Through the Looking Glass: The future for real estate
15 Jun 2017
12:30 - 18:30
RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD
We are delighted to invite you to join chief executives and senior figures in real estate to discuss the future of our industry and how to plan for it, at our flagship Annual Conference 2017.
Described as a "must-go" by Patrizia Chief Executive Wolfgang Egger, our annual conference attracts decision-makers across the breadth of the UK real estate industry. This year's conference, 'Through the Looking Glass', will offer practical ideas from senior figures and renowned futurologists on how to plan your business in order to respond to future trends.
William Higham, Founder of the Next Big Thing, and a global authority on how to monetise emerging consumer behaviours
Sir Peter Westmacott GCMG LVO, Former British Ambassador to the United States
Roger Madelin CBE, Head of Canada Water Development for British Land
Susannah Schofield OBE, CEO of Dice Matrix & former Commercial & Innovation Director, Royal Mail
Ray O'Rourke, Chairman and Chief Executive, Laing O’Rourke
Dan Gandesha, Founder & CEO, Property Partner
Guy Grainger, EMEA Chief Executive, JLL
Emma Birchall, Head of Research, Hot Spots Movement
Andy Pyle, Head of UK Real Estate, KPMG
Topics for discussion will include:
What will customers demand of real estate in the future?
How will changing consumer demands affect requirements for investing in and developing all forms of real estate?
What are real estate businesses doing to adapt to to these future trends?
How could changes to UK policy help the industry respond to these changes?
Who will you meet?
The following companies have already booked places to attend this year's conference:
BMO Real Estate Partners
Capital & Regional
Get Living London
Hermes Real Estate Investment Management
Kier Property Limited
M&G Real Estate
Schroders Real Estate
The Crown Estate
What to expect
The BPF Annual Conference attracts some of the most senior executives in real estate investment and development, and promises thought provoking insights from some of the most sought-after speakers in global real estate investment. Feedback from previous conferences included:
"I have to say the speakers you had here, the people I met here, is amazing."
"The calibre of this audience is truly spectacular."
"The quality of the delegates at the conference today is incredible, and it's the people who can really influence and change things."
"I genuinely can't remember ever attending a conference where I've so attentively listened to every minute of every session – and I really didn't want the event to end."
"I thought it was one of the most thought provoking and engaging conferences I have been to for a long time."