CMS


In communication with:


Frank Croston
Partner, Hamilton Hotel Partners

Erik Jacobs
Partner, HORECA Investment Partners

Theodor Kubak
Managing Director, Arbireo Capital

15:15 - 15:45

The Operational Real Estate Investor Forum debates the winners and losers

David Ryland
Chairman, Operational Real Estate Investors Forum


In communication with:


Laura Brinkmann
Vice President, Real Estate, Brookfield

Stephen McCall
CEO, edyn Group

Anders Nissen
CEO, Pandox

15:45 - 16:00

PRESENTATION - Will the virus speed up the digitisation of real estate?

James Whittaker
Chief Technology Officer, Biscuit Labs

16:00 - 16:15

DISCUSSION - Will the virus speed up the digitisation of real estate?

Andrew Sangster
Editorial Director, Hotel Analyst


In communication with:


Frank Reeves
Co-Founder & CEO, Avvio

James Whittaker
Chief Technology Officer, Biscuit Labs

16:15 - 16:30

Closing remarks

Andrew Sangster
Editorial Director, Hotel Analyst

Jonathan Worsley
Chairman, Bench Events

David Batchelor
Managing Director Operational Real Estate UK, CBRE

16:30 - 18:00

Open Networking